Administration Guide BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Domino Version: 5.0

Administration Guide BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Domino Version: 5.0

BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM

Domino

Version: 5.0

Service Pack: 4

Published: 2014-01-14

SWD-20140114155730661

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Contents

Related resources...........................................................................................................................20

Overview: BlackBerry Enterprise Server...........................................................................................21

Getting started in your BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment.......................................................................................21

Log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service for the first time......................................................24

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This connection is untrusted.............................................................................................................................................. 25

Creating administrator accounts..................................................................................................... 26

Administrative roles and permissions..................................................................................................................................26

Preconfigured administrative roles.............................................................................................................................. 26

Creating roles.....................................................................................................................................................................31

Create a role................................................................................................................................................................32

Create a role based on an existing role......................................................................................................................... 32

Create an administrator account........................................................................................................................................ 33

Add an administrator account to a group............................................................................................................................ 33

Specify an email address for the BlackBerry Administration Service....................................................................................34

Permit an administrator to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service using a messaging server account ..................... 34

Assign a BlackBerry device to an administrator account..................................................................................................... 35

Using an IT policy to manage BlackBerry Enterprise Solution security..............................................36

Using IT policy rules to manage BlackBerry Enterprise Solution security..............................................................................36

Preconfigured IT policies....................................................................................................................................................37

Default values for preconfigured IT policies ................................................................................................................. 38

Creating and importing IT policies...................................................................................................................................... 41

Create an IT policy.......................................................................................................................................................41

Create an IT policy based on an existing IT policy......................................................................................................... 42

Import IT policy data....................................................................................................................................................42

Import IT policy rules from an IT policy pack.................................................................................................................43

Change the value for an IT policy rule................................................................................................................................. 43

Assign an IT policy to a group............................................................................................................................................. 43

Assign an IT policy to a user account.................................................................................................................................. 44

Sending an IT policy over the wireless network....................................................................................................................44

Resend an IT policy to a BlackBerry device manually................................................................................................... 44

Resend an IT policy to a BlackBerry device automatically.............................................................................................45

Assigning IT policies and resolving IT policy conflicts.......................................................................................................... 45

Option 1: Applying one IT policy to each user account ................................................................................................. 46

Option 2: Applying multiple IT policies to each user account ........................................................................................48

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View the resolved IT policy rules that are assigned to a user account............................................................................ 50

Deactivating BlackBerry devices that do not have IT policies applied.................................................................................. 51

Deactivate BlackBerry devices that do not have IT policies applied...............................................................................51

Creating new IT policy rules to control third-party applications............................................................................................ 52

Create an IT policy rule for a third-party application .....................................................................................................52

Change or delete IT policy rules for third-party applications..........................................................................................52

Export all IT policy data to a data file...................................................................................................................................53

Delete an IT policy..............................................................................................................................................................53

Configuring security options............................................................................................................54

Encrypting data that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and a BlackBerry device send to each other .................................... 54

Algorithms that the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses to encrypt data...................................................................... 54

Change the symmetric key encryption algorithm that the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses......................................55

Managing device access to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server..............................................................................................55

Turn on the Enterprise Service Policy...........................................................................................................................56

Configure the Enterprise Service Policy ....................................................................................................................... 56

Permit a user to override the Enterprise Service Policy................................................................................................. 57

Extending messaging security to a BlackBerry device ........................................................................................................ 57

Extending messaging security using PGP encryption....................................................................................................57

Extending messaging security using IBM Notes encryption.......................................................................................... 58

Enforcing secure messaging using classifications............................................................................................................... 60

Create a message classification...................................................................................................................................60

Create a message classification based on an existing message classification................................................................ 61

Order message classifications..................................................................................................................................... 61

Delete a message classification................................................................................................................................... 62

Generating organization-specific encryption keys for PIN-message encryption....................................................................62

Generate a PIN encryption key.................................................................................................................................... 62

Turn off BlackBerry services that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, BlackBerry Collaboration Service, and

BlackBerry MVS provide.....................................................................................................................................................63

When a BlackBerry device overwrites data in the device memory........................................................................................ 63

Changing when a BlackBerry device cleans the device memory ...................................................................................64

Best practice: Configuring additional memory cleaner settings for BlackBerry devices..................................................65

Configuring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment..............................................................66

Best practice: Running the BlackBerry Enterprise Server....................................................................................................66

Configuring certain BlackBerry Enterprise Server components to use proxy servers.............................................................67

Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to use a .pac file.........................................................................67

Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to use a proxy server.................................................................. 68

Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to authenticate to a proxy server on behalf of BlackBerry devices....................................................................................................................................................................... 69

Configuring the BlackBerry Administration Service to use a proxy server............................................................................. 69

Configuring proxy selection for the BlackBerry Administration Service..........................................................................70

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Configuring the BlackBerry Administration Service to authenticate with a proxy server................................................. 72

Configuring multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry Enterprise Server component...... 74

Configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry MDS Connection Service......... 74

Configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry Collaboration Service...............75

Configuring user accounts.............................................................................................................. 76

Creating user groups..........................................................................................................................................................76

Create a group to manage similar user accounts.......................................................................................................... 76

Add user accounts to a group...................................................................................................................................... 76

Adding a user account to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.................................................................................................77

Add a user account..................................................................................................................................................... 77

Create a user account that is not in the contact list in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.......................................78

Export a list of user accounts....................................................................................................................................... 79

Importing a list of user accounts to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server...............................................................................79

Assigning BlackBerry devices to users.............................................................................................83

Preparing to distribute a BlackBerry device........................................................................................................................ 83

Change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server downloads existing email messages to the smartphone..........................83

Prevent the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from synchronizing existing email messages onto a BlackBerry device ......... 84

Assigning BlackBerry devices to user accounts...................................................................................................................84

Option 1: Activate a BlackBerry device using the BlackBerry Administration Service ....................................................85

Option 2: Activating a BlackBerry device over the wireless network.............................................................................. 85

Option 3: Activating BlackBerry devices over the LAN.................................................................................................. 89

Option 4: Activating BlackBerry devices using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager ..................................................89

Option 5: Activating BlackBerry devices over an enterprise Wi-Fi network.....................................................................89

Configuring BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability............................................................... 92

Check the health of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server............................................................................................................ 92

Availability state and failover status of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server....................................................................... 92

How the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses health parameters........................................................................................... 93

Defining when failover occurs...................................................................................................................................... 93

Changing the promotion threshold and failover threshold....................................................................................................95

Change the promotion threshold and failover threshold and the order of the health parameters.................................... 95

Changing when automatic failover occurs by customizing the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers ....................................................................................................................................................................... 97

Prerequisites: Configuring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair to fail over automatically...................................................99

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to fail over automatically.................................................................................. 99

Monitoring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for an automatic failover event .....................................................................100

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to find the time and reason for the last automatic failover event ............... 100

Fail over the BlackBerry Enterprise Server manually using the BlackBerry Administration Service..................................... 101

Fail over the BlackBerry Enterprise Server manually using the BlackBerry Configuration Panel..........................................101

Configuring high availability for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.....................................102

Creating a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool for high availability .......................................................................... 102

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Create a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool for high availability....................................................................... 102

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and BlackBerry Collaboration Service to fail over automatically........... 103

Create a BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool for high availability................................................................................... 103

Create a BlackBerry Attachment Service pool for high availability..................................................................................... 104

You cannot determine the BlackBerry Attachment Connector that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server or the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses................................................................................................................. 105

Create a BlackBerry Router pool for high availability......................................................................................................... 106

Permit a BlackBerry Enterprise Server to connect to a remote BlackBerry Router.......................................................107

Creating a BlackBerry Administration Service pool that includes the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager using DNS round robin ..................................................................................................................................................................... 108

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service instances in a pool to communicate across network subnets ...........109

Changing the name of the BlackBerry Administration Service pool ................................................................................... 109

Change the name of the BlackBerry Administration Service pool................................................................................110

Fail over the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service manually....................................... 110

Monitoring the high availability status or job deployment status using the BlackBerry Administration Service ....................111

Monitor the high availability status or job deployment status using the BlackBerry Administration Service ..................112

Remove a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance from a pool ................................................................................112

Remove a BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance from a pool......................................................................................113

Remove a BlackBerry Attachment Service instance from a pool........................................................................................113

Remove a BlackBerry Router instance from a pool............................................................................................................114

Configuring BlackBerry Configuration Database high availability....................................................115

Prerequisites: Configuring database mirroring or database replication of the BlackBerry Configuration Database.............. 115

Configuring database mirroring........................................................................................................................................ 116

Stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances........................................................................................................116

Configure database mirroring for the BlackBerry Configuration Database................................................................... 117

Start the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances....................................................................................................... 117

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to support database mirroring...............................................................118

Resend the database mirroring parameters to BlackBerry Enterprise Server components...........................................119

Configuring the BlackBerry Configuration Database for one-way transactional replication in an environment that includes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008.................................................................................................................... 120

Stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances........................................................................................................120

Create the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database from a backup................................................................... 120

Permit access to the BlackBerry Configuration Database instances............................................................................121

Configure the publication for the BlackBerry Configuration Database ........................................................................ 121

Increase the maximum data size for transactional replication .................................................................................... 122

Prepare the database server that hosts the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database and configure the subscription..............................................................................................................................................................123

Start the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances....................................................................................................... 123

Reacting if the BlackBerry Configuration Database that you configured for transactional replication stops responding.......124

Return to the BlackBerry Configuration Database when you configured transactional replication ......................................125

Configuring a new mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database ...........................................................................................125

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Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to BlackBerry devices.................................... 126

Managing BlackBerry Java Applications and BlackBerry Device Software......................................................................... 126

Developing BlackBerry Java Applications for BlackBerry devices...................................................................................... 127

Preparing to distribute BlackBerry Java Applications ....................................................................................................... 127

Specify a shared network folder for BlackBerry Java Applications...............................................................................128

Add a BlackBerry Java Application to the application repository.................................................................................129

Add a collaboration client to the application repository...............................................................................................129

Specify keywords for a BlackBerry Java Application................................................................................................... 130

Configuring application control policies............................................................................................................................ 130

Standard application control policies......................................................................................................................... 130

Change a standard application control policy.............................................................................................................131

Create custom application control policies for a BlackBerry Java Application..............................................................131

IT policy rules take precedence on smartphones........................................................................................................133

Application control policies for unlisted applications.........................................................................................................133

Change the standard application control policy for unlisted applications that are optional...........................................133

Create an application control policy for unlisted applications......................................................................................134

Configure the priority of application control policies for unlisted applications..............................................................134

Creating software configurations...................................................................................................................................... 135

Create a software configuration................................................................................................................................. 136

Add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration................................................................................... 136

Assign a software configuration to a group................................................................................................................. 137

Assign a software configuration to multiple user accounts..........................................................................................137

Assign a software configuration to a user account...................................................................................................... 138

Install BlackBerry Java Applications on a BlackBerry device at a central computer............................................................138

View the status of a job.....................................................................................................................................................139

View the status of a task............................................................................................................................................ 139

Stopping a job that is running........................................................................................................................................... 147

Stop a job that is running........................................................................................................................................... 148

View the users that have a BlackBerry Java Application installed on their BlackBerry devices............................................148

View how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved software configuration conflicts for a user account.................... 149

Reconciliation rules for conflicting settings in software configurations............................................................................... 150

Reconciliation rules: BlackBerry Java Applications.................................................................................................... 151

Reconciliation rules: BlackBerry Device Software.......................................................................................................153

Reconciliation rules: Standard application settings.................................................................................................... 154

Reconciliation rules: Application control policies........................................................................................................155

Reconciliation rules: Application control policies for unlisted applications.................................................................. 155

Alternative methods for installing BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices.................. 157

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices without using the BlackBerry Administration Service..........157

Developing BlackBerry Java Applications for BlackBerry devices...................................................................................... 157

Methods you can use to install BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices......................................................... 158

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Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Desktop Software................................................................ 159

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Desktop Software....................................159

Make the BlackBerry Java Application available to the BlackBerry Desktop Software..................................................160

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the BlackBerry Desktop Software.......................................................... 160

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Application Web Loader.......................................................161

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Application Web Loader..........................161

Enable the BlackBerry Application Web Loader on a web server.................................................................................162

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the BlackBerry Application Web Loader................................................ 163

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the standalone application loader tool......................................................... 163

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the standalone application loader tool.............................164

Add BlackBerry Java Application files to a shared network folder................................................................................165

Share the Research In Motion folder that contains the BlackBerry Java Application....................................................165

Configure the standalone application loader tool to install the BlackBerry Java Application in automated mode.......... 166

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the standalone application loader tool................................................... 166

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using a web browser on BlackBerry devices..........................................................167

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using a web browser on BlackBerry devices............................. 167

Install the BlackBerry Java Application on a web server..............................................................................................168

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using a web browser on the BlackBerry device............................................... 168

Configuring how users access enterprise applications and web content......................................... 169

Specifying a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service as a central push server........................................................................169

Specify a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service as a central push server......................................................................169

Configuring how BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers................................................................................ 170

Configure how BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers............................................................................ 170

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use

NTLM....................................................................................................................................................................... 171

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use

Kerberos...................................................................................................................................................................171

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use

LTPA.........................................................................................................................................................................172

Configuring the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate devices to the RSA Authentication Manager...... 172

Configuring how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service manages requests for web content........................................... 174

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to manage HTTP cookie storage.................................................. 175

Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with BlackBerry devices.................................................................175

Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with web servers............................................................................ 176

Configure the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry Browser accepts HTTP redirections............................. 176

Permitting push applications to make trusted connections to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.................................177

Create a key store to store certificates for use with HTTPS connections...................................................................... 177

Add a certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.....................................................................................178

Export the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate to make it available to push applications...........................178

Import the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate to the key store of a push application................................179

Permit push applications to select the transport protocol for PAP requests........................................................................179

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Configuring a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to trust web servers.............................................................................180

Specify whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service requires trusted HTTPS connections from web servers....... 180

Specify whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service requires trusted TLS connections from web servers............ 181

Configuring certificate server information for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service ...............................................181

Add a retrieved certificate for a web server to the key store........................................................................................ 187

Permitting users to access intranet sites on BlackBerry devices using global login information.......................................... 188

Configure global login information for intranet site access.......................................................................................... 188

Configuring how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connects to BlackBerry devices................................................189

Specify the maximum amount of data that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send to BlackBerry devices..... 189

Specify the pending content timeout limit for a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.................................................. 189

Permit Java applications to use scalable socket connections with a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service....................190

Specify the thread pool size of a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service........................................................................ 190

Specify the maximum number of scalable socket connections................................................................................... 191

Prevent the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service from using scalable HTTP .............................................................. 191

Specify the port number that the web server listens on for push application requests..................................................192

Specify how often a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service polls for configuration information.......................................192

Setting up the messaging environment..........................................................................................193

Creating email message filters..........................................................................................................................................193

Create an email message filter that applies to all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server..............................193

Turn on an email message filter that applies to all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server............................194

Create an email message filter that applies to a specific user account........................................................................ 194

Turn on an email message filter that applies to a specific user account.......................................................................195

Copying existing email message filters to another BlackBerry Enterprise Server.................................................................196

Export email message filters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server..................................................................................196

Import email message filters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server................................................................................. 196

Copying existing email message filters to user accounts....................................................................................................197

Export email message filters for a user account..........................................................................................................197

Import email message filters for a user account......................................................................................................... 197

Extension plug-ins for processing messages..................................................................................................................... 198

Install an extension plug-in application...................................................................................................................... 198

Add an extension plug-in to a BlackBerry Messaging Agent........................................................................................199

Change how a BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses extension plug-ins.......................................................................... 199

Configure how a BlackBerry Messaging Agent deletes email messages from a BlackBerry state database......................... 200

Mapping contact information fields for synchronization and contact lookups.....................................................................201

Map a contact information field in an email application to contact list fields on BlackBerry devices.............................201

Map a contact list field in an email application to a contact list field on a BlackBerry device........................................202

Map a contact information field in an email application to contact list fields on BlackBerry devices.............................202

Map a contact list field in an email application to a contact list field on a BlackBerry device........................................203

Configuring BlackBerry devices to enroll certificates over the wireless network.............................. 204

Configure the certificate information using IT policies....................................................................................................... 204

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Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to connect to the certificate authority .................................................205

Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set ......................................206

Assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance .... 207

Add certificate information to a Wi-Fi profile..................................................................................................................... 208

Managing an enrolled certificate...................................................................................................................................... 208

Change the polling interval, logging, and pool size for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connection to the certificate authority .........................................................................................................................................................209

Properties in the rimpublic.properties file.................................................................................................................. 210

Making the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager available to users...................................................211

Installing the client components of the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on users' computers........................................ 211

Publish the client files for the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager in a Windows GPO for Windows XP................................. 212

Publish the client files for the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager in a Windows GPO for Windows Vista ............................. 213

Configure the Microsoft ActiveX Installer on Windows Vista........................................................................................ 214

Configure users' computers to install the client file for the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager automatically...................... 214

Make the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager available to users.........................................................................................216

Configuring the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager........................................................................217

Permit users to perform administrative tasks using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager................................................ 217

Permit users to activate devices using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager................................................................... 218

Permit users to back up and restore data using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager .....................................................218

Configure the domains for backing up data using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager...................................................219

Change the text colors in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.......................................................................................219

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager text colors............................................................................................................220

Display a custom image in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.....................................................................................221

Display the domain name on the login page of the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager....................................................... 221

Creating and configuring Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles................................................................222

Creating and configuring Wi-Fi profiles............................................................................................................................. 222

Prerequisites: Creating Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles............................................................................................... 222

Create a Wi-Fi profile.................................................................................................................................................224

Create a Wi-Fi profile based on an existing Wi-Fi profile.............................................................................................. 224

Configure a Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device ........................................................................................................225

Assign a Wi-Fi profile to a group.................................................................................................................................225

Assign a Wi-Fi profile to a user account......................................................................................................................225

Configure a Wi-Fi profile............................................................................................................................................ 226

Creating and configuring VPN profiles.............................................................................................................................. 226

Create a VPN profile ................................................................................................................................................. 227

Create a VPN profile based on an existing VPN profile................................................................................................ 227

Configure a VPN profile............................................................................................................................................. 227

Assign a VPN profile to a group.................................................................................................................................. 228

Assign a VPN profile to a user account ...................................................................................................................... 228

Associate a VPN profile with a Wi-Fi profile ................................................................................................................229

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Delete a Wi-Fi profile........................................................................................................................................................229

Delete a VPN profile......................................................................................................................................................... 230

Importing profile information from a .csv file .................................................................................................................... 230

Best practices: Creating a .csv file that contains profile information that you want to import ....................................... 230

Create a .csv file that contains profile information that you want to import ..................................................................231

Import profile information from a .csv file .................................................................................................................. 233

Configuring encryption and authentication methods for Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.............234

Configuring WEP encryption.............................................................................................................................................234

Configure WEP keys for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile.................................................................................234

Configuring PSK encryption..............................................................................................................................................235

Configure PSK encryption data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile................................................................ 235

Configuring LEAP authentication......................................................................................................................................236

Configure LEAP authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile.........................................................236

Configuring PEAP authentication......................................................................................................................................237

Configure PEAP authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile........................................................ 238

Prerequisites: Distributing a certificate using the BlackBerry Desktop Manager..........................................................238

Distribute a certificate using the BlackBerry Desktop Manager...................................................................................239

Configure PEAP configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device.......................................................240

Configuring EAP-TLS authentication.................................................................................................................................241

Configure EAP-TLS authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile................................................... 241

Configure EAP-TLS configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device..................................................242

Configuring EAP-TTLS authentication...............................................................................................................................243

Configure EAP-TTLS authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile................................................. 243

Configure EAP-TTLS configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device................................................244

Configuring EAP-FAST authentication.............................................................................................................................. 245

Configure EAP-FAST authentication.......................................................................................................................... 245

Send EAP-FAST authentication data to a BlackBerry device using a Wi-Fi profile........................................................ 246

Configure EAP-FAST configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on BlackBerry devices................................................ 247

Configuring software tokens for BlackBerry devices.......................................................................248

Prerequisites: Configuring BlackBerry devices for RSA authentication...............................................................................248

Configure BlackBerry devices for RSA authentication....................................................................................................... 249

Configure RSA authentication over a Wi-Fi network using a software token........................................................................250

Configure RSA authentication over a VPN network using a software token ........................................................................ 250

Assign software tokens to a user account .........................................................................................................................251

Changing the security settings of the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web

Desktop Manager......................................................................................................................... 252

Import a new SSL certificate for the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager ................ 252

Configuring which IBM Domino server with DIIOP the BlackBerry Administration Service uses ..........................................253

Change the IBM Domino server with DIIOP that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses.......................................254

Change the information for Microsoft Active Directory authentication ...............................................................................254

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Configuring single sign-on authentication for the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager..........................................................................................................................................................................256

Configure constrained delegation for the Microsoft Active Directory account to support single sign-on authentication.256

Turn on single sign-on authentication for the BlackBerry Administration Service........................................................ 257

BlackBerry Administration Service web addresses and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager web addresses that support BlackBerry Administration Service single sign-on.......................................................................................... 257

Changing password settings for BlackBerry Administration Service authentication ........................................................... 258

Change password settings for BlackBerry Administration Service authentication ....................................................... 258

Regenerate the system credentials for the BlackBerry Administration Service .................................................................. 259

Protecting and redistributing devices............................................................................................ 260

Preparing a device for redistribution to a new user............................................................................................................ 260

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to delete user data and assign the device to a new user............................ 260

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to delete device data and disable the device before assigning the device to a new user..................................................................................................................................................261

Deleting only work data from a device...............................................................................................................................261

Delete only work data from a device...........................................................................................................................263

Using IT administration commands to protect a lost or stolen device................................................................................. 263

Protect a stolen device.............................................................................................................................................. 264

Protect a lost device.................................................................................................................................................. 265

Protect a lost device that a user might not recover..................................................................................................... 266

Managing administrator accounts.................................................................................................267

Change role permissions.................................................................................................................................................. 267

Change the roles for an administrator account..................................................................................................................267

Delete a role.................................................................................................................................................................... 268

Delete an administrator account...................................................................................................................................... 268

Managing groups and user accounts.............................................................................................269

Managing groups............................................................................................................................................................. 269

Using default groups to manage user accounts and administrator accounts............................................................... 269

Remove a user account from a group.........................................................................................................................270

Change the properties of a group...............................................................................................................................271

Rename a group........................................................................................................................................................271

Delete a group...........................................................................................................................................................271

Managing user accounts.................................................................................................................................................. 272

Move a user account to a different group................................................................................................................... 272

Move a user account from one BlackBerry Enterprise Server to another..................................................................... 272

Delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.....................................................................................273

Add an administrator role to a user account...............................................................................................................273

Update the contact list manually............................................................................................................................... 274

Resend service books to a BlackBerry device.............................................................................................................274

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Managing the delivery of BlackBerry Java Applications, BlackBerry Device Software, and device settings to BlackBerry devices...................................................................................................... 275

Managing the default distribution settings for jobs............................................................................................................ 275

Change default settings for a job schedule................................................................................................................. 275

Change how IT policies are sent to BlackBerry devices...............................................................................................276

Change how to install, update, or remove BlackBerry Java Applications..................................................................... 277

Change how to install or update the BlackBerry Device Software................................................................................279

Change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends standard application settings to BlackBerry devices...................280

Managing the distribution settings for a specific job.......................................................................................................... 281

Specify the start time and priority for a job................................................................................................................. 282

Change how a job sends IT policies to BlackBerry devices..........................................................................................282

Change how a job sends BlackBerry Java Applications to BlackBerry devices.............................................................283

Change how a job sends the BlackBerry Device Software to BlackBerry devices......................................................... 285

Change how a job sends standard application settings to BlackBerry devices............................................................. 286

Managing BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices........................................................................................ 287

Make a BlackBerry Java Application unavailable for installation................................................................................. 287

Remove a BlackBerry Java Application from BlackBerry devices over the wireless network.........................................288

Managing software configurations.................................................................................................................................... 289

Remove a software configuration from a group...........................................................................................................289

Remove a software configuration from multiple user accounts................................................................................... 289

Remove a software configuration from a user account................................................................................................290

Delete a software configuration................................................................................................................................. 290

Managing how users access enterprise applications and web content........................................... 291

Restricting user access to content on web servers............................................................................................................ 291

Restrict requests for content on web servers from BlackBerry devices........................................................................291

Specify web address patterns.................................................................................................................................... 292

Create a pull rule.......................................................................................................................................................292

Restrict or permit web addresses and Intranet addresses using a pull rule..................................................................293

Assign a pull rule to a group.......................................................................................................................................294

Assign a pull rule to user accounts.............................................................................................................................294

Restricting user access to media content in the BlackBerry Browser.................................................................................295

Prevent users from accessing specific media types.................................................................................................... 295

Configure download limits for media content types.....................................................................................................295

Default download limits for media content types........................................................................................................ 296

Configuring Integrated Windows authentication so that users can access resources on your organization's network...........297

Configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access.......................................................................298

Configuring the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service when the messaging server is located in a remote Microsoft

Active Directory domain............................................................................................................................................ 300

Turn on Integrated Windows authentication so that users can access resources on your organization's network..........301

Restricting the push application content that users can receive........................................................................................ 303

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Restrict push applications from sending data to BlackBerry devices...........................................................................303

Create push initiators for push applications................................................................................................................303

Turn on push authorization........................................................................................................................................304

Create a push rule.....................................................................................................................................................305

Assign push initiators to a push rule...........................................................................................................................305

Assign a push rule to a group.....................................................................................................................................305

Assign a push rule to user accounts...........................................................................................................................306

Encrypt push requests that push applications send to BlackBerry devices..................................................................306

Managing push application requests................................................................................................................................ 307

Specify device ports for application-reliable push requests.........................................................................................307

Store push application requests in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.................................................................308

Configure the settings for storing push requests in the BlackBerry Configuration Database......................................... 308

Configure the maximum number of active connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can process......... 309

Configure the maximum number of queued connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can process.......309

Managing organizer data synchronization..................................................................................... 310

Managing the wireless backup and recovery of organizer data.......................................................................................... 310

Turn off the wireless backup of organizer data for a user account............................................................................... 310

Delete organizer data for members of a user group from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server..........................................311

Delete a user's organizer data from a BlackBerry Enterprise Server............................................................................ 311

Turning off organizer data synchronization....................................................................................................................... 311

Turn off organizer data synchronization for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. 312

Turn off organizer data synchronization for a specific user account............................................................................ 312

Changing how organizer data synchronizes.......................................................................................................................313

Change the direction of organizer data synchronization for all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server..........313

Change the direction of organizer data synchronization for a specific user account.....................................................313

Change how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolves conflicts during organizer data synchronization for all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server....................................................................................................... 314

Change how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolves conflicts during organizer data synchronization for a specific user account................................................................................................................................................ 314

Specify the location of organizer data.........................................................................................................................315

Specify the location that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses to find organizer data................................................ 315

Managing your organization's messaging environment and attachment support............................ 317

Managing message forwarding.........................................................................................................................................317

Forward email messages to a BlackBerry device when no filter rules apply................................................................. 317

Do not deliver email messages to a BlackBerry device when no filter rules apply.........................................................318

Forward email messages from inbox subfolders to a BlackBerry device...................................................................... 318

Turn off email message forwarding to user accounts in a group.................................................................................. 319

Turn off email message forwarding to a user account................................................................................................. 319

Turn off synchronization for email messages sent from a BlackBerry device............................................................... 320

Turn off email message forwarding when a user connects a BlackBerry device to a computer.....................................320

Managing the incoming message queue...........................................................................................................................321

Delete email messages for user accounts from the incoming message queue.............................................................321

Managing wireless message reconciliation....................................................................................................................... 321

Turn off wireless message reconciliation for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server................................................................322

Managing access to remote message data....................................................................................................................... 322

Prevent a user from checking the availability of meeting participants on the BlackBerry device...................................322

Prevent a user from searching for remote email messages using a device...................................................................323

Managing email messages that contain HTML and rich content........................................................................................ 324

View whether a user turned on support for email messages that contain HTML and rich content for a BlackBerry device ...................................................................................................................................................................... 324

Turn off support for rich text formatting and inline images in email messages for users on a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server ...................................................................................................................................................................... 324

Turn off support for rich text formatting and inline images in email messages using an IT policy rule........................... 325

Configuring IBM Notes links on devices............................................................................................................................ 326

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to support IBM Notes links to different IBM Domino domains...................327

Updating the map for IBM Domino server names and host names.............................................................................. 327

Change how often the BlackBerry Messaging Agent updates the map for IBM Domino server names and host names. 328

Turn off support for IBM Notes links...........................................................................................................................328

Synchronizing folders on the BlackBerry device................................................................................................................329

Specify public contact databases that users can access from their BlackBerry devices...............................................329

Control which public contact databases a user can access from the BlackBerry device.............................................. 330

Configuring access to documents on remote file systems..................................................................................................330

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to communicate with a remote file system ...................................331

Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set ......................................332

Assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance .... 333

Managing signatures and disclaimers in email messages.................................................................................................. 334

Add a signature to email messages that a user sends from a BlackBerry device..........................................................334

Add a disclaimer to email messages that users send from BlackBerry devices............................................................ 334

Add a disclaimer to email messages that a user sends from a BlackBerry device........................................................ 335

Specify conflict rules for disclaimers.......................................................................................................................... 335

Turn off disclaimers for email messages.....................................................................................................................336

Monitor email messages that users send from BlackBerry devices.................................................................................... 336

Sending notification messages to users............................................................................................................................ 337

Send a notification message to all users in a BlackBerry Domain................................................................................ 337

Send a notification message to all users on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server.................................................................338

Send a notification message to group members......................................................................................................... 338

Send a notification message to a user........................................................................................................................ 338

Automated notification messages.....................................................................................................................................339

Change the subject for automated notification messages........................................................................................... 339

Turn off automated notification messages..................................................................................................................339

How the BlackBerry Attachment Connector communicates with BlackBerry Attachment Service instances.......................340

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Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector retries sending requests to a BlackBerry Attachment Service......... 341

Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector restores a lost connection to a BlackBerry Attachment Service.......341

Attachment file formats that the BlackBerry Attachment Service supports........................................................................ 342

Limitations for supported attachment file formats...................................................................................................... 343

Changing how a BlackBerry Attachment Service converts attachments.............................................................................344

Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Service converts attachments.........................................................................345

Change the maximum file size for attachments that users can receive........................................................................346

Turn off support for an attachment file format for a BlackBerry Attachment Service.......................................................... 347

Add support for an additional attachment file format to a BlackBerry Attachment Service................................................. 348

Changing how the BlackBerry Messaging Agent reconciles attachments to the messaging server......................................349

Change the maximum file size for attachments that users can send........................................................................... 349

Prevent users from sending large attachments...........................................................................................................350

Change the maximum file size of attachments that users can download..................................................................... 350

Managing calendars..................................................................................................................... 352

Correcting calendar synchronization errors on devices......................................................................................................352

Configuration levels using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool...................................................................................352

View the current settings for corrective calendar synchronization............................................................................... 353

Configure the range of days to check for calendar synchronization errors................................................................... 353

Configure when corrective calendar synchronization runs.......................................................................................... 354

Configure throttling for corrective calendar synchronization....................................................................................... 355

Logging information for corrective calendar synchronization...................................................................................... 356

Delete a setting for corrective calendar synchronization ............................................................................................ 357

Start corrective calendar synchronization manually for a user account..............................................................................358

Managing instant messaging.........................................................................................................359

Installing a collaboration client on BlackBerry devices...................................................................................................... 359

Change the instant messaging server or pool that a BlackBerry Collaboration Service connects to .................................... 360

Change the transport protocol for a Microsoft instant messaging environment ..................................................................360

Specify the Windows domain name for users who log in to a collaboration client................................................................361

Managing instant messaging sessions.............................................................................................................................. 362

Specify the maximum number of instant messaging sessions that can be open at the same time ............................... 362

Specify the inactivity timeout limit for instant messaging sessions ..............................................................................362

Managing instant messaging features...............................................................................................................................363

Prevent users from sending specific file types to instant messaging contacts using the BlackBerry Client for IBM

Sametime................................................................................................................................................................. 363

Specifying the maximum size of file types that users can send using the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime............. 363

Prevent users from sending instant messaging conversations in email messages........................................................364

Prevent users from saving instant messaging conversations....................................................................................... 364

Hide the icon that appears on BlackBerry devices for mobile contacts....................................................................... 364

Make additional contact information and phone numbers available for the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime users.........................................................................................................................................................................365

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Managing a BlackBerry Domain....................................................................................................367

Restarting BlackBerry Enterprise Server components....................................................................................................... 367

Restart a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component using the BlackBerry Administration Service................................ 368

Restart a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component using Windows Services...............................................................368

Best practice: Restarting more than one BlackBerry Administration Service instance................................................. 369

Using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool........................................................................................................................369

Use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool....................................................................................................................369

BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool traits.............................................................................................................................. 370

Managing BlackBerry CAL keys........................................................................................................................................379

Add or delete a BlackBerry CAL key...........................................................................................................................380

Copy a BlackBerry CAL key to a text file..................................................................................................................... 380

Configuring the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance that updates the contact list ........................................................ 381

How the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances update multiple contact lists...........................................................381

Configure the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance that updates the contact list .................................................... 382

Configure how users search for email addresses in a Hosted BlackBerry services environment..........................................382

Configure Hosted BlackBerry services when your organization’s customers have full control of their subtree in

Microsoft Active Directory ............................................................................................................................................... 383

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling............................................................................................................... 384

View the current settings for BlackBerry Policy Service throttling................................................................................384

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books....................................................... 385

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for PIN encryption keys.....................................................................386

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for application polling....................................................................... 387

Delete a BlackBerry Policy Service throttling setting...................................................................................................387

Change the port number that BlackBerry Enterprise Server components use to connect to the BlackBerry

Configuration Database....................................................................................................................................................388

Change the port number that the syslog tools use to monitor BlackBerry Enterprise Server events.....................................389

BlackBerry Controller and BlackBerry Enterprise Server Component Monitoring............................390

How the BlackBerry Controller monitors the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.................................................... 390

Change how the BlackBerry Controller restarts the BlackBerry Messaging Agent........................................................390

Change how the BlackBerry Controller restarts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server service............................................... 393

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool............................................................................................................................ 395

Configuring notifications using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool.................................................................395

BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files............................................................................................397

Monitoring PIN messages, SMS text messages, and calls..................................................................................................397

Change the default location for the log files for PIN messages, SMS text messages, and calls......................................397

Log files for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components..................................................................................................... 399

Changing the location where BlackBerry Enterprise Server components save log files.................................................399

Changing how BlackBerry Enterprise Server components create log files....................................................................400

Component identifiers for log files..............................................................................................................................404

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files....................................................................................................................405

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Changing how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service creates a log file....................................................................405

Using BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files to view information for proxied connections to BlackBerry devices..................................................................................................................................................................... 409

BlackBerry Collaboration Service log files......................................................................................................................... 410

Change which activities the BlackBerry Collaboration Service writes to a log file......................................................... 410

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers.............................................. 411

BlackBerry Administration Service connection types and port numbers............................................................................ 411

BlackBerry Attachment Service connection types and port numbers.................................................................................413

BlackBerry Collaboration Service connection types and port numbers.............................................................................. 414

BlackBerry Configuration Database connection types and port numbers...........................................................................416

BlackBerry Controller connection types and port numbers................................................................................................417

BlackBerry Dispatcher connection types and port numbers.............................................................................................. 418

BlackBerry Messaging Agent connection types and port numbers.....................................................................................420

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connection types and port numbers......................................................................... 423

BlackBerry Policy Service connection types and port numbers .........................................................................................424

BlackBerry Router connection types and port numbers ....................................................................................................425

BlackBerry Synchronization Service connection types and port numbers ......................................................................... 428

IBM Domino connection types and port numbers............................................................................................................. 429

IBM Sametime connection type and port number............................................................................................................. 429

Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 connection types and port numbers .................................................. 430

BlackBerry Client for use with Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 connection types and port numbers..... 430

Novell GroupWise Messenger connection type and port number....................................................................................... 431

SNMP agent connection types and port numbers............................................................................................................. 431

Syslog connection type and port number..........................................................................................................................432

Troubleshooting........................................................................................................................... 433

Troubleshooting: Connecting to the BlackBerry Administration Service.............................................................................433

The web browser displays an HTTP 404 or HTTP 504 error message when it tries to connect to a BlackBerry

Administration Service instance ................................................................................................................................433

Troubleshooting: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Performance............................................................................................ 434

A BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you installed remotely from the BlackBerry Configuration Database uses an unexpected amount of system resources and increases wireless network traffic......................................................... 434

Microsoft SQL Server uses a considerable amount of disk space.................................................................................435

Troubleshooting: Using IBM Notes encryption.................................................................................................................. 435

The BlackBerry device does not prompt the user for the Notes .id password when it decrypts an IBM Notes encrypted message...................................................................................................................................................435

Troubleshooting: Setting up user accounts....................................................................................................................... 436

You cannot create a user account in the BlackBerry Administration Service............................................................... 436

You cannot find a new user account in the directory using the BlackBerry Administration Service...............................437

Troubleshooting: Messaging.............................................................................................................................................437

Messages are not delivered to BlackBerry devices .................................................................................................... 438

Troubleshooting: Instant messaging................................................................................................................................. 438

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Users cannot view phone numbers for contacts in the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime........................................ 438

A user did not accept a notification about an instant message on a computer and the notification disappeared...........440

A user receives a 301 error when the user logs in to an instant messaging application on a BlackBerry device.............440

Troubleshooting: BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager........................................................................................................ 441

Troubleshooting: Users cannot log in to the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.......................................................... 441

Troubleshooting: Connections to the Wi-Fi network...........................................................................................................442

A BlackBerry device cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network............................................................................................. 442

A BlackBerry device cannot open a VPN connection..................................................................................................452

A BlackBerry device cannot connect to the mobile network using UMA or GAN.......................................................... 452

Verify whether a BlackBerry device can resolve an IP address.................................................................................... 453

Look up a computer name to resolve an IP address.................................................................................................... 454

Troubleshooting: BlackBerry Administration Service pools................................................................................................454

BlackBerry Administration Service instances located in different network segments are not connecting to each other.........................................................................................................................................................................454

Troubleshooting: IT policies..............................................................................................................................................455

I cannot find an IT policy rule in the BlackBerry Administration Service.......................................................................455

Glossary....................................................................................................................................... 456

Legal notice..................................................................................................................................461

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Administration Guide Related resources

Related resources

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To read the following guides or additional related material, visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/serverdocs .

Guide

What's New in BlackBerry Enterprise

Server 5.0 SP4 Job Aid

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Release

Notes

BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Installation and Configuration Guide

Information

• Summary of new features

• Description of known issues and potential workarounds

• System requirements

• Installation instructions

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Upgrade

Guide

• System requirements

• Upgrade instructions

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy

Reference Guide

• Descriptions of available IT policy rules and application control policy rules

• Descriptions of Wi-Fi configuration settings and VPN configuration settings

Administration Guide Overview: BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Overview: BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

2

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server is designed to be a secure, centralized link between an organization's wireless network, communications software, applications, and BlackBerry smartphones. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server integrates with your organization's existing infrastructure to provide smartphone users with mobile access to your organization's resources.

You can manage the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, smartphones, and user accounts using the BlackBerry Administration

Service. You can access the BlackBerry Administration Service web application from any computer that can access the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service.

You can optionally install BlackBerry Management Studio in your organization's environment to provide a simplified administrative console for your organization's helpdesk administrators and an integrated view of the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server and other MDM domains. For more information, visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/serverdocs to see the

BlackBerry Management Studio Feature and Technical Overview.

Getting started in your BlackBerry

Enterprise Server environment

The following table lists the tasks that administrators typically perform after installing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and the chapter or section in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide that contains the information required to complete the task. Some of the tasks might not be required in your organization's environment.

Task

Create administrator accounts.

Chapter

Creating administrator accounts

Review the default IT policies. If necessary, change existing

IT policies or create new IT policies.

Configuring security options

• Section:

Using an IT policy to manage BlackBerry

Enterprise Solution security

Add user accounts to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Configuring user accounts

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Task

Create groups.

Chapter

• Section:

Adding a user account to the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

Configuring user accounts

• Section:

Creating groups

Add user accounts to groups.

Review the default distribution settings for IT policies. If necessary, change the default distribution settings.

Configuring user accounts

• Section:

Add a user account to a group

Managing the delivery of BlackBerry Java Applications,

BlackBerry Device Software, and device settings to

BlackBerry devices

• Section:

Change how IT policies are sent to BlackBerry devices

Assign IT policies to groups or user accounts.

Setting up security options

• Section:

Assign an IT policy to a group

• Section:

Assign an IT policy to a user account

Assign BlackBerry devices to user accounts.

Assigning BlackBerry devices to users

If necessary, change the default messaging settings for your organization's environment.

Setting up the messaging environment

Managing your messaging environment and attachment support

Prepare to distribute BlackBerry Java Applications.

Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to

BlackBerry devices

• Section:

Preparing to distribute BlackBerry Java

Applications

Review the default distribution settings for BlackBerry Java

Applications. If necessary, change the default distribution settings.

Managing the delivery of BlackBerry Java Applications,

BlackBerry Device Software, and device settings to

BlackBerry devices

• Section:

Change how to install, update, or remove

BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices

Review the default application control policies and application control policies for unlisted applications. If necessary, change the existing application control policies.

Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to

BlackBerry devices

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Task Chapter

• Section:

Configuring application control policies

• Section:

Application control policies for unlisted applications

Create software configurations for BlackBerry Java

Applications.

Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to

BlackBerry devices

• Section:

Creating software configurations

Assign software configurations for BlackBerry Java

Applications to groups, multiple user accounts, or individual user accounts.

Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to

BlackBerry devices

Assign a software configuration to a group

Assign a software configuration to multiple user accounts

• Section:

Assign a software configuration to a user account

Configure BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability.

Configuring BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability

Optional tasks

Task Chapter

Update BlackBerry Device Software on BlackBerry devices. Visit www.blackberry.com/go/serverdocs to see the

BlackBerry Device Software Update Guide.

Make the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager available to users and configure the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

Making the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager available to users

Configuring the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

Managing instant messaging

Change the default settings for your instant messaging environment.

Create and configure Wi-Fi and VPN profiles.

Configure BlackBerry devices to enroll certificates.

Configure high availability for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components and for the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

Change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server creates log files.

Creating and configuring Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles

Configuring BlackBerry devices to enroll certificates

Configuring BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability

Configuring BlackBerry Configuration Database high availability

BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files

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Administration Guide Log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service for the first time

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Log in to the BlackBerry

Administration Service for the first time

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To open the BlackBerry Administration Service, you can use a browser on any computer that has access to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Before you begin: To manage a BlackBerry device using the BlackBerry Administration Service while the BlackBerry device is connected to the computer, the browser must permit Microsoft ActiveX controls.

1.

In the browser, type https://<server_name>/webconsole/app, where <server_name> is the name of the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service.

2.

In the User name field, type admin.

3.

In the Password field, type the password that you created during the installation process.

4.

In the Log in using drop-down list, click BlackBerry Administration Service or Active Directory Authentication.

5.

Click Log in.

There is a problem with this website's security certificate

Description

The browser displays this error message when you try to navigate to the BlackBerry Administration Service using Windows

Internet Explorer version 7 or later.

Possible solution

Add the web address for the BlackBerry Administration Service to the list of trusted web sites in Windows Internet Explorer, and install the certificate for the BlackBerry Administration Service in the certificate store of your computer.

1. In Windows Internet Explorer, navigate to the BlackBerry Administration Service console.

Administration Guide Log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service for the first time

2. Click Continue to this website (not recommended).

3. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.

4. On the Security tab, click Local Intranet.

5. Click Sites.

6. Click Add to add the console to the list of trusted web sites.

7. Click Close.

8. Click OK.

9. In the browser window, on the toolbar, click Certificate Error.

10. Click View certificates.

11. Click Install certificate. The Certificate Import Wizard opens.

12. Complete the instructions in the Certificate Import Wizard. If you are trying to log in to the BlackBerry Administration

Service using a computer that runs Windows Vista, perform the following actions in the Certificate Import Wizard.

a In the Certificate Store dialog box, click Place all certificates in the following store.

b Click Browse.

c Click Trusted Root Certification Authorities.

d Click OK.

13. Close and reopen the browser.

This connection is untrusted

Description

This message appears when you try to navigate to the BlackBerry Administration Service using Mozilla Firefox 3.6.

Possible solution

Install the certificate for the BlackBerry Administration Service in the certificate store of your computer.

1. In Firefox, navigate to the BlackBerry Administration Service console.

2. Click I Understand the Risks.

3. Click Add Exception.

4. Click Confirm Security Exception.

5. Close and reopen the browser.

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Administrative roles and permissions

You create roles for administrator accounts or assign preconfigured roles to administrator accounts so that you can specify what tasks an administrator can perform on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

You can specify the actions that administrators can perform by changing the permission that you assign to administrative roles. Permissions specify the information that administrators can view and the tasks that they can perform using the

BlackBerry Administration Service. Each action that you perform in the BlackBerry Administration Service is associated with a specific permission. You can specify the actions that administrators can perform by changing the permission that you assign to administrative roles. For more information about performing specific tasks that are associated with the permissions, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide. Roles do not apply to tasks that an administrator can perform using the BlackBerry Configuration Panel.

You can assign multiple roles to administrator accounts. If you assign multiple roles to an administrator account, the administrator is assigned all the permissions that are turned on for each of the roles.

You can also assign roles to groups and add administrator accounts to groups. This allows you to specify administrative role permissions at a group level instead of at an individual level. If the group contains BlackBerry device users, the roles are also assigned to the users and the users become administrators.

Preconfigured administrative roles

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation process includes preconfigured administrative roles. You can use the preconfigured administrative roles in your organization's environment instead of creating customized administrative roles.

Each preconfigured administrative role contains multiple permissions that are turned on. The preconfigured administrative roles make sure that users that do not have specific administrative permissions cannot escalate their permissions. For example, junior helpdesk administrators cannot escalate their roles to senior helpdesk administrator roles. You can configure additional permissions in the preconfigured administrative roles or turn off any of the permissions.

Administration Guide Creating administrator accounts

Permission name

User and device group

Create a group

Delete a group

View a group

Edit a group

Create a user

Delete a user

View a user

Edit a user

View a device

Edit a device

View device activation settings

Edit device activation settings

Create an IT policy

Delete an IT policy

View an IT policy

Edit an IT policy

Import an IT policy

Export an IT policy

Create a user-defined IT policy template

Delete a user-defined IT policy template

Security role

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Enterprise role

Senior

Helpdesk role

Junior

Helpdesk role

Server only role

User only role

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Permission name

Resend data to devices

Edit a user-defined IT policy template

Import an IT policy template

Create a software configuration

View a software configuration

Edit a software configuration

Delete a software configuration

Create an application

View an application

Edit an application

Delete an application

Create an administrator user

Add or remove to user configuration

Export asset summary data

Import or export users

Export statistics

Import user updates

Assign the current device to a user

Security role

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X

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Senior

Helpdesk role

X

Junior

Helpdesk role

Server only role

User only role

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Permission name

Delete all device data and remove device

Delete only the organization data and remove device

Specify an activation password

Turn off and on external services

Generate an activation email

Clear synchronization backup data

Clear user statistics

Reset user field mapping

Turn on redirection

Turn off redirection

Add user from company directory

Import new users

Refresh available user list from company directory

Import or export email message filters for a user

Topology group

View a server

Security role

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Enterprise role

X

Senior

Helpdesk role

X

Junior

Helpdesk role

X

Server only role

User only role

X

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Permission name

Edit a server

View a component

Edit a component

View an instance

Edit an instance

Change the status of an instance

Edit an instance relationship

View a job

Edit a job

View default distribution settings for a job

Edit default distribution settings for a job

Update peer-to-peer encryption key

Manage deployment job tasks

Change the status of a job task

Delete an instance

Edit license keys

View license keys

Clear instance statistics

Import or export email filters

Security role

X

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Helpdesk role

Junior

Helpdesk role

Server only role

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Permission name Security role

Clear statistics for a

BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instance

View rules for the

BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service

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BlackBerry Administration Service setup group

Send message X

Create a role X

Delete a role

View a role

Edit a role

Add or remove role

View BlackBerry

Administration Service software management

Edit BlackBerry

Administration Service software management

Import or export groups within roles

View reporting data

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Creating roles

You can create roles for administrator accounts so that administrators in your organization can perform specific tasks and view specific information in the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. For example,

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Create a role

You can create a role for an administrator account if existing roles do not fulfill the criteria that your organization specified for the type of administrator account that you want to create. It is worthy to note that by default, when a new role is created all permissions for that role are turned off.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Role.

2.

Click Create a role.

3.

Type a name and description for the role.

4.

Click Save.

5.

In the Role information section, click the name of the role that you created.

6.

Click Edit role.

7.

Switch the appropriate tabs to turn on the appropriate permissions.

8.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Assign the role to an administrator account or group.

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Create a role based on an existing role

To create a new role for an administrator account that is similar to an existing role, you can simply copy the existing role, use it to make a new role, and then make the appropriate changes to the new role.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Role.

2.

Click Manage roles.

3.

In the list of existing roles, click the role that you want to copy.

4.

Click Copy role.

5.

Type a name and description for the role.

6.

Click Copy role.

7.

In the Role information section, click the name of the role that you created.

8.

Click Edit role.

9.

Switch the appropriate tabs to change the appropriate permissions.

10. Click Save all.

After you finish: Assign the role to an administrator account or group.

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Create an administrator account

You can create an account for administrators so that they can log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service and manage the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You create an administrator account and assign the account to one or more roles. The roles control the actions that an administrator can perform in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Before you begin: Verify that you can configure the authentication type and roles for an administrator account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Administrator user.

2.

Click Create an administrator user.

3.

Type the required information. Consider using the minimum rules for password complexity when you create the password for the administrator account. The password should be at least 8 characters in length and contain at least one number, letter, and special character, and should not contain dictionary words.

4.

In the Role drop-down list, click the role that you want to assign to the administrator account.

5.

Click Create an administrator user.

After you finish: To configure the administrator account, provide the login information to the administrator and add the administrator account to a group, or you can assign additional roles to the administrator account.

Add an administrator account to a group

When you add an administrator account to one or more groups, you can manage role permissions at a group level instead of at an individual level. If you use groups to manage administrator roles and administrator accounts in your organization's environment, you can add multiple administrator accounts to specific groups and assign the appropriate roles to each group.

Note: If you add a role to a group, all accounts in the group become administrator accounts and have all of the permissions that are assigned to that role, even if the accounts are user accounts for BlackBerry device users.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for an administrator account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the administrator account.

5.

Click Edit user.

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6.

On the Groups tab, in the Available groups list, click the group that you want to add the administrator account to.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Click Save all.

Specify an email address for the BlackBerry

Administration Service

You can specify the email address that the BlackBerry Administration Service sends BlackBerry Enterprise Server system messages or activation passwords from.

Before you begin: Create an email account on your organization's messaging server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Wireless activations.

2.

Click Device activation settings.

3.

Click Edit activation settings.

4.

In the Sender address field, type the email address that you want the BlackBerry Administration Service to send system messages or activation passwords from.

5.

Click Save all.

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Permit an administrator to log in to the

BlackBerry Administration Service using a messaging server account

You can permit an administrator to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service using a user name and password for the messaging server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

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5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Authentication type section, click the Edit icon.

7.

In the User information section, in the Display name field, type the user name.

8.

In the Authentication type section, type and verify a password.

9.

Click the Update icon.

10. Click Save all.

Creating administrator accounts

Assign a BlackBerry device to an administrator account

You can assign a BlackBerry device to an administrator without creating a separate user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for an administrator account.

4.

Click the display name for the administrator account.

5.

In the BlackBerry Enterprise Server status list, click Enable as BlackBerry user.

6.

Search for the messaging server display name or email address of the administrator.

7.

Select the check box beside the administrator account.

8.

Click Next.

9.

Click the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to assign the administrator account to.

10. Click Save all.

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Using an IT policy to manage

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution security

5

You can use an IT policy to control and manage BlackBerry devices, the BlackBerry Desktop Software, and the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager in your organization's environment. An IT policy consists of multiple IT policy rules that manage the security and behavior of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution. For example, you can use IT policy rules to manage the following security features and behaviors of the device:

• encryption (for example, encryption of user data and messages that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server forwards to message recipients) and encryption strength

• use of a password or pass phrase

• connections that use Bluetooth wireless technology

• protection of user data and device transport keys on the device

• control of device resources, such as the camera or GPS, that are available to third-party applications

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server includes preconfigured IT policies that you can use to manage the security of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution. The Default IT policy includes IT policy rules that are configured to indicate the default behavior of the device or BlackBerry Desktop Software.

After a device user activates a device, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server automatically sends to the device the IT policy that you assigned to the user account or group. By default, if you do not assign an IT policy to the user account or group, the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the Default IT policy. If you delete an IT policy that you assigned to the user account or group, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server automatically re-assigns the Default IT policy to the user account and resends the

Default IT policy to the device.

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

Using IT policy rules to manage BlackBerry

Enterprise Solution security

You can use IT policy rules to customize and control the actions that the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution can perform.

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To use an IT policy rule on a BlackBerry device, you must verify that the BlackBerry Device Software version supports the IT policy rule. For example, you cannot use the Disable Camera IT policy rule to control whether a BlackBerry device user can access the camera on the device if the BlackBerry Device Software version does not support the IT policy rule. For information about the BlackBerry Device Software version that is required for a specific IT policy rule, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

If you create a custom IT policy that does not permit users to change their user information on their devices, you can only apply this custom IT policy to devices running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 or later.

The BlackBerry Administration Service groups the IT policy rules by common properties or by application. Most IT policy rules are designed so that you can assign them to multiple user accounts and groups.

Preconfigured IT policies

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server includes the following preconfigured IT policies that you can change to create IT policies that meet the requirements of your organization.

Preconfigured IT policy

Default

Individual-Liable Devices

Basic Password Security

Medium Password Security

Description

This policy includes all the standard IT policy rules that are set on the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Similar to the Default IT policy, this policy prevents BlackBerry device users from accessing organizer data from within the social networking applications on their

BlackBerry devices.

This policy permits users to access their personal calendar services and email messaging services (for example, their BlackBerry Internet Service accounts), update the BlackBerry Device Software using methods that exist outside your organization, make calls when devices are locked, and cut, copy, and paste text.

Users cannot forward email messages from one email messaging service to another.

You can use the Individual-Liable Devices IT policy if your organization includes users who purchase their own devices and connect the devices to a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance in your organization's environment.

Similar to the Default IT policy, this policy also requires a basic password that users can use to unlock their devices. Users must change the passwords regularly. The IT policy includes a password timeout that locks devices.

Similar to the Default IT policy, this policy also requires a complex password that users can use to unlock their devices. Users must change the passwords regularly. This policy includes a maximum password history and turns off

Bluetooth technology on devices.

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Preconfigured IT policy

Medium Security with No 3rd Party

Applications

Advanced Security

Advanced Security with No 3rd Party

Applications

Description

Similar to the Medium Password Security, this policy requires a complex password that a user must change frequently, a security timeout, and a maximum password history. This policy prevents users from making their devices discoverable by other Bluetooth enabled devices and prevents devices from downloading third-party applications.

Similar to the Default IT policy, this IT policy also requires a complex password that users must change frequently, a password timeout that locks devices, and a maximum password history. This policy restricts Bluetooth technology on devices, turns on strong content protection, turns off USB mass storage, and requires devices to encrypt external file systems.

Similar to the Advanced Security IT policy, this IT policy requires a complex password that users must change frequently, a password timeout that locks devices, and a maximum password history. This policy restricts Bluetooth technology on devices, turns on strong content protection, turns off USB mass storage, requires devices to encrypt external file systems, and prevents devices from downloading third-party applications.

Default values for preconfigured IT policies

You can configure additional IT policy rules in the preconfigured IT policies or change any of the following values:

IT policy rule Default IT policy

Individual-

Liable

Device IT policy

Basic

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Advanced

Security IT policy

Advanced

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Device-Only Items

Enable Long-

Term Timeout

Maximum

Security Timeout

— Maximum

Password Age

Password

Pattern Checks

— Yes Yes Yes Yes

30 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes

60 days 30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days no restriction at least 1 alpha and 1 at least 1 alpha and 1 at least 1 alpha and 1 at least 1 alpha and 1

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IT policy rule Default IT policy

Individual-

Liable

Device IT policy

Password

Required

User Can

Change Timeout

User Can

Disable

Password

Password policy group

Maximum

Password

History

RIM Value-Added Applications policy group

Disable

Organizer Data

Access for Social

Networking

Applications

— Yes

Security policy group

Allow Outgoing

Call When

Locked

Content

Protection

Strength

Disable Cut/

Copy/Paste

Disable

Forwarding

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Basic

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security IT policy

Yes numeric character

Yes

Medium

Password

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Advanced

Security IT policy numeric character

Yes numeric character

Yes

Advanced

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy numeric character

Yes

Yes

No

6

Yes

No

6

Yes

No

6

Strong

Yes

No

6

Strong

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IT policy rule

Between

Services

Disable USB

Mass Storage

Disallow Third

Party

Application

Download

External File

System

Encryption level

Default IT policy

Individual-

Liable

Device IT policy

Basic

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Advanced

Security IT policy

Advanced

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Encrypt to user password

(excluding multimedia directories)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Encrypt to user password

(excluding multimedia directories)

Yes Force Lock

When Holstered

Reset to Factory

Defaults on Wipe

Service Exclusivity policy group

Allow Other

Calendar

Services

— Yes

Allow Other

Message

Services

Bluetooth policy group

Yes

— Disable Address

Book Transfer

Disable

Discoverable

Mode

— —

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

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IT policy rule Default IT policy

Individual-

Liable

Device IT policy

Basic

Password

Security IT policy

Medium

Password

Security IT policy

— —

Medium

Password

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Advanced

Security IT policy

— Yes

Advanced

Security with No 3rd

Party

Applications

IT policy

Yes Disable File

Transfer

Disable Serial

Port Profile

Require LED

Connection

Indicator

Wi-Fi policy group

Wi-Fi Allow

Handheld

Changes

— —

Wireless Software Upgrades policy group

Allow Non

Enterprise

Upgrade

— Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Creating and importing IT policies

Create an IT policy

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Create an IT policy.

3.

Type a name and description for the IT policy.

4.

Click Save.

5.

To configure the IT policy, perform the following actions: a.

In the IT policy information section, click the IT policy.

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Click Edit IT policy.

c.

On a tab for an IT policy group, configure values for the IT policy rules.

d.

Click Save All.

After you finish: For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

Create an IT policy based on an existing IT policy

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click the IT policy that you want to copy.

4.

Click Copy IT policy.

5.

Type a name and description for the new IT policy.

6.

Click Save.

7.

To change the IT policy settings, perform the following actions: a.

In the IT policy information section, click the IT policy.

b.

Click Edit IT policy.

c.

On a tab for an IT policy group, change the appropriate values for the IT policy rules.

d.

Click Save all.

After you finish: For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

Import IT policy data

CAUTION: For you to import IT policy data successfully, the IT policy data file must contain all of the IT policies that are assigned to user accounts and groups in the BlackBerry Domain that you are importing IT policy data to.

Before you begin: Export IT policy data from a different BlackBerry Domain.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the Manage IT policies section, click Import IT policy list.

4.

In the IT policy import section, specify the following information:

• Location of the data source file

• File encryption password that you use to protect the data source file

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Click Next.

6.

Click Add all IT policies.

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Import IT policy rules from an IT policy pack

You can import the IT policy rules that Research In Motion releases in an IT policy pack into your organization's BlackBerry

Enterprise Server.

1.

Download the IT policy pack to your computer and extract the contents of the file.

2.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

3.

Click Manage IT policy rules.

4.

Click Import IT policy definitions.

5.

Navigate to and select the XML file that contains the IT policy rules (for example, ITPolicyTemplate082409.xml).

