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How to take a tcpdump from an IdentiFi access point via shell.

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TitleHow to take a tcpdump from an IdentiFi access point via shell.
Objective
  • How to take a tcpdump from an IdentiFi access point via shell
  • Enhanced troubleshooting methods 
Environment
  • IdenitFi Wireless
  • Tcpdump
  • Firmware All
Procedure
  1. SSH to the access point under test (default log in admin/new2day)
  2. cd /tmp/log
  3. utcpdump –i eth0 –s 1600 –w /tmp/log/output.cap
  4. Then tftp it off the ap tftp -p -l output.cap -r output.cap 10.58.210.101
Additional notes
Typically customers would not need direct shell access since real capture can collect all the data needed. This is an enhanced troubleshooting method for Extreme TSE/ESE's
Using Real Capture to capture wireless traces from the wireless interface
 

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