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Hi guys,

I have used wireshark to capture a batch of 802.11 frame from certain access point in my school. Then, I plan to analyze the down link frame from AP to Client. However, wireshark only provide the column titled as Source, which is actually the Mac address of wire part Router. But what I need is the AP Mac address (Transmitter address ) in my case. Hence, I add a custom column named wlan.ta, but it does not provide Mac addr. name resolution (like Cisco_XX:XX:XX). How to enable it, coz is great convenient for my analysis work.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Best, Kay

asked 06 Oct '13, 01:41

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edited 06 Oct '13, 18:21

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Basically, upgrade to revision 51742 or later, and then add wlan.ta_resolved as your custom column.

See the answer I provided to this question for more details. And here is another related question.

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answered 06 Oct '13, 18:00

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