6.

Click Save.

Change the value for an IT policy rule

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the IT policy information section, click the IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On a tab for an IT policy group, change the appropriate values for the IT policy rules.

6.

Click Save all.

Assign an IT policy to a group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

In the Manage groups section, click the group that you want to assign an IT policy to.

4.

On the Policies tab, click Edit group.

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In the drop-down list, click an IT policy.

6.

Click Save all.

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Assign an IT policy to a user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name of the user account.

5.

On the Policies tab, click Edit user.

6.

In the drop-down list, click an IT policy.

7.

Click Save all.

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Sending an IT policy over the wireless network

If your organization's environment includes C++ based BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 2.5 or later or Java based devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 3.6 or later, the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server can send changes to IT policies to a device over the wireless network automatically. When the device receives an updated IT policy or a new IT policy, the device, BlackBerry Desktop Software, and BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager apply the configuration changes immediately.

By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is designed to resend an IT policy to the device within a short period of time after you update the IT policy using the BlackBerry Administration Service. You can also resend an IT policy to a specific device manually. You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to resend the IT policy to the device at scheduled intervals regardless of whether you changed the IT policy.

Resend an IT policy to a BlackBerry device manually

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

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In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

On the Policies tab, click View resolved IT policy data.

6.

Click Resend IT policy to a device.

Resend an IT policy to a BlackBerry device automatically

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology.

2.

Expand BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

3.

In the Policy section, click an instance.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the General section, in the Policy resend interval (hours) field, type an interval that you want the BlackBerry device to resend the IT policy at.

6.

Click Save All.

Assigning IT policies and resolving IT policy conflicts

You can assign IT policies directly to a user account or to a group. By default, if you do not assign an IT policy to a user account or a group that the user is a member of, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the Default IT policy to the user account. If you assign an IT policy to a group that a user account is a member of, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the group IT policy to the user account. If you assign an IT policy to the user account directly, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server applies this IT policy to the user account instead of the group IT policy or Default IT policy.

If a user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server must determine which IT policy to apply to the user account. You must use one of the following reconciliation options:

Method Description

Apply one IT policy to the user account The BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies one of the group IT policies to the user account. You specify rankings for the available IT policies using the BlackBerry

Administration Service and the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the IT policy with the highest ranking.

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Method

Apply multiple IT policies to the user account

Description

If you upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later from a previous version of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, this is the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies all of the group IT policies to the user account, resulting in a combined IT policy that has a unique ID. The BlackBerry

Enterprise Server resolves conflicting IT policy rules using the ranking of the available IT policies that you specified using the BlackBerry Administration

Service. If an IT policy rule is different in the multiple IT policies, the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server applies the rule setting from the IT policy that you ranked the highest.

If you install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later, this is the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts.

Option 1: Applying one IT policy to each user account

You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to apply only one IT policy to a user account when a user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies. In this scenario, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the IT policy that you ranked the highest in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

If you upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later from a previous version of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, this is the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts. If you install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later, the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts is to apply multiple IT policies to each user account and create a combined

IT policy that has a unique ID for the user account.

Reconciliation rules for conflicting IT policies when you apply one IT policy to the user account

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server can apply only one IT policy to a user account. Since you can assign IT policies to user accounts, groups, or the BlackBerry Domain, the BlackBerry Administration Service uses predefined rules to determine which IT policy it can apply to a user account.

The BlackBerry Administration Service might have to reconcile conflicting IT policies if you perform any of the following actions:

• add an IT policy to or remove an IT policy from a user account or group

• change an IT policy

• change the ranking of IT policies

• delete an IT policy

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Scenario

You add a new user account to a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server. You do not assign an IT policy directly to the user account and you do not add the user to a group.

You assign an IT policy to a user account and a different IT policy to a group that the user account belongs to.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. You assign multiple IT policies to the groups but do not assign an IT policy to the user account.

Rule

The IT policy that you assigned to the BlackBerry Domain, or the Default IT policy that is assigned to the BlackBerry

Domain, is assigned to the user account.

The IT policy that you assign to a user account takes precedence over an IT policy that you assign to a group. An

IT policy that you assign to a group takes precedence over the IT policy that you assign to the BlackBerry Domain (or the Default IT policy).

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the IT policy that you ranked the highest in the BlackBerry Administration

Service to the user account.

Change the method that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses to resolve conflicting IT policies

You can change the method that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses to determine what IT policy to apply to a user account when a user account belongs to multiple groups that have different IT policies. If you change the method used to resolve conflicting IT policies, the next IT policy reconciliation process that occurs might have a significant impact on the performance of your organization's BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment. It is a best practice to configure this feature during low usage periods.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

At the bottom of the page, click Switch method to resolve multiple IT policies.

4.

Click Yes - Switch the method.

Rank IT policies

You must rank the IT policies that you create so that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can resolve IT policy conflicts when a user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click Set priority of IT policies.

4.

To move the IT policies higher or lower in the list, click the up arrow icon or down arrow icon.

5.

Click Save.

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Option 2: Applying multiple IT policies to each user account

You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to apply multiple IT policies to a user account when a user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server creates a combined IT policy for the user account that has a unique ID by applying the policy rules from the multiple IT policies and resolving any conflicting rule settings. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves conflicting rule settings by applying the rule setting from the IT policy that you ranked the highest in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

If you install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later this is the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts. If you upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 or later from a previous version of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the default method for resolving IT policy conflicts is to assign one IT policy to each user account according to the rankings of the IT policies that you specify in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Reconciliation rules for conflicting IT policies when you apply multiple IT policies to a user account

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server can apply multiple IT policies to a user account if the user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies. Since you can assign IT policies to user accounts, groups, or the BlackBerry

Domain, the BlackBerry Administration Service uses predefined rules to apply an IT policy to a user account.

The BlackBerry Administration Service might have to reconcile conflicting IT policies if you perform any of the following actions:

• add an IT policy to or remove an IT policy from a user account or group

• change an IT policy

• change the ranking of IT policies

• delete an IT policy

Scenario

You add a new user account to a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You do not assign an IT policy directly to the user account and you do not add the user account to a group.

You assign an IT policy to a user account and different IT policies to the groups that the user account belongs to.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. You assign multiple IT policies

Rule

The Default IT policy (applied at the BlackBerry Domain level) is assigned to the user account.

The IT policy that you assign to a user account takes precedence over the IT policies that you assign to the groups that the user belongs to. An IT policy that you assign to a group takes precedence over the Default IT policy (applied at the

BlackBerry Domain level).

If you assign multiple IT policies to the groups that the user account belongs to, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves the IT policy rule settings in the

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Scenario to the groups but you do not assign an

IT policy to the user account.

Rule multiple IT policies and assigns a combined IT policy that has a unique ID to the user account. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves conflicting settings for

IT policy rules by applying the rule setting from the IT policy that you ranked the highest in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

For example, you configure the Disable Photo Camera IT policy rule to Yes in IT policy A and to No in IT policy B. If you rank IT policy A higher than IT policy B, the Yes setting is applied for this rule.

A user account belongs to two groups.

You assign the first group IT policy A, which has the Allow Browser IT policy rule as blank (which means that it uses the default value of Yes). You assign the second group IT policy B, which has the Allow Browser IT policy rule set to No. You ranked IT policy A higher than IT policy B in the BlackBerry

Administration Service.

When the BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves conflicting rule settings, any rule settings that have been explicitly configured to a value take precedence over IT policy rule settings that are blank (these rules revert to the default value).

For example, in this scenario, the Allow Browser IT policy rule setting from IT policy B, No, is applied to the user account even though IT policy A is ranked higher than IT policy B, because the Allow Browser IT policy rule is blank in IT policy A. If the Allow Browser IT policy rule was configured to Yes in IT policy A, the Yes value would be applied to the user account.

Change the method that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses to resolve conflicting IT policies

You can change the method that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses to determine what IT policy to apply to a user account when a user account belongs to multiple groups that have different IT policies. If you change the method used to resolve conflicting IT policies, the next IT policy reconciliation process that occurs might have a significant impact on the performance of your organization's BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment. It is a best practice to configure this feature during low usage periods.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

At the bottom of the page, click Switch method to resolve multiple IT policies.

4.

Click Yes - Switch the method.

Rank IT policies

You must rank the IT policies that you create so that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can resolve IT policy conflicts when a user account is a member of multiple groups that have different IT policies.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click Set priority of IT policies.

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4.

To move the IT policies higher or lower in the list, click the up arrow icon or down arrow icon.

5.

Click Save.

Preview how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves IT policy conflicts

You can preview how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves conflicting settings for IT policy rules for multiple IT policies that you select. You can use this feature to determine which IT policies have conflicting IT policy rules and how the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves the conflicting rules. The preview displays the conflicting IT policy rules and the resolved settings for each rule. If an IT policy rule is not conflicting in the multiple IT policies that you selected, the preview does not display the policy rule in the results.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click Preview resolved IT policies.

4.

Select two or more IT policies.

5.

Click Preview.

View the resolved IT policy rules that are assigned to a user account

If a user account belongs to multiple groups, and you assign a different IT policy to each group, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server resolves conflicting IT policies or IT policy rule settings using the reconciliation method that you select in the

BlackBerry Administration Service. You can view the results of the IT policy reconciliation and the settings that the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves for each rule in the BlackBerry Administration Service. If an IT policy rule is not conflicting in the multiple IT policies that were applied to the user account, the preview does not display the IT policy rule.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for a user account.

5.

On the Policies tab, in the Resolved IT Policy name section, click the name of the IT policy.

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Deactivating BlackBerry devices that do not have IT policies applied

To prevent BlackBerry devices that do not have IT policies applied to them from remaining active on a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server, you can change the Disable users with unapplied IT policy option to True. The Disable user time limit

(hours) option specifies the amount of time that BlackBerry devices can be active on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server without having an IT policy applied to the BlackBerry devices.

If you change the Disable users with unapplied IT policy option to True, by default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the IT policy to the BlackBerry devices every 30 minutes until the BlackBerry devices apply the IT policy or the time limit expires. If the time limit expires, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server deactivates the BlackBerry device PINs. The permitted range for this option is 0 hours to 8760 hours. If you specify 0 hours, BlackBerry devices deactivate when the IT policy cannot apply automatically.

Deactivate BlackBerry devices that do not have IT policies applied

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Policy.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

In the Disable Users with Unapplied IT Policy drop-down list, click True.

4.

In the Disable user time limit (hours) field, type the time (in hours) that can occur before the PINs for BlackBerry devices that you did not apply an IT policy to are deactivated on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

5.

Click Save All.

After you finish: Before you re-activate the BlackBerry devices on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the BlackBerry devices, in the Security Options list, instruct users to click Wipe Handheld or Security Wipe to delete all of the data on the

BlackBerry devices.

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Creating new IT policy rules to control thirdparty applications

You can create IT policy rules to control the applications that your organization creates for BlackBerry devices that are running in your organization's environment. After you create an IT policy rule, you can add it to a new or existing IT policy and assign a value to it. Only applications that your organization creates can use the IT policy rule that you create. You cannot create new IT policy rules to control device applications and features.

Create an IT policy rule for a third-party application

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Create an IT policy rule.

3.

Type a name and description for the IT policy rule.

4.

In the Type drop-down list, click the type of value that the IT policy rule uses.

5.

In the Destination drop-down list, choose whether you want the BlackBerry device, the BlackBerry Desktop Software, or both to be able to use the IT policy rule.

6.

Click Save.

After you finish: Add the IT policy rule to an IT policy.

Change or delete IT policy rules for third-party applications

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policy rules.

3.

Click an IT policy rule.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To change the IT policy rule, click Edit IT policy rule. Change the appropriate values.

• To delete the IT policy rule, click Delete IT policy rule. Verify that you want to delete the IT policy rule.

5.

Click Save.

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Export all IT policy data to a data file

If you export all IT policy data to a data file, you must create an encryption password for the data file that you can use to protect the data file. You can import the data file at a later time to another BlackBerry Domain.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click Export IT policy list.

4.

In the File encryption password field and Confirm file encryption password field, type a password so that the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server can encrypt the IT policy data file.

5.

Click Export.

6.

Click Download file.

7.

Click Save.

8.

Browse to a location on a local or network drive where you want to save the data file.

9.

Click Save.

10. Click Close.

Delete an IT policy

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Delete IT policy.

5.

Click Yes – Delete the IT policy.

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Encrypting data that the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server and a BlackBerry device send to each other

To encrypt data that is in transit between the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and a BlackBerry device in your organization, the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses BlackBerry transport layer encryption. BlackBerry transport layer encryption is designed to encrypt data from the time that a BlackBerry device user sends a message from the BlackBerry device to when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server receives the message, and from the time that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends a message to when the BlackBerry device receives the message.

Before the BlackBerry device sends a message, it compresses and encrypts the message using the device transport key.

When the BlackBerry Enterprise Server receives a message from the BlackBerry device, the BlackBerry Dispatcher decrypts the message using the device transport key, and then decompresses the message.

Algorithms that the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses to encrypt data

The BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses AES or Triple DES as the symmetric key cryptographic algorithm for encrypting data. By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses the strongest algorithm that both the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and the BlackBerry device support for BlackBerry transport layer encryption.

If you configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to support AES and Triple DES, by default, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Solution generates device transport keys using AES encryption. If a BlackBerry device uses BlackBerry Device Software version 3.7 or earlier or BlackBerry Desktop Software version 3.7 or earlier, the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution generates the device transport keys of the BlackBerry device using Triple DES.

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Change the symmetric key encryption algorithm that the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution uses

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Security information section, in the Encryption algorithm drop-down list, click the encryption algorithm that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to use.

5.

Click Save All.

After you finish: Re-activate all of the BlackBerry devices that are located in the BlackBerry Domain so that users can send and receive email messages on their BlackBerry devices.

Managing device access to the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

You can use the Enterprise Service Policy to control which BlackBerry devices can connect to a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server. By default, after you turn on the Enterprise Service Policy, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server permits connections from any device that you previously associated with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server also prevents connections from any device that you associate with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server after you turn on the

Enterprise Service Policy.

You can configure an allowed list to determine which devices can access a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. A device that meets the criteria that you specify in the allowed list can associate with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server when the device activates over the wireless network.

You can define the following types of criteria:

• specific device PINs

• range of device PINs

• specific manufacturers

• specific device models

The BlackBerry Administration Service includes lists of permitted manufacturers and models of devices that you associated with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server previously.

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You can permit a user to override the Enterprise Service Policy so that a device can connect to the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server even if you configure the allowed list with criteria that exclude that device.

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide.

Turn on the Enterprise Service Policy

You can turn on the Enterprise Service Policy to control which BlackBerry devices can connect to the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

3.

Click Turn on Enterprise Service Policy.

4.

Click Yes - Turn on enterprise service policy.

Configure the Enterprise Service Policy

By default, when you turn on the Enterprise Service Policy, all BlackBerry devices that you activated can access the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You must configure the Enterprise Service Policy to specify the BlackBerry devices that you want to access the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. To add a new BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, you must add the PIN for the BlackBerry device to the Enterprise Service Policy before a user can activate the BlackBerry device.

Before you begin: Turn on the Enterprise Service Policy.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Enterprise Service Policy section, in the Allowed drop-down lists, click Yes for each BlackBerry device model that you want to permit to access the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

5.

To add a new BlackBerry device, on the Add new allowed PINs tab, in the New allowed PINs field, type the PIN for the BlackBerry device. Click the Add icon.

6.

To remove a BlackBerry device from the list, on the Remove existing allowed PINs tab, search for the PIN for the

BlackBerry device. In the search results, select the PIN for the BlackBerry device.

7.

Click Save All.

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Permit a user to override the Enterprise Service Policy

Before you begin: Turn on the Enterprise Service Policy.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Component information tab, in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information section, in the Enterprise service policy override drop-down list, click Yes.

7.

Click Save All.

Extending messaging security to a

BlackBerry device

If your organization's messaging environment supports secure messaging technology such as PGP encryption or S/MIME encryption, you can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to encrypt a message using PGP encryption or S/MIME encryption so that the message remains encrypted when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server forwards the message to the email applications of recipients. To extend messaging security, the sender and recipient must install highly secure messaging technology on the computers that host the email applications and on their BlackBerry devices, and you must configure the BlackBerry devices to use the highly secure messaging technology.

Extending messaging security using PGP encryption

You can extend messaging security for the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and permit a BlackBerry device user to send and receive PGP protected email messages and PGP protected PIN messages on a BlackBerry device. The BlackBerry

Enterprise Solution supports the OpenPGP format and PGP/MIME format on the BlackBerry device.

To extend messaging security, you must instruct the BlackBerry device user to install the PGP Support Package for

BlackBerry smartphones on the BlackBerry device and to transfer the PGP private key of the BlackBerry device user to the

BlackBerry device. The BlackBerry device user can use the PGP private key to digitally sign, encrypt, and send PGP protected messages from the BlackBerry device. If a BlackBerry device user does not install the PGP Support Package for

BlackBerry smartphones, the BlackBerry device displays an error message when the BlackBerry device user tries to open

PGP protected messages.

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To require the BlackBerry device user to use PGP encryption when forwarding or replying to messages, you can configure the PGP Force Digital Signature IT policy rule and the PGP Force Encrypted Messages IT policy rule.

The PGP Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones is designed to support encoding and decoding Unicode messages and permits PGP encryption using keys or passwords. The PGP Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones permits the

BlackBerry device to encrypt PGP protected email messages or PGP protected PIN messages using a password that the sender and recipient both know.

For more information about the OpenPGP format, see RFC 2440. For more information about the PGP/MIME format, see

RFC 3156.

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to support PGP encryption

1.

Configure the PGP Universal Server Address IT policy rule in the IT policy that you assign to BlackBerry device users.

2.

Instruct users to install the PGP Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones on BlackBerry devices.

3.

Instruct users to enroll with the PGP Universal Server when the BlackBerry devices prompt them to so that the devices can process PGP protected messages.

Extending messaging security using IBM Notes encryption

By default, if your organization's environment includes BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 or later for IBM Domino and IBM Notes API version 7.0 or later, a BlackBerry device can decrypt messages that are encrypted using Notes encryption.

In BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 or later and BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 or later, a BlackBerry device user can encrypt messages using Notes encryption. When the BlackBerry device user creates, forwards, or replies to a message, the BlackBerry device user can indicate whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server must encrypt the message before it sends the message to the recipients.

To use Notes encryption on the BlackBerry device, the BlackBerry device user must import a copy of the Notes .id file into the user's message database using the BlackBerry Desktop Software or iNotes. If your organization's environment includes

Domino version 8.5.1 or later and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 or later, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can automatically synchronize the copy of the Notes .id file on the BlackBerry device with the latest copy that is in the Notes ID vault. If your organization's environment includes Domino version 8.5.1 or later and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version

5.0 SP1 or later, you can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to import the Notes .id file automatically into the

BlackBerry device from the Notes ID vault.

To require the BlackBerry device user to use Notes encryption when forwarding or replying to messages, you can configure the Require Notes Native Encryption For Outgoing Messages IT policy rule. To prevent a BlackBerry device user from forwarding or replying to Notes protected messages, you can configure the Disable Notes Native Encryption Forward And

Reply IT policy rule.

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Configure BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to import Notes .id files to BlackBerry devices

If your organization's environment includes IBM Domino version 8.5.1 or later and BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0

SP1 or later, you can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to export the IBM Notes .id file automatically from the

Notes ID vault and send it to the BlackBerry device.

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to the computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To configure all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to import Notes .id files, type traittool.exe -global -trait

EnableNNEIDFileProvisioning -set true.

• To configure a specific BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance to import Notes .id files for the user accounts that you assigned to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, type traittool.exe -server <instance_name> -trait

EnableNNEIDFileProvisioning -set true, where <instance_name> is the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Controller service and BlackBerry Dispatcher service.

After you finish:

• To stop a BlackBerry Enterprise Server from importing Notes .id files, type traittool.exe -server <instance_name> -trait

EnableNNEIDFileProvisioning -set false, where <instance_name> is the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

• To stop all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances from importing the Notes .id files, type traittool.exe -global -trait

EnableNNEIDFileProvisioning -set false.

Turning off support for IBM Notes encryption

To turn off support for decrypting IBM Notes encrypted messages and S/MIME-encrypted messages on BlackBerry devices, users can detach their Notes .id files from their mail files using the BlackBerry Desktop Software or IBM Domino

Web Access software.

For more information about turning off support for decrypting IBM Notes encrypted messages and S/MIME-encrypted messages, see the online help that is available in the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

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Enforcing secure messaging using classifications

You can use message classifications to require S/MIME-enabled users or PGP enabled users to sign, encrypt, or sign and encrypt email messages that they send from the BlackBerry devices.

You use the Message Classification IT policy rule to configure one or more message classifications that users can apply to email messages. The message classification that the users select when they compose email messages determines the type of S/MIME message protection or PGP message protection that applies to the email messages.

If a user does not select a message classification, by default, the BlackBerry device applies the first classification in the message classification list on the BlackBerry device. You can change the order that the BlackBerry device lists the classifications in.

The message protection options on the BlackBerry device are limited to the types of encryption and digital signing that the secure messaging packages on the device permit. When a user applies a message classification to an email message on a device, the user must select one type of message protection that the message classification permits, or accept the default type of message protection. If a user selects a message classification that requires signing, encryption, or signing and encryption of the email message, and the user did not install a secure messaging package on the device, the user cannot send the email message.

Create a message classification

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Security tab, at the bottom of the screen, in the Message Classification Display Name field, type a display name that you want to appear in the Classifications list on BlackBerry devices.

6.

Type a subject suffix that you want to append to the message subject in parentheses . For example, type the subject suffix (U) for a classification that is named Unclassified.

7.

In the Minimum Actions drop-down list, click an action that a BlackBerry device user can perform to encode the message. For example, to permit users to select all of the encoding types for the secure messaging packages that they install on their BlackBerry devices, click Signed.

8.

Click the Add icon.

9.

Click Save all.

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After you finish: If you create more than one message classification, order the message classifications in the list. By default, if a user does not select a message classification, the BlackBerry device applies the first message classification in the list.

Create a message classification based on an existing message classification

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Security tab, at the bottom of the screen, click the Copy icon beside the message classification that you want to copy.

6.

In the Message classification display name field, type a name for the message classification that you copied.

7.

If necessary, change the subject suffix that you want to append, in parentheses, to the email message subject.

8.

If necessary, click the minimum action for encoding the email message in the Minimum Actions drop-down list.

9.

Click the Add icon.

10. Click Save all.

After you finish: Order the message classifications in the list. By default, if a user does not select a message classification, the BlackBerry device applies the first classification in the list.

Order message classifications

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Security tab, at the bottom of the screen, click the Up or Down arrow icon beside the message classification that you want to move to prioritize the message classification.

6.

Click Save all.

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Delete a message classification

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Security tab, at the bottom of the screen, click the Delete icon beside the message classification.

6.

Click Save all.

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Generating organization-specific encryption keys for PIN-message encryption

By default, all BlackBerry devices store a common PIN encryption key that they use to protect PIN messages. To limit the number of devices that can decrypt PIN messages that BlackBerry device users in your organization send from their devices, you can generate a new PIN encryption key that is stored on and known only to devices in your organization. A device that has a PIN encryption key that is specific to your organization can perform the following actions:

• can only encrypt PIN messages sent to other devices on your organization's network that use the same PIN encryption key

• can only decrypt PIN messages that are sent from devices that use the global PIN encryption key or PIN messages from other devices on your organization's network that use the same PIN encryption key

• cannot decrypt PIN messages sent from devices that use a PIN encryption key from another organization

You should generate a new PIN encryption key if you know that your current organization-specific PIN encryption key is compromised.

Generate a PIN encryption key

You can generate a PIN encryption key to make the BlackBerry devices in your organization use a PIN encryption key that is specific to your organization for PIN messaging.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology.

2.

Click BlackBerry Domain.

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Click Update peer-to-peer encryption key.

4.

Click Create new key.

Configuring security options

Turn off BlackBerry services that the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service,

BlackBerry Collaboration Service, and

BlackBerry MVS provide

You can prevent BlackBerry device users that you associate with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server from browsing the intranet or Internet, running applications that communicate with application servers and content servers, sending or receiving instant messages, or making calls using VoIP. You can turn off the BlackBerry services if you want to enhance security, save bandwidth on the wireless network, or conserve system resources on the computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit Instance.

4.

In the External services turned on drop-down list, click No.

5.

Click Save All.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

When a BlackBerry device overwrites data in the device memory

A BlackBerry device continually runs the memory cleaner application during the Java based garbage collection process to overwrite data in the device memory that the device no longer uses.

The device runs the garbage collection process when any of the following conditions exist:

• You or a device user turns on content protection for the device.

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• An application uses the RIM Cryptographic API to create a private key or symmetric key.

• A third-party application turns on the garbage collection process by registering with the memory cleaner application on the device. The memory cleaner application instructs applications to empty caches and to free the device memory that is associated with sensitive application data that the applications no longer use.

• A device user installs the S/MIME Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones on the device.

• A device user installs the PGP Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones on the device.

When the device runs the garbage collection process, the garbage collection process overwrites the data that the device no longer uses with zeroes, periodically runs the memory cleaner application, and overwrites the memory that the memory cleaner application frees.

Changing when a BlackBerry device cleans the device memory

By default, the memory cleaner application runs on a BlackBerry device when the device is inactive for a specified period of time. You or a device user can change when the memory cleaner application runs when any the following conditions exist:

• The device user synchronizes the device with a computer.

• The device user locks the device.

• The device locks after it is inactive for a specified period of time.

• The device user changes the time or time zone on the device.

To change when the memory cleaner application runs, you can use IT policies or the BlackBerry device user can turn on or turn off the memory cleaner application in the Security options on the device.

You or the device user cannot turn off the memory cleaner application on the device if any of the following conditions exist:

• You or the device user turns on content protection on the device.

• An application uses the RIM Cryptographic API to create a private key or symmetric key.

• An application that registers with the memory cleaner application requires that memory cleaning application be turned on.

• The device user installs the S/MIME Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones on the device and a private key exists on the device.

• The device user installs the PGP Support Package for BlackBerry smartphones on the device and a private key exists on the device.

If you or the BlackBerry device user turns on the memory cleaner application, Java based garbage collection process uses the memory cleaner application automatically. The garbage collection process overwrites data that the device no longer uses.

For more information about the IT policy rules that you can use to change when the memory cleaner application runs, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

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Best practice: Configuring additional memory cleaner settings for BlackBerry devices

Scenario

Remove decrypted content from BlackBerry device memory when the user holsters BlackBerry device.

Remove decrypted content from BlackBerry device memory when the BlackBerry device is idle.

Start the memory cleaner after a specific amount of time has elapsed.

Best practice

Change the Force Memory Clean When Holstered IT policy rule to Yes.

Change the Force Memory Clean When Idle IT policy rule to

Yes.

Set the Memory Cleaner Maximum Idle Time IT policy rule to the desired time (for example, 10 minutes).

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide and S/MIME Support Package User

Guide Supplement.

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Enterprise Server environment

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Best practice

Do not change the startup type for the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

Description

When you install or upgrade the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the setup application configures the startup type for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services to automatic or manual. For example, the setup application configures the startup type for the BlackBerry Mail Store Service, BlackBerry Policy

Service, and BlackBerry Synchronization Service to manual.

To avoid errors in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, do not change the startup type for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

Do not change the account information for BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

When you install or upgrade the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the setup application configures the account information for the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server services.

Do not change the account information for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server unless the BlackBerry Enterprise Server documentation specifies that you can.

Run the BlackBerry Configuration

Panel as an administrator.

Consider the following guidelines if you are running the BlackBerry Configuration

Panel on Windows Server 2008:

• Log in to the computer with a user account that is in the Administrator group on the Windows Server.

• Right-click the BlackBerry Configuration Panel icon and click Run as administrator.

Use Windows Services to stop and start the BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

To stop and start the BlackBerry Messaging Agent after you have made changes to the configuration, stop and start the BlackBerry Controller service and

BlackBerry Dispatcher service in the Windows Services, or stop and start the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server using the BlackBerry Administration Service.

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Description

You should not use the IBM Domino console to stop and start the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent. If you use the IBM Domino console, the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent libraries might not load properly and, if you configure high availability, the BlackBerry Messaging Agent might not start correctly as the primary or standby instance.

Configuring certain BlackBerry Enterprise

Server components to use proxy servers

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to use proxy servers to access web addresses on the Internet and your organization's intranet. You should use a proxy method that is consistent with the proxy method that other applications and servers in your organization use to access web content.

Proxy servers typically do not permit network traffic between servers that are on the same side of the firewall, so you can configure certain BlackBerry Enterprise Server components to use a .pac file, or to access the Internet directly through a proxy server. You can also configure multiple proxy servers to manage traffic to specific web addresses, and you can specify URLs that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components can access without using a proxy server.

Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to use a .pac file

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to use a .pac file. The

BlackBerry Enterprise Server components support only one .pac file.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Expand the appropriate BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Proxy mappings tab, in the Universal resource locator field, type the regular expression for the web address that you want the proxy mapping rule to control.

6.

In the Proxy type drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To detect a .pac file automatically, click AUTO.

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• To specify the location of the .pac file, click PAC. In the Proxy string field, type the proxy server name, port number, and location of the .pac file using the following format: <proxy_server>:<port>/<pac_filepath>/

<pac_filename>.

7.

Click the Add icon for the proxy item. If you add more than one proxy item, use the Up and Down icons to set the priority of the proxy items.

8.

Click the Add icon for the web address. If you add more than one web address, use the Up and Down icons to set the priority of the web addresses.

9.

Click Save all.

Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to use a proxy server

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to access web servers through a proxy server.

You can specify more than one proxy string in a proxy mapping rule for a web address. If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component cannot access the web server using the first proxy string, it tries to access the web server using the subsequent proxy strings that you specify, until the component accesses the web server.

If the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service is configured to use a proxy server, BlackBerry device users can browse web sites that use HTTPS if the proxy server supports basic authentication only.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Expand the appropriate BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Proxy mappings tab, in the Universal resource locator field, type the URL regular expression for the web address that you want the proxy mapping rule to control.

6.

