Limiting browing when Samba on a gateway
jfm2 at club-internet.fr
Mon Aug 30 19:43:03 GMT 1999
> Hello JF
> Can you figure out which "outside" service your
> samba-gateway-multipurpose-machine is trying to connect to via the modem? It
> might be that samba is unable to resolve the clients' netbios names and
> tries to figure them out over DNS queries.
> In that case set samba to act as WINS server or (if you have another WINS
> Server in your domain) to resolve names at another server.
Samba is domain browser. We will be trying to unactivate this.
Initially it also was a Wins browser but we were seeing foreign
machines who probably belonged to the ISP. So we unactivated Wins.
> Disabling netbios-ssn and netbios-ns calls on the outgoing interface would
> help as well (brute force, that is).
> Hope it helps a little.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses
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