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Archived - About Time Capsule and AirPort Base Station (802.11n) Firmware 7.4.1

Learn about Time Capsule and AirPort Base Station (802.11n) Firmware 7.4.1.

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Time Capsule and AirPort Base Station (802.11n) Firmware 7.4.1 is available for all 802.11n-based AirPort Extreme and AirPort Express base stations, as well as for all Time Capsules. For more information about installing firmware, see this article.

What's new in this update?

For AirPort Extreme 802.11n (3rd Generation) and Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Generation) 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 802.11n (1st Generation), AirPort Extreme 802.11n (2nd Generation), AirPort Express 802.11n (1st Generation), and Time Capsule 802.11n (1st Generation), 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
Last Modified: May 3, 2012
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