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Apple released an update for Mac OS X Server 10.6.4

Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 Update (v.1.1) arrives a month after Apple released the 10.6.4 version of Snow Leopard Server.

As for Thursday’s Wiki Server Update 1.0, the 26.34MB update promises general reliability improvements. It also offer fixes for authenticating users with high-bit characters in their full name, allowing access to wiki group calendars from the iCal client, and preventing wikis and blogs from become inaccessible after migrating from Leopard Server. In addition, the update fixes an issue that could prevent the Wiki service from rebuilding its index; it also allows users to access wikis using an alias and shows private blogs to the blog owner.

The improvements included in the Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 Update (v.1.1) are:

Calendar Service

* Improves performance and reliability of looking up invitees in an LDAP directory.

Directory Services

* Improves reliability of Directory Services, particularly when Spotlight is enabled on the server.

File Services

* Fixes an issue that could prevent copying files larger than 2 GB to an SMB volume.

Mail Service

* Improves reliability of vacation notices.

Server Admin

* Adds NetBoot/NetInstall model filters for MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010) and the MacBook Pro (Mid 2010) product line.

Software Update Service

* Updates now appear more reliably in Server Admin.
* Improves performance when synchronizing with Apple Software Update server.

System Image Utility

* Adds NetBoot/NetInstall model filters for MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010) and the MacBook Pro (Mid 2010) product line.

Wiki Service

* Improves startup and login performance for wiki, particularly for servers bound to a large directory or hosting a large number of wikis.
* Movies on wiki pages can now be viewed by iPad users.
* Allows authentication by users who have high-bit characters in their full name. High-bit characters are “extended ASCII” characters such as ü or é. (v1.1 only *)
* Allows access to wiki group calendars from the iCal application. (v1.1 only *)
* Prevents wikis and blogs from becoming inaccessible aftermigrating from Leopard Server to Snow Leopard Server. (v1.1 only *)
* Fixes an issue that could prevent the Wiki service from rebuilding its index (globalindex.db). (v1.1 only *)
* Allows users to access wikis using a secondary shortname (alias). (v1.1 only *)
* Shows private blogs to the blog owner. (v1.1 only *)

Additional Improvements

* Includes Safari 5.0; for more information about Safari 5.0.
* Improves Mac OS X Server security. For more information about the security content of Mac OS X Server v10.6.4.
* Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 also includes all other improvements delivered in the client Mac OS X v10.6.4 Update.

Thanks to Macworld , blogsdna

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