RE: Samba/Windows/etc over IP Masquerading
I'm not using a NT domain controller, but I think NT, as well as Win95/98,
will hold local elections to see which machine will carry the browsing list
every 15 minutes or so... I'm not sure if additional information is sent
from NT (without an initial client message); a DHCP service may operate this
I'm wondering if Linux/ipmasq can assign the 137-139 ports for each of the
internal client machines as other ports of the Linux box and communicate to
the external machines as if multiple copies of samba were running on the
Lately I've been playing with ipchains on the Linux box and now I can no
longer connect to the external machines from the internal machines, with the
exception of connecting to the WINS server (?). Other than upgrading the
ipmasq package, I don't know what I changed to cause this to happen. I'm
going to try disabling all the security rules and that helps.
From: Marc MacIntyre [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, June 25, 1999 6:40 PM
Subject: Samba/Windows/etc over IP Masquerading
Paul, I saw your post on the mailing list, and am facing the same problem.
I did a tcpdump from my masquerade server, looking for possible traffic, and
didn't see anything that was obviously a failing connection. Could the NT
domain controller be trying to establish a connection back to the
How come Superman could stop bullets with his chest, but always ducked
when someone threw a chair at him?