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Monitor mode in Wireshark


I am trying to view 802.11 frames from Wireshark and after researching in youtube, I see that I don't have the monitor mode. What do I need so that I can see 802.11 frames from Wireshark. Thanks

asked 13 Feb '17, 19:11

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On which operating system are you running Wireshark? (The mechanism for getting monitor mode differs from operating system to operating system; libpcap/Npcap tries to hide those details, but it doesn't always work.)

(13 Feb '17, 22:37) Guy Harris ♦♦

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Wireshark may supports for monitor mode by Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, and Mac OS X.

Please refer to the following article.

wire shaark wiki

answered 13 Feb '17, 23:02

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