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airmon-ng [2015/08/23 23:57]
mister_x [Typical Uses] wording
airmon-ng [2019/05/01 22:19]
mister_x Removed useless entry
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 If you want to use ath0 (which is already used): If you want to use ath0 (which is already used):
  
-airmon-ng stop ath0 +  ​airmon-ng stop ath0 
  
 And the system will respond: And the system will respond:
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 You can see ath0 is gone. You can see ath0 is gone.
  
-To start ath0 in monitor mode: airmon-ng start wifi0+To put wifi0 in monitor mode: 
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 +  ​airmon-ng start wifi0
  
 System responds: System responds:
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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 
  
  
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 To determine the current channel, enter "​iwlist <​interface name> channel"​. ​ If you will be working with a specific access point, then the current channel of the card should match that of the AP.  In this case, it is a good idea to include the channel number when running the initial airmon-ng command. To determine the current channel, enter "​iwlist <​interface name> channel"​. ​ If you will be working with a specific access point, then the current channel of the card should match that of the AP.  In this case, it is a good idea to include the channel number when running the initial airmon-ng command.
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-==== BSSIDs with Spaces, Special Characters ==== 
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-See this [[faq#​how_to_use_spaces_double_quote_and_single_quote_in_ap_names|FAQ entry]] on  how to define your BSSID if it has spaces, quotes, double quotes or special characters in it. 
  
 ==== How Do I Put My Card Back into Managed Mode? ==== ==== How Do I Put My Card Back into Managed Mode? ====
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 ===== Usage Troubleshooting ===== ===== Usage Troubleshooting =====
  
-==== General ​====+==== Madwifi-ng ​====
 Quite often, the standard scripts on a linux distribution will setup ath0 and or additional athX interfaces. ​ These must all be removed first per the instructions above. ​ Another problem is that the script set fields such as essid, nickname and encryptions. ​ Be sure these are all cleared. Quite often, the standard scripts on a linux distribution will setup ath0 and or additional athX interfaces. ​ These must all be removed first per the instructions above. ​ Another problem is that the script set fields such as essid, nickname and encryptions. ​ Be sure these are all cleared.
  
airmon-ng.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/01 22:57 by mister_x