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Hi, how can I configure Wireshark to capture packets on only one channel? I can't seem to find that option.

asked 03 Nov '13, 05:31

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edited 03 Nov '13, 08:57

What do you mean by "channel"? Network card? Transmit/Receive?

(03 Nov '13, 12:15) Jasper ♦♦

Wi-Fi channel?

(03 Nov '13, 14:26) Guy Harris ♦♦

Yes, I wanted to use only one Wi-Fi channel because there are some open networks that interfere with my own, so I wanted to avoid them, but then I found out how to filter out what I need, so i don't need it any more

(04 Nov '13, 04:53) myrddin

It would have been easier to help you, if you had been (much) more precise in the question ;-)

(04 Nov '13, 05:25) Kurt Knochner ♦

Just in case someone finds this old thread and isn't helped by the snarky comments:

I'm using Kali 1.0, an old Dell Laptop, and a TPE-N150USBL radio. Before I fired-up Wireshark I forced the radio to my desired channel (4 in my case) with this command:

iwconfig wlan1 channel 4

My network interface was wlan1 but make sure to set yours appropriately.


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