Samba and RedHat 7.2

Duane Douglas ddouglas at
Mon Nov 19 10:05:04 GMT 2001

At 11:37 AM 11/19/2001 -0600, Brian Howard wrote:
>Well, I thought I was an "experience" samba user, but I've ran into 
>something I've never seen before:
>All SAMBA protocols (smbd and nmbd) work fine on the "localhost", but do 
>not work from a remote system (NT or Linux). This includes "telnet server 
>139". Basically, the telnet test works as one would expect from the 
>localhost, but not from any remote system. (Do realize that telnet, ftp 
>and other non-SAMBA protocols work perfectly to/from this server.)
>Any ideas?

newer redhat linux distributions now block remote access to all tcp ports 
by default via ipchains.  my hunch is that this is where your problem lies.


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