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Posted by:musketeer
Subject:Continuous Packet Capture
Date:09:20:08 09/05/2009

Never mind guys, what I want is promiscuous mode to work while Kismet works with monitor mode. At least I got something to work.

> The following paragraph in the Documentation implies that Kismet doesn't continuously capture packets, which is exactly what I have observed.
> Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and
> intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which
> supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a,
> 802.11n, and 802.11g traffic (devices and drivers permitting).
> Kismet identifies networks by passively collecting packets and detecting
> standard named networks, detecting (and given time, decloaking) hidden
> networks, and inferring the presence of non-beaconing networks via data
> traffic.
> Is it possible to use it as Winshark and capture packets continuously? I am running Ubuntu 8.04 with IPW2200 1.2.2 and IEEE80211 1.1.18.
> Somehow Kismet is able to force the IPW into monitor mode but Wireshark is unable to snif packets on the same channel and same network ssid.
> That is why, the question is, can Kismet be configured to capture packets continuously if configured to capture packets on a particular network/channel.
> Thanks

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