WLAN Analyzer and Decoder - CommView for WiFi

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About CommView for WiFi
What's New
Using the Program
Driver Installation
Main Menu
AP and Station Details Window
Latest IP Connections
Viewing Logs
Advanced Rules
Reconstructing TCP Sessions
Reconstructing UDP Streams
Searching Packets
Statistics and Reports
Using Aliases
Packet Generator
Visual Packet Builder
NIC Vendor Identifier
Node Reassociation
Using Remote Agent for WiFi
Using Aruba Remote Capture
Port Reference
Setting Options
Frequently Asked Questions
VoIP Analysis
Working with VoIP Analyzer
SIP and H.323 Sessions
RTP Streams
Registrations, Endpoints, and Errors
Call Logging and Reports
Call Playback
Viewing VoIP Logs
Working with Lists in VoIP Analyzer
NVF Files
Advanced Topics
Monitoring 802.11n, 802.11ac, and 802.11ax Networks
Understanding CRC and ICV Errors
Understanding WPA Decryption
Understanding Signal Strength
Capturing A-MPDU and A-MSDU Packets
Using CommView for WiFi in a Virtual Machine
Multi-Channel Capturing
Spectrum Analysis
Capturing High Volume Traffic
Running CommView for WiFi in Invisible Mode
Command Line Parameters
Exchanging Data with Your Application
Custom Decoding
CommView Log Files Format
How to Purchase CommView for WiFi

AP and Station Details Window

When you double-click on an AP or a station shown on the Nodes tab, CommView for WiFi displays a window that contains detailed data on the selected node, as illustrated below.


The top pane displays the type, MAC address, and SSID of the selected node, followed by other key details, such as channel, first seen and last seen times, etc. This pane uses the same color that is used to display the selected AP on the Channels and Spectrum pane of the main application window.

On the bottom pane, you can see Packet Types and Data Rates tables. These tables display detailed statistics for the selected channel based on the packet types and subtypes and on the data rates.

On the left pane, you can see three charts: Signal Level, Packets/sec, and Mbytes/sec. The Signal Level chart displays the signal level for the given node. The Packets/sec and Mbytes/sec charts show the number of packets and Mbytes per second sent to/from the given node.  Note that these charts are updated only when the application actually captures data on the channel on which the given node is working. This means that if, for example, you are capturing data on channel 5 and the selected AP is also working on channel 5, then the charts will be constantly updated. However, if you are using the Scanner Mode, the charts will be updated every time the application sweeps through the channel on which the given AP is working.