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Old 03-12-2004, 06:51 AM   #1
Kevin S Jones
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Unhappy Uninstall packages?


OK so here we go.

Red hat 9

The security levels gui doesnt have the other ports box in it which i need to use to open some ports in order to get windows file server working!

I have picked up the redhat config security rpm but when i try to install it it tells me that a newer version of this package is installed.

I can't manage to uninstall it. Possibily because i'm being a bit thick or maybe my PCs don't like me (i also have an xp machine that crashed halfway through setup and wont talk to me! )

I am about to throw all my machines out of the window and scream wibble at the top of my voice. Please help I only wanted to make things better!

Kevin
 
Old 03-12-2004, 07:01 AM   #2
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I didn't know that redhat-config-securitylevel had an "other ports" box. But you can alter your firewall using iptables, you probably want something like:

#iptables -P OUPUT ACCEPT

and to open up your incoming ports:

#iptables -I INPUT -j ACCEPT -p tcp --dport [137,138,139]

replace the numbers in the brackets each time you enter the command.

If this doesn't work I'd check windows.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 10:07 AM   #3
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Tried that all i get is try iptable-h which gives me lots of useful commands, but still wont let me do anything.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 09:14 PM   #4
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Are you trying to find your Windows files on your Redhat? Try looking in the /mnt directory to see if they were already mounted. If you are referring to another computer with Windows, have you looked into Samba?
 
  


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