Metasploit Pro is a powerful penetration testing tool that helps you find and exploit vulnerabilities in your network. It also provides features such as social engineering, credential harvesting, web application scanning, and reporting.
However, what if you need to use Metasploit Pro in an isolated environment without internet access How can you activate your license and enjoy the full functionality of the product
In this article, we will show you how to activate Metasploit Pro offline using an offline activation file that you can request from Rapid7 Support.
What is an Offline Activation File
An offline activation file is a zip file that contains the information needed to activate your Metasploit Pro license without connecting to the internet. It is similar to a product key, but it is only valid for one specific installation of Metasploit Pro.
Offline activation files are reserved for customers with network isolation requirements and are not available for the free Metasploit Pro trial. You can request an offline activation file from Rapid7 Support if you have a purchased copy of Metasploit Pro and you need to use it in an offline environment.
How to Request an Offline Activation File
To request an offline activation file, you need to contact Rapid7 Support and provide them with the following information:
Your name and email address
Your Metasploit Pro license key
Your Metasploit Pro installation ID
The reason why you need offline activation
You can find your license key and installation ID by going to Administration > Software License in the Metasploit Pro web interface. You will see them under the License Details section.
Rapid7 Support will verify your information and send you an offline activation file by email. The file will have a name similar to user_license.zip.
How to Activate Metasploit Pro Offline
To activate Metasploit Pro offline, you need to follow these steps:
Copy the offline activation file (user_license.zip) to the machine where Metasploit Pro is installed.
Go to Administration > Software License in the Metasploit Pro web interface.
Click on Offline Activation.
On the next screen, click Choose File and navigate to where the license is saved.
Click Activate Product.
You should see a message confirming that your product has been activated successfully. You can now use Metasploit Pro offline without any limitations.
In this article, we have explained how to activate Metasploit Pro offline using an offline activation file that you can request from Rapid7 Support. This is a useful option for customers who need to use Metasploit Pro in isolated environments without internet access.
If you have any questions or issues regarding offline activation, please contact Rapid7 Support for assistance. They will be happy to help you with your Metasploit Pro license. 061ffe29dd