[Samba] smbclient sending ICMP unreachable destination host(administratively prohibited)

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Jul 3 05:53:30 GMT 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 04:26:31PM -0700, Mohammed El-Afifi wrote:
> is my linux client, is my
> windows machine(containing the shares I want to access
> from the fedora 9 box), and is my local DNS
> server. Obviously there're no messages sent to the linux
> machine on destination port 139 or 145. All messages
> coming from the windows machine are originating from port
> 137 on the windows machine.

If your Windows box is a very old one (i.e. Win95 or so),
you need to start nmbd on the Linux box.

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