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Posted by:cooldude786
Subject:Regarding Standalone kismet deployment as IDS
Date:23:39:41 29/08/2012

> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a few questions.
> > 1)First when Kismet is deployed as standalone does it generate alerts for attacks that are being performed in the same wireless network for eg a wireless attacker performs an man-in-the-middle attack on a wireless user when both are connected to the same access point??? If, yes where can i find the proper deployment steps and configurations???
> >
>
> Alerts are logged in the .alert text file (if you enabled it). They are enabled in the kismet.conf file, and listed in the readme.
>
> > 2) what should be done when the kismet log file is blank???
> >
>
> Sounds like you either read the file while Kismet was running (don't do this), or you have misconfigured kismet.
>
> > 3) Also i have installed kismet from the ubuntu software centre does that have any issues with the proper functioning of kismet???
>
> If you didn't install the Kismet releases from the download section of this website, you're probably 5 years out of date. Ubuntu still ships a version from 2008.

hi
Thank you for the reply
Does sudo apt-get install kismet will this command download the latest version of kismet????


thank you


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