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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Unable to start the kismet_client
Date:00:51:42 28/05/2013

> Hello I am a new user to kismet
> I am currently installing my kismet drone using DDWRT v24 firmware
> I can start my Drone and server just fine separately. But when I try to start kismet_client or kismet it kept giving me the localhost:2501 problem.
> Does this have something to do with the tcp port settings at kismet_drone.conf which is 3501 and kismet.conf at the server tcpport which is 2501, or there is something wrong with my kismet_ui.conf?

> FATAL: Could not connect to localhost:2501.
> Any future help will be highly appreciated.

Is localhost a valid name? Try starting kismet_server in one terminal then doing 'telnet localhost 2501' and see what happens. Also try 'ping localhost'.

The other possibility is some sort of problem with a firewall if you're aggressively blocking local to local as well (sometimes a default)

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