FreeBSD 4.8 & Samba 2.2.8a: Denied Connection

Jez Hancock jez.hancock at
Sun May 11 13:38:18 PDT 2003

On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 12:50:53PM -0700, Erik Jensen wrote:
> I have a PC with a fresh installation of FreeBSD 4.8 & Samba 2.2.8a. I'm 
> using the generic kernel.
> Workstations (one NT 4.0 the other Win 2k) cannot connect.
> The log file (log.smbd) includes
> 'lib/access.c: check_access(333)
>  Denied connection from (192.168.0.x)'
> Can anyone tell me what's wrong & how to fix it?
An access control list of some sort is blocking access to the smbd
server from that IP address.  Make sure you allow access from that
address - for example by placing:

	hosts allow =

in /usr/local/etc/smb.conf.


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