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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:No BSSTIMESTAMP alert on timestamp reset
Date:04:31:17 25/12/2011

> I do some tests with kismet as IDS and I've observed strange behaviour of BSSTIMESTAMP alert.
> First, let's give some more info:
> kismet_server -v: Kismet 2011-03-R2
> in kismet.conf there is:
> alert=BSSTIMESTAMP,5/min,1/sec
> so I suppose it's enabled, am I right here ?

bsstimestamp was one of those things that never really worked as well as I'd hoped. It's more or less useless- too many perfectly valid APs can't be counted on to monotonically increase reliably; it either doesn't alert or throws floods of spurious false alerts.

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