The following were enhanced or improved with Mac OS X 10.3.1:
The latest Security Updates were also included.
Note that this update was mostly a Server update, although some parts of OS X client were also affected.
- Resolves an issue in which FileVault users can potentially lose their home directory settings.
- Addresses issues you may experience with USB printers after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.3 or Mac OS X Server 10.3.
Web Server (WebDAV)
- Addresses issue in which Mac OS X 10.3 or Mac OS X Server 10.3 users may not be able to browse iDisk contents or otherwise connect to a WebDAV server.
- Addresses a potential issue in which files appear to copy successfully to a WebDAV server, but do not appear in the folder and are not on the server volume.
Apple continued to warn users of FireWire devices: "Apple has identified an issue with external FireWire hard drives using the Oxford 922 bridge chip-set with firmware version 1.02 that can result in the loss of data stored on the disk drive. Even with the improvements available in this update, Apple recommends you update the firmware on your FireWire drive. Please contact your drive manufacturer for more information."