I haven’t decided to make the jump to Vista quite yet, but for those of you who have – this may be useful:
Early adopters of Microsoft’s new Vista operating system may notice that it will not connect to Samba share folders out of the box. This will be a bit of a pain for many enterprise customers. The technical reason is because Microsoft Vista’s default security policy is to only use NTLMv2 authentication. According to a Google search Samba doesn’t support this yet.
To get Vista to work with Samba follow the simple instructions below