In the Proxy type drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To configure a proxy server, click PROXY. In the Proxy string field, type the proxy server name and port number using the following format: <proxy_server>:<port>.

• To exclude the web address from routing through the proxy server, click DIRECT.

7.

Click the Add icon for the proxy item. If you add more than one proxy item, use the Up and Down icons to set the priority for the proxy items.

8.

Click the Add icon for the web address. If you add more than one web address, use the Up and Down icons to set the priority for the web addresses.

9.

Click Save all.

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Configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to authenticate to a proxy server on behalf of

BlackBerry devices

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to authenticate to a proxy server on behalf of BlackBerry devices.

Before you begin: If you want to configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to a proxy server on behalf of BlackBerry devices, turn on authentication support for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Expand the appropriate BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Proxy mappings tab, click the Edit button for a web address.

6.

In the Credentials section, in the User name field, type the user name that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component can use to connect to the proxy server that is defined for the web address.

7.

In the Password and Confirm password fields, type the password for the user name.

8.

Click the Add icon.

9.

Click Save all.

Configuring the BlackBerry Administration

Service to use a proxy server

If you want to allow the BlackBerry Administration Service to automatically download device.xml files, vendor.xml files, and information about BlackBerry Device Software bundles from the BlackBerry Infrastructure, and your organization uses a proxy server, you must configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to select and authenticate (if necessary) with the proxy server.

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Configuring proxy selection for the BlackBerry

Administration Service

You can configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to select a proxy server either manually or automatically.

To manually select a proxy server, you can use one of the following tools:

• Proxy Configuration Tool (proxycfg.exe) with Windows Server 2003 or earlier

• Network Shell Utility (netsh.exe) with Windows Server 2008

To automatically select a proxy server, you can use one of the following methods:

• enable the Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool

• specify a URL for a PAC file using Windows Internet Explorer

Configuring manual proxy selection for a BlackBerry Administration

Service instance

Depending on the operating system on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service instance, you can use the Proxy Configuration Tool or the Network Shell Utility to manually select a proxy server for a BlackBerry

Administration Service instance. You must configure manual proxy selection for all of the computers that host a BlackBerry

Administration Service instance. Both the Proxy Configuration Tool and the Network Shell Utility store the proxy server settings in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections

\WinHttpSettings registry key. You must run both tools as an administrator.

The Proxy Configuration Tool works with Windows Server 2003 or earlier, and it is located in one of the following locations:

• For 32-bit Windows operating systems, the Proxy Configuration Tool is located at c:\Windows\system32\.

• For 64-bit Windows operating systems, the Proxy Configuration Tool is located at c:\Windows\sysWow64\.

For more information about the Proxy Configuration Tool, visit www.msdn.microsoft.com

and search for proxycfg.exe.

The Network Shell Utility works with Windows Server 2008. For more information about the Network Shell Utility, visit technet.microsoft.com

and search for Netsh.exe.

Configure manual proxy selection for the Windows account that runs the

BlackBerry Administration Service

Perform this task on all of the computers that host a BlackBerry Administration Service instance.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, log in using the Windows account that runs the

BlackBerry Administration Service.

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Open .

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Click Tools > Internet Options.

4.

On the Connections tab, click LAN settings.

5.

Select Use a proxy server for your LAN.

6.

In the Address field, type the address for the proxy server.

7.

In the Port field, type the port number for the proxy server.

8.

Click OK.

9.

Click OK.

Windows Internet Explorer stores the settings for the proxy server in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft

\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings registry key.

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use the Web Proxy

Autodiscovery Protocol to select a proxy server automatically

If you want to configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use the Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol to select a proxy server automatically, you must use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool. The Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol uses

DHCP and DNS to find a PAC file. Perform this task on any computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance.

CAUTION: If the proxy server authenticates using HTTP basic authentication, the Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol file must be on a computer that is separate from the proxy server and uses Windows authentication or anonymous authentication.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, at the command prompt, navigate to the folder that contains the TraitTool.exe file.

2.

To turn on Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol, type traittool -global -trait BASIsProxyWPADOptionEnabled -set 1.

Turn off Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol

Perform this task on any computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, at the command prompt, navigate to the folder that contains the TraitTool.exe file.

2.

To turn off Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol, type traittool -global -trait BASIsProxyWPADOptionEnabled -erase.

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use a PAC file to select a proxy server automatically

Before you begin:

Obtain the URL for the PAC file.

Perform this task on all of the computers that host a BlackBerry Administration Service instance.

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CAUTION: If the proxy server authenticates using HTTP basic authentication, the PAC file must be on a computer that is separate from the proxy server and uses Windows authentication or anonymous authentication.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service instance, log in using the Windows account that runs the BlackBerry Administration Service.

2.

Open .

3.

Click Tools > Internet Options.

4.

On the Connections tab, click LAN settings.

5.

Select Use automatic configuration script.

6.

In the Address field, type the URL for the PAC file.

7.

Click OK.

8.

Click OK.

Configuring the BlackBerry Administration Service to authenticate with a proxy server

If your organization's proxy server requires authentication, you must configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to authenticate with the proxy server.

If the proxy server uses Windows authentication, you must configure the proxy server to authenticate the Windows account that runs the BlackBerry Administration Service.

If your proxy server uses HTTP basic authentication, you can configure the user name and password for HTTP basic authentication using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool. You can specify the credentials for either the entire BlackBerry

Domain or for individual BlackBerry Administration Service instances. The BlackBerry Administration Service tries the credentials that you specify for the BlackBerry Administration Service instance first and then tries the credentials that you specify for the BlackBerry Domain.

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use HTTP basic authentication

You use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool to configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use HTTP basic authentication to authenticate with a proxy server. HTTP basic authentication requires a user name and password for authentication.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, at the command prompt, navigate to the folder that contains the TraitTool.exe file.

2.

Perform one of the following tasks:

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Task

Specify the credentials for HTTP basic authentication that your organization's BlackBerry Domain uses.

Steps

1. Type traittool -global -trait BASProxyBasicAuthUID -set <user_name>, where <user_name> is the user name (for example, [email protected] or blackberry.com\user01).

2. Type traittool -global -trait BASProxyBasicAuthPassword -set

<password>, where <password> is the password.

Specify the credentials for HTTP basic authentication that a specific BlackBerry Administration

Service instance uses.

1. Type traittool -BASServer <name> -trait BASProxyBasicAuthUID -set

<user_name>, where <name> is the host name of the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service instance and <user_name> is the user name (for example, [email protected] or blackberry.com

\user01) for that computer.

2. Type traittool -BASServer <name> -trait BASProxyBasicAuthPassword set <password>, where <name> is the host name of the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service instance and <password> is the password for the computer.

Delete credentials for HTTP basic authentication

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, at the command prompt, navigate to the folder that contains the TraitTool.exe file.

2.

Perform one of the following tasks:

Task

Delete the user name and password that all of the BlackBerry

Administration Service instances in your organization's BlackBerry

Domain use for HTTP basic authentication.

Delete the user name and password for the computer that a single

BlackBerry Administration Service instance in your organization's

BlackBerry Domain uses for HTTP basic authentication.

Steps

1. Type traittool -global -trait BASProxyBasicAuthUID -erase.

2. Type traittool -global -trait BASProxyBasicAuthPassword -erase.

1. Type traittool -BASServer <name> -trait BASProxyBasicAuthUID erase.

2. Type traittool -BASServer <name> -trait

BASProxyBasicAuthPassword -erase.

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Configuring multiple BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instances to use the same

BlackBerry Enterprise Server component

To help make a BlackBerry Domain more scalable, you can configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry MDS Connection Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service. If a BlackBerry Domain contains one BlackBerry Enterprise Server, all of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components are associated with that BlackBerry

Enterprise Server automatically.

Configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service

You can configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same central push server to transfer application data to and from BlackBerry devices and to manage HTTP requests from the BlackBerry Browser.

Before you begin: Specify a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service as a central push server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Supported Dispatcher instances tab, in the Available Dispatcher instances list, click the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance that you want to use the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

5.

Click Add.

6.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to have use the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service.

7.

Click Save all.

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Configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry Collaboration

Service

You can configure multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to use the same BlackBerry Collaboration Service to connect to your organization's instant messaging server, and to manage requests from the collaboration client on users'

BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Supported Dispatcher instances tab, in the Available Dispatcher instances list, click the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance that you want to use the BlackBerry Collaboration Service.

5.

Click Add.

6.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to use the BlackBerry

Collaboration Service.

7.

Click Save all.

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Creating user groups

You can create user groups and assign user accounts to user groups based on custom criteria, such as user location, organizational group, or BlackBerry device model. User accounts that are part of a user group can exist on multiple

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances in the BlackBerry Domain.

Create a group to manage similar user accounts

You can reduce the time that you spend managing user accounts by adding similar user accounts to a group, and assigning shared properties, such as software configurations or IT policies, to the group. Properties that you assign to a group are assigned to all user accounts in the group.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Create a group.

3.

In the Group information section, type a name and description for the group.

4.

Click Save.

After you finish:

• Add properties to the group.

• Add user accounts to the group.

Add user accounts to a group

You can add user accounts to a group to assign the properties of the group to user accounts automatically.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for the user accounts.

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Select the user accounts.

5.

In the Add to user configuration list, click Add group.

6.

In the Available groups list, click the group that you want to add the user accounts to.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Click Save.

Configuring user accounts

Adding a user account to the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

When you add a user account to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, your organization's messaging environment must meet the following requirements to support user accounts that exist in different geographical locations in your organization's messaging environment:

User account location

The user account is located on the IBM Domino server.

Messaging environment requirements

The IBM Domino server must contain a replica of the primary IBM Domino Directory.

The user account is located on an IBM Domino administration server in a that is outside of the IBM Domino domain.

The primary IBM Domino Directory must establish crosscertification to access the foreign directory server. You must configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to access the primary IBM Domino Directory using the ACL.

The IBM Domino administration server must be a directory server.

If you use a central directory server in an IBM Domino R6 environment, the server that you add the user account from require a replica of the primary IBM Domino Directory.

Add a user account

You can add a user account to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, assign a BlackBerry device to a user account and activate the BlackBerry device. The user account must exist on your organization's messaging server.

Before you begin: If required, create a group of user accounts so that you can manage user accounts that are similar.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Create a user.

3.

Search for a user account.

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Select the check box beside the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Continue.

6.

If your organization's environment includes multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, select the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server that you want to add the user account to.

7.

If groups exist in the Available groups list, click at least one group that you want to add the user account to.

8.

Click Add.

9.

To select an activation option, perform one of the following actions:

Option

Specify an activation password for the user account.

Step

1. Click Create a user with activation password.

2. In the Set activation password, section, type and confirm an activation password.

3. In the Password expiration (hours) field, type the amount of time, in hours, that you want to elapse before the activation password expires.

4. Click Create user.

Generate an activation password for the user account automatically.

Click Create a user with generated activation password.

Activate the user account without using an activation password.

Click Create a user without activation password.

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Create a user account that is not in the contact list in the BlackBerry Configuration Database

You can create a user account for a user even if the BlackBerry Mail Store Service did not yet synchronize the contact information for the user account to the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If the BlackBerry Mail Store Service did not synchronize the contact information and you create a user account, the BlackBerry Administration Service does not display the user account in the search results.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Create a user.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click Add user from company directory.

5.

In the Email address field, type the email address, in SMTP format, of the user account that you want to add.

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Click Find user in company directory.

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Click Save user to available user list and Create BlackBerry Enabled User.

8.

If you installed multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, select the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to add the user account to.

9.

Click Continue.

10. Type and confirm an activation password.

11. In the Password expiration field, type the amount of time, in hours, that can elapse before the activation password expires.

12. Click Create user.

Export a list of user accounts

You can export a list of user accounts from a BlackBerry Enterprise Server to a .csv file. The .csv file contains information about the user accounts, such as the user ID, display name, PIN and email address. You can import the list of user accounts to another BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the checkboxes beside the display names of the appropriate user accounts.

5.

In the Export users list, click Export selected users.

6.

Click Download file.

7.

Save the .csv file.

Importing a list of user accounts to a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

You can add multiple user accounts to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server by importing a .csv file that contains a list of user accounts and the required information to activate the user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

The .csv file can include the following information:

• user accounts that you want to create

• names of the groups you want to add the user accounts to

• activation passwords and expiry times that you want to assign to the user accounts

The BlackBerry Administration Service processes actions in the order that they appear in the .csv file. If the BlackBerry

Administration Service encounters an error that is specific to an action during the import process (for example, an action is

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The import process can take a long time (more than 30 minutes) to complete if you add more than 2000 user accounts.

Fields in a .csv file that contain user account information

The BlackBerry Administration Service uses a .csv file to add user account information to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

The following table lists the fields in the .csv file that might be populated when you import user account information.

Field

Email Address

SRP ID

Group Names

Activation Password Operation

Activation Password

Description

The field specifies the email address for the user account.

This field specifies the SRP ID for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to add the user account to.

This field specifies the names of groups that you want to add the user account to.

This field specifies whether an activation password is required to activate the user account and whether that password will be specified by the administrator or the BlackBerry Administration Service. The activation password value specified in this field can either be "specify", "none", or "generate" in lower case only. The activation password operation must be the same on each line in the .csv file.

If the field is set to "specify", the activation password and the expiry time (in hours) are optional fields in the .csv file. If the activation password and the expiry time values are not included in the .csv file, you will be prompted to specify these values the after uploading the .csv file. If you specify the activation password and the expiry time for the user accounts, the values must be provided on every line of the csv file.

If the field is set to "generate", the password is automatically generated by the

BlackBerry Administration Service and the final two fields of each .csv line must be empty. The activation password will expire if the user does not activate the

BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server before the password timeout elapses. The default value is 48 hours.

If the field is set to "none", the user account will be created without an activation password and the final two fields of each .csv line must be empty.

To activate a BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server over the wireless network, an activation password is required.

This field specifies the activation password for the user account if an activation password is required.

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Field

Activation Password Expiry

Description

This field specifies the amount of time, in hours, that can elapse before the activation password expires if an activation password is required.

The activation password will expire if the user does not activate the BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server before a default value of 48 hours elapses.

Example: Importing user accounts to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server

"Email Address","SRP ID","Group Names","Activation Password

Operation","Activation Password","Activation Password Expiry"

"[email protected]","WBARICHAK0033","Admins","specify", "asdf","24"

"[email protected]","JBUAC0011,"Admins","specify", "asdf","24"

Import multiple user accounts from a .csv file

You can import a list of user accounts from a .csv file to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server so that you can manage the user accounts.

Before you begin: Create a .csv file.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Click Manage multiple users from an import list.

4.

In the Manage multiple users from an import list section, click Browse.

5.

Navigate to the .csv file that contains the user accounts that you want to import.

6.

Click Next.

7.

Perform the appropriate actions for the user accounts.

Create multiple user accounts by importing the user accounts from a .csv file

You can import a list of user accounts from a .csv file and add them to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The user accounts must exist on your organizations messaging server.

Before you begin: Create the .csv file.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Create a user.

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Click Import new users.

4.

In the Import users from a list section, click Browse.

5.

Navigate to the .csv file that contains the user accounts that you want to import.

6.

Click Continue.

7.

Perform the appropriate actions for the user accounts.

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Preparing to distribute a BlackBerry device

Before you distribute a BlackBerry device to a user, you can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to synchronize email messages that the user previously sent and received on a supported BlackBerry device. You can synchronize messages for a new user or for a user whose PIN changed when they received a replacement BlackBerry device.

When the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes messages onto a BlackBerry device, it applies the message filter rules and redirection settings that are specific to the user account.

Change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server downloads existing email messages to the smartphone

By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes up to 1000 email messages from the previous 14 days with a

BlackBerry smartphone when you activate it. You can change the BlackBerry Enterprise Server settings so that it synchronizes up to 3000 messages from the previous 30 days.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Message prepopulation settings section, perform the following actions:

• To specify the number of previous days that you want to synchronize email messages from, in the Prepopulation by message age field, type a number.

• To specify the maximum number of email messages that you want to synchronize, in the Prepopulation by message count field, type a number.

5.

Click Save all.

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Prevent the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from synchronizing existing email messages onto a

BlackBerry device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Message prepopulation settings section, perform the following actions:

• In the Prepopulation by message age field, type 0.

• In the Prepopulation by message count field, type 0.

5.

Click Save all.

Assigning BlackBerry devices to user accounts

To assign BlackBerry devices to user accounts and activate the BlackBerry devices, you can use any of the following methods:

Method

BlackBerry Administration Service over the wireless network over the LAN

Description

You can activate BlackBerry devices before you distribute them to users by connecting the BlackBerry devices to a computer and logging in to the

BlackBerry Administration Service.

New BlackBerry device users and users that are receiving replacement

BlackBerry devices can activate the BlackBerry devices without requiring a physical connection to your organization's network.

New BlackBerry device users and users that are receiving replacement

BlackBerry devices can activate the BlackBerry devices by connecting the

BlackBerry devices to a computer that hosts the BlackBerry Desktop

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Method

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager over your organization's Wi-Fi network

Description

New BlackBerry device users and users that are receiving replacement

BlackBerry devices can activate the BlackBerry devices by connecting the

BlackBerry devices to a computer that hosts the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager.

You can activate Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices over your organization's

Wi-Fi network.

If you add a user account that was previously located on another BlackBerry Enterprise Server in a different BlackBerry

Domain, to assign a BlackBerry device to the user account, you must connect the BlackBerry device to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Option 1: Activate a BlackBerry device using the

BlackBerry Administration Service

Before you begin: If necessary, prepare a BlackBerry device so that you can redistribute it to a user.

1.

Connect the BlackBerry device to a computer that can access the BlackBerry Administration Service.

2.

On the Devices menu, expand Attached devices.

3.

Click Manage current device.

4.

Click Assign current device.

5.

Search for a user account.

6.

In the search results, click the display name for a user account.

7.

Click Associate user.

8.

Click Assign current device.

Option 2: Activating a BlackBerry device over the wireless network

To activate a BlackBerry device over the wireless network, you assign an activation password to a user account. The user receives the activation password in an email message and associates the BlackBerry device with the email account by typing the password on the BlackBerry device.

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Save bandwidth by synchronizing organizer data over the LAN

When users activate BlackBerry devices over the wireless network, by default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes the initial download of organizer data over the wireless network. To save bandwidth, you can configure an IT policy to synchronize the initial download of organizer data through the BlackBerry Router and over your organization's

LAN when users connect their BlackBerry devices to a computer that hosts the BlackBerry Device Manager.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click Default.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the PIM Synchronization tab, in the Disable Wireless Bulk Loads rule, in the drop-down list, click Yes.

6.

Click Save all.

Wireless activation

The wireless activation process activates BlackBerry devices on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server over the wireless network. Neither you nor the users are required to connect the BlackBerry devices to a computer to complete the activation process.

You can use wireless activation process to activate a large number of BlackBerry devices over the wireless network. When users want to activate BlackBerry devices on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server over the wireless network, they must notify you. You can use the BlackBerry Administration Service to configure activation passwords and distribute the passwords to the users.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Solution can begin the wireless activation process automatically or when users open the activation application on the BlackBerry devices and type an activation password and email address. When the activation process completes, users can send email messages from and receive email messages on their BlackBerry devices.

When you initiate the wireless activation process, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends an email message with an etp.dat attachment from the blackberry.net domain to the user's email application. To make sure that the message is not blocked or modified, add the blackberry.net domain to the allowed list in the anti-virus and anti-spam software applications used by the messaging server or gateway.

Activation passwords

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server activates a BlackBerry device over the wireless network using the wireless activation authentication protocol and an activation password that is specific to the user account associated with the BlackBerry device.

Item length of the activation password

Description

Typical activation passwords are four to eight characters long. Activation passwords are limited to the following character lengths:

• BlackBerry device: 31 characters

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Item character support security expiry time

Description

• BlackBerry Administration Service : 20 characters

• KeyGenPassword field that stores the password in the BlackBerry

Configuration Database: 50 characters

Activation passwords can include any type of character

Wireless activation is designed so that short activation passwords do not compromise the security of the protocol.

You must distribute the activation password to the authenticated user securely.

If the user receives the activation password, but does not activate the

BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, a potentially malicious user who can access the activation password can connect another BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and assume the identity of the intended user.

When a user activates a BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the activation password becomes inactive and a potentially malicious user cannot reuse it to activate another BlackBerry device.

If a user receives an activation password, you cannot generate a new activation password for the user until the activation password expires. An activation password expires after 48 hours by default. You can configure an activation to password expire earlier than the default value of 48 hours.

An activation password is no longer valid if any of the following events occur:

• the user does not activate the BlackBerry device on the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server before the default value of 48 hours elapses

• the user types the activation password incorrectly five consecutive times

• the BlackBerry Enterprise Server activates a BlackBerry device using the activation password

Customize the activation password

You can customize the type of activation password and the number of characters the password can contain that you send to BlackBerry devices in a BlackBerry Domain. You can also change the length of time that the activation password exists before it expires.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Wireless activations.

2.

Click Device activation settings.

3.

Click Edit activation settings.

4.

In the Password settings section, perform the following actions:

• To change the activation password length, in the Auto-generated password length field, type a character length.

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• To change the activation password type, in the Auto-generated password type drop-down list, click a password type.

• To change the length of time that the activation password exists before it expires, in the Auto-generated password lifespan (hours) field, type the number of hours.

5.

Click Save all.

Customize the activation message

To provide information to help troubleshoot activation issues that a user might encounter or to make sure that the activation message that users receive on their computers conforms to your organization's messaging policies, you can customize the default activation message.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Wireless activations.

2.

Click Device activation settings.

3.

Click Edit activation settings.

4.

In the Email initialization message section, perform the following actions:

• In the Sender address field, type the email address for the administrator account.

• In the Custom activation message field, type the subject, and message.

5.

Click Save all.

Send an activation password to a user

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

In the Device activation list, click Specify an activation password.

6.

In the Activation password and Confirm password fields, type an activation password. The password must not contain special characters. Some BlackBerry devices do not support special characters and do not unlock when a user types a password that contains special characters.

7.

In the Password expiration (hours) field, type the amount of time that can elapse before the activation password expires.

8.

Click Specify an activation password.

Send an activation password to multiple users

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

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3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the checkboxes beside the display names of the appropriate user accounts.

5.

In the Device activation list, click Specify an activation password.

6.

In the Activation password and Confirm password fields, type an activation password. The password must not contain special characters. Some BlackBerry devices do not support special characters and do not unlock when a user types a password that contains special characters.

7.

In the Password expiration (hours) field, type the amount of time, in hours, that can elapse before the activation password expires.

8.

Click Specify an activation password.

Option 3: Activating BlackBerry devices over the LAN

Users can activate BlackBerry devices by connecting them to computers that the BlackBerry Desktop Manager is associated with. During the activation process, the BlackBerry Desktop Manager prompts users to associate the

BlackBerry devices with their work email accounts and generate encryption keys.

When users complete the activation process, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends email messages and organizer data to the BlackBerry devices through the BlackBerry Router. If a connection to the BlackBerry Router is interrupted, the data transfer continues over the wireless network.

Option 4: Activating BlackBerry devices using the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

Users can activate their BlackBerry devices by connecting them to computers using a USB cable or Bluetooth connection and logging in to the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. During the activation process, the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager prompts users to associate the BlackBerry device with their email accounts and generate encryption keys.

When users complete the activation process, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes email messages and organizer data to BlackBerry devices through the BlackBerry Router. If a connection to the BlackBerry Router is interrupted, the data transfer continues over the wireless network.

Option 5: Activating BlackBerry devices over an enterprise Wi-Fi network

Users can activate Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices over an enterprise Wi-Fi network in environments that have the following characteristics:

• BlackBerry devices can connect to the enterprise Wi-Fi network but cannot connect to the BlackBerry Infrastructure.

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• Users did not install BlackBerry Desktop Manager on their computers and cannot access BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager.

• You want to deploy and activate a large number of BlackBerry devices.

To activate BlackBerry devices over the enterprise Wi-Fi network, you must configure the BlackBerry Router as an SMTP client (also known as a Mail User Agent). As an SMTP client, the BlackBerry Router communicates with an SMTP server, that sends an ETP message to the user. The ETP message is the email message that the BlackBerry Router sends to the user’s mailbox during the activation process.

You can configure the BlackBerry Router to act as a gateway for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network and as a gateway for other network traffic such as email messages, data, or calendar synchronization, or to act only as a gateway for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network. If you choose to configure the

BlackBerry Router only as a gateway for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network, you must configure the BlackBerry Router as part of a chain of BlackBerry Router instances and make sure that one or more

BlackBerry Router instances in the chain can act as a gateway for other network traffic.

For more information about Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Feature and Technical

Overview.

Prerequisites: Configuring a BlackBerry Router for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network

• On the computer that you installed the BlackBerry Router, or on a remote computer, configure an SMTP service that the BlackBerry Router can use. For more information, see the documentation for the Windows Server.

• To restrict the BlackBerry Router so that it acts only as a gateway for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise

Wi-Fi network, on a computer that does not host a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, install a BlackBerry Router whose only purpose is to provide a connection to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices over the enterprise Wi-Fi network. Configure the BlackBerry Router as part of a chain of BlackBerry Router instances and make sure that one or more BlackBerry

Router instances in the chain can act as a gateway for other network traffic such as email messages, data, or calendar synchronization.

• Verify that the wireless access points can connect to the BlackBerry Router that you configured for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

• Verify that each BlackBerry Enterprise Server can connect to a BlackBerry Router that you configured for BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

• Create a user account and activation password on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for each new BlackBerry device.

Configure a BlackBerry Router to permit BlackBerry device activations over the enterprise Wi-Fi network

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Router, on the taskbar, click Start > Programs > BlackBerry Enterprise

Server > BlackBerry Server Configuration.

2.

On the OTA WIFI Activation tab, select the Permit wireless activation in your WLAN environment check box.

3.

Optionally, to restrict the BlackBerry Router so that it acts as a gateway for wireless activations over the enterprise Wi-

Fi network and not as a gateway for other network traffic such as email messages, data, or calendar synchronization,

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BlackBerry Router if you configured more than one BlackBerry Router instance.

4.

To specify how the BlackBerry Router locates the SMTP server, in the Activation Gateway Settings section, select one of the following options:

• To permit the BlackBerry Router to determine which SMTP server it uses for ETP traffic based on the mail exchange record of the host domain, select Use MX Lookup to obtain SMTP server.

• To provide the SMTP server name and port number for the BlackBerry Router, select Explicitly provide SMTP server name and port. Type the server name and the server port number for the SMTP server.

5.

If the SMTP server requires authentication, specify the SMTP login name and SMTP password. It may be necessary to manually update the Windows registry key to enable SMTP authentication.

6.

In the From address for ETP messages field, type the email address that you want to use as the From address. The

ETP message is the email message that the BlackBerry Router sends to the users' mailboxes during the activation process.

7.

Click Apply.

8.

Click OK.

9.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Router.

After you finish: Instruct users to activate the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

Activate a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device

If you want to activate a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device using the enterprise Wi-Fi network, you can instruct a BlackBerry user to perform the following task on the BlackBerry device. If you want to reactivate a BlackBerry device, you must create a new activation password for the BlackBerry device.

1.

On the BlackBerry device, in the device options, click Advanced Options.

2.

Click Enterprise Activation.

3.

Type the activation email address.

4.

Type the activation password.

5.

In the Activation Server Address field, type the IP address for the BlackBerry Router that the BlackBerry device can use to activate over the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

6.

In the menu, click Activate.

After you finish:

• For more information, see the user guide for the BlackBerry device.

• To view the activation status, in the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Wireless > View activations page, search for the user account. Confirm that the activation is successful.

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Enterprise Server high availability

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Check the health of a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability, you can check the health of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance to verify that it is running as expected.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand High availability.

2.

Click High availability summary.

3.

In the Host instance name field, click the name of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair.

4.

Click More.

The BlackBerry Administration Service displays the status of the health parameters.

Availability state and failover status of the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

When you check the health of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance in the BlackBerry Administration Service, you can also check the availability state and failover status of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

The availability state specifies whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is a primary instance or standby instance according to information from the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If you did not connect the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to the BlackBerry Configuration Database, the BlackBerry Administration Service might not display up-to-date information about the availability state.

The failover status specifies whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is a primary instance or standby instance and whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is running as expected. The BlackBerry Administration Service

Administration Guide Configuring BlackBerry Enterprise Server high availability receives this information in real time from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance so that the failover status is always upto-date.

How the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses health parameters

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses health parameters to define the failover and promotion thresholds. The health parameters indicate if a BlackBerry Enterprise Server service or component is healthy or unhealthy. For example, the value for the Wireless network access health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Router can access the wireless network. The health parameters are identical for both the failover threshold and the promotion threshold. You can choose the health parameters for the services and components that are important to your organization.

After you choose the health parameters that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to use to determine when an automatic failover process should occur, the failover process can occur automatically if all of the following conditions are present:

• The values for the health parameters that you define as part of the failover threshold for the primary BlackBerry

Enterprise Server indicates whether a service or component is unhealthy.

• The values for the health parameters that you define as part of the promotion threshold for the standby BlackBerry

Enterprise Server indicate whether all the required services and components are healthy.

• If you configure a health parameter for the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server so that it is above the failover threshold, the health parameter value must indicate that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server service or component is healthy on the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server before the automatic failover process can occur, even if you configure the health parameter to be below the promotion threshold line.

You must configure the health parameters that you choose for the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server so that they are above the failover threshold. You must configure the health parameters that you choose for the standby BlackBerry

Enterprise Server so that they are above the promotion threshold. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server ignores the health parameters that you configure to be below the thresholds.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server updates the values of the health parameters periodically so that the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server can determine automatically when a failover process should occur.

Defining when failover occurs

How you configure the failover threshold and promotion threshold impacts when failover occurs. You can configure the thresholds in any of the following ways:

• For failover to occur when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is in an acceptable state, you can move the promotion threshold so that it is higher than the failover threshold. An acceptable state provides only the BlackBerry services that your organization considers essential.

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• For failover to occur only when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is in a healthier state than the primary

BlackBerry Enterprise Server, you can move the promotion threshold so that it is lower than the failover threshold.

