[Samba] smbclient sending ICMP unreachable destination
Hullen at t-online.de
Thu Jul 3 08:55:00 GMT 2008
Du meintest am 03.07.08 zum Thema Re: [Samba] smbclient sending ICMP unreachable destination host(administratively prohibited):
>>> 9 0.057171 192.168.1.101 -> 192.168.1.100 ICMP Destination
>>> unreachable (Host administratively prohibited)
>> Why is "ICMP Destination unreachable" - sounds like a silly firewall
> my windows box is running windows xp sp2. Besides, I don't understand
> why, in any case, I would need nmbd. My linux box is acting as a
> client, so actually my windows box is responding (as a server) to my
> linux broadcast request.
"firewall" is neither a single device nor is it a single program - it is
a bundle of measures.
On Linux machines "ICMP" may be blocked by "iptables". On windows
machines it may be blocked by "personal firewalls" or by virus scanners.
And there may be other "things".
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