We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

We've partnered with Certified Experts, Carl Webster and Richard Faulkner, to bring you a podcast all about Citrix Workspace, moving to the cloud, and analytics & intelligence. Episode 2 coming soon!Listen Now

x

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

Spootie
Spootie asked
on
Medium Priority
540 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-06

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!
Comment
Watch Question

Commented:
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/


Not the solution you were looking for? Getting a personalized solution is easy.

Ask the Experts

Author

Commented:

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

Commented:
no problem
Access more of Experts Exchange with a free account
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Create a free account to continue.

Limited access with a free account allows you to:

  • View three pieces of content (articles, solutions, posts, and videos)
  • Ask the experts questions (counted toward content limit)
  • Customize your dashboard and profile

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.