• For failover to occur when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server can provide the same services that the primary

BlackBerry Enterprise Server can provide when it is healthy, you can move the promotion threshold so that it is equal to the failover threshold.

Configuring failover to occur when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server is in an acceptable state

By default, the thresholds are configured so that if the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server loses its SRP connection or its messaging server connection, or the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot browse the Internet, the primary

BlackBerry Enterprise Server must fail over. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server can promote itself if it can connect to the BlackBerry Infrastructure and messaging server. This default configuration is designed to make sure that the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server remains in an acceptable state.

To maintain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server in an acceptable state, you configure the standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to promote itself when it is sufficiently healthy to provide the BlackBerry services that your organization considers essential. The primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot demote itself as long as it provides the BlackBerry services that your organization uses but does not consider essential.

For example, when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair uses the default configuration, if the primary BlackBerry

Enterprise Server cannot connect to the messaging server, and the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot browse the Internet, the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server must demote itself because one of its health parameters indicates that it is not sufficiently healthy. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server, even though it is experiencing an issue, can promote itself to become the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server because all of the required health parameters indicate that it is healthy enough to become the primary instance.

Configuring failover to occur when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server can provide the same services that the primary BlackBerry

Enterprise Server can provide

If you move the failover threshold and promotion threshold so that the identical health parameters are above both thresholds, the primary and standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances must meet the same requirements to be considered sufficiently healthy to run. You can move the promotion threshold to be the same as the failover thresholds if your organization requires that the failover process can promote a healthy standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server only.

In this scenario, you configure the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server to promote itself when it can provide most of the

BlackBerry services that your organization requires. The primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server demotes itself when it cannot provide most of the BlackBerry services that your organization considers essential.

For example, you can configure the failover threshold and the promotion threshold so that the primary and standby

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances must be able to connect to the BlackBerry Infrastructure and messaging server and browse the Internet. If the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot connect to the messaging server and the standby

BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot browse the Internet, the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot promote itself because it is not sufficiently healthy.

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Configuring failover to occur when the standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server is in a healthier state than the active BlackBerry Enterprise Server

If you move the failover threshold and promotion threshold so that the promotion threshold is lower than the failover threshold, failover occurs only if the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is healthier than the primary BlackBerry

Enterprise Server that is sufficiently healthy to run. You can move the promotion threshold so that it is lower than the failover threshold if your organization wants to limit failover occurrences and requires that failover occurs only if the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server meets all of your organization’s requirements.

In this scenario, you configure the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server to promote itself when it can provide most or all of the BlackBerry services that your organization requires. The primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not demote itself as long as it can provide at least the BlackBerry services that your organization considers essential.

For example, you configure the failover threshold so that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server must be able to connect to the BlackBerry Infrastructure and messaging server and browse the Internet. You configure the promotion threshold so that the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server must be able to connect to the BlackBerry Infrastructure and messaging server, browse the Internet, and process attachments. If the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot connect to the messaging server and the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot process attachments, the standby BlackBerry

Enterprise Server cannot promote itself because it does not meet all of its requirements.

Changing the promotion threshold and failover threshold

Each primary and standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance has a failover threshold and a promotion threshold. The

BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses the failover threshold when it is an primary instance to determine when it needs to demote itself, and it uses the promotion threshold when it is a standby instance to determine whether it can promote itself to become the primary instance.

You can configure the thresholds for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair.

Change the promotion threshold and failover threshold and the order of the health parameters

You can change the promotion threshold and failover threshold and the order of the health parameters to meet the requirements of your organization.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand High availability > Highly available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers.

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Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want to change the health parameters and thresholds for.

3.

Click Edit Automatic Failover settings.

4.

To change the order of the health parameters and thresholds, click the Up and Down icons.

5.

Click Save.

Health parameters for the failover threshold and promotion threshold

Health parameter

Wireless network access

Description

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Router can access the wireless network. You cannot configure the failover threshold or promotion threshold so that they are above this health parameter.

BlackBerry Dispatcher

BlackBerry Messaging Agent

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Dispatcher can compress and encrypt all of the data that BlackBerry devices send and receive.

You cannot configure the failover threshold or promotion threshold so that they are above this health parameter.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent is available and connected to the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

User accounts This health parameter indicates whether a preconfigured percentage of user accounts are started in the BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

Connection to the messaging server(s) This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent can connect to the messaging server. If your organization's environment includes multiple messaging servers and the BlackBerry Messaging Agent instances cannot connect to a preconfigured percentage of the messaging servers, the status of this health parameter changes to "Configured percentage not connected".

At least one user account This health parameter indicates whether at least one user account is started in the BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

Access to web content and application content

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service can provide users with access to content from BlackBerry Java

Applications and content that is located on your organization's intranet or the

Internet.

Address lookup This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent can look up addresses in the address book.

Calendar synchronization This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent can synchronize the calendar.

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Health parameter

Attachment viewing

Connection to the BlackBerry

Configuration Database

Push application access

BlackBerry Collaboration Service

BlackBerry Policy Service

BlackBerry Synchronization Service

Organizer data synchronization

Description

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent can provide services for attachment viewing.

This health parameter indicates whether BlackBerry Enterprise Server components can connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service can push application data to BlackBerry devices.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Collaboration Service can provide services for the collaboration client on BlackBerry devices.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Policy Service is available. You cannot set the failover threshold or promotion threshold below this health parameter.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Synchronization

Service is available. You cannot configure the failover threshold or promotion threshold so that they are below this health parameter.

This health parameter indicates whether the BlackBerry Synchronization

Service can synchronize organizer data between BlackBerry devices and the messaging server over the wireless network. You cannot configure the failover threshold or promotion threshold so that they are below this health parameter.

Changing when automatic failover occurs by customizing the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers

By default, the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers use percentages to determine when a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is unhealthy. The User accounts health parameter indicates a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance is unhealthy if less than 75% of the user accounts are started. The Connection to the messaging server(s) health parameter indicates that a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is unhealthy if the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance cannot connect to at least 75% of the messaging servers in your organization.

If either of these health parameters indicate that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server is unhealthy and you turn on automatic failover, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server starts the failover process. You can change the percentages of these health parameters to customize when you want automatic failover to occur in your organization's environment.

For example, if your organization requires that all users can access email messages from BlackBerry devices at all times and that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is connected to all of the messaging servers at all times, you can change the value of the Connection to the messaging server(s) health parameter to 100%.

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If your organization's environment includes multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, you can change the percentages of the health parameters for all of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances at the BlackBerry Domain level, or for each

BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair. If you change the percentages of the health parameters at a BlackBerry Domain level and for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, the percentage of the health parameters for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair overrides the percentage of the health parameters at the BlackBerry Domain level.

Change when automatic failover occurs by customizing the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers

Before you begin: If you want to change the percentages of the health parameters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, you must know the name of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance. In an IBM Domino environment, you must type the name of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance in canonical format (for example, CN=server03/

OU=servers/O=rimnet).

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation media to the computer that hosts the primary BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

To change the percentage of the User accounts health parameter, perform one of the following actions:

• To change the percentage of the User accounts health parameter for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, type traittool.exe -global -trait UserHealthPercentage -set <value>, where <value> is the percentage that you want to change the health parameter to.

• To change the percentage of the User accounts health parameter for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, type traittool.exe -host <instance_name> -trait UserHealthPercentage -set <value>, where <instance_name> is the name of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance and <value> is the percentage that you want to change the health parameter to.

5.

To change the percentage of the health parameter for messaging servers, perform one of the following actions:

• To change the percentage of the health parameter for messaging servers for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, type traittool.exe -global -trait ServerHealthPercentage -set <value>, where <value> is the percentage that you want to change the health parameter to.

• To change the percentage of the health parameter for messaging servers for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, type traittool.exe -host <instance_name> -trait ServerHealthPercentage -set <value>, where <instance_name> is the name of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance and <value> is the percentage that you want to change the health parameter to.

Example: Changing the percentage of the User accounts health parameter

If you want to change the percentage of the User accounts health parameter to 80% for a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server pair and the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance is named CN=server03/OU=servers/O=rimnet, you can type traittool.exe -host CN=server03/OU=servers/O=rimnet -trait UserHealthPercentage -set 80.

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Example: Changing the percentage for Connection to the messaging server(s) health parameter

If you want to change the percentage of the Connection to the messaging server(s) health parameter to 60% for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, you can type traittool.exe -global -trait ServerHealthPercentage -set

60.

Prerequisites: Configuring the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server pair to fail over automatically

• Install a primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

• Replicate the state databases and the profile database from the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the standby

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. For more information about replicating databases, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Installation and Configuration Guide.

• Install a standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server. For more information about installing a standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Installation and Configuration Guide.

• Configure the health parameters to meet your organization's requirements.

• Specify the same proxy mappings for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances on the primary and standby

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances.

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to fail over automatically

When you configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to fail over automatically, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can start the failover process automatically depending on the health of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server and the standby

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The health parameters must be greater than the failover threshold and indicate that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server is unhealthy. The health parameters must also be greater than the promotion threshold and indicate that the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is healthy. After the failover process occurs, the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server turns off automatic failover.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand High availability > Highly available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers.

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Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want to turn on automatic failover for.

3.

Click Turn on automatic BlackBerry Enterprise Server failover.

In the System status section, the value for the Automatic BlackBerry Enterprise Server failover mode field changes to True.

After you finish: To turn off automatic failover, click Turn off automatic BlackBerry Enterprise Server failover.

Monitoring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for an automatic failover event

You can use the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool or another SNMP monitoring tool to monitor the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server for an automatic failover event and notify you when an automatic failover event occurs.

When an automatic failover event occurs, the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server and standby BlackBerry Enterprise

Server write the time and reason at logging level 5 (Verbose) in the log files for the BlackBerry Dispatcher, BlackBerry

Controller, and BlackBerry Messaging Agent. The BlackBerry Controller and BlackBerry Dispatcher instances for the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server and standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server create SNMP alerts using the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Alert Tool. You can configure the SNMP tool that your organization uses to send automatic notifications when an automatic failover event occurs.

The BlackBerry Administration Service displays the time and reason for the last failover event that occurred.

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to find the time and reason for the last automatic failover event

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, expand High availability > Highly available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers.

2.

Click a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair name.

3.

If an automatic failover event occurred, in the System status section, the Failover time and Failover reason fields appear.

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Fail over the BlackBerry Enterprise Server manually using the BlackBerry

Administration Service

You can use the BlackBerry Administration Service to force a primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server to perform a failover process if it is not running as expected or if it requires maintenance.

Before you begin: Verify that the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand High availability > Highly available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair.

3.

Click Manual Failover.

4.

In the list, choose the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

5.

Click Yes - Failover to standby instance.

6.

Verify that the failover event occurred.

Fail over the BlackBerry Enterprise Server manually using the BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

You can use the BlackBerry Configuration Panel to force the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server to perform a failover process if it is not running as expected or if it requires maintenance.

Before you begin: Verify that the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server is running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Configuration Panel for the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the BlackBerry Server tab, click Make Primary.

2.

Click OK.

3.

Verify that the failover event occurred.

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Configuring high availability for

BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

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Creating a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service pool for high availability

To configure BlackBerry MDS Connection Service high availability, you can create a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server by associating multiple BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances with each BlackBerry Enterprise Server. If the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance with the active connection stops responding, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server promotes the connection to the next instance in the pool list to an active connection.

If you configured central push servers, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool should include at least two BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service instances that you also configure as central push servers.

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Planning Guide.

Create a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool for high availability

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, expand the pair name.

3.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to assign the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service pool to.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Supported MDS Connection Service instances tab, in the Current MDS Connection Service instances list, add the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances to the pool.

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6.

Click Save all.

7.

Repeat steps 3 to 6 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance in your organization's environment that you want to configure to use a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service and BlackBerry Collaboration

Service to fail over automatically

You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to promote a standby connection to a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service automatically if the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance or

BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance with the active connection stops responding. Configure the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service to fail over automatically to minimize interruptions to services for users.

Before you begin: Create the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool or BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand High availability > Highly available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you created the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service or

BlackBerry Collaboration Service pools for.

3.

Click Turn on automatic connections failover.

In the System status section, the value of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server connection failover mode field changes to True.

After you finish: To turn off automatic failover, click Turn off automatic connections failover.

Create a BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool for high availability

To configure BlackBerry Collaboration Service high availability, you can create a BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server by associating multiple BlackBerry Collaboration Service instances with the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server. By default, the BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance at the top of the pool list is the instance that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server assigns the active connection to. If the instance with the active connection stops responding, the BlackBerry Collaboration Service tries to connect to the next instance in the pool list.

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For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Planning Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, expand the appropriate pair name.

3.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to assign the BlackBerry Collaboration

Service pool to.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

Click one of the following tabs, depending on which instant messaging server that you installed in your organization's environment:

• Supported IBM Lotus Domino instances

• Supported Novell GroupWise Messenger instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 instances

• Supported Microsoft Lync Server 2010 instances

6.

In the list of current instances, add the BlackBerry Collaboration Service instances to the pool.

7.

Click Save all.

8.

Repeat steps 3 to 7 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance in your organization's environment that you want to configure to use a BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool.

Create a BlackBerry Attachment Service pool for high availability

During the BlackBerry Attachment Service installation process, the setup application writes data about the BlackBerry

Attachment Service instance to the BlackBerry Configuration Database. You can create a BlackBerry Attachment Service pool for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server by associating multiple BlackBerry Attachment Service instances with each

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Within each pool, you can create primary and secondary groups.

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Planning Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

2.

Click the BlackBerry Attachment Connector that you installed with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to create the BlackBerry Attachment Service pool for. By default, the name of the BlackBerry Attachment Connector is

<computername>_EMAIL_AC_13.

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3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Supported Attachment Server Instances tab, in the Name drop-down list, click the instance that you want to add.

5.

In the Results Query Period(s) field, type the number of seconds that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to wait for a response before it sends the request to another BlackBerry Attachment Service instance.

6.

In the Dedicated Server drop-down list, click yes if you want the BlackBerry Attachment Service instance to process only specific content types for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

7.

In the Pool drop-down list, complete one of the following actions:

• To include the BlackBerry Attachment Service instance in the primary group of instances within a pool, click

Primary.

• To include the BlackBerry Attachment Service instance in the secondary group, click Secondary.

8.

Complete the following actions:

• To turn on support for an attachment file format, in the Extensions section, type the file extension of the format.

Click the Add icon that is located beside the extension that you typed.

• To turn off support for an attachment file format, in the Extensions section, click the Delete icon that is located beside the file extension.

9.

Click the Add icon.

10. Repeat steps 5 to 9 for each BlackBerry Attachment Service instance that you want to add to the pool.

11. Click Save all.

12. Repeat steps 2 to 11 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to use a BlackBerry Attachment

Service pool.

The BlackBerry Administration Service writes the data about the BlackBerry Attachment Service pool to the BlackBerry

Configuration Database. The BlackBerry Messaging Agent caches the pool data and uses the data to determine which

BlackBerry Attachment Service instance can process a request.

You cannot determine the BlackBerry Attachment

Connector that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server or the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses

If you install a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the setup application also installs two BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances automatically. One of the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances connects the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to the BlackBerry Attachment Service. The other instance connects the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to the

BlackBerry Attachment Service. During the installation process, the setup application gives both BlackBerry Attachment

Connector instances a name that includes the computer name (for example, <computer_name>_AC).

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The BlackBerry Administration Service displays the names of both the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances. By default, you cannot determine easily which instance connects to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server or the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service, so you can change the display names of both the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances to make them easier to identify.

1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

2. Click one of the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances.

3. On the Instance information tab, locate either the MDS Connection Service Instance name section or the Email

(Domino) Instance name section. Consider the following naming conventions:

• If you locate the section that is named MDS Connection Service Instance name, the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service connects to this BlackBerry Attachment Connector instance.

• If you locate the section that is named Email (Domino) Instance name, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server connects to this BlackBerry Attachment Connector instance.

4. Click Edit instance.

5. Perform one of the following actions:

• If the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connects to the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instance, in the

Instance information section, in the Friendly description field, type a unique name (for example,

<server_name>_AC_MDSCS).

• If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instance, in the Instance information section, in the Friendly description field, type a unique name.

6. Click Save all.

The BlackBerry Administration Service updates the list of BlackBerry Attachment Connector instances automatically to use the names that you typed.

Create a BlackBerry Router pool for high availability

To configure BlackBerry Router high availability, you can create a BlackBerry Router pool for each BlackBerry Enterprise

Server by assigning multiple BlackBerry Router instances to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The BlackBerry Enterprise

Server determines which BlackBerry Router instance to connect to by trying to connect to the first BlackBerry Router instance in the pool list. If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot connect to the first BlackBerry Router instance in the list, it tries to connect to each BlackBerry Router in sequence until a connection succeeds.

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For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Planning Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, click BlackBerry Solution topology

> BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server or the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want to assign the BlackBerry Router pool to.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the SRP Address section, type the FQDN of the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Router instance.

5.

If the BlackBerry Router instance uses a port number other than port number 3101, in the Port override field, type the port number.

6.

Click the Add icon.

7.

Repeat steps 4 to 6 for each instance that you want to add to the pool.

8.

Click Save all.

9.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using one of the following methods:

• If you are changing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, on the Instance tab, click Restart instance.

• If you are changing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, click on one of the instances. On the Instance tab, click

Restart instance. Repeat this step for the other instance.

• In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

10. Repeat steps 2 to 9 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance in your organization's environment that you want to have use a BlackBerry Router pool.

Permit a BlackBerry Enterprise Server to connect to a remote BlackBerry Router

If you installed a BlackBerry Router on a computer that is separate from the computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server, you must permit the BlackBerry Dispatcher that you installed with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to connect to the BlackBerry Router. The BlackBerry Router that you installed on a separate computer can send data packets from the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server to BlackBerry devices.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Router, click Start > Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Click OK.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Research In

Motion\BlackBerryRouter.

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• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node \Research In Motion\BlackBerryRouter.

5.

Verify the value of AllowRemoteServices is 1.

6.

If you want to change the port number that the BlackBerry Router uses to open connections to the BlackBerry

Dispatcher, change the value of ServicePort to the port number that the BlackBerry Router should use, for example, port number 80. By default, the port number is 3101.

7.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Router service.

Creating a BlackBerry Administration

Service pool that includes the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager using DNS round robin

When you install the BlackBerry Administration Service, BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, or both, the setup application installs the BlackBerry Administration Service services automatically. The BlackBerry Administration Service and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager require the BlackBerry Administration Service services to run.

If you create a BlackBerry Administration Service pool using DNS round robin, you can install the BlackBerry

Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on each computer in the pool or you can install the

BlackBerry Administration Service or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on some of the computers in the pool. If you install the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on each computer in the pool, you can use the pool name that you specified during the installation process in the URLs for the BlackBerry Administration Service and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager (for example, https://<pool_name>/webconsole/login or https://<pool_name>/ webdesktop/login).

If you do not install both components on each computer in the pool and you try to access one of the URLs using the pool name, the web browser might display an HTTP 404 error message. The HTTP 404 error message occurs when the web browser tries to connect to a computer in the pool that you did not install the component on that you are trying to access.

For example, you can install the BlackBerry Administration Service on two of the computers in the pool and the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager on two other computers in the pool.

To make sure that the web browser does not display HTTP 404 error messages, you can choose one of the following options:

• You can create separate pools within the BlackBerry Administration Service pool for the BlackBerry Administration

Service and the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. You can provide your organization's administrators and BlackBerry device users with URLs that include the specific pool names.

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• You can provide administrators and users in your organization's environment with URLs that include the FQDNs of the computers that you installed the BlackBerry Administration Service or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on (for example, https://<FQDN_of_computer>/webconsole/login or https://<FQDN_of_computer>/webdesktop/login).

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service instances in a pool to communicate across network subnets

The instances in the BlackBerry Administration Service pool use multicast UDP to communicate with each other. If the

BlackBerry Administration Service instances are located in different network subnets and your organization's network configuration does not permit multicast UDP across the network subnets, you must configure the BlackBerry

Administration Service instances to use TCP to communicate with each other. For example, if your organization uses a UDP peer-to-peer firewall filter, you must configure the BlackBerry Administration Service instances to use TCP to communicate across the network subnets.

1.

Make sure that no BlackBerry Administration Service instance is in the process of restarting.

2.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service pool drop-down list, click TCP with TCP PING.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Administration Service instances.

Changing the name of the BlackBerry

Administration Service pool

When you install the first BlackBerry Administration Service instance in a BlackBerry Domain, the default name of the

BlackBerry Administration Service pool is the FQDN of the computer that you perform the installation on. If you want to configure high availability using DNS round robin after the installation process completes, you must change the name of the BlackBerry Administration Service pool to the name of a record in the DNS server that represents the BlackBerry

Administration Service instances in the pool. You must also change the name of the BlackBerry Administration Service pool if you have changed the name of the corresponding DNS record in the DNS server. You can only configure one BlackBerry

Administration Service pool in a BlackBerry Domain.

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Change the name of the BlackBerry Administration

Service pool

Before you begin: If you want to configure high availability for the BlackBerry Administration Service by creating a

BlackBerry Administration Service pool using DNS round robin, create the DNS record that represents the BlackBerry

Administration Service instances in the pool.

1.

On a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance, in the BlackBerry Configuration Panel, on the Administration Service - High Availability tab, in the Pool name field, type a new name for the pool.

2.

Click OK.

3.

On the computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance, in the Windows Services, restart the

BlackBerry Administration Service services.

4.

If the BlackBerry Administration Service instance uses a self-signed certificate, on the computers that host the other

BlackBerry Administration Service instances, in the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Administration Service services.

Fail over the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service manually

You can fail over the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service when you want to perform maintenance on the instance with the active connection to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server or when a disaster recovery scenario occurs.

Before you begin: Verify that the standby BlackBerry MDS Connection Service or BlackBerry Collaboration Service is running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, expand the pair name.

3.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you assigned the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service pool or BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool to.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

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• If you want to fail over the BlackBerry Collaboration Service and your organization's environment includes IBM

Sametime, click the Supported IBM Lotus Sametime instances tab.

• If you want to fail over the BlackBerry Collaboration Service and your organization's environment includes Novell

GroupWise Messenger, click the Supported Novell GroupWise Messenger instances tab.

• If you want to fail over the BlackBerry Collaboration Service and your organization's environment includes

Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005, click the Supported Microsoft Office Live Communications

Server 2005 instances tab.

• If you want to fail over the BlackBerry Collaboration Service and your organization's environment includes

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, click the Supported Microsoft Office Communications Server

2007 instances tab.

• If you want to fail over the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, click the Supported MDS Connection Service instances tab.

5.

Click Manual Failover.

6.

Click the instance that you want to assign the active connection to.

7.

Click Yes - Failover to standby instance.

The Availability state for the instances changes automatically.

Monitoring the high availability status or job deployment status using the BlackBerry

Administration Service

When you navigate to a BlackBerry Administration Service page that displays the high availability status or job deployment status, the BlackBerry Administration Service displays the high availability status of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server,

BlackBerry Collaboration Service, or BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and the job deployment status that is stored in the BlackBerry Configuration Database. You can configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to refresh the high availability status or job deployment status every 30 seconds for the amount of time that you display the page in the web browser.

When you navigate to another page in the BlackBerry Administration Service, the BlackBerry Administration Service turns off the refresh option, and you must turn it on again manually when you return to the page that displays the status.

If more than one administrator logs in to the BlackBerry Administration Service, each administrator must turn on the refresh option manually so that the BlackBerry Administration Service refreshes the high availability status or job deployment status in the web browser for the administrator.

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Monitor the high availability status or job deployment status using the BlackBerry Administration Service

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, navigate to one of the following locations:

• To monitor the high availability status for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, navigate to Servers and components > High availability > Highly Available BlackBerry Enterprise Servers > <BES_pair>.

• To monitor the high availability status for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, navigate to Servers and components > High availability > High availability summary.

• To monitor job deployment status, navigate to Devices > Deployment jobs > View reconciliation event status.

2.

Click Refresh page automatically.

Remove a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service instance from a pool

You can remove a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance from a pool if your organization no longer requires it or to troubleshoot an issue.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, expand the pair name.

3.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that uses the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service pool.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Supported MDS Connection Service instances tab, remove the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance from the list of current instances.

6.

Click Save all.

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Remove a BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance from a pool

You can remove a BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance from a pool if your organization no longer requires it or to troubleshoot an issue.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

If you configured BlackBerry Enterprise Server pairs, expand the pair name.

3.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that uses the BlackBerry Collaboration Service pool.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

Click one of the following tabs, depending on the instant messaging server that you installed in your organization's environment:

• Supported IBM Lotus Sametime instances

• Supported Novell GroupWise Messenger instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 instances

• Supported Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 instances

• Supported Microsoft Lync Server 2010 instances

6.

Remove the BlackBerry Collaboration Service instance from the list of current instances.

7.

Click Save All.

Remove a BlackBerry Attachment Service instance from a pool

You can remove a BlackBerry Attachment Service instance from a pool if your organization no longer requires it or to troubleshoot an issue.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

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2.

Click the BlackBerry Attachment Connector that is installed on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to remove the BlackBerry Attachment Service instance from. By default, the name of the BlackBerry Attachment

Connector is <computername>_AC_EMAIL_13.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

Click the Supported Attachment Server Instances tab.

5.

Click the Delete icon for the BlackBerry Attachment Service instance that you want to remove.

6.

Click Save all.

Remove a BlackBerry Router instance from a pool

You can remove a BlackBerry Router instance from a pool if it is no longer required or to troubleshoot an issue.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance or the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want to remove the BlackBerry Router instance from.

3.

Click Edit instance or Edit host instance.

4.

In the SRP Addresses section, click the Delete icon for the BlackBerry Router instance that you want to remove.

5.

Click Save all.

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Configuring BlackBerry

Configuration Database high availability

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You can configure BlackBerry Configuration Database high availability by configuring database mirroring. Database mirroring requires that you configure a principal BlackBerry Configuration Database instance and a mirror BlackBerry

Configuration Database. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Enterprise Server components can connect to the principal BlackBerry Configuration Database, and, if the principal BlackBerry Configuration Database stops responding, they can connect to a mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database automatically.

If your organization's environment does not support database mirroring, you can configure transactional replication. When you configure transactional replication and the BlackBerry Configuration Database stops responding, you must connect the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Enterprise Server components to the replicated BlackBerry Configuration

Database manually.

Prerequisites: Configuring database mirroring or database replication of the

BlackBerry Configuration Database

• Install the same version and build of Microsoft SQL Server for the mirror or replicated database server that you installed for the principal database server.

• Configure the database servers to permit access from remote computers.

• Verify that the Microsoft SQL Server Agent uses a domain user account with the local administrative permissions set to the same permissions as the Windows account that runs the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

• Verify that the domain user account has permissions on both database servers so that each Microsoft SQL Server Agent can access the shared replication folder.

• Configure the database server that will host the mirror or replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database with the same permissions that you configured on the database server that hosts the principal BlackBerry Configuration Database.

• Verify that the DNS server is running.

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• If you turned on the automatic failover option for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, use the BlackBerry Administration

Service to change the failover type to Manual until you finish configuring database mirroring or database replication.

• If you are configuring database mirroring, configure the database servers as follows:

• Only use static port number 1433.

• Verify that the SQL Server Browser is running.

• Do not use named instances.

• If you are configuring database mirroring, turn off the Named Pipes option in the Microsoft SQL Server Native Client on the computers that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances.

Configuring database mirroring

You can use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008 database mirroring to configure the BlackBerry Configuration Database for high availability.

The BlackBerry Configuration Database only supports high safety with automatic failover (synchronous) operating mode for database mirroring.

For more information, visit http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175059(SQL.90).aspx

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Stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances

To maintain database integrity, you must prevent all services that use the BlackBerry Configuration Database from connecting to the databases while you configure replication.

1.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, in the Windows Services, stop all of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services in the following order:

• BlackBerry Administration Service services

• BlackBerry Mail Store Service

• BlackBerry Instant Messaging Connector

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Controller

• all of the remaining BlackBerry Enterprise Server services that connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database

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2.

Repeat step 1 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that connects to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

Configure database mirroring for the BlackBerry

Configuration Database

For more information about database mirroring, visit http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175059(SQL.90).aspx

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1.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, change the Recovery Model property for the principal database to

Full.

2.

Change the Backup type option to Full and back up the principal database.

3.

Copy the backup files to the database server that you want to have host the mirror database.

4.

On the database server that will host the mirror database, restore the database. If you did not perform a full backup, specify the NO RECOVERY option.

5.

On the principal database, in the Database Properties window, on the Mirroring page, run the Configure Security wizard.

6.

Start the mirroring process.

7.

To verify that failover works correctly, fail over to the mirror database and back to the principal database manually.

After you finish: To permit the mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database to write BlackBerry Enterprise Server event messages, install the BlackBerry database notification system on the database server that hosts the mirror BlackBerry

Configuration Database. For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Installation Guide.

Start the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances

After you configure the database, permit all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to connect to the principal BlackBerry

Configuration Database.

1.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, in the Windows Services, start all of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services in the following order:

• BlackBerry Controller

• BlackBerry Router

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Instant Messaging Connector

• BlackBerry Alert

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• BlackBerry Mail Store Service

• BlackBerry User Administration Service

• all of the remaining BlackBerry Enterprise Server services

2.

Repeat step 1 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that connects to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to support database mirroring

When you configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to support database mirroring, the BlackBerry Administration

Service adds a registry key to all of the computers that host BlackBerry Enterprise Server components in the BlackBerry

Domain and the registry key includes the name of the Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the mirror database. The BlackBerry

Administration Service also adds the name of the Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the mirror database to the BlackBerry

Configuration Database.

CAUTION: If you click Save all more than once but you do not restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services or the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that the BlackBerry Administration Service specifies as

Updated, you should restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services or restart the computers for all of the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server components.

Before you begin: The database server that hosts the mirror database must be running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, go to BlackBerry Solution

Topology > BlackBerry Domain.

2.

Click Edit domain.

3.

In the Database mirroring turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

4.

