wpaclean Description

wpaclean is a small utility included in the aircrack-ng package that is used to clean capture files to get only the 4-way handshake and a beacon.

Source: Aircrack-ng Wiki
wpaclean Homepage | Kali aircrack-ng Repo

  • Author: Thomas d’Otreppe, Original work: Christophe Devine
  • License: GPLv2
wpaclean – Cleans capture files to get only the 4-way handshake and a beacon
root@kali:~# wpaclean
Usage: wpaclean <out.cap> <in.cap> [in2.cap] [...]

wpaclean Usage Example

Parse the provided capture files (wpa-psk-linksys.cap wpa.cap) and save any 4-way handshakes to a new file (/root/handshakes.cap).

root@kali:/usr/share/doc/aircrack-ng/examples# wpaclean /root/handshakes.cap wpa-psk-linksys.cap wpa.cap
Pwning wpa-psk-linksys.cap (1/2 50%)
Net 00:0b:86:c2:a4:85 linksys
Pwning wpa.cap (2/2 100%)
Net 00:0d:93:eb:b0:8c test
Done
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