[Samba] Can't access remote server

Joel Hammer joel at hammershome.com
Wed Dec 10 02:09:23 GMT 2003

How are you so sure there are "no firewall settings." These things tend
to get turned on my default.
Walk thru DIAGNOSIS.txt. For example, can you ping the samba server?
What do you see with, let me recall, iptables -L (?), might be the command.


On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 10:58:48AM -0600, Kent Wang wrote:
> RedHat 9, samba-2.2.7a-8.9.0. Fresh install. No iptables or any firewall
> settings.
> I can access my server fine locally with smbclient, but using smbclient from
> a machine located in a network I get this:
> [kwang at gorgon kwang]$ smbclient //webdev.ic2.org/home
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> error connecting to (No route to host)
> Error connecting to (No route to host)
> Connection to webdev.ic2.org failed
> Attempting this through Windows Explorer also fails.
> My hosts allow and hosts deny are both blank.
> Are there any settings that I need to check to enable the server to respond
> to outside connections?
> Thanks,
> Kent Wang
> IC2 Institute
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