[Samba] generating error message on smbclient -L apollo

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Wed Feb 13 04:36:06 GMT 2002

Here is my global. I seem not to have a hosts deny statement! I don't need
it because this daemon only listens to my internal interface NIC, and I have
a firewall that keeps out unwanted visitors. Without the hosts deny
statement, I am not really sure if I need the hosts allow statement, but, it


On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 07:22:16PM -0800, Dave Williams wrote:
# Global parameters
	encrypt passwords = yes
	netbios name = HAMMER2
	interfaces = 
	security = SHARE
	log level = 3 
	wins server = jhammer6
	guest account = ftp
	hosts allow = 192.168. 
	strict sync = Yes
	veto files = /*.eml/*.nws/riched20.dll/
        veto files = /*.{*}/            
> Must be typo as both were set to netmask of 23.
> The problem (which has since been corrected) appeared to be with
> the line ...
> hosts deny = ALL
> Once I changed it to ...
> hosts deny = NONE
> It worked.   The crazy thing about it, though, was that the docs themselves
> specifically stated to set up 'hosts deny = ALL', then to specify your
> 'hosts allow = {list of IP addresses}'.
> Did you specify a 'hosts deny = ALL' followed by a line that listed your IP
> addresses, or did you do it a different way ?

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