LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Password
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-05-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
proNick
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Posts: 104

Rep: Reputation: 15
How NOT to browse Windows network?


Hello,

I have network, mix of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP boxes.

I don't know how to disable browsing shared Windows directories.

I tried to uninstall samba client, and using UFW tried to deny ports 137, 138, 139, and 145 (and restart network and UFW), but somehow I'm still able to browse those Windows shared folders.


Can you help me please how to solve this? Thank you in advance!
 
Old 02-05-2013, 08:28 PM   #2
MS3FGX
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: NJ, USA
Distribution: Slackware, Debian
Posts: 5,852

Rep: Reputation: 351Reputation: 351Reputation: 351Reputation: 351
So you want to make it so the Ubuntu machine is completely unable to see shared Windows directories?
 
Old 02-05-2013, 09:32 PM   #3
sag47
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Philly, PA
Distribution: Kubuntu x64, RHEL, Fedora Core, FreeBSD, Windows x64
Posts: 1,422
Blog Entries: 33

Rep: Reputation: 356Reputation: 356Reputation: 356Reputation: 356
SMB shares operate over port 445 on Windows so you would need to block outgoing 445 on Linux. Also, Samba is a server but make sure smbclient is gone. You'll want to uninstall the cifs package if you have it installed. What application are you using to browse the shares? It's possible that the specific application you're using has its own built-in SMB client.

Last edited by sag47; 02-05-2013 at 09:34 PM.
 
Old 02-07-2013, 05:34 AM   #4
proNick
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Posts: 104

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
@MS3FGX - yes

@sag47 - I'm using Nautilus application to browse the shares
 
  


Reply

Tags
windows xp


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to configure ethernet card to browse on windows network saboltech Linux - Newbie 3 10-23-2011 12:36 PM
Can't browse windows network?? halo14 Suse/Novell 9 02-11-2005 12:08 PM
can browse samba network with windows but not linux tuxkwb Linux - Networking 0 12-01-2004 04:52 PM
nautilus - can't browse windows network wensveen Linux - Networking 4 11-29-2004 02:51 AM
How do I browse windows computers on the network? deWin Linux - Networking 12 03-02-2004 12:01 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:45 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration