[Samba] The network path was not found.

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 08:07:00 MDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Hef <hef+samba at pbrfrat.com> wrote:

> After doing an nmap scan and some googling, I discovered Comcast, One of my
> ISPs, blocks outgoing ports 135, 139, and 445.
> Does anyone know a good way around those ports being blocked?
> Can I reassign them in samba, and then update srv records to match?
yes, use a VPN.  smb over the wide internet is not a great idea.  it's a
good thing that your ISP blocks those ports, it prevents viruses from
spreading over their networks, as well as reducing traffic from infected
machines trying to hack into machines that are not properly firewalled.

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