Bastille firewall and samba

Michael Still mikal at
Sat Feb 23 16:36:09 EST 2002

On 23 Feb 2002, Pearl Louis wrote:

> I've been trying to connect to some Windows computers using samba.
> However my firewall (Bastille firewall) doesn't seem of mind to let me
> do it.  The situation is I am trying to allow my computer to connect to
> computers in a Windows workgroup whilst not necessarily letting them
> connect to mine (as I have yet to work out how to set up a share
> securely and I don't have the time right now).  I've added ports 137,138
> and 139 to the line TCP_PUBLIC_SERVICES= in
> /etc/Bastille/bastille-firewall.cfg but this doesn't seem to help.  The
> only way I seem to be able to get this going is to turn off my firewall
> entirely which is not so much a nuisance now but will be a problem later
> when I try to set up my own shares.  Any help will be much appreciated!

I think more diagnostics are required... What error message do you get
from the Windows boxen?



Michael Still (mikal at     UMT+11hrs

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