In the Mirroring database host field, type the name of the mirror database server.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that are specified as Updated in the

Server responses to mirroring data update table, restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services or restart the computers that host the components.

7.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that are specified as No response. Please save the data again to attempt to update this server, verify that the computers are running and connected to the network and then resend the database mirroring parameters to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.

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Resend the database mirroring parameters to

BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

If the computers that host BlackBerry Enterprise Server components were not running or connected to the network when you configured the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to support database mirroring, or if you do not know if all of the components were configured to support database mirroring, you should resend the database mirroring parameters to the components. When you resend the database mirroring parameters, the BlackBerry Administration Service adds a registry key to the computers that host the components. The registry key includes the name of the Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the mirror database.

CAUTION: If you resend the database mirroring parameters more than once but you do not restart the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server services or the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that the BlackBerry

Administration Service specifies as Updated, you should restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services or restart the computers for all of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.

Before you begin: The database server that hosts the mirror database must be running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, go to BlackBerry Solution

Topology > BlackBerry Domain.

2.

Click Resend database mirroring parameters.

3.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that are specified as Updated in the

Server responses to mirroring data update table, restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services or restart the computers that host the components.

4.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that are specified as No response. Please save the data again to attempt to update this server, verify that the computers are running and connected to the network and then resend the database mirroring parameters to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.

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Configuring the BlackBerry Configuration

Database for one-way transactional replication in an environment that includes

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008

Stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances

To maintain database integrity, you must prevent all services that use the BlackBerry Configuration Database from connecting to the databases while you configure replication.

1.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, in the Windows Services, stop all of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services in the following order:

• BlackBerry Administration Service services

• BlackBerry Mail Store Service

• BlackBerry Instant Messaging Connector

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Controller

• all of the remaining BlackBerry Enterprise Server services that connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database

2.

Repeat step 1 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that connects to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

Create the replicated BlackBerry Configuration

Database from a backup

Before you begin: Back up the BlackBerry Configuration Database with the Backup type option set to Full.

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1.

Copy the backup file from the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database to the database server that will host the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

2.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, in the left pane, navigate to the database server that will host the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

3.

Right-click Database. Click Restore Database.

4.

Select From device.

5.

Navigate to the backup file that you copied from the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

6.

Click OK.

7.

In the To database drop-down list, select the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

8.

In the list of backup sets to restore, select the backup file.

9.

Click Options.

10. Select Overwrite the existing database.

11. Click OK.

Permit access to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database instances

1.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, connect to the database server that hosts the BlackBerry

Configuration Database.

2.

Right-click the BlackBerry Configuration Database. Click Properties.

3.

Click Options.

4.

In the State section, in the Restrict Access drop-down list, select Multiple.

5.

Click OK.

6.

Repeat steps 1 to 5 for the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Configure the publication for the BlackBerry

Configuration Database

1.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, in the left pane, navigate to the database server that hosts the

BlackBerry Configuration Database.

2.

Click Replication.

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3.

Right-click Local Publications. Click New Publication.

4.

If the Welcome dialog box appears, click Next.

5.

If this is the first time that you are configuring a publication on the database server, perform the following actions:

• Select <database_server> will act as its own Distributor. Click Next.

• In the Snapshot folder field, type the network location of the snapshot folder. Click Next.

6.

In the list of databases, select the BlackBerry Configuration Database name. Click Next.

7.

Click Transactional publication. Click Next.

8.

In the Objects to publish list, select Tables, Stored Procedures, Views, and User Defined Functions.

9.

If you installed the BlackBerry database notification system on the computer, expand Tables and clear the

ServiceConfig table and the ServiceTable table. Click Next.

10. If the Article Issues dialog box appears, click Next.

11. If the Filter Table Rows dialog box appears, click Next.

12. Select Schedule the Snapshot Agent to run at the following times.

13. Accept or change the default schedule. Click Next.

14. On the Snapshot Agent Security page, click Security Settings.

15. Select Run under the following Windows account.

16. Type the user name and password of a domain account that has local administrative permissions.

17. Select By impersonating the process account.

18. Click OK. Click Next.

19. Select Create the publication. Click Next.

20. In the Publication name field, type a name for the publication.

21. Click Finish.

After you finish: Verify that you can access the shared snapshot folder from both database servers.

Increase the maximum data size for transactional replication

When you set up transactional replication, you must increase the default value for the maximum number of bytes of data that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can write to a replicated database column in one transaction.

1.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, connect to the database server that hosts the BlackBerry

Configuration Database.

2.

Right-click the server. Click Properties.

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Click Advanced.

4.

In the Miscellaneous section, set the Max Text Replication Size to the maximum, 2147483647.

5.

Click OK.

Prepare the database server that hosts the replicated

BlackBerry Configuration Database and configure the subscription

1.

In the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, in the left pane, connect to the database server that hosts the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

2.

Navigate to the database server that hosts the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

3.

Click Replication.

4.

Right-click Local Subscriptions. Click New Subscription.

5.

In the list of publishers, select the name of the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

6.

In the list of databases and publications, select the publication for the BlackBerry Configuration Database. Click

Next.

7.

Select Run each agent at its Subscriber (pull subscriptions). Click Next.

8.

In the Subscriber column, select the database server that hosts the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

9.

In the Subscription Database drop-down list, select the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database. Click Next.

10. Change the distribution agent security so that you can access the Snapshot Agent using a Windows account with administrative permissions on the domain.

11. Select By impersonating the process account.

12. Click OK. Click Next.

13. In the Agent Schedule drop-down list, select Run continuously. Click Next.

14. In the Subscription properties, clear Initialize. Click Next.

15. Select Create the Subscriptions. Click Next.

16. Click Finish.

Start the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances

After you configure the database, permit all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to connect to the principal BlackBerry

Configuration Database.

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1.

On the computers that host the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, in the Windows Services, start all of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services in the following order:

• BlackBerry Controller

• BlackBerry Router

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Instant Messaging Connector

• BlackBerry Alert

• BlackBerry Mail Store Service

• BlackBerry User Administration Service

• all of the remaining BlackBerry Enterprise Server services

2.

Repeat step 1 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that connects to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

Reacting if the BlackBerry Configuration

Database that you configured for transactional replication stops responding

If a BlackBerry Configuration Database that you configured for one-way transactional replication stops responding, you must configure all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances and BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database to connect to a replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database on another database server.

To configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances and components, you delete the pull subscription from the replicated database server, run a SQL query to update the numbering of the identity values in the replicated BlackBerry

Configuration Database, and run the BlackBerry Enterprise Server setup application to permit each BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance and component to connect to the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

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Return to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database when you configured transactional replication

When the BlackBerry Configuration Database becomes available again after it has stopped responding, you can update the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Enterprise Server components so that they use the BlackBerry Configuration

Database instead of the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

1.

Back up the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

2.

To avoid data corruption, prevent each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance from connecting to the replicated

BlackBerry Configuration Database.

3.

On the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database, replace the BlackBerry Configuration

Database with a restored version of the replicated BlackBerry Configuration Database.

4.

Run the setup application to permit each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance and BlackBerry Enterprise Server component to connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Configuring a new mirror BlackBerry

Configuration Database

If the principal BlackBerry Configuration Database stops responding and the BlackBerry Enterprise Server fails over automatically to the mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database, the mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database becomes the new principal BlackBerry Configuration Database.

If you configure a new mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database, you must resend the database mirroring parameters to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components so that they can use the new mirror BlackBerry Configuration Database.

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Sending software and

BlackBerry Java Applications to

BlackBerry devices

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Managing BlackBerry Java Applications and

BlackBerry Device Software

You can use the BlackBerry Administration Service to install and manage the BlackBerry Device Software and BlackBerry

Java Applications on BlackBerry devices.

To send BlackBerry Java Applications to devices, you must first add the applications to the application repository. You can use the application repository to store and manage all versions of the BlackBerry Java Applications that you want to install on, update on, or remove from devices.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, you create software configurations to specify the versions of the BlackBerry

Device Software and BlackBerry Java Applications that you want to install on, update on, or remove from devices. You also use software configurations to specify which applications are required, optional, or not permitted. When you create a software configuration, you must also specify whether users can install applications that are not listed in the software configuration.

When you add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration, you must assign an application control policy to the application to specify what resources the application can access. You can use default application control policies or you can create and use custom application control policies. If you permit users to install unlisted applications, you must create an application control policy for unlisted applications that specifies what resources the applications can access.

When you assign a software configuration to a group or individual user accounts, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a deployment job to install the BlackBerry Device Software and BlackBerry Java Applications on devices and to apply application control policies to the devices. A deployment job consists of a number of tasks. Each task manages the delivery of a specific object (for example, a BlackBerry Java Application or an application control policy) by communicating with the appropriate BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.

If you assign more than one software configuration to a user account, all of the settings in the multiple software configurations are applied to the user's device. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server resolves conflicting settings using predefined reconciliation rules and prioritized rankings that you can specify using the BlackBerry Administration Service.

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After you install the BlackBerry Device Software and BlackBerry Java Applications on devices, you can view details about how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved software configuration conflicts.

For more information about installing and managing the BlackBerry Device Software on devices, visit www.blackberry.com/go/serverdocs to see the BlackBerry Device Software Update Guide.

Developing BlackBerry Java Applications for

BlackBerry devices

Application developers can use the BlackBerry Java Development Environment or the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse to create and test BlackBerry Java Applications for BlackBerry devices, and to package BlackBerry Java Applications to install them on BlackBerry devices using a user’s computer or over the wireless network. Application developers can use the BlackBerry JDE or the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse to generate .cod files that contain the compiled application code for a BlackBerry Java Application. BlackBerry devices execute .cod files to run BlackBerry Java Applications. The

BlackBerry JDE and the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse also include tools to generate .jad files or .alx descriptor files that provide information about a BlackBerry Java Application that is used when the application is compiled.

MIDlets are Java applications that conform to the MIDP standard and can run on any mobile device that runs Java applications. Most MIDlets are distributed as .jar files. The BlackBerry JDE and the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse include tools that you can use to convert existing MIDlets that are in .jad and .jar file formats to .cod file formats for use on

BlackBerry devices.

For more information about developing and customizing BlackBerry Java Applications, visit www.blackberry.com/ developers .

Preparing to distribute BlackBerry Java

Applications

To send a BlackBerry Java Application to BlackBerry devices, the application developer must create a .zip file that contains the necessary application files and an .alx file that contains information about the application. If a directory structure is described in the .alx file, that directory structure must be represented in the .zip file.

For more information about creating BlackBerry Java Applications and .alx files, visit www.blackberry.com/developers to see the BlackBerry Java Development Environment Development Guide.

Before you distribute BlackBerry Java Applications, you must specify a shared network folder for BlackBerry Java

Applications using the BlackBerry Administration Service. This shared network folder must not be the same network share location that is used for BlackBerry Device Software, and it must not be located in <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files

\Research In Motion. The BlackBerry Administration Service accesses the shared network folder to install BlackBerry Java

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Applications on BlackBerry devices. Do not add application files to the shared network folder or make changes to the files that the BlackBerry Administration Service stores in the shared network folder.

To make a BlackBerry Java Application available for installation on BlackBerry devices, you must add the application to the

BlackBerry Administration Service application repository. After you add an application to the application repository, you can add the application to a software configuration, specify whether the application is required, optional, or not permitted on BlackBerry devices, and assign an application control policy to the application to control the access permissions for the application. You assign software configurations to user accounts to install or upgrade BlackBerry Java Applications on

BlackBerry devices, or to remove BlackBerry Java Applications from BlackBerry devices.

Specify a shared network folder for BlackBerry Java

Applications

Before you begin: Create a shared network folder on the network that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. This shared network folder must not be the same network share location that is used for BlackBerry Device Software, and it must not be located in <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion.

The administration accounts that you use for the BlackBerry Administration Service must have write permissions for the shared network folder. The administration accounts that run the BlackBerry Administration Service Application Server service must have write permissions for the shared network folder. BlackBerry devices and the computers that host the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances must have access to the shared network folder.

You must specify a shared network folder for BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Administration Service before you add any BlackBerry Java Applications to the application repository. The BlackBerry Administration Service must access the shared network folder to install BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices. Do not add application files to the shared network folder or make changes to the files that the BlackBerry Administration Service stores in the shared network folder.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Software management section, in the BlackBerry Administration Service application shared network drive field, type the path of the shared network folder using the following format: \\<computer_name>\<shared_folder>.

The shared network path must be typed in UNC format (for example, \\ComputerName\Applications\Testing).

5.

Click Save all.

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Add a BlackBerry Java Application to the application repository

To send a BlackBerry Java Application to BlackBerry devices, you must first add the BlackBerry Java Application bundle to the application repository. To send an updated version of a BlackBerry Java Application to BlackBerry devices, you must first add the updated bundle to the application repository.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Add or update applications.

3.

In the Application location section, click Browse. Navigate to the BlackBerry Java Application bundle that you want to add to, or update in, the application repository.

4.

Click Next.

5.

Click Add application.

Add a collaboration client to the application repository

To send a collaboration client to BlackBerry devices, you must first add the collaboration client bundle to the application repository. To send an updated version of a collaboration client to BlackBerry devices, you must first add the updated bundle to the application repository.

Before you begin: To download the .zip file for the latest version of the collaboration client, visit www.blackberry.com/ support/downloads . For information about collaboration clients and whether they are compatible with specific versions of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, visit na.blackberry.com/eng/support/downloads/im_server_compatibility.jsp

.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Add or update applications.

3.

In the Application location section, navigate to the collaboration client bundle that you want to add to, or update in, the application repository.

4.

Click Next.

5.

Click Publish application.

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Specify keywords for a BlackBerry Java Application

You can specify keywords for a BlackBerry Java Application. You can use the keywords to search for the application in the application repository.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Manage applications.

3.

Search for an application.

4.

In the search results, click the name of an application.

5.

Click Edit application.

6.

In the Application keywords field, type a keyword.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each keyword that you want to add.

9.

Click Save all.

Configuring application control policies

When you add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration so that you can install the application on

BlackBerry devices, you must specify an application control policy that you want to apply to the BlackBerry Java

Application. Application control policies control the data and APIs that BlackBerry Java Applications can access on

BlackBerry devices, and the external data sources and network connections that BlackBerry Java Applications can access.

The BlackBerry Administration Service includes a standard application control policy for BlackBerry Java Applications that you classify as required, optional, or not permitted. You can change the default settings of the standard application control policies or create custom application control policies for a BlackBerry Java Application.

For more information about configuring settings for application control policy rules, visit www.blackberry.com/go/ serverdocs to see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

Standard application control policies

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server includes the following standard application control policies.

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Application control policy

Standard Required

Standard Optional

Standard Disallowed

Description

When you apply the application control policy to a BlackBerry Java Application, rule settings require that the BlackBerry Java Application be installed and permitted to run on BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry devices install the application automatically.

When you apply the application control policy to a BlackBerry Java Application, rule settings make the BlackBerry Java Application optional on the BlackBerry device. Users can install and run the BlackBerry Java Application on their

BlackBerry devices.

When you apply the application control policy to a BlackBerry Java Application, rule settings prevent users from installing the BlackBerry Java Application on

BlackBerry devices. Users cannot install and run the BlackBerry Java

Application on their BlackBerry devices.

Change a standard application control policy

When you add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration, you must assign an application control policy to the BlackBerry Java Application. Based on the requirements of your organization's environment, you can change the default settings for the standard application control policies.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Manage default application control policies.

3.

Click the standard application control policy that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit application control policy.

5.

On the Access settings tab, in the Settings section, change the settings for the standard application control policy.

6.

Click Save all.

Create custom application control policies for a

BlackBerry Java Application

After you add a BlackBerry Java Application to the application repository, you can configure the application to use the standard application control policies, or you can create custom application control policies for the application. If you want a

BlackBerry Java Application to use custom application control policies, you must create the custom application control policies before you add the application to a software configuration. When you add the application to a software configuration, you can select which custom application control policy you want to apply to the application.

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If you add the BlackBerry Java Application to multiple software configurations and you assign different custom application control policies to the BlackBerry Java Application in the different software configurations, you must set the priority for the custom application control policies. This priority determines which custom application control policy the BlackBerry Policy

Service applies if you assign multiple software configurations to a user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Manage applications.

3.

Search for a BlackBerry Java Application.

4.

In the search results, click a BlackBerry Java Application.

5.

In the Application versions section, click the version of the application that you want to create a custom application control policy for.

6.

Click Edit application.

7.

On the Application control policies tab, in the Settings section, select the Use custom application control policies option.

8.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Create an application control policy for required BlackBerry Java

Applications.

Steps

1. In the Required application name field, type a name for the application control policy.

2. In the Settings section, configure the settings for the application control policy.

3. Click the Add icon.

4. Repeat steps a to c for each application control policy that you want to create.

Create an application control policy for optional BlackBerry Java

Applications.

1. In the Optional application name field, type a name for the application control policy.

2. In the Settings section, configure the settings for the application control policy.

3. Click the Add icon.

4. Repeat steps a to c for each application control policy that you want to create.

Create an application control policy for BlackBerry Java Applications that are not permitted.

1. In the Disallowed application name field, type a name for the application control policy.

2. Click the Add icon.

9.

If necessary, in each section, click the up and down arrows to set the priority for the application control policies.

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10. Click Save all.

Sending software and BlackBerry Java Applications to BlackBerry devices

IT policy rules take precedence on smartphones

IT policy rule settings override application control policy rule settings. For example, if you change the Allow Internal

Connections IT policy rule to No for BlackBerry smartphones, and if the smartphones have an application control policy set that allows a specific application to make internal connections, the application cannot make internal connections.

The smartphone revokes an application control policy and resets if the permissions of the application it is applied to become more restrictive. Smartphones permit users to make application permissions more restrictive, but not less restrictive, than the permissions that you specify.

Application control policies for unlisted applications

When you create a software configuration and assign it to user accounts so that you can send BlackBerry Device Software,

BlackBerry Java Applications, and standard application settings to BlackBerry devices, you must configure whether the software configuration permits users to install and use applications that are not included in the software configuration (also known as unlisted applications). When you configure whether unlisted applications are permitted and optional or not permitted on BlackBerry devices, you must assign an application control policy for unlisted applications to the software configuration.

An application control policy for unlisted applications determines what unlisted applications are permitted on BlackBerry devices and what data the unlisted applications can access on BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry Administration Service has two standard application control policies for unlisted applications: one for unlisted applications that are optional, and one for unlisted applications that are not permitted. You can change the default settings of the standard application control policy for unlisted applications that are optional, or you can create custom application control policies for unlisted applications that are optional.

For more information about the rule settings in application control policies for unlisted applications, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

Change the standard application control policy for unlisted applications that are optional

For more information about the rule settings in application control policies for unlisted applications, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

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2.

Click Manage application control policies for unlisted applications.

3.

Click the Standard Unlisted Optional application control policy.

4.

Click Edit application control policy.

5.

On the Access settings tab, in the Settings section, configure the settings for the application control policy.

6.

Click Save all.

Create an application control policy for unlisted applications

The BlackBerry Administration Service includes two default application control policies for unlisted applications: one for unlisted applications that you permit on BlackBerry devices, and one for unlisted applications that you do not permit on

BlackBerry devices. You can also create custom application control policies for unlisted applications that are optional.

For more information about the rule settings in application control policies for unlisted applications, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Create an application control policy for unlisted applications.

3.

In the Application control policy information section, in the Name field, type a name for the application control policy for unlisted applications.

4.

Click Save.

5.

On the BlackBerry solution management menu, click Manage application control policies for unlisted applications.

6.

Click the application control policy that you created.

7.

Click Edit application control policy.

8.

On the Access settings tab, in the Settings section, configure the settings for the application control policy.

9.

Click Save all.

Configure the priority of application control policies for unlisted applications

You can assign multiple software configurations to user accounts. You can assign different application control policies for unlisted applications to different software configurations. You must configure the priority of the different application control policies for unlisted applications so that the BlackBerry Policy Service can determine which application control policies to apply to user accounts when you assign multiple software configurations to user accounts.

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Manage application control policies for unlisted applications.

3.

Click Set priority of application control policies for unlisted applications.

4.

Click the up and down arrows to set the priority of application control policies for unlisted applications.

5.

Click Save.

Creating software configurations

You can use software configurations to perform the following actions on BlackBerry devices:

• install, upgrade, or remove BlackBerry Java Applications and the BlackBerry collaboration client over the wireless network or using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

• assign application control policies to BlackBerry Java Applications to control application permissions and the data that the applications can access

• specify that a BlackBerry Java Application is not permitted

• specify whether BlackBerry Java Applications that you do not include in the software configuration are permitted or not permitted

• configure the access permissions for BlackBerry Java Applications that you do not include in the software configuration

• install or upgrade the BlackBerry Device Software over the wireless network or using the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager

• specify standard application settings

You can assign a software configuration to a group, multiple user accounts, or a single user account. After you assign a software configuration, you can change the settings in the software configuration to manage the BlackBerry Java

Applications, BlackBerry Device Software, and standard application settings on BlackBerry devices. You can configure settings in the BlackBerry Administration Service to control how the BlackBerry Administration Service sends BlackBerry

Java Applications, BlackBerry Device Software, and standard application settings in software configurations to BlackBerry devices.

If you assign multiple software configurations to a user account, the settings in each software configuration are applied to the BlackBerry device. The BlackBerry Administration Service uses a set of rules to resolve conflicting settings in the multiple software configurations.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide contains information about creating software configurations to manage BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices. For more information about using software configurations to manage BlackBerry Device Software on BlackBerry devices, visit www.blackberry.com/go/serverdocs to see the BlackBerry

Device Software Upgrade Guide.

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Create a software configuration

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Create a software configuration.

3.

In the Configuration information section, in the Name field, type a name for the software configuration.

4.

In the Disposition for unlisted applications drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To permit users to install applications that are not included in the software configuration on their BlackBerry devices, click Optional.

• To prevent users from installing applications that are not included in the software configuration on their

BlackBerry devices, click Disallowed.

5.

In the Application control policy for unlisted applications drop-down list, click the application control policy for unlisted applications that you want to assign to the software configuration.

6.

Click Save.

After you finish: Add BlackBerry Device Software configurations and BlackBerry Java Applications to the software configuration.

Add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration

You must add a BlackBerry Java Application to a software configuration and assign the software configuration to user accounts to install the BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices over the wireless network. To upgrade an application, you must add the new version of the application to the appropriate software configuration. The BlackBerry

Enterprise Server upgrades the application that is on BlackBerry devices to the new version.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Manage software configurations.

3.

Click the software configuration that you want to add a BlackBerry Java Application to.

4.

Click Edit software configuration.

5.

On the Applications tab, click Add applications to software configuration.

6.

Search for the BlackBerry Java Applications that you want to add to the software configuration.

7.

In the search results, select a BlackBerry Java Application that you want to add to the software configuration.

8.

In the Disposition drop-down list for the BlackBerry Java Application, perform one of the following actions:

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• To install the BlackBerry Java Application automatically on BlackBerry devices, and to prevent users from removing the application, click Required.

• To permit users to install and remove the BlackBerry Java Application, click Optional.

• To prevent users from installing a BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices, click Disallowed.

9.

In the Application data section, in the Application control policy drop-down list, click an application control policy to apply to the BlackBerry Java Application.

10. If necessary, in the Deployment drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To install the application on BlackBerry devices over the wireless network, click Wireless.

• To install the application on BlackBerry devices using a USB connection to the user's computer and the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, click Wired.

11. Repeat steps 6 to 10 for each BlackBerry Java Application that you want to add to the software configuration.

12. Click Add to software configuration.

13. Click Save all.

Assign a software configuration to a group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click a group.

4.

Click Edit group.

5.

On the Software configuration tab, in the Available software configurations list, click a software configuration.

6.

Click Add.

7.

Repeat steps 5 and 6 for each software configuration that you want to assign.

8.

Click Save all.

Assign a software configuration to multiple user accounts

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select one or more user accounts.

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5.

In the Add to user configuration list, click Add software configuration.

6.

In the Available software configurations list, click the software configuration that you want to assign to the user accounts.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each software configuration that you want to assign to the user accounts.

9.

Click Save.

Assign a software configuration to a user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Software configuration tab, in the Available software configurations list, click the appropriate software configuration.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each software configuration that you want to assign.

9.

Click Save all.

When you assign a software configuration to a user account, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a job to deliver the resulting object to the BlackBerry device.

Install BlackBerry Java Applications on a

BlackBerry device at a central computer

If you do not want to install BlackBerry Java Applications on a BlackBerry device over the wireless network, and you do not want the user to install the BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager or BlackBerry

Desktop Software, you can install the BlackBerry Java Applications on a BlackBerry device by connecting the BlackBerry device to a central computer that can access the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Before you begin:

• Assign a software configuration with the necessary BlackBerry Java Applications to the appropriate user account.

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• To permit the BlackBerry Administration Service to connect to a BlackBerry device that is attached to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service by a USB connection, add the web address of the BlackBerry

Administration Service to the list of trusted web sites in the web browser. Log in to the BlackBerry Administration

Service again.

• Verify that the central computer can access the BlackBerry Administration Service.

• Connect the BlackBerry device that is associated with the user account to the central computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Attached devices.

2.

Click Device software.

3.

Click Automatic installation of applications on the BlackBerry device.

4.

Complete the instructions on the screen.

View the status of a job

After you assign a software configuration to user accounts or change an existing software configuration that you assigned to user accounts, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a job to deliver BlackBerry Device Software, BlackBerry Java applications, or application settings to BlackBerry devices. If you assign an IT policy to user accounts or change an existing

IT policy, a job sends the IT policy changes to BlackBerry devices. You can view the status of a job to determine if it is ready to run, currently running, completed, or completed with task failures.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for a job.

4.

In the search results, in the Status column, view the status of the job.

5.

To view more information about a job or to change a job, click the ID of the job.

View the status of a task

Each deployment job consists of multiple tasks. Each task delivers a specific object or setting to a BlackBerry device that carries out an action, for example, updating BlackBerry Device Software, installing or removing a BlackBerry Java

Application, or applying updated IT policy settings or application settings. You can view the status of tasks. If a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server does not complete a task, you can view error messages that help you troubleshoot the task failure.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment job tasks.

3.

Search for a task.

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4.

In the search results, in the Status column, view the status of the task.

5.

To view more information about a task, click More.

Error messages: BlackBerry Java Application tasks

To troubleshoot errors that display for a task when you send a BlackBerry Java Application to a BlackBerry device, or update a BlackBerry Java Application on a BlackBerry device, you can try to determine the cause by collecting the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Dispatcher log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Administration Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry device information (for example, the BlackBerry device model, BlackBerry Device Software version, wireless service provider, IT policy assigned to the BlackBerry device, service books on the BlackBerry device, and so on)

• event log of the BlackBerry device from the day the issue was reported

If the preceding information does not help you to address the issue, you can collect the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 6 recommended)

• system event logs

• copy of the BlackBerry Configuration Database

• SQL trace of the BlackBerry Policy Service that communicates with the BlackBerry Configuration Database

For information about changing the log level for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, visit www.blackberry.com/ support to read article KB04342. For information about obtaining the event log for a BlackBerry device, visit www.blackberry.com/support to read article KB05349.

If the recommended administrative action for an error message does not resolve the issue, contact RIM Technical Support.

Sequence Processing Stopped due to error processing SEND_APC_APP command

The BlackBerry Policy Service sends application data to a BlackBerry device as a group of application modules. If the

BlackBerry Policy Service does not deliver one of the application modules to the BlackBerry device, the remaining application modules are not delivered to the BlackBerry device.

You can try to resend the BlackBerry Java Application to the BlackBerry device.

SendApp failed due to error getting application data, processing stopped

An error occurred when the BlackBerry Policy Service tried to retrieve the data that it required to install the BlackBerry

Java Application.

You can verify that the BlackBerry Policy Service can access the network share that you use to store the application files.

QueueModule failed, processing stopped

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An error occurred when the BlackBerry Policy Service tried to process the application modules and send the application modules to the BlackBerry device.

You can verify that the BlackBerry Policy Service can access the network share that stores the application files.

Device timed out waiting for module

The BlackBerry device reported a timeout failure while waiting for the application modules.

You can resend the BlackBerry Java Application to the BlackBerry device. If the second attempt to install the BlackBerry

Java Application is not successful, in the log files that you collected, locate the user account that experienced the issue.

Trace the installation activity.

Device reported insufficient memory to install module

The BlackBerry device does not have enough application memory available to install the application modules.

You can instruct the user to make more application memory available on the BlackBerry device. Resend the BlackBerry

Java Application.

Device reported insufficient privileges to install module

The BlackBerry device does not have the necessary permissions to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

You can verify that the BlackBerry device is configured with the necessary permissions to install a BlackBerry Java

Application. Resend the BlackBerry Java Application.

Device reported invalid version in packet, supported version is %s

The BlackBerry Java Application is not compatible with the BlackBerry Device Software version that is running on the

BlackBerry device.

You can verify that the BlackBerry Java Application is compatible with the BlackBerry Device Software version that is running on the BlackBerry device.

Device reported Data Format Error in packet while installing module

An error occurred in the BlackBerry Policy Service that prevented the BlackBerry device from installing the BlackBerry

Java Application.

In the log files that you collected, locate the user account that experienced the issue. Trace the installation activity.

Device reported a %s error while installing module

Device reported a general failure installing the module

Device reported a security violation while installing the application

Device reported insufficient app data while installing module

Device reported insufficient body data while installing module

Device reported invalid app data length while installing module

Device reported invalid command while installing module

Device reported invalid module hash while installing module

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Device reported that the module save failed

Device reported that there was an incomplete module

The BlackBerry device identified a formatting error in the application data before or during the installation process.

You can verify that the application files are formatted properly and try to send the BlackBerry Java Application to the

BlackBerry device again. If your second try at the installation is not successful, in the log files that you collected, locate the user account that experienced the issue. Trace the installation activity.

Incomplete ACK data for APPD request

The BlackBerry Policy Service did not receive an acknowledgment message from a BlackBerry device that indicates that the BlackBerry Java Application was installed.

You can verify that the BlackBerry device is turned on and is located in a wireless coverage area. Resend the BlackBerry

Java Application.

