I want to sniff wifi packets with wireshark but monitor mode seems to fail. I'm using backtrack 5 and an alpha AWUS036H wifi usb card, i try to sniff my own box without encryption.
Here is what i'm doing to activate monitor mode :
wich seems to be working :
However when i start capturing on mon0 in wireshark i'm only getting broadcast packets. In capture options the "capture packets in monitor mode" option is grayed out.
I do not understand what's going on. Any Ideas ?
asked 05 Feb '12, 05:16