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Date:      Wed, 3 Jul 2002 22:17:16 +0200
From:      Martin Schweizer <>
To:        Adam Lofstedt <>
Cc:        "'freebsd-questions'" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Samba on firewall - any issues?
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In-Reply-To: <000001c222b0$34bc7670$6400000a@adam>; from on Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 09:39:31AM -0700
References:  <000001c222b0$34bc7670$6400000a@adam>

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Hello Adam

I've install it on my home network. The only difficult things are:
- start nmbd and smbd not over inetd
- config the rules correctly (I use ipfw)
- set the samba config file correctly

If you want my files, mail me.

On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 09:39:31AM -0700 Adam Lofstedt wrote:
> Hello wise ones,
> I have a multihomed FBSD box w/ IPNAT and IPFILTER acting as firewall.
> This box is also our FTP server.  We have a Windoze machine on Internal
> network that does automated builds of our software programs, and then
> posts the builds to another Windoze machine via a mapped drive.  What I
> want is to have the build machine be able to post the builds instead to
> an FTP directory on the BSD box, so that our clients can download the
> build without us having to manually copy from Windoze box to BSD.
> I want to install Samba on BSD box to get the two systems talking.  But,
> before I do something stupid, is there anything I need to know about
> putting Samba an a machine that acts as a firewall?  I only want file
> sharing access on internal interface.  Are there any security concerns
> in this type of situation?  
> Thanks,
> Adam Lofstedt
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Martin Schweizer

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