This section is designed to be the PTES technical guidelines that help define certain procedures to follow during a penetration test.
Something to be aware of is that these are only baseline methods that have been used in the industry.
It can be used in conjunction with Metasploit where if an exploit exists in Metasploit, it can be launched directly from Retina to verify that the vulnerability exists.
For this reason, Back Track is the platform of choice as it comes with all the tools required to perform a penetration test.
Windows XP/7 is required for certain tools to be used.
Since the Alfa comes with an Omni-directional antenna, we need to obtain a directional antenna.
The best choice is a panel antenna as it provides the capabilities required in a package that travels well.