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I have Verizon DSL with a Westell modem. I have attached a Buffalo N300 with DD-WRT router and have moved all of my devices to the Buffalo router and disabled the wireless on the Westell. Although the device list in Wireshark indicates that there is a wireless connection monitored (the Buffalo), the software is not identifying any packets transmitted. I have a laptop, two phones, and a Roku operating on wireless through the Buffalo at this time, but Wireshark does not see any activity. Please help.

asked 11 Jul '16, 09:21

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I suggest you start here:

https://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/WLAN

Although the device list in Wireshark indicates that there is a wireless connection monitored (the Buffalo), the software is not identifying any packets transmitted

I can't imagine a device could show up in the device list in Wireshark unless there are packets, so this can't be. I probably don't understand so I would recommend perhaps you add some screenshots and make a sample trace available after your work through the link above. Good packet captures on 802.11 takes a lot of work, sometimes requiring additional hardware and/or software.

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answered 11 Jul '16, 12:20

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