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airmon-ng [2015/08/23 23:56]
mister_x Added troubleshooting tips
airmon-ng [2015/08/24 00:08]
mister_x monX interfaces are deprecated
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    1115 wpa_supplicant    1115 wpa_supplicant
  
-===Turn monitor mode on===+===Enable ​monitor mode===
  
 **Note**: It is very important to kill the network managers before putting a card in monitor mode! **Note**: It is very important to kill the network managers before putting a card in monitor mode!
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 As you can see, it created a monitor mode interface called wlan0mon and it notified there are a few process that will interfere with the tools. As you can see, it created a monitor mode interface called wlan0mon and it notified there are a few process that will interfere with the tools.
  
-===Turn monitor mode off===+===Disable ​monitor mode===
  
   ~# airmon-ng stop wlan0mon   ~# airmon-ng stop wlan0mon
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   (mac80211 monitor mode vif disabled for [phy0]wlan0mon)   (mac80211 monitor mode vif disabled for [phy0]wlan0mon)
  
-And you might as well want to restart the network manager ​via+Don't forget ​to restart the network manager. It is usually done with the following command:
  
   service network-manager start   service network-manager start
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 You can set the channel number by adding it to the end: airmon-ng start wifi0 9 You can set the channel number by adding it to the end: airmon-ng start wifi0 9
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-==== mac80211 drivers monitor mode ==== 
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-See [[install_drivers#​mac80211_versus_ieee80211_stacks|mac80211 versus ieee80211 stacks]] for some background information. 
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-When using the mac80211 version of a driver, the use of airmon-ng and the aircrack-ng tools are slightly different. 
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-Running: 
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-   ​airmon-ng start wlan0 
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-Gives something like: 
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-   ​Interface ​  ​Chipset ​     Driver 
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-   ​wlan0 ​     Intel 4965 a/​b/​g/​n ​  ​iwl4965 - [phy0] 
-            (monitor mode enabled on mon0) 
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-Notice that it created "​mon0"​. ​ You must then use "​mon0"​ in all the subsequent aircrack-ng tools as the injection interface. 
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-To remove monitor mode enter: 
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-   ​airmon-ng stop mon0 
  
  
airmon-ng.txt ยท Last modified: 2015/08/24 00:08 by mister_x