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airdecap-ng [2007/02/21 18:37]
darkaudax
airdecap-ng [2008/12/30 21:15]
darkaudax Minor clarifications
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 ===== Description ===== ===== Description =====
 With airdecap-ng you can decrypt WEP/WPA/WPA2 capture files.  As well, it can be used to strip the wireless headers from an unencrypted wireless capture. With airdecap-ng you can decrypt WEP/WPA/WPA2 capture files.  As well, it can be used to strip the wireless headers from an unencrypted wireless capture.
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 +It outputs a new file ending with "-dec.cap" which is the decrypted/stripped version of the input file.
  
 ===== Usage ===== ===== Usage =====
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 |-w|key| target network WEP key in hexadecimal| |-w|key| target network WEP key in hexadecimal|
  
 +Wildcards may be used on the input file name providing it only matches a single file.  In general, it is recommended that you use a single file name as input, not wildcarding.
  
 ===== Usage Examples ===== ===== Usage Examples =====
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 ===== Usage Tips ===== ===== Usage Tips =====
  
-For ESSIDs which contain spacesput the ESSID in quotes: 'this contains spaces'.+==== WPA/WPA2 Requirements ==== 
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 +The capture file must contain a valid four-way handshake.  For this purpose having (packets 2 and 3) or (packets 3 and 4) will work correctly.  You in fact don't truly need all four handshake packets. 
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 +As wellonly data packets following the handshake will be decrypted.  This is because information is required from the handshake in order to decrypt the data packets. 
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 +==== How to use spaces, double quote and single quote in AP names? ==== 
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 +See this[[http://aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=faq#how_to_use_spaces_double_quote_and_single_quote_in_ap_names|FAQ entry]]
  
 ===== Usage Troubleshooting ===== ===== Usage Troubleshooting =====
airdecap-ng.txt · Last modified: 2009/09/26 20:07 by darkaudax