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Old 07-30-2004, 11:32 PM   #1
woonaks
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reaching box via IP : SWAT & SAMBA


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
}
 
Old 07-31-2004, 10:51 AM   #2
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check the firewall on linux if it allows swat port.
 
Old 07-31-2004, 04:11 PM   #3
woonaks
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bingo! 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....

thanks again!
 
  


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