Bastille firewall and samba

Marek Samoc mjs111 at
Sat Feb 23 17:18:39 EST 2002

On 23 Feb 2002, Pearl Louis wrote:

PL> I've been trying to connect to some Windows computers using samba.
PL> However my firewall (Bastille firewall) doesn't seem of mind to let me
PL> do it.  The situation is I am trying to allow my computer to connect to
PL> computers in a Windows workgroup whilst not necessarily letting them
PL> connect to mine (as I have yet to work out how to set up a share
PL> securely and I don't have the time right now).  I've added ports 137,138
PL> and 139 to the line TCP_PUBLIC_SERVICES= in
PL> /etc/Bastille/bastille-firewall.cfg but this doesn't seem to help.  The

I have no idea how Bastille works, but wouldn't you need to let UDP
through (outgoing), too, to establish a connection with a
Windows box?


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