[Samba] SuSE 9.1 Pro

Schlomo Schapiro samba at schlomo.schapiro.org
Tue Oct 5 17:43:11 GMT 2004


btw, SuSE support will likely soon release an updated glibc RPM to 
addresss the .local problem (there you can switch off the MDNS lookups).


PS: For iptables you could try http://www.fwbuilder.org/ - it is quite 

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, rruegner wrote:

> Chuck Chauvin schrieb:
> >Is anyone aware of any specific problems with SuSE 9.1 Pro in regards to 
> >running Samba as a domain controller? I have been trying for a couple of 
> >weeks to get it setup but keep running into one roadblock or another.
> >
> >Half of the time I can't see the DC at all unless I disable the SuSE 
> >Firewall altogether, other times I am able to see the DC just not connect if 
> >I have ports 137, 138, 139 and 445 open.
> >
> >I haven't been able to find much help online or in the various forums that I 
> >frequent and was wondering if anyone knew of any specific probelms with SuSE 
> >9.1 that I might not be aware of.
> >
> >Thanks in advance.
> >
> >--
> >Chuck Chauvin
> >Network Administrator
> >clchauvin at edcaugusta.com
> >  
> >
> Hi, the simple answer is dont use suse firewall,( iptables scripts are 
> easy to google )
> and study more chapters from Samba Browsing
> I run many samba server under suse without any special problems
> what you should now is taht you should not use a .local
> dns domain on your internal nameserver , which is highly recommend
> for a private network, in suse 9.1 this dns domains are resolved
> by multicast for miracle reason, without having the magic to disable it.
> Regards


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