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Like a few other posters, I'm not able to decrypt data captured from my wifi network.

I have:

  • Entered the key into the IEEE 802.11 preferences, in the wpa-pwd:KEY:SSID format.
  • Turned on Enable Decryption in the IEEE 802.11 preferences.
  • Tried all combinations of FCS/protection bit.
  • Ensured that I have captured the handshake by:
  • Disconnecting and reconnecting a client.
  • Confirmed EAPOL packets in the capture: I see 1/4, 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 on the expected addresses.
  • Sanity checked by decrypting the capture from - worked fine.

I really do think I've ticked all the boxes on this one, so any help would be appreciated.

Wireshark 1.6.7 on Ubuntu 12.04.

asked 23 May '12, 13:09

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Aaaand, the answer was a typo in the SSID - I didn't know they were case sensitive!

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answered 26 May '12, 08:28

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