[Samba] access linux samba box with winxp firewall enabled

Immanuel Kant theoneandonlysm at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 21 23:05:47 GMT 2004

i wish to use the built-in winxp professional internet
connection firewall; when i turn it on, i am unable to
browse the network (network resources are said to be

i tried adding these ports to the services list:
138/udp, 139/tcp, 445/tcp, 445/udp, 139/udp with the
computer ip being; i also tried adding the
ip of my linux box, but only when i turn off the
firewall can my network be accessed

i need to know how i can configure either samba or the
winxp firewall in order to use the winxp firwall

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