[Samba] access linux samba box with winxp firewall enabled

RRuegner robert at ruegner.org
Thu Apr 22 12:00:26 GMT 2004

Immanuel Kant schrieb:

> 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
> unavailable)
> 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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hi , i recommend to push down win xp firewall ( buggy stuff )
and install personal firewall kerio. ( which i tested as postive with 
samba )
It is not the matter of samba , ask ms what they have done to xp
technet might help

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