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Basic Recon and Interaction

iot-security-network-attacks-amqp | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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In this challenge we will look at the basics of AMQP server reconnaissance.  Please start the lab and answer the following questions:

Please answer the following answers:

  1. List the default ports used by RabbitMQ and Erlang.
  2. Find the version of RabbitMQ server.
  3. Find the version information using RabbitMQ HTTP api.
  4. Find the name of RabbitMQ cluster using nmap script.
  5. Find the name of RabbitMQ cluster using RabbitMQ HTTP api.
  6. List all the virtual hosts on the RabbitMQ server.
  7. How many exchanges are present on the Rabbit MQ server?
  8. Fetch more details for exchange “amq.topic” from RabbitMQ server.
  9. How many queues on the on the Rabbit MQ server? Also list their names.
  10. Connect to “sensors” queue and retrieve the messages.
  11. The messages containing flag are being stored in one of queues. Check the queues and retrieve the flag.


  • This lab is dedicated to you! No other users are on this network :) 
  • Once you start the lab, you will have access to a root terminal of a Kali instance
  • Your Kali has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.Z. Run "ip addr" to know the values of X and Y.
  • The Target machine should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3. 
  • Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1 
  • Target AMQP server is protected with default credentials i.e. guest:guest

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