[Samba] Samba and Port 445

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 16 12:07:19 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 05:24, Raymond wrote:
> Utilizing Redhat 8.0. and the current SAMBA 2.x RPM.
> Clients are Win2K and XP
> Will be tunneling smb through ssh.
> Would like to utilize port 445 and get away from UDP, LMHOSTS, and the like.
> Please advise on how this can be accomplished with SAMBA.

Samba 3.0 will listen to that port by default, but you can certainly
forward port 445 on one machine to port 139 on any (recent, including
2.2) samba server, and it should 'just work'.

But instead of asking, why not just try it?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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