[Samba] Samba and UFW

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Jan 27 18:03:07 UTC 2019

On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:01:00 -0500
Marty via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Good Morning,
> Using Linux Mint 19.1 I have configured UFW to allow Samba. I see
> that ports 135 tcp, 137 udp, 138 udp , 139 tcp and 445 tcp are all
> set properly. The problem is that with UFW enabled I cannot connect
> to my Windows 8.1 PC. Error "Unable to mount location -  failed to
> retrieve list from server, file or directory does not exist". With
> UFW disabled I can connect and browse the Windows network PC. If I
> enable UFW I can still browse the Window network. If I unmout the
> location I cannot reconnect without disabling UFW. I have made all
> the edits to the smb.conf file suggested on the net but nothing has
> worked so far. Also when printing to a Windows shared printer using
> Samba the document goes to the printer but, does not print. The same
> setup works perfectly on my Mint 18.3 box.
> There is got to be some thing I am missing. Any suggestions? All
> responses are appreciated.

Whilst it is nice to know what OS you are using, it might have been a
good idea to tell us what version of Samba you are using and how you
are running it.


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