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inetd[78]: /usr/sbin/nmbd: exit status 0x1

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Hi,


I keep getting the following error reported in /var/adm/syslog.  Is it a normal thing, or should I
worry about it?  If I should worry about it, does anyone
know how to fix it so I won't have to worry about it?

I'm running a Dual PPro 200 with SMP enabled and a 3Com
595-TX ethernet card.  I'm also trying to get mgetty and
PPP running on this machine, but more about that in the
next question.


Thanks!
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Spootie,

looks like there is someone who is trying to gain access to your system. please refer to the latest report of BugTraq. Some good sites.

Mount and Umount security
http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/g-38.shtml

BugTraq Achive
http://www.eecs.nwu.edu/~jmyers/bugtraq/


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Hey jetx,


Thanks for the suggestion.  Security is something I should
probably look into more deeply at some point!

But I found the problem here.  It's Samba.  I asked that it
be installed at some point, but never configured it.  The
solution (since I don't really want Samba) was to comment the
following lines out of /etc/inetd.conf:

#netbios-ssn     stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/sbin/smbd  smbd
#netbios-ns      dgram   udp     wait    root    /usr/sbin/nmbd  nmbd

Thanks,
Spootie
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