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Customer Snapshot: Ikeriri Network Service

Introduction

This case study of ikeriri network service is based on a March 2013 survey of AirPcap customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“In a Windows environment, AirPcap software is the best solution to capture and analyze wireless networks.”

“AirPcap software with Wireshark and open source tools has changed the method to debug devices and troubleshoot networks.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Riverbed® AirPcap® software:
    • Wireless network device deployment
    • Monitoring/testing wireless performance
    • Monitoring/testing wireless security
    • Wireless network troubleshooting
    • Debugging devices

Use Case

  • Has the following AirPcap solutions:
    • AirPcap Classic – 802.11b/g, receive only
    • AirPcap Tx – 802.11 b/g, send and receive
    • AirPcap Nx – 802.11 a/b/g/n, send and receive
  • Uses the following applications with AirPcap software:
    • Wireshark
    • Cascade Pilot
    • Kismet
    • Aircrack-ng
    • Cain and Abel
    • Tcpdump/windump
    • AirPcapReplay
  • Utilizes the following AirPcap features:
    • Packet capture de-coupled from analysis
    • The ability to listen to multiple channels simultaneously
    • The ability to aggregate packets from multiple channels into a single data stream
    • External antenna use
    • Full integration with Wireshark
    • Full integration with Cascade Pilot
    • The ability to use with third party tools including Kismet, tcpdump/windump, Aircrack-ng and others
    • Replay/injection features
    • Microsecond-precision hardware time-stamping
    • Signal and noise reporting
    • API for creation/extension of wireless testing and diagnostic tools
    • USB form factor and integrated drivers
    • The ability to transmit raw 802.11 frames

Results

  • Realized the following benefits with AirPcap software:
    • Flexibility when solving/troubleshooting 802.11 WLAN anomalies
    • Easy, less time consuming setup
    • Better portable WLAN analysis
    • Secure wireless networking and instant insight into security breaches
    • Faster troubleshooting
    • Extensibility through API use
    • Troubleshoots/identifies wireless issues 70-90% faster using AirPcap software.




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