[Samba] Netbios

Denis Cardon denis.cardon at tranquil-it-systems.fr
Thu Aug 6 08:37:02 UTC 2015

Hi VigneshDhanraj,

> one small query,
> Is netbios-ns,netbios-dgm and netbios-ssn ports 137,138,139 need to be open
> to communicate with windows from linux.
> what was the use of these services??

you can disable netbios in your smb.conf by adding the lines:

disable netbios = yes
smb ports = 445

port 445 is for SMB over TCP-IP

port 137-139 are for SMB over Netbios over TCP/IP




Denis Cardon
Tranquil IT Systems
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