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How do i setup linux to allow accessing a share across subnets?

Posted on 2010-11-10
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Redhat server  IP 192.168.3.3 255.255.255.0

Share works fine on this subnet

Trying to access on subnet 192.168.2.x 255.255.255.0
ping works fine
router is a firewall - rules open
Windows shares work across same subnets

smb.conf =

[global]
        client schannel = no
        client use spnego = no
        server signing = auto
        hosts allow = 192.168.3. 192.168.2.
        security = SHARE
        dns proxy = no

[TEST]
        comment = TEST DIR
        path = /TEST
        writeable = yes
        guest ok = yes
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by:jar3817
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Are you trying to access via name or IP? What do your iptables rules look like on this samba server?
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by:small_student
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First test Network issues

1- ping 192.168.3.3

2- telnet 192.168.3.3 445
If this works then there is no network problem we can focus on Samba
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tosh2000 earned 0 total points
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Thanks for your help - i re-edited the smb.conf file and its now working - it was as if the host allow was not being registered?
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Issue resolved by re doing the smb.conf file
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