[CentOS] Samba and iptables - woes

Rob Kampen rkampen at kampensonline.com
Tue Mar 31 17:15:38 UTC 2009



Spook ZA wrote:
> Hi.
>
> 2009/3/31 Rob Kampen <rkampen at kampensonline.com>:
>   
>> Hi folk,
>> I am trying to get iptables working on a samba server but find it is
>> blocking something that prevents the windoze clients from being able to
>> access the share.
>> here are the bits from iptables:
>>     
>>> # nmb provided netbios-ns
>>> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p udp -m udp -s 192.168.230.100/24 -i eth1 --dport
>>> 137 -j ACCEPT
>>> # nmb provided netbios-dgm
>>> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p udp -m udp -s 192.168.230.100/24 -i eth1 --dport
>>> 138 -j ACCEPT
>>> # Samba
>>> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m state -s 192.168.230.100/24 -i
>>> eth1 --dport 135 --state NEW -j ACCEPT
>>> # smb provided netbios-ssn
>>> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m state -s 192.168.230.100/24 -i
>>> eth1 --dport 139 --state NEW -j ACCEPT
>>> # smb provided microsoft-ds
>>> -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m state -s 192.168.230.100/24 -i
>>> eth1 --dport 445 --state NEW -j ACCEPT
>>>       
> Your source address is invalid.
> If you want access from the entire 192.168.230.x subnet, you have to
> use a source of 192.168.230.0/24.
> If you want access from only 100, then you need to specify the source
> as 192.168.230.100/32 (a single address with a mask to match or just
> leave the mask off).
>   
Sorry, not so, tried changing it as you suggested but no go. the /24 
masks the last octet thus you can have any value from 0~254.
> HTH
>
> Regards,
>   Andrew.
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