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Re: FC4 Samba config



On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 13:16 -0400, fedora-list-request redhat com wrote:
> Message: 13
> Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 13:03:04 -0400
> From: Temlakos <temlakos gmail com>
> Subject: Re: FC4 Samba config...
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
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> 
> Markus Huber wrote:
> > Joe wrote:
> > 
> >> I have tried and tried and tried to get Samba to work to no avail.
> I
> >> have followed tutorial after tutorial and none seem to work for
> me. 
> >> Here's the problem.  I set up a samba share with pretty much the
> >> default settings, but I change the auth to share.  I have a laptop
> >> with XP on it and my desktop is a conglomeration of XP, Gentoo, and
> >> FC4.  I can provide my smb.conf file if that is needed.  The
> problem I
> >> have doesnt seem to be with the Samba but with the XP computer.  I
> >> click on the Computer in Network neighborhood to access the shared
> >> files, but a dialog box pops up saying that my linux computer is
> >> either not available or I do not have sufficeint auth to access
> it. 
> >> Anybody have some answers.  If I need to supply some more
> information
> >> I can...
> >>
> > 
> > You might have to set firewall rules. Have you tried to access your 
> > samba share having the firewall on FC4 switched off? This would test
> if 
> > you need to set it.
> > 
> > Just a thought.
> > 
> 
> Actually, you need to open the following ports as destination ports
> to 
> your system or network:
> 
> udp port 137
> tcp port 139
> tcp port 445
> 
> If you're using a router, you might /also/ have to open those three 
> ports as /source/ ports as well. That might seem redundant, but I've
> had 
> my router route traffic to/from these ports through other ports. I 
> checked this out with ethereal.
> 
> Anyway: clear traffic through those ports to/from your
> system/network, 
> and samba will connect without worry.
> 
> Temlakos
> 
Can you be more specific about opening these ports through the router?
Do you do a route add for the network?

Jay Scherrer 


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