smb and multiple networks and web servers

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sat Sep 13 15:52:25 GMT 1997

On Sat, 13 Sep 1997, Dave Wreski wrote:

> Hi all.  I'm trying to use .17 on two linux boxes, on different networks
> seperated by a firewall.  According to the logging on my ipfwadm firewall,
> a connection is trying to be made to the network address, and not the two
> particular IPs that are using samba. 
> Do I have to allow the capability to broadcast between the two networks?
> What problems are there with running samba between two networks, seperated
> by a firewall?  netbios is 138, so I assumed I could just allow 138 from
> point to point.


read rfc1001.txt and rfc1002.txt, regarding this issue: it will help 
enormously.  also, the NetBIOS.txt, Browsing.txt in the 1.9.17 docs 

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (lkcl at
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