For the command: %s Device reported a general failure

For the command: %s Device reported non command handler for request

For the command: %s Device reported security violation

For the command: %s Device reported unable to decrypt

For the command: %s Device reported key mismatch

For the command: %s Device reported unsupported command version

For the command: %s Device reported code base error

For the command: %s Device reported a general failure installing the module

The BlackBerry device cannot execute the command to install or update the BlackBerry Java Application.

In the log files that you collected, locate the user account that experienced the issue. Trace the installation activity.

Error messages: BlackBerry Device Software tasks

To troubleshoot errors that display for a task when you are updating BlackBerry Device Software on a BlackBerry device, you can try to determine the cause by collecting the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Dispatcher log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Administration Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry device information (for example, the BlackBerry device model, BlackBerry Device Software version, wireless service provider, IT policy assigned to the BlackBerry device, service books on the BlackBerry device, and so on)

• event log of the BlackBerry device from the day the issue was reported

• error report from the update application; instruct users to view the details of the errors reported by the update application and to send error reports to an administrative email address that you must specify

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If the preceding information does not address the issue, you can collect the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 6 recommended)

• system event logs

• copy of the BlackBerry Configuration Database

• SQL trace of the BlackBerry Policy Service that communicates with the BlackBerry Configuration Database

For information about changing the log level for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, visit www.blackberry.com/ support to read article KB04342. For information about obtaining the event log for a BlackBerry device, visit www.blackberry.com/support to read article KB05349.

If the recommended administrative action for an error message does not resolve the issue, contact RIM Technical Support.

Available upgrade rejected

You can determine the reason for the error message and determine the status code that is associated with the error by viewing the event log of the BlackBerry device.

• 0x01 not supported by device: The BlackBerry device model or the current version of the BlackBerry Device Software on the BlackBerry device does not support the BlackBerry Device Software update.

You can verify that the BlackBerry device model and the current BlackBerry Device Software version support the

BlackBerry Device Software update.

• 0x02 not consistent with device version or vendorid: The BlackBerry device model, the current version of the

BlackBerry Device Software on the device, or the vendor ID that is associated with the BlackBerry device does not support the BlackBerry Device Software update.

You can verify that the BlackBerry device model, the current BlackBerry Device Software version, and the vendor ID that are associated with the BlackBerry device support the BlackBerry Device Software update.

• 0x03 disallowed by IT policy: An IT policy rule in an IT policy that you assigned to the user account does not permit

BlackBerry Device Software updates over the wireless network.

You can verify that the IT policy rule settings in the IT policy that you assigned to the user account permits BlackBerry

Device Software updates over the wireless network.

• 0x05 duplicate: A previous request to install the same BlackBerry Device Software version has already been sent to the

BlackBerry device.

• 0x07 bad request: An error occured when the BlackBerry Infrastructure processed the request to update the

BlackBerry Device Software on the BlackBerry device.

You can try to send the BlackBerry Device Software update again.

• 0x08 insufficient storage: The BlackBerry device does not have enough memory available to update the BlackBerry

Device Software.

You can manage the BlackBerry device so that it has enough memory available to update the BlackBerry Device

Software (for example, remove applications from the BlackBerry device that are no longer required).

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• 0x09 reset required: The user must reset the BlackBerry device to clear a code module condition.

You can instruct the user to reset the BlackBerry device and you can send the BlackBerry Device Software update again.

• 0X10 service book flag disabled: A service book on the BlackBerry device does not permit you to send BlackBerry

Device Software updates over the wireless network.

You can verify that the service books on the BlackBerry device permit BlackBerry Device Software updates over the wireless network.

Available upgrade deferred by user

• 0x01 prior upgrade in progress: The BlackBerry Device Software update did not complete because a previous

BlackBerry Device Software update was in progress.

If the previous BlackBerry Device Software update did not install the correct BlackBerry Device Software version, you can wait until the update completes and then you can send the BlackBerry Device Software update again.

Upgrade prompt deferred

• 0x02 reset required The user must reset the BlackBerry device to clear a code module condition.

You can instruct the user to reset the BlackBerry device. The update application tries to perform the update for up to

72 hours. After 72 hours, the update application performs the update and the user no longer has the option to defer the update.

Upgrade rejected

An error or inconsistency exists in the BlackBerry Device Software files that are available from the BlackBerry

Infrastructure.

Upgrade failed, rollback complete

After the update application downloaded and applied the current BlackBerry Device Software patch files to the BlackBerry device, an error occurred when the update application tried to restart the BlackBerry device. As a result, the update application reapplied the previous BlackBerry Device Software files to the BlackBerry device and cancelled the BlackBerry

Device Software update.

Available upgrade deleted by administrator

When a BlackBerry Device Software update request either completes or does not complete, this status message displays when the BlackBerry Infrastructure deletes the update request.

Mandatory upgrade failed

After the update application downloaded and applied the current BlackBerry Device Software files to the BlackBerry device, an error occured when the update application tried to restart the BlackBerry device. As a result, the update application reapplied the previous BlackBerry Device Software files to the BlackBerry device, and cancelled the update.

BlackBerry Administration Service error

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An error occurred when the BlackBerry Administration Service processed the request to update the BlackBerry Device

Software on a BlackBerry device.

Error messages: Standard application settings tasks

To troubleshoot errors that display for a task when you change the standard application settings on a BlackBerry device, you can try to determine the cause by collecting the following information:

• BlackBerry Synchronization Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Dispatcher log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Administration Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry device information (for example, the BlackBerry device model, BlackBerry Device Software version, wireless service provider, IT policy assigned to the BlackBerry device, service books on the BlackBerry device, and so on)

• event log of the BlackBerry device from the day the issue was reported

If the preceding information does not address the issue, you can collect the following information:

• BlackBerry Synchronization Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 6 recommended)

• system event logs

• copy of the BlackBerry Configuration Database

• SQL trace of the BlackBerry Synchronization Service that communicates with the BlackBerry Configuration Database

For information about changing the log level for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, visit www.blackberry.com/ support to read article KB04342. For information about obtaining the event log of a BlackBerry device, visit www.blackberry.com/support to read article KB05349.

If the recommended administrative action for an error message does not resolve the issue, contact RIM Technical Support.

Restore failed -- error getting value

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot read the value of the standard application settings because the BlackBerry

Configuration Database is unavailable.

Verify that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can access the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If necessary, restart the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Failed to set properties for item

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot specify the value of the standard application settings because the

BlackBerry Configuration Database is unavailable.

Verify that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can access the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If necessary, restart the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Failed to backup data to database

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The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot apply the value of the standard application settings because the

BlackBerry Configuration Database is unavailable.

Verify that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can access the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If necessary, restart the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Failed to delete item

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot delete the value of the standard application settings because the

BlackBerry Configuration Database is unavailable.

Verify that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can access the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If necessary, restart the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Failed to create an instance of the XML DOM document

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot create XML data for the standard application settings.

Failed to load XML document

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service cannot load XML data for the standard application settings.

Invalid GUID

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service received an invalid globally unique identifier from the BlackBerry device.

Invalid/unknown command

The BlackBerry Synchronization Service received an invalid command from the BlackBerry device.

Error messages: IT policy tasks

To troubleshoot errors that display for a task when you send an IT policy to a BlackBerry device or update an IT policy on a

BlackBerry device, you can try to determine the cause by collecting the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Dispatcher log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry Administration Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 4 recommended)

• BlackBerry device information (for example, the BlackBerry device model, BlackBerry Device Software version, wireless service provider, IT policy assigned to the BlackBerry device, service books on the BlackBerry device, and so on)

• event log of the BlackBerry device from the day the issue was reported

If the preceding information does not help you to address the issue, you can collect the following information:

• BlackBerry Policy Service log files from the day the issue was reported (log level 6 recommended)

• system event logs

• copy of the BlackBerry Configuration Database

• SQL trace of the BlackBerry Policy Service that communicates with the BlackBerry Configuration Database

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For information about changing the log level for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, visit www.blackberry.com/ support to read article KB04342. For information about obtaining the event log for a BlackBerry device, visit www.blackberry.com/support to read article KB05349.

If the recommended administrative action for an error message does not resolve the issue, contact Research In Motion

Technical Support.

Reject Security Violation

Reject Authentication Failed

Data might not have been permanently deleted from the BlackBerry device before you assigned the BlackBerry device to a new user account and activated the BlackBerry device again.

You can permanently delete the data on the BlackBerry device and activate the BlackBerry device again.

Invalid password

Set Password Failed

You sent the Specify new device password and lock device IT administration command to a BlackBerry device and the password might not have satisfied the password criteria that the BlackBerry device user configured on the BlackBerry device.

You can resend the Specify new device password and lock device IT administration command to the BlackBerry device and specify a password that satisfies the password criteria that you configured using IT policy rules.

Sequence Processing Stopped due to error processing SET_IT_POLICY_COMMAND command

The BlackBerry Policy Service can send the IT policy data to a BlackBerry device in a group of commands. If the IT policy command is not delivered to the BlackBerry device, the remaining commands in the group are not delivered to the

BlackBerry device.

You can try to resend the IT policy to the BlackBerry device. You can also try to resend the service books to the BlackBerry device.

Stopping a job that is running

After you assign a software configuration to user accounts or change an existing software configuration that you already assigned to user accounts, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a job to deliver BlackBerry Device Software,

BlackBerry Java Applications, or application settings to BlackBerry devices. If you assign an IT policy to user accounts or change an existing IT policy, a job sends the IT policy changes to BlackBerry devices. If you want to make changes to a job that is running, you can stop a job.

When you stop a job, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not process the remaining tasks in the job, and the BlackBerry

Administration Service changes the scheduled start time for the job to the following day. The job returns to a ready to run status. You can make changes to the start time, priority, and distribution settings of the job. If you do not change the start time for the job, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server delivers the job on the following day using the default job schedule settings. When the job starts again, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server processes the remaining tasks in the job.

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If you want to delete a job, change the start date of the job to a date that exceeds the job failure period that you configured in the job schedule settings. The default job failure period is 30 days.

Stop a job that is running

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for the job that you want to stop.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the job that you want to stop.

You can only stop jobs with a Running status.

5.

Click Stop Current Execution.

6.

Click Yes - Stop Current Execution.

View the users that have a BlackBerry Java

Application installed on their BlackBerry devices

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Manage applications.

3.

Search for an application.

4.

In the search results, click the name of an application.

5.

In the Application versions section, click a version of the application.

6.

Click View users with application.

7.

Search for users that are associated with BlackBerry devices that you installed the BlackBerry Java Application on.

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View how the BlackBerry Administration

Service resolved software configuration conflicts for a user account

You can assign multiple software configurations to a user account or group. The BlackBerry Administration Service uses specific rules to resolve conflicting settings in the multiple software configurations that you assign to a user account or group. After the BlackBerry Administration Service applies software configurations to a BlackBerry device, you can view how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved any of the conflicting settings in the multiple software configurations.

Before you begin: Assign multiple software configurations to a user account or group.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click the name of a user account.

5.

On the Software configuration tab, perform one of the following actions:

• To view how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved conflicts that involve BlackBerry Java Applications, click View resolved applications.

• To view how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved conflicts that involve BlackBerry Device Software, click View Resolved BlackBerry Device Software bundles.

• To view how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved conflicts that involve application control policies for unlisted applications, click View Resolved Application Control Policy for Unlisted Applications.

• To view how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved conflicts that involve the standard application settings in BlackBerry Device Software configurations, click View Resolved BlackBerry Device Software application settings.

6.

View the appropriate information about how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolved the software configuration conflicts for the user account.

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Reconciliation rules for conflicting settings in software configurations

If you assign multiple software configurations to user accounts or groups, the multiple software configurations might contain conflicting settings. For example, you might specify that a BlackBerry Java Application is required in a software configuration that you assign to a user account, but you might also specify that the same application is not permitted in a software configuration that you assign to a group that the user account belongs to. Conflicts can occur when you assign multiple BlackBerry Java Applications, application control policies, application control policies for unlisted applications,

BlackBerry Device Software, and the standard application settings in BlackBerry Device Software configurations.

The BlackBerry Administration Service uses predefined reconciliation rules to resolve conflicting settings in multiple software configurations, and to determine which applications, software, and settings the BlackBerry Administration Service installs on or applies to a BlackBerry device. The BlackBerry Administration Service resolves conflicting settings as an asynchronous background activity. You can view the outcome of the reconciliation activities, reconciliation errors, and the applications, software, and settings that the BlackBerry Administration Service installed on or applied to a BlackBerry device.

The BlackBerry Administration Service might have to reconcile software configuration settings that conflict if you perform any of the following actions:

• activate a user account

• assign a new BlackBerry device or PIN to a user

• assign a user account to or remove a user account from a group

• add a group to or remove a group from another group

• add an application to or remove an application from a software configuration

• change the settings for an application in a software configuration

• change the settings for an application control policy

• change the ranking for application control policies

• install a new version of the BlackBerry Device Software on a BlackBerry device

• add a BlackBerry Device Software configuration to or remove a BlackBerry Device Software configuration from a software configuration

• change a BlackBerry Device Software configuration

• change the standard application settings in a BlackBerry Device Software configuration

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Reconciliation rules: BlackBerry Java Applications

Scenario

Multiple software configurations are assigned to a user account or the groups the user belongs to. Multiple

BlackBerry Java Applications are contained in each software configuration.

Multiple software configurations that contain different versions of the same BlackBerry Java Application are assigned to a user account or the groups the user belongs to.

Rule

The BlackBerry Java Applications in each software configuration are installed on the BlackBerry device. If the

BlackBerry Device Software does not support a specific

BlackBerry Java Application, the application is not installed on the BlackBerry device.

When different versions of an application exist in the software configurations that are assigned to a user account, the latest version of the application that is supported by the

BlackBerry Device Software is installed on the BlackBerry device. For example, if a software configuration with version

1.0 of an application is assigned to a user account, and another software configuration with version 2.0 of the application is assigned to a user account, version 2.0 of the application is installed on the BlackBerry device.

The version of a BlackBerry Java Application that is in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over the version of a BlackBerry Java

Application that is in a software configuration that is assigned to a group. For example, if version 1.0 of an application is in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account, and version 2.0 of an application is in a software configuration that is assigned to a group that the user belongs to, version 1.0 of the application is installed on the BlackBerry device.

Multiple software configurations that contain the same

BlackBerry Java Application are assigned to a user account or the groups the user belongs to. The disposition of the

BlackBerry Java Application (required, optional, or disallowed) is different in each software configuration. The deployment method (wired or over the wireless network) for the application is different in each software configuration.

The disposition specified for an application in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over the disposition of the same application in any software configuration that is assigned to a group. If the application has different dispositions in multiple software configurations that are assigned at the same level (either to the user account or groups), the required disposition takes precedence over the optional disposition, and the optional disposition takes precedence over the disallowed disposition.

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Scenario

One or more software configurations that include

BlackBerry Java Applications are assigned to a user account or the groups the user belongs to, but a limited amount of available memory remains on the BlackBerry device.

Rule

The BlackBerry Administration Service resolves the deployment method after resolving the disposition of an application. The deployment method specified for an application in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over the deployment method for the same application in any software configuration that is assigned to a group. The wireless setting takes precedence over the wired setting.

The BlackBerry Administration Service checks the amount of available memory on the BlackBerry device after resolving application conflicts (for example, resolving conflicting disposition and deployment settings) and before installing a BlackBerry Java Application. If there is not enough memory available on the BlackBerry device to support the application, the application is not installed.

Depending on the amount of available memory, applications are installed in the following order:

1. Required applications that are configured for wireless deployment

2. Required applications that are configured for wired deployment

3. Optional applications that are configured for wireless deployment

4. Optional applications that are configured for wired deployment

A software configuration is assigned to a user account and it contains a BlackBerry Java Application that has a dependency on another BlackBerry Java Application.

If a BlackBerry Java Application in a software configuration has a dependency on another application, and the other application is not included in a software configuration that is assigned to the user account or a group that the user belongs to, the application is not installed on the

BlackBerry device.

If a BlackBerry Java Application in a software configuration has a dependency on another application, and the dependent application is included in a software configuration that is assigned to the user account or a group the user belongs to, the dependent application is installed first. If the dependent application is installed

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Scenario

A software configuration is assigned to a user account and it contains a BlackBerry Java Application that has a dependency on another BlackBerry Java Application. The dependent application is not supported on the BlackBerry device.

Multiple BlackBerry Java Applications have a circular dependency (for example, application A is dependent on application B, application B is dependent on application C, and application C is dependent on application A) and are included in the same application bundle. The application bundle is added to the application repository. The applications are added to a software configuration and assigned to a user account or a group the user belongs to.

Rule successfully, the application with the dependency is then installed.

If a dependent application is not supported by the

BlackBerry device or was not installed successfully on the

BlackBerry device, the application with the dependency is not installed on the user's BlackBerry device.

If multiple BlackBerry Java Applications are included in the same application bundle and have a circular dependency, the applications are not installed on the BlackBerry device.

If multiple applications have a circular dependency, they can only be installed if they exist in separate application bundles and are installed using wired deployment.

Reconciliation rules: BlackBerry Device Software

Scenario Rule

A software configuration that contains BlackBerry Device

Software is assigned to a user account. A software configuration that contains a different version of BlackBerry

Device Software is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to.

The BlackBerry Device Software in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over the BlackBerry Device Software in a software configuration that is assigned to a group.

Multiple software configurations that contain different versions of BlackBerry Device Software are assigned to a user account.

The version of the BlackBerry Device Software that is supported by the BlackBerry device and by the wireless service provider, and that you ranked highest in the

BlackBerry Administration Service, is installed on the

BlackBerry device. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not install a version of the BlackBerry Device Software if that version is ranked lower than the version of the

BlackBerry Device Software that is currently installed on the

BlackBerry device.

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Reconciliation rules: Standard application settings

Scenario Rule

A software configuration with standard application settings is assigned to a user account. A software configuration with different standard application settings is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to.

The standard application settings in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account take precedence over the standard application settings in a software configuration that is assigned to a group.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The calendar initial view setting is configured differently in each of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups.

The calendar initial view setting that is applied to the user's

BlackBerry device is the lowest value that was specified in the multiple software configurations.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The calendar keep appointments setting is configured differently in each of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups.

The calendar keep appointments setting that is applied to the user's BlackBerry device is the highest value that was specified in the multiple software configurations.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The email confirm delete setting is set to Yes in one or more of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups. The setting is set to No in the remaining software configurations.

If the email confirm delete setting is set to Yes in a software configuration that is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to, the Yes setting is applied to the

BlackBerry device.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The email hide sent messages setting is set to Yes in one or more of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups. The setting is set to No in the remaining software configurations.

If the email hide sent messages setting is set to No in a software configuration that is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to, the No setting is applied to the

BlackBerry device.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The email save copy in sent folder setting is set to Yes in one or more of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups. The setting is set to No in the remaining software configurations.

If the email save copy in sent folder setting is set to Yes in a software configuration that is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to, the Yes setting is applied to the

BlackBerry device.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The address book sort by setting is configured differently in each of the software configurations that are assigned to the groups.

If the address book sort by setting is configured differently in the software configurations that are assigned to the groups that the user account belongs to, the first name setting takes precedence over the last name setting, and the last name setting takes precedence over the company name setting.

A user account belongs to multiple groups. The attributes settings for the various standard application settings are

The Locked and visible setting takes precedence over the

Unlocked and visible setting. The Unlocked and visible

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Scenario Rule configured differently in the software configurations that are assigned to the groups.

setting takes precedence over the Unlocked and hidden setting.

Standard application settings are configured in a software configuration and assigned to user accounts with

BlackBerry devices that are running a BlackBerry Device

Software version earlier than 5.0.

Standard application settings apply only to BlackBerry devices that are associated with BlackBerry Enterprise

Server version 5.0 or later, and BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 or later.

Reconciliation rules: Application control policies

Scenario

A user is assigned multiple software configurations that each contain the same application. A different application control policy is assigned to the application in each software configuration.

Rule

An application control policy for an application in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over an application control policy for the same application in a software configuration that is assigned to a group. The required setting takes precedence over the optional setting. The optional setting takes precedence over the disallowed setting.

If multiple software configurations contain the same application, and each software configuration is assigned a different custom application control policy with the same disposition (for example, two custom required application control policies), the application control policy that you ranked highest in the BlackBerry Administration Service is applied to the user's BlackBerry device.

Reconciliation rules: Application control policies for unlisted applications

Scenario

A software configuration with a default or custom application control policy for unlisted applications is assigned to a user account. A software configuration with a different application control policy for unlisted applications is assigned to a group that the user account belongs to.

Rule

The application control policy for unlisted applications in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account takes precedence over the application control policy for unlisted applications in a software configuration that is assigned to a group.

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Scenario

A software configuration that defines unlisted applications as disallowed is assigned to a user account. A software configuration that defines unlisted applications as optional is also assigned to the user account.

Multiple software configurations with different application control policies for unlisted applications are assigned to a user account.

Rule

If unlisted applications are defined as disallowed in a software configuration that is assigned to a user account, unlisted applications are not permitted on the BlackBerry device.

The application control policy for unlisted applications that you ranked highest in the BlackBerry Administration

Service is applied to the BlackBerry device.

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Alternative methods for installing BlackBerry Java

Applications on BlackBerry devices

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Installing BlackBerry Java Applications on

BlackBerry devices without using the

BlackBerry Administration Service

You can install and update BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices without using the BlackBerry

Administration Service. You can use any of the following tools or software to install, update, and manage BlackBerry Java

Applications on BlackBerry devices:

• BlackBerry Desktop Software

• BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

• BlackBerry Application Web Loader on a web server

• standalone application loader tool

• web browser on BlackBerry devices

Developing BlackBerry Java Applications for

BlackBerry devices

Application developers can use the BlackBerry Java Development Environment or the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse to create and test BlackBerry Java Applications for BlackBerry devices, and to package BlackBerry Java Applications to

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BlackBerry JDE and the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse also include tools to generate .jad files or .alx descriptor files that provide information about a BlackBerry Java Application that is used when the application is compiled.

MIDlets are Java applications that conform to the MIDP standard and can run on any mobile device that runs Java applications. Most MIDlets are distributed as .jar files. The BlackBerry JDE and the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse include tools that you can use to convert existing MIDlets that are in .jad and .jar file formats to .cod file formats for use on

BlackBerry devices.

For more information about developing and customizing BlackBerry Java Applications, visit www.blackberry.com/ developers .

Methods you can use to install BlackBerry

Java Applications on BlackBerry devices

If you do not want to use the BlackBerry Administration Service to install or update BlackBerry Java Applications on

BlackBerry devices over the wireless network, you can use any of the following methods:

Method

Install BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Desktop Software

Install BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Application Web

Loader

Install BlackBerry Java Applications using the standalone application loader tool

Description

You can install a BlackBerry Java Application on a BlackBerry device by instructing the user to use the application loader tool that is part of the

BlackBerry Desktop Software. An automated application installer installs the application files on the user’s computer. The user uses the BlackBerry Desktop

Manager to navigate to the application files and install the BlackBerry Java

Application on a BlackBerry device that the user connects to the computer.

You can install a BlackBerry Java Application on a BlackBerry device by instructing the user to browse to a specific web server that you configured to use the BlackBerry Application Web Loader. The user must connect the BlackBerry device to the computer.

You can install a BlackBerry Java Application on a BlackBerry device by installing the standalone application loader tool in a shared network folder, and providing users with a link to run the tool. The user must connect the BlackBerry device to the computer.

This method requires that you install the BlackBerry Device Manager on the user's computer but does not require a full installation of the BlackBerry

Desktop Software.

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Method

Install BlackBerry Java Applications using a web browser on BlackBerry devices

Description

You can install a BlackBerry Java Application on a BlackBerry device by installing the files for the BlackBerry Java Application on a web server and instructing the user to browse to the appropriate web address on the BlackBerry device. Users can download the BlackBerry Java Application from an Internet web site using a web browser or from an intranet web site using the BlackBerry

Browser.

This method does not require the user to connect the BlackBerry device to the computer.

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Desktop Software

Application developers can use the BlackBerry Java Development Environment or the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse to create an automated application installer. You can use the application installer to install the files for a BlackBerry Java

Application (the .alx identifier file and the application's .cod files) on users’ computers. You can then instruct users to use the application loader tool in the BlackBerry Desktop Software to install the BlackBerry Java Application on their

BlackBerry devices. Users must connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

This method has the following advantages:

• You can control how the application files are distributed to users’ computers.

• Users are responsible for completing the installation.

• If you installed the BlackBerry Desktop Software on users’ computers, they can use it to install the BlackBerry Java

Applications.

This method has the following disadvantages:

• You must install the BlackBerry Desktop Software on users’ computers.

• The users must use the BlackBerry Desktop Software to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• You cannot control when the users install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• Users must connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Desktop Software

BlackBerry device

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• BlackBerry APIs and Java ME (standard on BlackBerry devices)

User’s computer

• Windows 2000 or later, Windows XP, or Windows Vista

• BlackBerry Desktop Software version 4.0 or later

• Research In Motion USB drivers and a USB connection for the BlackBerry device

BlackBerry Java Application

• .alx files and .cod files: The .alx file is the application descriptor that provides information about the application and the location of the application's .cod files. A .cod file contains compiled and packaged application code. The application loader tool requires these files so that it can install the BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices.

• required modules: Some BlackBerry Java Applications require modules that are part of the BlackBerry Device

Software. The required modules are listed in the .alx file in a <requires> tag. If the required modules do not exist on the

BlackBerry device, you need to install the necessary BlackBerry Device Software on the BlackBerry device. For more information about application dependencies, visit www.blackberry.com/developers to read the BlackBerry Java

Development Environment Development Guide.

Make the BlackBerry Java Application available to the

BlackBerry Desktop Software

1.

Obtain the application installer (.exe file) for the BlackBerry Java Application from the application developer, vendor, or wireless service provider.

2.

Run the application installer on the user's computer to install the .alx identifier file and .cod file in an installation folder on the user’s computer. You can also run the application installer to install the .alx identifier file and .cod file in a shared network folder that users can access from their computers.

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the

BlackBerry Desktop Software

For instructions for how to install a BlackBerry Java Application using the BlackBerry Desktop Software, visit www.blackberry.com/go/docs to find the required version of the BlackBerry Desktop Software User Guide.

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Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Application Web

Loader

You can configure the BlackBerry Application Web Loader, which uses Microsoft ActiveX, to install a BlackBerry Java

Application on BlackBerry devices using a web server and Microsoft Internet Explorer on users’ computers. You can add the BlackBerry Application Web Loader to a web server (for example, on your organization’s intranet or a public web server), and instruct users to browse to the appropriate web address using Microsoft Internet Explorer. The BlackBerry

Application Web Loader prompts users to install the BlackBerry Java Application, and installs the required .cod files for the application on BlackBerry devices. The users must connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

The BlackBerry Application Web Loader supports .cod files only. To install a MIDlet, convert the .jar file to a .cod file. For more information about how to compile .java and .jar file formats into the .cod file format, visit www.blackberry.com/ developers to read the BlackBerry Java Development Environment Development Guide. For more information about the

BlackBerry Application Web Loader and a sample development template, visit www.blackberry.com/go/docs to read the

BlackBerry Application Web Loader Developer Guide.

This method has the following advantages:

• You do not have to install the BlackBerry Desktop Software on users’ computers.

• The installation process is straightforward and requires Microsoft Internet Explorer, a common web browser.

• Users are responsible for completing the installation.

This method has the following disadvantages:

• You cannot control when the users install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• Users must connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the BlackBerry Application Web Loader

BlackBerry device

• BlackBerry APIs and Java ME (standard on BlackBerry devices)

User’s computer

• Windows 2000 or later, Windows XP, or Windows Vista

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• MicrosoftInternet Explorer version 5.0 or later

• Microsoft ActiveX version 8.0 or later

• BlackBerry Application Web Loader; if the BlackBerry Application Web Loader is not installed, the user is prompted to install it after the user browses to the specified web address

• Research In Motion USB drivers and a USB connection for the BlackBerry device

Web server

Configure the following MIME types on the web server to permit users to download and install BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices:

• .cod files: application/vnd.rim.cod

• .jad files: text/vnd.sun.j2me.app-descriptor

• scripting language: Use a scripting language that is supported by Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft ActiveX.

• AxLoader.cab file: Copy the AxLoader.cab file to the folder that the web page .html files are located in (or update the

<object> element URL information in the .html file to the new location).

BlackBerry Java Application

• .jad files and .cod files: The .jad file is the application descriptor that provides information about the application and the location of .cod files. A .cod file contains compiled and packaged application code. The BlackBerry Application Web

Loader requires these files to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• The maximum .jad file size is 4096 bytes.

• The maximum number of .cod files supported by the BlackBerry Application Web Loader is 32.

• MIDlet support: The BlackBerry Application Web Loader supports CLDC applications that reference the BlackBerry API or MIDlets that have been converted to the .cod file format.

Enable the BlackBerry Application Web Loader on a web server

Before you begin:

• Obtain the .jad and .cod files for the BlackBerry Java Application from the application developer, vendor, or wireless service provider.

• Visit www.blackberry.com/developers to download the latest version of the BlackBerry Application Web Loader

(AxLoader.cab).

1.

Create a web page that you can use to install the BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices.

2.

Copy the AxLoader.cab file to the folder where the web page’s .html files are located.

3.

Copy the .jad and .cod files for the application on the web server that hosts the web page.

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4.

Reference a specific version of the BlackBerry Application Web Loader.

For more information about referencing a specific version of the BlackBerry Application Web Loader, visit www.blackberry.com/go/docs to read the BlackBerry Application Web Loader Developer Guide.

5.

Associate the BlackBerry Application Web Loader with the .jad file.

6.

To load the .jad file, invoke loadJad(). Use a string parameter that represents one of the following:

• If the .jad file is in the same location as the AxLoader.cab file, use the .jad file name.

• If the .jad file is in a different location than the AxLoader.cab file, use the relative location address of the .jad file.

7.

Send the web address to users.

The BlackBerry Application Web Loader requires the BlackBerry device password before it can install a BlackBerry Java

Application. If a password is set, the AxLoaderPassword control is used to obtain the password. This control is included in the AxLoader.cab file. For more information about obtaining a BlackBerry device password, visit www.blackberry.com/go/ docs to read the BlackBerry Application Web Loader Developer Guide.

