[Samba] SWAT is working but shows smbd/nmbd: not running

Zoran Ljubisic powersoft at bj.t-com.hr
Mon Mar 20 13:57:40 GMT 2006

Jörg Nissen wrote:
> It is most probably not a mainboard issue. You should post your
> smb.conf here as SWAT communicates with smbd/nmbd over and
> ports 137, 138, 445. So you should make sure that communication is
> allowed.

I am not using firewall but looks like ports 137 and 138 are not opened:

server:/var/log/samba # nmap localhost

Starting nmap 3.81 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2006-03-20 14:55 CET
Interesting ports on localhost (
(The 1649 ports scanned but not shown below are in state: closed)
22/tcp   open  ssh
25/tcp   open  smtp
53/tcp   open  domain
110/tcp  open  pop3
111/tcp  open  rpcbind
139/tcp  open  netbios-ssn
199/tcp  open  smux
445/tcp  open  microsoft-ds
631/tcp  open  ipp
901/tcp  open  samba-swat
953/tcp  open  rndc
5801/tcp open  vnc-http-1
5901/tcp open  vnc-1
5902/tcp open  vnc-2

Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 0.326 seconds
server:/var/log/samba #

What should I do to open this ports on Suse 9.3 prof?


> MfG
> Jörg Nissen
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ""Zoran Ljubisic"" <powersoft at bj.t-com.hr>
> Newsgroups: mailing.unix.samba
> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 4:02 PM
> Subject: [Samba] SWAT is working but shows smbd/nmbd: not running
>> Hi all,
>> I had nForce3 motherboard that has broken. Than I bought nForce4
>> motherboard. I connected old hard disk to this new nForce4
>> motherboard. For
>> net and sound support I download drivers from nvidia.com site. This
>> driver asks kernel source to be on local disk and gcc compiler.
>> After I installed kernel source and gcc, driver is successfully
>> installed.
>>> From that point (but maybe it is not related all) when I connect to
>>> swat,
>> log in, and click "status", I get valid page with open connections
>> and files, but smbd and nmbd are show as not running.
>> In same time everything else works as expected.
>> I am using 64-bit version of Suse 9.3 prof. (swat
>> version:3.0.12-5-SUSE). What went wrong?
>> Zoran
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