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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide by Vivek Ramachandran

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Time for action experimenting with your Alfa card

Perform the following steps:

  1. Reboot your computer and do not connect your Alfa card to it yet.
  2. Once logged in, monitor the kernel messages using the tail command:
    Time for action experimenting with your Alfa card
  3. Insert the Alfa card, you should see something which resembles the following screenshot. This is the default regulatory settings applied to your card:
    Time for action experimenting with your Alfa card
  4. Let's assume that you are based in the US. To change your regulatory domain to the US, we issue the command iw reg set US in a new terminal:
  5. If the command is successful, we get an output ...

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