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How to Install SQLmap on MacOS?

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  • Last Updated : 01 Feb, 2022

Sqlmap is an open-source penetration testing tool. It is used to find and exploit SQL injection problems and take control of database systems. It contains a robust detection engine, and various special features for the ultimate penetration tester, and a wide range of switches that span database fingerprinting, data retrieval from databases, access to the underlying file system, and out-of-band command execution on the operating system. In this article, we will discuss how to install SQLmap in macOS.

Installing SQLmap on MacOS

Method 1: Using pip to install SQLmap Package

Follow the below steps to install the SQLmap package on macOS using pip:

Step 1: Install the latest version of Python3 in macOS.

Step 2: Now check if pip3 and python3 are successfully installed in your system.

python3 –version

pip3 –version

Checking-python-and-pip-version

Step 3: Upgrade your pip with the latest version to avoid errors during the installation process.

pip3 install –upgrade pip

Upgrading-pip

Step 4: Now we install SQLmap using pip3. So we follow the following command:  

pip3 install sqlmap

Installing-SQLmap-package-using-pip

Method 2: Using setup.py to install SQLmap

Follow the below steps to install the SQLmap package on macOS using the setup.py file:

Step 1: Download the latest source package of SQLmap from here.

curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/9f/c2/0de12699ce7649efd0619303846c3a7440a70c69a938fe93941d7ac43761/sqlmap-1.6.tar.gz > sqlmap.tar.gz

Downloading-the-source-package

Step 2: Now we extract the downloaded package that is sqlmap.tar.gz using the following command.

tar -xzvf sqlmap.tar.gz

Extracting-the-sqlmap.tar.gz-file

Step 3: Now go to the sqlmap-1.6 folder and use the following command to install the package.

cd sqlmap-1.6

python3 setup.py install

Note: You must have developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your system

Installing-SQLmap-using-the-setup.py

Verifying SQLmap installation on macOS

To verify that SQLmap is successfully installed in your system use the following command in your terminal:

import sqlmap

If you do not get any error in the output then this means that the SQLmap is successfully installed in your system.

Verifying-SQLmap-installation

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