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In this challenge we will look at the basics of Rails server (with webrick) reconnaissance when deployed with Nginx. Please start the lab and answer the following questions:
- Which server is running on the target machine?
- What content is returned when a query is made to the base directory of the target server?
- Launch DoS attack on the target web server and see if it is able to respond.
- 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
|1.||What content is returned when a query is made to the base directory of the target server?||
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