Is it alright to scan my VM in Azure using openvas and metasploit on an external VM?

Bien Babor 21 Reputation points

I am actually subscribed to azure and running a VM there where i made a honeypot and get the geolocation of the people trying to log in to my system. Then I am currently running an another VM externally, kali-Linux, planning to run OpenVAS scan and a Metasploit and run a reverse tcp on my Vm in azure, i was just wondering if that's against the terms and conditions

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  1. Michael Durkan 9,926 Reputation points MVP


    we can't provide and any legal guidance about acceptable programs or whats allowed, but my opinion would be that as long as it's not used for illegal purposes or anything that law enforcement would have questions about, then you are probably okay. This is my opinion only though!

    The full terms of usage can be found here:

    You may also want to contact Azure Support directly for clarification and peace of mind:

    Hope this helps,


    Michael Durkan

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