Is it ok to set up and run a private pen testing machine?


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From my previous tickets on stress testing, generally it’s ok as long as it’s not detrimental to service in terms of thrashing the disk or completely overloading the CPU to the point it begins to affect others.

As far as pen testing, normally I keep things like that local – such as a dual boot w/ Kali Linux. I’m not sure on DigitalOcean’s stance as far as running such on their network, so that one you’d want to get in touch with them on.

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