[Samba] security=server, port 445 and winnt
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Dec 3 21:28:18 GMT 2005
On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 20:17 +0000, Bryan K. Wright wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm running several samba servers that use "security=
> server" and "password server" to point authentications to a
> WinNT pdc. Snooping at the network traffic, I find that
> the samba server initially tries to connect to the WinNT
> server through port 445 (which fails), then reverts to 139
> (which succeeds). I know it's possible to use the
> "samba ports" parameter to control which ports the samba
> server listens on, but this seems to have no effect on which
> ports are used to talk to the password server.
> I'd like to tell the samba server not to try port
> 445, since the failover seems to add a few seconds to the
> time necessary for clients to establish a connection to the
> samba server.
> Any ideas? BTW, the samba version is 3.0.20.
I see two hack ideas: Hack the source to force the port parameter, or
setup an firewall rule denying outbound connections to port 445 on the
DC (therefore causing the fallback faster).
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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