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526 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 6, 2008 1:47 AM by PeteTheViking
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 5, 2008 2:52 PM (in response to PeteTheViking)I have no windows computers on my network at the moment so cannot test this but the common ports for windows sharing are
137 UDP Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) - -
138 UDP NETBIOS Datagram Service
139 TCP Server Message Block (SMB)
445 TCP Microsoft SMB Domain
You could block these ports in your macs firewall but this may prevent you from connecting to windows sharepoints.
If your not familiar with configuring IPFW to configure the firewall then I would suggest you have look at WaterroofMac Mini Core Duo 1.8ghz ; Black MacBook 2ghz, Mac OS X (10.5), Be Pro 24megabit ADSL2+
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 5, 2008 10:06 PM (in response to PeteTheViking)i bring me mac to work for the most part and we have shared files from PC's in our network... i just eject the user from my shared bar and they go away until the next time you come back which is fine by me...
cheers MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, Wired Mighty Mouse, Mac OS X (10.5.1), MacBook 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 60GB HD iPod nano (3) 4GB
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2008 1:47 AM (in response to PeteTheViking)Excellent - blocking incoming UDP packets on port 137 and 138 did the trick!
Here are the rules I used:
deny udp from any 137 to any
deny udp from any 138 to any
Waterroof is an excellent helper app if you don't spend your days in Terminal (which I don't). Many thanks!!iMac, Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.1)