Packet send failed to 192.168.1.90(138) ERRNO=Operation not permitted


Nov 19 10:23:53 myserver nmbd[2659]: [2008/11/19 10:23:53, 0] libsmb/nmblib.c:send_udp(793)
Nov 19 10:23:53 myserver nmbd[2659]: Packet send failed to 192.168.1.90(138) ERRNO=Operation not permitted

Recently, I have been seeing these errors on a samba server (3.0.28) on Centos (5).

I found the solution to be to unload the iptables kernel modules by /etc/init.d/iptables stop. Hopefully you shouldn’t need iptables on a local samba server!

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