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Re: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2 and Samba
  • From: Peter Wiersig <wiersig-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 12:08:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <20030314110803.GA5855@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dirk Borchers wrote:
> one question concerning samba and firewall. The firewall is on an
> computer with three networks cards. One to the internet, two for
> the intranet. I want to connect the two intranets that windows
> machines can share files. Which parameters do I have to set? I
> tried several configurations, but all of them failed :-(

Q: But if I enter two internal network cards, communication between
the two networks connected to the firewall is not possible. However
both can access the internet. The SuSEfirewall2 must have a bug!

A: This works as designed. For security reasons, no network may
communicate to another until configured otherwise. Even if both are
"trusted" internal networks. You can allow full traffic with
FW_ALLOW_CLASS_ROUTING or specifying all allowed traffic with


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