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I have wireshark installed on my macbook pro and it is connected to the network through wifi. wireshark sees my computer but there are 4 others also connected by wifi that it does not. How do I see the other devices?

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answered 29 Jun '11, 19:50

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If you have the 64-bit Snow Leopard binary installed, try starting the capture from the "Options" item in the "Capture" menu, select the AirPort interface (en1), and check the "Monitor mode" check box.

If you have the 32-bit Leopard binary installed, try starting the capture from the "Options" item in the "Capture" menu, select the AirPort interface (en1), and select a link-layer type value that has "802.11" in its name.

Those will cause the adapter to capture in "monitor mode", so it should see other devices, if their radio signals are reaching your MBP's antenna and are using the same channel.

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