I'm trying to do WiFi capture on my Mac, but I can't seem to select the channel I want to capture on. The 802.11 Channel, Channel Offset, FCS Filter, and Wireless Settings are all grayed out. Here is my configuration:
asked 19 Sep '13, 12:32
edited 19 Sep '13, 13:15
That's because Wireshark doesn't include any code to support using, for example, the CoreWLAN framework to control the channel for AirPort devices, as nobody's written that code.
The fact that those options are there at all is arguably a bug; they shouldn't be there on OS X unless and until Wireshark supports them on OS X.
answered 19 Sep '13, 21:20
Guy Harris ♦♦