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I have noticed a strange thing, I cannot decrypt packets that are sent to/from my iPad. But I can decrypt packets that are sent from/to my other laptop. Both are (of course) connected to the same WPA2 (AES) encrypted network.

I have captured the four-way handshake with both my iPad and laptop, but I can only decrypt the packets going to my laptop when setting the wpa-psk pre-shared key in Edit->Preferences->Protocols->IEEE 802.11.

Why is that so?

asked 21 Mar '12, 11:56

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Have you checked the negotiated packet size to make sure that you are capturing the full packets in WireShark? Is it different between your desktop and your iPad?

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answered 21 Mar '12, 17:29

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