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Latest revision as of 08:01, 5 May 2019

Important information

This plugin requires a static IP address (Default is
Every change to the server IP MUST be reflected into the plugin's menu file.
How to adjust ERPXE to local IP address

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Backbox 2.01



ERPXE Module

  • Name: - Backbox
  • Version: 2.01

Plugin type

Plugin type
Backbox Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
Backbox CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No No No Yes Yes Yes

Screen Shots


Special Information

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments.

Designed to be fast, easy to use and to provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment thanks to its own software repositories constantly updated to the last stable version of the most known and used ethical hacking tools.

Linux Installation Instructions

Download backbox201-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz to /


extract backbox201-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf backbox201-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz

Download BackBox 2.0.1 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :


Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/backbox-2.01-ARCH.iso /mnt/cdrom/

BackBox x86: Copy backbox.seed , initrd.lz , vmlinuz , filesystem.* to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/preseed/backbox.seed /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/i386/backbox.seed
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/i386/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/initrd.lz /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/i386/initrd.lz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/filesystem.* /tftpboot/er/shares/backbox/i386/casper/

BackBox x64: Copy backbox.seed , initrd.lz , vmlinuz , filesystem.* to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/preseed/backbox.seed /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/x86_64/backbox.seed
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/x86_64/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/initrd.lz /tftpboot/er/plugins/backbox/x86_64/initrd.lz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/filesystem.* /tftpboot/er/shares/backbox/x86_64/casper/

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!