Airport Extreme and Time Capsule Update 7.4.1 Available

The Apple Blog breaks down what we will see in the 7.4.1 firmware update for Airport Extreme and Time Capsules.

The Apple Blog breaks down what we will see in the 7.4.1 firmware update for Airport Extreme and Time Capsules:

Here is the list of updates?

For AirPort Extreme (Early 2009) and Time Capsule (Early 2009) that ship with firmware 7.4, the firmware 7.4.1 update:

  • Resolves an issue in which a client computer may be disconnected when waking from sleep
  • Addresses an issue in which redirecting SMTP port services may disable IP-layer networking
  • Improves the reliability of Back to My Mac-based disk sharing
  • Includes recent AirPort security updates

For AirPort Extreme with 802.11n (Fast Ethernet), AirPort Extreme with 802.11n (Gigabit Ethernet), AirPort Express with 802.11n, and original Time Capsule models, the firmware 7.4.1 update:

  • Enables remote administration and remote access to compatible USB-connected drives via Back to My Mac (except on AirPort Express)
  • Improves reliability when backing up to a Time Capsule via Time Machine
  • Includes recent AirPort security updates

When Apple first released this update, it appeared on Software Update for only a few minutes until it was taken down. If your automatic update cycle missed it, you may have to manually check for new updates to receive it.

For the full article visit http://theappleblog.com/2009/03/06/airport-firmware-741-update-available/

You can also open the Airport Utility and check for the firmware update there, or download the update from VersionTracker: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/18543

Resources
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