[Samba] Clean install of RedHat 7.3, including samba - unable to connectto port 139

Thomas Klettke thomask at aesbus.com
Sun Jun 9 14:38:02 GMT 2002

Looks like your firewall is blocking it.

Try it after turning the FW off:

    service ipchains stop


    service iptables stop

depending on which you are running.

If you can connect now, check the firewall rules before turning them back


----- Original Message -----
From: Margaret Doll <Margaret_Doll at Brown.edu>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>; valhalla <valhalla-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 09, 2002 4:09 PM
Subject: [Samba] Clean install of RedHat 7.3, including samba - unable to
connectto port 139

> I did a clean install of Redhat 7.3 on a system.  The install
> included samba, samba-client, samba-common.  I moved the saved
> versions of smb.conf, smbusers and swbpasswd to /etc/samba.  Then I
> started up smb by issuing "/etc/init.d/smb start"   I have set smb to
> start upon reboot of the system.    I have rebooted the system
> several times.  smbd and nmbd start up, but clients cannot connect.
> There are no unusual errors reported in the samba logs.  testparm of
> the configuration files reports no errors.
> "smbclient -L host-having-problems"
> adds the interfaces
> Password:
> Anonymous login successful
> Domain=[Chemistry] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 2.2.3a]
> tree connect failed:  NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD
> If I do the same test from another RedHat samba server
> "smbclient -L host-having-problems"
> adds the interfaces
> error connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:139 (Connection refused)
> error connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (Connection refused)
> I took the moderate security option when I did the clean install of
> the system.  By the way the second server was upgraded to 7.3.  It
> has no problem being a samba server.
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