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

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Time for action viewing Management, Control, and Data frames

Now we will learn how to apply filters in Wireshark to look at management, control, and data frames.

Please follow these instructions step-by-step:

  1. To view all the Management frames in the packets being captured, enter the filter wlan.fc.type == 0 into the filter window and click on Apply. You can stop the packet capture if you want to prevent the packets from scrolling down too fast:
    Time for action viewing Management, Control, and Data frames
  2. To view Control Frames, modify the filter expression to read wlan.fc.type == 1:
    Time for action viewing Management, Control, and Data frames
  3. To view the Data Frames, ...

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