Samba , windows xp and restricting access from outside
Posted on 2003-11-04
I have a workgroup named "simoyigrp" which has about 10 computers in it in my office.
The problem i m having is that the "workgroup" is all open from anywhere. If I go to a different lab in my school and go to netwok places and select entrire n/w and then microsoft network i can see my workgroup from outside.
What I want to do is only the computers in the current workgroup should be able to interact with each other and nobody else other than the workgroup should be able to visit any of my shares in the workgroup from outside.
so I was told that i should set up a domain. I did set one domain as "simoyigrp" with samba as the PDC. I join the domain but still all my files are accessible from outside.
What I wanna have is like a circular wall surrounding all my PCs in the domain/workgroup and nobody else should be able to see any of my machines or shouldnt be able to access any of the files from outside the wall
let me know how should I go about it ? do i have to make any changes in the smb.conf. I have security = domain encrypted passd=yes, domain logons = yes ? anything else?