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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:ERROR: Could not connect to Kismet server 'localhost:2501'
Date:20:20:50 18/01/2010

> I get this error when I run kismet.
>
> ERROR: Could not connect to Kismet server 'localhost:2501'
>
> I use Live CD of BackTrack4 and I have a wireless card with chipset Intel 4965 a/b/g/n.
>
> I have to start kismet in a particular way or I missed some configuration files?
>


If running an old version of kismet (pre 2009) start kismet_server in one terminal and see why it's failing.

If running a modern version of kismet (2009 and 2010), go to the server console window in the UI (like the UI should tell you to).

If you're using an old kismet you really should upgrade. I know for a while kismet on backtrack was pretty broken, too.

-m


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