Samba and RedHat 7.2

Brian Howard brian at
Mon Nov 19 11:17:02 GMT 2001

I figured this would be something "simple" and scanned and for a week before "asking for directions" (don't tell my wife).

I seem to have gotten two old version of the DIAGNOSIS documentation -
neither had the ipchains issue but I did learn some new tuning tricks for my
old server. I wonder how one might better advertise the ipchains issue?


-----Original Message-----
From: Duane Douglas [mailto:ddouglas at]
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 12:22 PM
To: Brian Howard
Cc: samba at
Subject: RE: Samba and RedHat 7.2

At 12:18 PM 11/19/2001 -0600, Brian Howard wrote:
>MANY MANY MANY THANKS (After a week of frustraition.)
>I didn't realize ipchains was even installed on this server! But that was
>the problem. No ipchains, and the problem goes away...
>thanks again!

a word of caution regarding ipchains...

ipchains provides pretty good protection against hackers and crackers.  so,
you ought to only allow specific machines to use services not blocked by

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