[Samba] SWAT - Could not connect to port 901

Greg Folkert greg at gregfolkert.net
Thu Jun 10 01:57:13 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 20:09, Bruce wrote:
> I'm using Suse 9.1 professional.
> I've got Samba *almost* up and running. But, I'm a newbie and need Swat to 
> configure a few things. I've gone to /etc/services and made sure that I 
> have the entry "swat 901/tcp" I have checked /etc/xinetd.d/swat and added 
> "port = 901" and changed it to "disable = no" I have gone through the steps 
> in the documentation on setting up swat. It all looks correct.
> But when I try to run the program, I get the message:
> An error occured while loading localhost:901
> Could not connect to host localhost (Port 901)
> I have all the files installed. I get the same response whether I use 
> localhost or I have restarted xinetd.  I'm not using a firewall. 
> This is all behind a NAT router that serves as our firewall. When I give 
> the iptables -nL command, I get:
> Chain Input policy Accept
> Chain Forward policy Accept
> Chain Output policy Accept
> I ran netstat -a and got 230 lines. There was no reference to "901."
> I have even gotten Samba and Swat running twice before. Does anyone know 
> what is wrong?
After you edited the files... did you restart xinetd?
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