[CentOS] Re: Performance problem with CentOs 4.4 Samba

Mon Mar 26 16:19:29 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Jim Perrin wrote:
>> This is new(s) to me.  Could you give me a pointer for this?  Without
>> realizing this, I closed some ports on certain samba servers to prevent
>> annoying log entries.
> Short of showing you the ports lists microsoft uses for filesharing, I
> don't have any doco on this. It was passed down to me a while back,
> and I have no authentic documentation about it. It could be wrong, and
> if it is, I'll happily take correction.

Starting with windows 2000, windows tries port 445 first and falls back 
to 138/139 for backwards compatibility.  I'm not sure when samba changed 
to match.

   Les Mikeselll
    lesmikesell at gmail.com