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Posted by:astjohn
Subject:yet another Could not connect to localhost:2501
Date:07:14:20 19/09/2008

Compiled from source.
Using Ubuntu:
2.6.24-19-generic #1 SMP Wed Aug 20 22:56:21 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux

Added the following to hosts
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost

When I run kismet and kismet_server, i receive the following respectively:

>>kismet

Launching kismet_server: /usr/local/bin/kismet_server
Will drop privs to adam (1000) gid 1000
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie, madwifi-ng)
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
NOTICE: Disabling channel hopping, no enabled sources are able to change channel.
Source 0 (default): Enabling monitor mode for ipw2200 source interface eth1 channel 6...
Source 0 (default): Opening ipw2200 source interface eth1...
Spawned channel control process 8182
Dropped privs to adam (1000) gid 1000
Will attempt to put networkmanager to sleep...
Allowing clients to fetch WEP keys.
WARNING: Disabling GPS logging.
Logging networks to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.network
Logging networks in CSV format to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.csv
Logging networks in XML format to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.xml
Logging cryptographically weak packets to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.weak
Logging cisco product information to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.cisco
Logging data to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-8.dump
Writing data files to disk every 300 seconds.
Mangling encrypted and fuzzy data packets.
Tracking probe responses and associating probe networks.
Reading AP manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/ap_manuf
Reading client manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/client_manuf
Using network-classifier based data encryption detection
Not tracking duplicate IVs
Putting networkmanager to sleep...
Dump file format: wiretap (local code) dump
Crypt file format: airsnort (weak packet) dump
Kismet 2008.05.R1 (Kismet)
Logging data networks CSV XML weak cisco
Listening on port 2501.
Allowing connections from 127.0.0.1/255.255.255.255
Registering builtin client/server protocols...
Registering requested alerts...
Registering builtin timer events...
Gathering packets...
Launching kismet_client: /usr/local/bin/kismet_client
Launched client, pid 8284
FATAL: Could not connect to localhost:2501.
Didn't see any weak encryption packets, unlinking weak file
Sending termination request to channel control child 8182...
Waiting for channel control child 8182 to exit...
WARNING: Sometimes cards don't always come out of monitor mode
cleanly. If your card is not fully working, you may need to
restart or reconfigure it for normal operation.
Trying to wake networkmanager back up...
Kismet exiting.
Done.


>>kismet_server

Will drop privs to adam (1000) gid 1000
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie, madwifi-ng)
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
NOTICE: Disabling channel hopping, no enabled sources are able to change channel.
Source 0 (default): Enabling monitor mode for ipw2200 source interface eth1 channel 6...
Source 0 (default): Opening ipw2200 source interface eth1...
Spawned channel control process 8727
Dropped privs to adam (1000) gid 1000
Will attempt to put networkmanager to sleep...
Allowing clients to fetch WEP keys.
WARNING: Disabling GPS logging.
Logging networks to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.network
Logging networks in CSV format to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.csv
Logging networks in XML format to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.xml
Logging cryptographically weak packets to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.weak
Logging cisco product information to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.cisco
Logging data to /home/adam/Documents/kismet-logs/Kismet-Sep-19-2008-9.dump
Writing data files to disk every 300 seconds.
Mangling encrypted and fuzzy data packets.
Tracking probe responses and associating probe networks.
Reading AP manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/ap_manuf
Reading client manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/client_manuf
Using network-classifier based data encryption detection
Not tracking duplicate IVs
Putting networkmanager to sleep...
Dump file format: wiretap (local code) dump
Crypt file format: airsnort (weak packet) dump
Kismet 2008.05.R1 (Kismet)
Logging data networks CSV XML weak cisco
Listening on port 2501.
Allowing connections from 127.0.0.1/255.255.255.255
Registering builtin client/server protocols...
Registering requested alerts...
Registering builtin timer events...
Gathering packets...
Fri Sep 19 09:51:00 2008 Found new network "SanJuan" bssid 00:1C:F0:F5:6B:F2 Crypt Y Ch 1 @ 11.00 mbit
FATAL: Reading packet from pcap failed, interface is no longer up. Usually this happens when a DHCP client times out and turns off the interface. See the Troubleshooting section of the README for more information.
Terminating.
Didn't see any weak encryption packets, unlinking weak file
Sending termination request to channel control child 8727...
Waiting for channel control child 8727 to exit...
WARNING: Sometimes cards don't always come out of monitor mode
cleanly. If your card is not fully working, you may need to
restart or reconfigure it for normal operation.
Trying to wake networkmanager back up...
Kismet exiting.


If I need to disable DHCP, I'm not sure how to.
My interfaces file reads:

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback



Any help is greatly appreciated.


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