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Posted by:ngoncalves
Subject:Cannot connect to server
Date:08:34:40 02/02/2011

> > Hi,
> >
> > I downloaded the latest kismet version, compiled it and installed with "make suidinstall" without any problems. After this I added my user name to the kismet group.
> >
> > However when I try to run kismet, it cannot connect to the server and I get "connection refused". When I look at the server console, it shows that the interface "wlan0" was matched to source type "ath5k_pci". And it stops there.
> >
> > I am using an Atheros card, but it shows as "wlan0", not "wifi0". I can see the kismet_server and kismet_capture processes running and I even tried connecting to the server using a simple python scrip, but always got "connection refused".
> >
> > Any thoughts on what I am doing wrong ?
>
> Check 'netstat -anp' as root and look for port 2501
>
> Is loopback (lo) set up properly with 127.0.0.1?
>
> Try telnet localhost 2501

Thanks for the suggestions. I will try them tomorrow and report back.

Nelson


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