In this article we learn how to change wireless modes. From, the previous post, we learn the basics of how to change mac address.We learnt that devices on the same network communicate with each other using pockets.
Whether you’re reading the article, whether you’re logging into a website, send in chats messages sending emails, regardless of what you doing all the data it sent us pockets.
Now in the network, device to ensure that these pockets go in the right direction using the mac address, so each packet has a source mike. This to nation mock and it flows from the source to the destination.
Now we need to change the mode of operation of our wireless interface so that it operates an monitor mode
Why you change your wireless mode?
Normally our device has managed mode.This mode will only capture packets that have our device’s MAC address as the destination MAC.
But we use Monitor Mode can listen to every packets that’s around us.
How to change wireless modes
First, you need to find out the mode of your wireless adapter so you need to type the following command on your Linux.
Now you need to block your wifi adapter because you can not change the mode of your wifi while your wifi adapter is active.
sudo ifconfig wlan0 down
After turning off your wifi adapter you can change the mod of your wifi adapter using the command given below.
sudo iwconfig wlan0 monitor
You must enable your wifi adapter after converting your wifi adapter to managed mode. so You need to type the following command in your terminal.
sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
Once you complete above all the step your device eligible to listen every packets that’s around you.
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