Odd behaviour of "host allow" in smb.conf
epl at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Jul 3 03:49:23 GMT 2001
I've found some odd behaviour with Samba's "host allow" that I
suspect is a bug. I'd like somebody to confirm this behaviour and
remark whether this is indeed buggy behaviour.
With the "host allow" in smb.conf, define something like
192.168.0.1/255.255.255.0 Note that the network address of this
C-class network is NOT 192.168.0.1, but rather 192.168.0.0.
When the server is accessed from a client on the 192.168.0.0 network,
it will fail. I think samba ignores any line in host allow of the form
a.b.c.d/e.f.g.h where a.b.c.d is not the network address.
This has been tested on a recent CVS (approx week old) under Tru64,
though I suspect it doesn't matter.
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