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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:What is a "data" network in Kismet logs.
Date:18:02:53 01/03/2011

> I realise there are four types of networks Kismet observes: infrastructure, ad-hoc, probe, and data.
> Probe is presumably the AP's beacons as monitored by Kismet

Absolutely not. Beacons come from APs and advertise. Probes come from a client, looking for a network.

> Can someone please provide a succinct explanation of data. And what is "to distribution" and "from distribution"?

Networks where only data packets are seen.

From the AP, to the AP.

> Many thanks

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