→Accessing Files on a Linux Samba Server via Windows Explorer
# Make certain that your '''VM2''' machine is running, is still allowing samba traffic through the firewall, and is still running the samba service.
# Use the Windows machine you are already running Vmware on.
# Add the prerouting and forwarding rules to your host's iptables necessary to redirect samba traffic from outside your network to your VM2, making sure to replace the X with your own network address.
::<code>iptables -I FORWARD -p tcp --dport 139 -d 192.168.X.3 -j ACCEPT</code>