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How to use an AP in monitor mode to capture wireless packets?

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How to use an AP in monitor mode to capture wireless packets?

Answer

Which ZyXEL wireless AP models can support monitor mode?

Answer: NWA3000-N series, NWA5120 series, NWA5000-N series, and NWA5301-NJ.

1. Go to Configuration > object > MON Profile. Select the “manual” option as the scan channel model and the wireless channel used to capture wireless packets.

 

2. Go to Configuration > Wireless > AP management > Edit. Select “MON Mode” and the MON profile.

The radio 1 profile is for 2.4 GHz and radio 2 is for 5 GHz.

3. Go to Maintenance > Diagnostics > Wireless Frame Capture > Capture. Select the wireless AP from the Available MON Mode APs list, click the right arrow icon to add it into the Capture MON Mode Aps list. Press Capture.

4. Go to Maintenance > Diagnostics > Wireless Frame Capture > File. Download the packet capture file.

 



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