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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Do filters filter the pcapdump file?
Date:04:26:11 17/09/2012

> Hi all,
>
> great piece of kit! I'm having an issue with using the filters though :(
>
> I would like to only capture and pcap dump all the packets from my AP only. I have set the filter_tracker=BSSID(MYBSSID), and this only displays my AP in the kismet window correctly :)
>
> However, when I check the pcapdump file in wireshark, it contains all the packets from all BSSIDs :( although the nettxt file only contains the details from the filtered BSSID.
>
> I've tried setting the filter_dump, filter_export & filter_netclient also, but to no avail.
>
> Previous searches on this have revealed a few others have this issue...but can't seem to find a solution...
>
> Is it a bug, or is that just the way it was intended?
>

in current git filters are not implemented; the filtering system has to be completely rewritten to support phy-neutral

> Thanks!
> J


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