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red hat v3 samba unable to connect to samba host for printer sharing to a vista machine.  NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFAUL.  XP works fine

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with red hat REL v3 samba used to connect to windows printers shares with XP machines.  But our new Vista computer cause setting up the printer on the linus server to respond, unable to connect to samba host, will retry in 60 seconds... ERROR: Connection failed with error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFAUL.  Samba versoin is 3.0.9-1.3E.15 with is the currently downloaded REL3 update.
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Microsoft changed the version of their windows shares for Vista.  You need a more modern version of samba.
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the ultimate solution was to upgrade the linus from v3 to v4.5.  My samba connected fine then to my vista workstation printer share
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