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Old 10-27-2006, 01:37 AM   #1
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cant conect to w2k shutting down ipchains works whats wrong with config file ?

running rh7.2 and using ipchains i cant connect to my w2k shares i issue '/etc/rc.d/init.d/ipchains stop' and then my smbmnt command works. so i know that it is my ipchains. my problem is i haved used this layout b4 and never had any problems, so i studied the rules and everything should check out? anyways if somebody can give me a hint. pc is not really connected to inet so not too woried if ipchains is down but would really rather have it up.

# Firewall configuration written by lokkit
# Manual customization of this file is not recommended.
# Note: ifup-post will punch the current nameservers through the
#       firewall; such entries will *not* be listed here.
:input ACCEPT
:forward ACCEPT
:output ACCEPT
## ACCEPT policy
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 -i lo -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 21 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 23 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 53 -d 0/0 -p udp -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 53 -d 0/0 -p udp -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 53 -d 0/0 -p udp -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 80 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 137 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 137 -p udp  -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 138 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 138 -p udp  -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 139 -p tcp -y -j ACCEPT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 139 -p udp  -j ACCEPT
## REJECT policy
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 -p tcp -y -j REJECT
-A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 -p udp -j REJECT
Old 10-27-2006, 05:15 AM   #2
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Should you have port 445 in your accept rules?
Old 10-27-2006, 05:59 AM   #3
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nope didnt work

ok after doing some checking(a lightbulb turned on).
i have 6 computers in a small home network tied to the internet by a router going to a cable modem. i did a tcpdump on the rh7.2 and saw a number of requests going out to the router (i guess to get the netbios name?)
added port 32787 to ipchains and all is well

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