Samba problem

Troy Amburg troya at
Wed Oct 31 21:52:55 UTC 2007

Have you checked your smb.conf for this line?

hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.2. 127.

On Oct 31, 2007, at 1:52 PM, Steven Buehler wrote:

> 	I have a samba server setup on RHEL AS 5.  I can access it locally,
> but not from a remote server.  I have even turned off the firewall
> altogether, but that didn't solve the problem.  My samba is setup  
> to allow
> from any host and not deny from any host.  The errors that I get  
> from remote
> hosts is connection timeout.  I can connect by other means, ftp,  
> ssh, etc
> from the other hosts, so at least I know that the physical server  
> that Samba
> is on can be reached.  I have tried connecting from windows servers  
> and from
> Linux servers, but unless it is in my own local network of  
> computers and
> servers here, I can't connect.  The other Linux and windows servers  
> are all
> in different states (so of course, different networks).
> Any help would be appreciated
> Thanks
> Steve
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