Chapter 3. Operating Kismet

Solutions in this chapter:

  • Introduction
  • The Kismet User Interface
  • Additional RF Equipment: Antennas and Cables
  • Using a Global Position System receiver with Kismet
  • Putting It All Together: The Complete Kismet Setup Summary


In Chapter 2, our focus was to get Kismet installed and running in a minimal configuration. So far we have discussed the very basics needed to get it to operate on a laptop. Now, we are going to expand on that basic installation, and take the first steps to turning the Kismet laptop into a true wireless analysis tool.

Kismet has several configuration files that control its functions, ...

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