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Apple ha rilasciato l’aggiornamento 10.7.3 per OS X Lion, che va a correggere numerosi bug, ma non aggiunge nuove funzionalità, per rendere il sistema più stabile e sicuro, insieme a questo aggiornamento è stata rilasciata anche una nuova versione di Safari che giunge alla build 5.1.3.

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Il corposo aggiornamento ha un peso di 1,3 GB, ed è disponibile sia per la versione client che server di Lion. I bug risolti vanno ad eliminare problemi come l’uso delle schede smart per accedere a OS X, l’autenticazione con i servizi directory e va a migliorare la compatibilità della condivisione con sistemi Windows. Oltre a questo il nuovo update risolve anche un problema relativo alle schede video AMD Radeon su iMac, che no riuscivano a raggiungere le prestazioni massime dopo lo stato di sleep, ed è stato risolto anche un bug nel servizio di stampa dei documenti Word.

Per quanto riguarda Safari l’aggiornamento va a risolvere un problema fastidioso che impediva al browser di avviarsi se non veniva rilevata una rete Wi-Fi.

Ecco la lista delle correzioni per la versione client:

The OS X Lion v10.7.3 Update includes Safari 5.1.3 and fixes that:

  • Add Catalan, Croatian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, and Ukrainian language support
  • Address issues when using smart cards to log into OS X
  • Address compatibility issues with Microsoft Windows file sharing 
  • Address an issue printing Microsoft Word documents that use markup
  • Address a graphics performance issue after sleep on some earlier iMacs that use ATI graphics
  • Resolve a Wi-Fi connection issue when waking from sleep
  • Address an issue that may prevent Safari from opening before joining a wireless network
  • Fix a potential issue authenticating to an SMB DFS share
  • Include RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras

    Directory Services

  • Improve binding to read-only Active Directory Domain Controllers
  • Improve binding and login speed for Active Directory users in a domain whose name ends in “.local”
  • Improve reliability of Dynamic DNS (DDNS) updates by Active Directory clients
  • Allow login with an Active Directory username that contains a space
  • Improve compatibility with Active Directory schemas that have been extended with the “apple-user-homeDirectory” and “apple-user-homeurl” attributes
  • Fix home directory Dock item for Active Directory users with mobile accounts
  • Allow NIS users with MD5-hashed passwords to log in
Ecco la lista delle correzioni per la versione server:

File Sharing pane in the Server application

  • display number of connected users
  • list connected users
  • disconnect specific AFP users with a message
  • send a message to specific AFP users
  • set a login greeting message for AFP users
  • access to advanced ACL controls

VPN pane in the Server application

  • choice of enabling L2TP or L2TP and PPTP protocols
  • sharing of address ranges between L2TP and PPTP (if PPTP is enabled)
  • configure DNS name server addresses and domain names provided to VPN clients
  • option to save L2TP or PPTP settings as a configuration profile

Web pane in the Server application

  • enable .htaccess overrides
  • edit web sites’ domain names
  • map multiple domains into a single web site
  • configure redirects and aliases
  • specify custom index files
  • choose SSL certificates for individual websites

Wiki Server

  • support for editing Wiki pages from an iPad running iOS 5 or later
  • support for Active Directory groups
  • improved reliability for certain timezones
  • improved support for an administrator-specified custom tag, protocol and inline style whitelist

Profile Manager

  • updated Exchange, Mail and Restrictions payloads for iOS clients
  • updated Dock payloads for OS X clients
  • performance improvements
  • allow VPN payloads to be used by both iOS and OS X clients
  • support for External Account home folder locations
  • improved support for managing enterprise applications

The update also includes specific fixes for:

  • iCal Server auto-acceptance of meetings during free times
  • authenticated directory binding to Open Directory servers with Directory Utility
  • improved reliability of setting up Open Directory replicas
  • correctly create podcasts when bound to an Active Directory server using Podcast Publisher
  • improved support for different certificates used for IMAP/POP and SMTP in the Server application
  • improved searching of logs in the Server application
  • web password reset support when using the Internet Explorer 9 browser

Segnaliamo in fine anche un aggiornamento di sicurezza per OS X Snow Leopard sia in versione client (Update) che server (Update).