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Capture TCP traffic from other machines over WiFi

asked 2018-04-19 00:59:11 +0000

anonymous user


Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to capture TCP traffic between machines other than the one running Wireshark over WiFi.


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answered 2018-04-19 09:20:58 +0000

grahamb gravatar image

Yes. See the wiki page on WLAN Capture setup for more info.

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Thanks for the reply! Unless I’m mistaken I think that page tells me to use monitor mode. But when I use monitor mode I only get 802.11 packets. Am I using the wrong mode or is this perhaps a limitation of my network driver?

EDIT: I’m using the latest version of Mac OS X right now. I’m not sure if there are any limitations on this platform or not.

EDIT 2:Just realized this is happening because the traffic I am sniffing is on an secured network. Pardon my mistake.

asm386 gravatar imageasm386 ( 2018-04-19 16:18:47 +0000 )edit

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