Samba is running but clients cannot access the server. What can I check?

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This is likely due to a firewall blocking traffic. Samba runs over tcp ports 137-139 and depending on your environment 445 may need to be available as well. To see if this is the cause do the following:

1. On the Samba server stop iptables: service iptables stop

(Some systems may use service ipchains stop instead.)

2. Check /etc/hosts.allo...

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