Samba and iptables

Ernst Sexauer esexauer at
Tue Dec 4 02:02:08 GMT 2001

Uwe Dippel wrote:
> Slightly off the track:
> I have a packet filter running on iptables to keep intruders out. My
> *outside* network is a private network (University) in the 172.20 range
> and my inside network on 192.168.0.

We do this with IP-tunneling. It works fine. In this
case You can protect your private network and use
samba w/o problems. Of course, you must add both
networks to 'hosts allowed'.

E.R. Sexauer
EDV-Neuearbeit, 0711-25593-53, esexauer at

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