[Samba] Winbind: disable UDP/137 broadcasts

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Thu Jun 21 11:45:41 MDT 2012

On 06/20/2012 3:29 PM, Tom Noonan II wrote:
> 	I have a samba winbind server which is operating properly.  I have the
> firewall configured to DROP outbound traffic on UDP/137 and 139.  The broadcast
> traffic on these ports will not reach any pertinent machines due to subnetting,
> and is unwanted traffic.
> 	The server is working without this traffic hitting the network.
> However, Winbindd is constantly trying to broadcast and logging that it can't.
> I have "disable netbios = yes" in my smb.conf file.  How do I stop winbind from
> sending traffic to the broadcast address?
What about "smb ports = 445"?
Does that help, or is winbind immune to that setting?


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