Linux && Win2k

Sam Williams sam at mbz.org
Thu Feb 10 19:54:47 UTC 2005


Jonathan,

Thank you for most helpful answer.  I asked earlier, got RTFM replies,
have been perusing TFMs and still haven't run across your most necessary
hint to poke a hole in firewall.  The link you gave was clear and
helpful, too.

Cheers,

Sam


On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 00:28 -0500, Johnathan Bailes wrote:
> On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 17:45:33 +0000, Oded Hassidi <odedh13 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > How the hell can I access a Linux share through the Win2k system?
> > Can it be done? Is it through SAMBA? If yes how?
> > 
> > I'm a newbie,
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> 
> By the way you can even do it all gui.  Add the share with the gui
> samba config tool and then activate the services in the Services gui
> but here is the real gotcha all the way around with Samba:
> 
> http://fedoranews.org/tchung/samba/
> 
> Check this out though it is focused on sharing out a printer.  
> 
> The part that is crucial is the iptables part.
> 
> You can easily with no issues and little hassle set samba up but you
> got leave a hole in the firewall or you are going to have no joy.
> 
> 3. Configure iptables - Add following rules to your iptables to accept
> NETBIOS session service from Windows.
> 
> $ sudo vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables
> 
> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 139 -j ACCEPT
> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m udp -p udp --dport 139 -j ACCEPT
> 
> $ sudo /sbin/service iptables restart
> 




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