Building your own remote sensor with 6 GHz support

By |2024-03-26T12:55:16-04:00December 1st, 2022|Airtool, Airtool Pi, WiFi Explorer Pro 3, WLPC|

Even though Macs don't support Wi-Fi 6E, WiFi Explorer Pro 3 and Airtool 2 offer visibility into the 6 GHz band when using remote sensors that can scan or capture traffic [...]

Capturing Wi-Fi packets on your Mac using external adapters

By |2021-03-09T11:06:21-05:00March 8th, 2021|Airtool, WiFi Explorer Pro, WiFi Explorer Pro 3|

If you don't have a remote sensor, you can still do packet captures on one or more channels using external USB Wi-Fi adapters. However, because we can't use external adapters natively as we do with the Mac's built-in Wi-Fi adapter, we need EASE (External Adapter Support Environment). 

Using a Raspberry Pi 4 as a remote sensor for WiFi Explorer Pro and Airtool

By |2021-03-08T10:49:54-05:00February 17th, 2021|Airtool, WiFi Explorer Pro, WiFi Explorer Pro 3|

This blog post will show you how to configure a Raspberry Pi 4 with an external Wi-Fi adapter to be used as a remote sensor in WiFi Explorer Pro and Airtool. We will assume you have a fresh installed Raspberry Pi 4 using Raspberry Pi OS.

What’s going on, Apple? – Part 2

By |2021-11-08T14:52:06-05:00February 5th, 2021|Airtool, WiFi Explorer Pro, WiFi Explorer Pro 3|

For years, packet capturing in the Mac using the built-in Wi-Fi adapter has always worked reliably out of the box, and it is one of the main reasons many Wi-Fi professionals love their Macs to do their jobs. Unfortunately, packet capturing is now broken in the new M1 Mac. 

Multi-channel captures in Airtool 2

By |2022-12-05T23:36:13-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Airtool|

Airtool 2 makes it possible to perform affordable, multi-channel captures using multiple remote sensors and Wi-Fi adapters. As each source (a sensor/interface combination) sends captured packets back, Airtool 2 automatically merges them to generate a single capture file or an aggregated live capture in Wireshark.

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