Omnipliance WiFi Tech Tips

 

I want to use the new Compass for the Capture Engine but I do not see it in the Capture View pane, what is wrong?

The Compass program is enabled and disabled in the Analysis Options. Please go to Capture Options>Analysis Options and enable it there.

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What if I don't want some of my users downloading files from the Capture Engine?

This is because there is no default gateway associated with these ports. They are designed to receive but not return or transmit traffic. We do have a feature request in our database asking for the ability to configure a gateway on these interfaces.

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I have Omnipeek and I am trying to connect to my Capture Engine. I know my credentials are correct, but I cannot connect. Why?

You must either disable the Windows firewall, or add Capture Engine port 6367 and 6369 for TCP to the exceptions list, in order to make Capture Engine accessible from the Omnipeek machine.

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My Omnipliance did not come with an LCD, how do I configure it?

With Capture Engine 9.1, the configuration is done using the Configuration Utility on the supplied USB key. Simply launch the utility, enter the information for IP, NTP, TimeZone, etc. and save it. Then, you can insert the key into the OmniPliance and just reboot. It will grab the configuration from the utility.

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I have configured the Access Point Capture Adapter ports on my Omnipliance WiFi unit. When I ping them from a different IP network, they don't respond, why?

This is because there is no default gateway associated with these ports. They are designed to receive but not return or transmit traffic. We do have a feature request in our database asking for the ability to configure a gateway on these interfaces

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How do I configure the Omnipliance WiFi interfaces remotely?

This can be done via the command line interface through SSH to the management interface or through console redirection via the IPMI interface. All four ports can be configured with one command, which is:

omni-interface --adapter eth2 --static --address 172.20.120.156 --netmask 255.255.255.0 --broadcast 172.20.120.255;
omni-interface --adapter eth3 --static --address 172.20.120.157 --netmask 255.255.255.0 --broadcast 172.20.120.255;
omni-interface --adapter eth4 --static --address 172.20.120.158 --netmask 255.255.255.0 --broadcast 172.20.120.255;
omni-interface --adapter eth5 --static --address 172.20.120.159 --netmask 255.255.255.0 --broadcast 172.20.120.255;

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