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  1. #1

    reaching box via IP : SWAT & SAMBA


    i can ping my linux box from my xp box. If is use xp search for pc, i can find the linux box only when i use the netbios name, it will not find if if i search for the ip... I also cannot run swat from my XP box. Help is appreciated!

    swat code:

    Code:
    # default: off
    # description: SWAT is the Samba Web Admin Tool. Use swat \
    #              to configure your Samba server. To use SWAT, \
    #              connect to port 901 with your favorite web browser.
    service swat
    {
            port            = 901
            socket_type     = stream
            wait            = no
            user            = root
            server          = /usr/sbin/swat
            log_on_failure  += USERID
            disable         = no
    }

  2. #2
    DAMN FIREWALL

    I did not install the firewall yet it was enabled... I momentarilly turned it off (i have a hardware firewall) , how do i configure it to let my samba traffic in and out.... What are some helpful links.... NEED FIREWALL SUGGESTIONS FOR RH9

    THANKS!

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    samba uses port 139 and 445 try opening them on the Firewall.

    Not sure of you really need Port 445. Try first just Port 139!

    I also find that WebAdmin is better than SWAT.

    Check it out: http://sourceforge.net/projects/webadmin/

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