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the

BlackBerry Application Web Loader

Send these instructions to users.

1.

Connect the BlackBerry device to your computer.

2.

Using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later, browse to <web_address>.

3.

If the required version of the BlackBerry Application Web Loader is not installed on your computer, accept the installation prompt, and complete the instructions on the screen.

4.

Complete the instructions on the screen to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the standalone application loader tool

The standalone application loader tool is included in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files. You can make the standalone application loader tool available from a shared network folder and provide users with a link to run the tool and install the BlackBerry Java on their BlackBerry devices. The users must connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

You must install the BlackBerry Device Manager on users’ computers so that users can use this method to install

BlackBerry Java Applications. The BlackBerry Device Manager manages the connection between the standalone

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Software. You can also install the BlackBerry Device Manager on users' computers without installing the full BlackBerry

Desktop Software. To download the BlackBerry Device Manager or the BlackBerry Desktop Software, visit na.blackberry.com/eng/support/downloads/ .

You can also use the standalone application loader tool to install BlackBerry Java Applications in automated mode on

BlackBerry devices. Automated mode installs the BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices without giving users the option to cancel the installation.

Advantages of this method include:

• The installation process is straightforward.

• Users are responsible for completing the installation.

Disadvantages of this method include:

• You cannot control when users install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• Users must connect the BlackBerry device to their computers.

• You must install the BlackBerry Desktop Software on users’ computers.

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using the standalone application loader tool

BlackBerry device

• BlackBerry APIs and Java ME (standard on BlackBerry devices)

User’s computer

• Windows 2000 or later, Windows XP, or Windows Vista

• BlackBerry Desktop Software version 4.0 or later

• BlackBerry Device Manager version 4.1 (for automated mode)

• Research In Motion USB drivers and USB connection

BlackBerry Java Application

• .alx file and .cod files: The .alx file is the application descriptor that provides information about the application and the location of the application's .cod files. A .cod file contains compiled and packaged application code. The standalone application loader tool requires these files to install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• required modules: Some BlackBerry Java Applications require modules that are part of the BlackBerry Device

Software. The required modules are listed in the .alx file in a <requires> tag. If the required modules do not exist on the

BlackBerry device, you must install the required BlackBerry Device Software on the BlackBerry device. For more information about application dependencies, visit www.blackberry.com/developers to read the BlackBerry Java

Development Environment Development Guide.

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• required BlackBerry Java Applications: To configure a BlackBerry Java Application as required on a BlackBerry device, in the .alx file, after the copyright statement, add the following tag: <required>true</required>.

Add BlackBerry Java Application files to a shared network folder

Before you begin:

• The standalone application loader tool is installed when you install the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Verify that the standalone application loader tool is installed in <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader.

• Obtain the .alx and .cod files for the BlackBerry Java Application from the application developer, vendor, or wireless service provider.

1.

In <drive:>\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\Shared\Applications\, create a folder with a unique name to contain the application files. Maintain the application’s file structure.

2.

Copy the .cod, .alx, and .dll files for the BlackBerry Java Application to the folder that you created.

Share the Research In Motion folder that contains the

BlackBerry Java Application

1.

Navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion.

2.

Right-click the Research In Motion folder. Click Properties.

3.

On the Sharing tab, click Share this folder. Provide read-only permissions.

4.

If necessary, configure other required options.

5.

Click OK.

After you finish: Select a distribution method (for example, an email message or an intranet web page) that you can use to provide users with a link to the loader.exe file (for example, \\<shared_computer_name>\Research In Motion\Apploader

\loader.exe.

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Configure the standalone application loader tool to install the BlackBerry Java Application in automated mode

Use automated mode if you do not want to give users the option to cancel the installation of the BlackBerry Java

Application.

Before you begin: Verify that BlackBerry Device Manager version 4.1 or later is installed on the user’s computer.

When you distribute the link to the shared network folder to users, specify the loading command using the following format:

• USB: \\<shared_computer_name>\Research In Motion\Apploader\loader.exe /defaultUSB /forceload

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using the standalone application loader tool

Send these instructions to users.

Before you begin: Verify that the BlackBerry Desktop Software is installed on your computer. If it is not, contact your administrator.

1.

Connect the BlackBerry device to your computer.

2.

If prompted, type your BlackBerry device password.

3.

Click Next.

4.

On your computer, click the link to the loader.exe file that your administrator provided you with.

5.

If a security warning displays, click Run.

6.

Complete the instructions on the screen.

7.

When the installation process completes, click Close.

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Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using a web browser on BlackBerry devices

You can install BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices over the wireless network. This method does not require users to connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

You can add the required files for the BlackBerry Java Application (a .jad file and the application .cod or .jar files) to a web server, and instruct users to navigate to the appropriate web address using a browser on their BlackBerry devices. Users can use the BlackBerry Browser or the wireless service provider’s WAP Browser. When users access the web address, they can click a download option to install the BlackBerry Java Application on their BlackBerry devices.

This method has the following advantages:

• You do not have to install the BlackBerry Desktop Software on users’ computers.

• Users do not have to connect their BlackBerry devices to their computers.

• Users are responsible for completing the installation.

This method has the following disadvantages:

• You cannot control when users install the BlackBerry Java Application.

• Installing a BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices over the wireless network can result in increased network usage.

Prerequisites: Installing BlackBerry Java Applications using a web browser on BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry device

• BlackBerry APIs and Java ME (standard on BlackBerry devices)

Web server

Configure the following MIME types on the web server to permit users to download and install BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices:

• .cod files: application/vnd.rim.cod

• .jad files: text/vnd.sun.j2me.app-descriptor

• .jar files (optional): application/java-archive

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BlackBerry Java Application

• .jad file: The .jad file is the application descriptor that provides information about the application and the location of the application’s .cod or .jar files.

• .cod or .jar files: These files contain compiled and packaged application code.

Install the BlackBerry Java Application on a web server

Before you begin: Obtain the .jad and .cod files or .jar files for the BlackBerry Java Application from the application developer, vendor, or wireless service provider.

1.

Create a web page that you can use to install the BlackBerry Java Application on BlackBerry devices.

2.

Copy the application .jad and .cod files or .jar files to the web server that hosts the web page.

After you finish: Select a distribution method (for example, an email message or an intranet web page) that you can use to provide users with the web address for the web page that you created.

Install the BlackBerry Java Application using a web browser on the BlackBerry device

Send these instructions to users.

1.

Open a web browser on the BlackBerry device.

2.

Navigate to the web address that your administrator provided you with.

3.

Click Download.

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15

Specifying a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service as a central push server

At least one BlackBerry MDS Connection Service in your organization's BlackBerry Domain must act as a central push server. Central push servers receive content push requests from server-side applications that are located on an application server or on a web server. Central push servers also manage push requests and send application data and application updates to BlackBerry device applications.

If a BlackBerry Domain includes one BlackBerry MDS Connection Service that is version 5.0 or later, by default, that

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service is the central push server. If two BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances that are version 5.0 or later exist in a BlackBerry Domain, by default, both instances are central push servers. If more than two

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances (that are version 5.0 or later) exist in a BlackBerry Domain, the first two instances that start are central push servers. You can configure any BlackBerry MDS Connection Service in your organization's BlackBerry Domain to act as a central push server. If a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service in your organization's environment is earlier than version 5.0, it is not designated as a central push server automatically when it starts.

Specify a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service as a central push server

You can specify more than one BlackBerry MDS Connection Service in your organization's BlackBerry Domain as a central push server. By default, if one or two BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances exist in the BlackBerry Domain, those instances are central push servers.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

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2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Is centralized push server drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish:

• Notify the push application developers in your organization's environment that you have specified a new central push server.

Configuring how BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers

If you configured the content servers in your organization's environment to use an authentication protocol to authenticate the sources of the data requests that they receive, you can control how BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers to receive application data and application updates.

Configure how BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers

You can configure whether BlackBerry devices authenticate to content servers directly, or whether the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service authenticates to content servers on behalf of BlackBerry devices. If you configure BlackBerry devices to authenticate directly to content servers but you do not configure an authentication method for BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service connections, authenticated BlackBerry devices prompt users to provide login information every 60 minutes. The BlackBerry devices prompt users only if the connection to the content server persists for more than 60 minutes.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Authentication support enabled drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• If you want BlackBerry devices to authenticate to content servers directly, click No.

• If you want the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to store authentication information and perform HTTP authentication on behalf of BlackBerry devices, click Yes.

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5.

If necessary, in the Authentication timeout field, type the length of time, in milliseconds, that you want authentication information for BlackBerry devices to remain valid on the content server.

By default, the authentication timeout limit is 1 hour.

6.

Click Save all.

After you finish: If you set Authentication support enabled to Yes, configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to content servers that use NTLM, Kerberos, LTPA, or RSA Authentication Manager on behalf of BlackBerry devices.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use NTLM

Before you begin: Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to content servers on behalf of

BlackBerry devices.

1.

Navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\Instance\config.

2.

Configure the MdsLogin.conf file.

For more information about the Java Authentication and Authorization Service configuration file, visit http://java.sun.com/ javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/security/jgss/tutorials/LoginConfigFile.html

.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use Kerberos

Before you begin: Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to content servers on behalf of

BlackBerry devices.

1.

Navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\Instance\config.

2.

Configure the krb5.conf file.

For more information about the Kerberos 5 configuration file, visit web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/krb5-1.3/krb5-1.3.3/doc/ krb5-admin.html#krb5.conf

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Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to content servers that use LTPA

BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 3.8 or later manage how HTTP cookies are stored and used to authenticate to content servers that use LTPA authentication technology. For BlackBerry devices that use previous versions of the BlackBerry Device Software, you must permit the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to manage

HTTP cookie storage on BlackBerry devices.

Before you begin: Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to the content servers in your organization's environment on behalf of BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Cookie support enabled drop-down list, click

Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

Configuring the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate devices to the RSA Authentication

Manager

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to require that BlackBerry device users pass RSA authentication when they access the Internet or intranet from BlackBerry devices. You can configure the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service to require that users use RSA authentication in one of the following scenarios:

• when users access every web site and intranet site from devices

• when users access intranet sites from devices

• when users access web addresses or intranet addresses that you specify

If you configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to require that users use RSA authentication to access web addresses or intranet addresses that you specify, you can choose to apply this option to specific user accounts or to all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

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After the RSA Authentication Manager authenticates the devices, if you configured proxy authentication, the devices prompt users to authenticate to the proxy server.

Prerequisites: Configuring the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to support RSA authentication when the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service runs on Windows Server 2008

• If required, remove the RSA Authentication Agent from the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service.

• If required, in the RSA Authentication Manager, delete the node secret data for the computer that hosts the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service.

• If required, delete the node secret data that is located on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service.

• Retrieve the RSA Authentication API version 5.0.3.2 from RSA.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to support RSA authentication when the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service runs on

Windows Server 2008

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, copy the aceclnt.dll file and sdmsg.dll file from the RSA Authentication API to one of the following folders:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2008, the <drive>:\WINDOWS\system32 folder

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008, the <drive>:\WINDOWS\SysWow64 folder

2.

In the RSA Authentication Manager, create an Agent Host record for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

The RSA Authentication Manager generates an sdconf.rec file.

3.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, copy the sdconf.rec file that the RSA

Authentication Manager generates to one of the following folders:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2008, the <drive>:\WINDOWS\system32 folder

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008, the <drive>:\WINDOWS\SysWow64 folder

4.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate devices to the RSA Authentication Manager

Before you begin:

• Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to the content servers in your organization's environment on behalf of BlackBerry devices.

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• To specify the web addresses that require RSA authentication, configure URL patterns and access control rules that restrict user access to specific web addresses or intranet addresses.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the RSA tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the RSA

®

authentication support drop-down list, select one of the following options:

• If you want users to use RSA authentication when they access every web address or intranet address, select Turn on globally.

• If you want users to use RSA authentication when they access the intranet only, select Turn on for Intranet only.

• If you want users to use RSA authentication for web addresses or intranet addresses that you specify, select Turn on for specific sites only.

5.

In the RSA authentication timeout field, type a number, in minutes, to specify how long devices that the RSA

Authentication Manager authenticates can remain connected to your organization's network while the users are active.

By default, the authenticated connection persists for 24 hours.

6.

In the RSA inactivity timeout field, type a number, in minutes, to specify how long devices can remain connected to your organization's network while the users are inactive.

By default, an authenticated connection persists for 60 minutes of user inactivity on the devices.

7.

Click Save all.

Configuring how the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service manages requests for web content

The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service manages requests for web content from the BlackBerry Browser and other applications on BlackBerry devices. You can configure how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service manages these requests.

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Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to manage HTTP cookie storage

By default, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service does not manage HTTP cookie storage for BlackBerry devices. If the

BlackBerry device requires JavaScript support for its HTTP requests, the BlackBerry device processes cookies.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Cookie support enabled drop down list, click

Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: To prevent the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service from managing HTTP cookie storage, change the

Cookie support enabled drop-down list to No.

Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with

BlackBerry devices

You can specify how long a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service waits for a BlackBerry device to send data to it before the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service closes the HTTP connection to the BlackBerry device. The default timeout limit is

120,000 milliseconds (2 minutes).

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Device connection timeout field, type a number in milliseconds.

5.

Click Save all.

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Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with web servers

You can specify how long a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service waits for a web server to send data to it before the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service closes the HTTP connection to the web server. The default timeout limit is 120,000 milliseconds (2 minutes).

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Server connection timeout field, type a number in milliseconds.

5.

Click Save all.

Configure the maximum number of times that the

BlackBerry Browser accepts HTTP redirections

HTTP redirection occurs when the BlackBerry Browser requests a web page from a web server and the web server redirects the request to a new web address for the page. The default limit is 5 redirections.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Maximum redirect connections field, type a number.

5.

Click Save all.

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Permitting push applications to make trusted connections to a BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service

To permit push applications to open trusted connections to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, you must create a key store (the webserver.keystore file) on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service. This key store permits the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to accept HTTPS connections from push applications.

Push applications can use a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate to open HTTPS connections to the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service to push application data and application updates to the BlackBerry devices that are assigned to that BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

You can use the Java keytool to create a self-signed certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, or you can import a signed certificate from a trusted public certification authority. You can use the Java keytool to export the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate from the key store, and import the certificate to the key stores that the Java push applications use.

For more information about using the Java keytool, visit java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/windows/keytool.html

.

For more information about the Apache Tomcat requirements, visit tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/ssl-howto.html

.

Create a key store to store certificates for use with

HTTPS connections

You must create a key store to store the certificates that permit the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to accept HTTPS connections from push applications.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, on the taskbar, click Start > Programs >

BlackBerry Enterprise Server > BlackBerry Server Configuration.

2.

On the Mobile Data Service tab, configure the key store information. Only one key store can exist. The file must be named webserver.keystore and it must be located at <drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server\MDS\webserver.

3.

Click Create Keystore File.

4.

If prompted to overwrite a key store, click Yes.

5.

Click OK.

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Add a certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service

To permit server-side push applications to open trusted HTTPS connections to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and push application data and application updates to BlackBerry devices, you must add a certificate for the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service to the webserver.keystore file.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Java

\<JRE_version>\bin.

2.

At the command prompt, perform one of the following tasks:

Task

Create a self-signed certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service and add it to the key store.

Steps

1. Type keytool -genkey -alias tomcat -keyalg RSA -keystore webserver.keystore.

2. Type the required information.

3. To confirm the information that you typed, type Yes.

Add a publicly signed certificate to the key store.

1. Type keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias tomcat -file <trustedserver.cer>

-keystore webserver.keystore.

2. Type the key store password.

3. When prompted, click Yes.

3.

Copy the key store file to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\webserver.

After you finish: Export the certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to make it available to other applications.

Export the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate to make it available to push applications

You must export the certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service so that you can import it to the key store of a server-side push application.

Before you begin: Add a self-signed or publicly signed certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to the key store.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Java

\<JRE_version>\bin.

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2.

At the command prompt, type keytool -export -alias tomcat -file <server.cer> -keystore <drive>:\Program Files

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\webserver\webserver.keystore -storepass <password>.

3.

Type the key store password.

After you finish: Import the certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to the key store of a push application.

Import the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service certificate to the key store of a push application

To permit a server-side push application to open trusted connections to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, you must add the certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to the key store of the push application.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Java

\<JRE_version>\bin.

2.

At a command prompt, type keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias <alias> -file <server.cer> -keystore

<application_keystore>.

3.

Type the key store password.

4.

To add the certificate to the key store, at the prompt, type Yes.

After you finish: If the certificate does not exist, import the certificate to <drive>:\Program Files\Java\<JRE version>\lib

\security\cacerts.

Permit push applications to select the transport protocol for PAP requests

By default, when a push application sends a PAP request to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service directs requests to an HTTPS port. Because some applications require an HTTP port, you may want to change this default setting. You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to permit the push application to select the transport protocol (HTTP or HTTPS) for PAP requests.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\instance\config.

2.

In a text editor, open the rimpublic.properties file.

3.

In the rimpublic.properties file, on a new line, type Delegate.push.initiator=true.

4.

Save and close the rimpublic.properties file.

5.

Restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

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Configuring a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service to trust web servers

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to permit BlackBerry devices to pull application data and updates from trusted or untrusted web servers. If you want to open trusted connections between web servers and the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, you must import the certificate for the web server into the certificates keystore file

(JRE cacerts).

The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service supports LDAP, OCSP, and CRL to retrieve certificates and certificate status, and

HTTPS and SSL/TLS for connections that use trusted certificates.

Specify whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service requires trusted HTTPS connections from web servers

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTPS tab, in the Name field, type the name of a web server.

5.

In the Service URL field, type the regular expression for the web address of the web server. For example, type * to represent all web servers, or type https://<domain>.com* to specify all web servers in a specific domain.

For more information about regular expressions in Java, visit java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/regex/

Pattern.html

and java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/essential/regex/literals.html

.

6.

In the Settings section, in the Allow untrusted servers drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To permit only trusted HTTPS connections from the web server, click No.

• To permit untrusted HTTPS connections from the web server, click Yes.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

Repeat steps 4 to 7 for each web server that you want to specify.

9.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

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Specify whether the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service requires trusted TLS connections from web servers

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the TLS tab, in the Name field, type the name of a web server.

5.

In the Service URL field, type the regular expression for the web address of the web server.

6.

In the Settings section, in the Allow untrusted servers drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To permit only trusted TLS connections from the web server, click No.

• To permit untrusted TLS connections from the web server, click Yes.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

Repeat steps 4 to 7 for each web server that you want to specify.

9.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

Configuring certificate server information for the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

The certificate for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service permits push applications to make HTTPS connection to the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service. You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to search for and retrieve certificates and the status of the certificates that external web servers use to make HTTPS connections.

To search for and retrieve certificates from an LDAP server, you can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use LDAP or DSML. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service searches each LDAP server using LDAP or DSML in the order that you specify. If you configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use both LDAP and DSML to search and retrieve certificates, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service searches the servers using LDAP and then searches the servers using DSML. After the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service retrieves the certificate, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server sends the certificate to the BlackBerry device, and the BlackBerry device displays the certificate so that the user can accept it. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service supports DSML version 2.

To search for and retrieve the status of the certificates, you can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to search the OCSP servers or CRL servers. If you search for the status of the certificates using an OCSP server or a CRL

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For more information about certificates, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Security Technical Overview.

Configure the LDAP servers that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses to retrieve certificates

You can create a user name and password so that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can authenticate to LDAP servers on behalf of BlackBerry devices.

If you change the LDAP port number or host server information, you must stop and restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service so that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use the new port number or host server information immediately.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the LDAP tab, click Edit component.

4.

Perform one of the following tasks:

Task

Create an LDAP server configuration.

Steps

1. In the Name field, type the LDAP server name.

2. In the Service URL field, type the web address for the server.

3. In the Settings section, configure the LDAP server settings.

4. Click the Add icon.

Change an existing LDAP server configuration.

1. Click the Edit icon beside the LDAP server.

2. In the Settings section, change the LDAP server settings.

3. Click the Update icon.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish:

• To configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to retrieve the status of certificates, configure the OCSP and CRL server information.

• Add the communication information that you configured for the LDAP server to the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service configuration set.

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LDAP server settings

Field

Base Query

Password and Confirm Password

Query Limit

Service URL

User name

Description

This field specifies the base query for the default LDAP server. You can use %20 for spaces. Each LDAP server can host multiple Windows domains but can search in only one Windows domain at a time. You might need to configure a default base query for some LDAP servers.

These fields specify a password if the LDAP server requires simple authentication.

This field specifies the maximum number of entries that you want to return for each query.

This field specifies the FQDN and port number of the LDAP server. You must use the <FQDN>:<Port> format.

This field specifies the user name if the LDAP server requires simple authentication.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use DSML to retrieve certificates

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the DSML tab, click Edit component.

4.

In the Protocol service information section, in the Query limit field, type the maximum number of certificates that the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can retrieve during each search it performs.

5.

Perform one of the following tasks:

Task

Create a configuration for a DSML certificate server.

Steps

1. In the Name field, type a name for the DSML certificate server that you want the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to search.

2. In the Service URL field, type the FQDN of the DSML certificate server (for example, http://server01.rim.com:1234/dsml/adssoap.dsmlx).

3. In the Settings section, if you do not want the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service to search the entire directory tree, in the Base query field, type the search base that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use.

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Task

Change a configuration for an existing DSML certificate server configuration.

Steps

4. To permit the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate with the

DSML certificate server on behalf of BlackBerry devices, in the User name field, type the user name that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use to authenticate with the DSML certificate server.

5. In the Password and Confirm password fields, type the password for the user name that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use to authenticate with the DSML certificate server.

6. Click the Add icon.

1. Click the Edit icon that is beside the DSML certificate server that you want to change.

2. In the Settings section, change the DSML certificate server settings.

3. Click the Update icon.

6.

Click Save all.

After you finish:

• To configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to retrieve the status of certificates from an OCSP server or CRL server, you must configure the OCSP server and CRL server information.

• Add the communication information that you configured for the DSML server to the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service configuration set.

Configure the OCSP servers that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses to retrieve the status of certificates

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to OCSP servers on behalf of BlackBerry devices and to retrieve the status of certificates.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the OCSP tab, click Edit component.

4.

Perform the following actions:

• Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to accept OCSP servers that BlackBerry devices specify.

• Configure the OCSP handler to use the OCSP responder extension in a certificate.

5.

Perform one of the following tasks:

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Task

Create an OCSP server configuration.

Change an existing OCSP server configuration.

Steps

1. In the Name field, type the OCSP server name.

2. In the Service URL field, type the web address for the server.

3. Click the Add icon.

1. Click the Edit icon that is beside the OCSP server that you want to change.

2. In the Settings section, change the OCSP server settings.

3. Click the Update icon.

6.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Add the communication information that you configured for the OCSP server to the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service configuration set.

Configure the CRL servers that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses to retrieve the status of certificates

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to CRL servers on behalf of BlackBerry devices and to retrieve the status of certificates.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the CRL tab, click Edit component.

4.

In the CRL Service information section, perform the following actions:

• Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to accept CRL servers that BlackBerry devices specify.

• Configure the CRL handler to use the CRL responder extension in a certificate.

5.

Perform one of the following tasks:

Task Steps

Create a CRL server configuration. 1. Type the CRL server name and the web address for the server.

2. Click the Add icon.

Change an existing CRL server configuration.

1. Click the Edit icon beside the CRL server.

2. Click the Accept icon.

6.

Click Save all.

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After you finish: Add the communication information that you configured for the CRL server to the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service configuration set.

Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set

A BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set is a set of service configurations that the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instances in your organization can use to communicate with a remote file system, an LDAP server, a

DSML server, a CRL server, an OCSP server, or a certification authority. You must add the communication information that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service requires to communicate with servers to a configuration set so that a BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service instance can communicate with the servers after you assign the configuration set to the instance.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Configuration Sets tab, perform one of the following actions:

• To create a configuration set, in the Configuration set name section, type a name and description for the configuration set.

• To change an existing configuration set, click the Edit icon.

5.

In the Priority Service group drop-down list, click the name of the service that you want to configure the communication method for.

6.

In the Service (Name : Description) drop-down list, click the name of the communication method that you want to configure.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

To specify the communication method that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service should try to connect to the server with first , click the Up and Down arrows. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service resolves conflicts by applying communication methods in the order that you specify. The order of that you specify for LDAP, DSML, or file communication applies to each communication method separately. The order permits the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service to resolve conflicts between domains if you created multiple communication methods for a specific URL.

9.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To add a new configuration set, click the Add icon.

• To update an existing configuration set, click the Update icon.

10. Click Save all.

After you finish:

• To confirm your changes, click the View icon.

• Assign the configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

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Assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance

You can assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance so that BlackBerry device users can access documents on remote file systems from devices, the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service can search for certificates and check for the status of the certificates from LDAP servers, DSML servers, CRL servers, or OCSP servers, and the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send certificate requests to a certificate authority.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Component Configuration Sets tab, in the Available component configuration sets section, in the Service configuration sets drop-down list, click the configuration set that you want to assign to the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instance.

6.

Click Save all.

7.

To restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, on the Instance information tab, in the Status list, click

Restart instance.

8.

To assign the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to another BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, repeat steps 3 to 7.

Add a retrieved certificate for a web server to the key store

You can use the Java keytool to add a certificate for a web server to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service key store. The certificate permits the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to connect to the trusted web server.

1.

Save the certificate from a secure web site to a .cer file.

2.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, copy the .cer file to <drive>:\Program Files\Java

\<JRE_version>\lib\security.

3.

At a command prompt, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Java\<JRE_version>\bin.

4.

Type keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias <alias_name> -file <cert_filename> -keystore ..\lib\security\cacerts .

5.

Type the key store password.

6.

To add the certificate to the key store, at the command prompt, type Yes.

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After you finish: For more information about using the Java keytool, visit java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/ windows/keytool.html

.

Permitting users to access intranet sites on

BlackBerry devices using global login information

To permit users to access intranet sites on BlackBerry devices without having to specify their user names and passwords, you can configure a global user name and password. When users try to access an intranet site, the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service checks to see if you configured global login information, and validates the login information. If authentication succeeds, users can access intranet sites without providing their user names and passwords. If authentication fails, users must type their user names and passwords before they can access intranet sites.

Configure global login information for intranet site access

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the HTTP tab, click Edit component.

4.

In the Protocol service information section, in the Authentication support enabled drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

In the Name section, type a global name, and type the web address of the intranet site in the Service URL section.

6.

In the Settings section, type a user name and password.

7.

Click Save all.

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Configuring how the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service connects to BlackBerry devices

Specify the maximum amount of data that a

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send to

BlackBerry devices

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Flow control section, in the Maximum data amount permitted per connection field, type a number, in KB.

5.

Click Save all.

Specify the pending content timeout limit for a

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

You can specify how long a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service waits for acknowledgment from a BlackBerry device before it deletes pending content for the BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to specify the content timeout limit for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Flow control section, in the Flow control timeout field, type a number, in milliseconds.

5.

Click Save all.

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Permit Java applications to use scalable socket connections with a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service

Before you begin: Verify that your system memory supports scalable socket connections.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to permit scalable socket connections on.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Socket connection settings section, in the Use scalable sockets options list, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

Specify the thread pool size of a BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service

You can specify the maximum number of threads that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can process at the same time.

Before you begin: Verify that your system memory can support the thread pool size that you want to specify.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to specify the thread pool size for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Socket connection settings section, in the Thread pool size field, type a number between

100 and 1000.

5.

Click Save all.

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Specify the maximum number of scalable socket connections

You can specify the maximum number of scalable socket connections that can be open at the same time between

BlackBerry devices and a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

Before you begin: Verify that your system memory can support the number of scalable socket connections that you want to specify.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to specify the maximum number of scalable socket connections for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Socket connection settings section, in the Use scalable sockets options, select the Yes option.

5.

In the Maximum simultaneous scalable sockets field, type a number between 100 and 3500.

By default, the maximum number of scalable socket connections is 2000.

6.

Click Save all.

Prevent the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service from using scalable HTTP

By default, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service 5.0 SP2 or later uses scalable HTTP, which permits the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service to use fewer system resources and to establish more socket connections at one time than previous versions of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service. When a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses scalable

HTTP, it streams data to and from BlackBerry devices instead of storing and forwarding the data. If you want a BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service to process data as it did in previous versions of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, you can prevent a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service from using scalable HTTP.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to prevent from using scalable HTTP.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Socket connection settings section, in the Use scalable HTTP drop-down list, click No.

5.

Click Save all.

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Specify the port number that the web server listens on for push application requests

You can specify the port number that the web server listens on for HTTP requests and HTTPS requests from server-side push applications. You should change the default port parameters only if a port conflict exists with another service on the same computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to specify the port number for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Connection section, perform one of the following actions:

• To specify the port for HTTP requests, in the Web server listen port field, type the port number.

• To specify the port for HTTPS requests, in the Web server SSL listen port field, type the port number.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish:

• Restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

• Notify your organization's push application developers that you changed the port number that the web server listens on for push application requests.

Specify how often a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service polls for configuration information

You can specify how often a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service polls the BlackBerry Configuration Database for changes to the administration settings for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service and BlackBerry Collaboration Service. The default interval is 5 minutes.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the General tab, in the Database section, in the Database admin configuration cycle timer field, type a time, in minutes.

5.

Click Save all.

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Setting up the messaging environment

16

Creating email message filters

You can create email message filters to define which email messages the BlackBerry Enterprise Server forwards from users’ email applications to their BlackBerry devices. When users receive email messages in the incoming message queue, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies email message filters to determine how to direct the messages: forward, forward with priority, or do not forward to the BlackBerry devices.

Email message filters that you create and apply override the email message filters that users create using the BlackBerry

Desktop Manager, the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, or their BlackBerry devices. You can specify the order that the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent applies the email message filters in.

You can create the following types of email message filters:

• global filters: apply to all users on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

• user filters: apply to specific users on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Users cannot view or change global filters. If you define global filters, you must explain to users that some of the email message filters that they created might not apply to incoming messages.

If you change global filters, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the changes immediately.

Create an email message filter that applies to all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Email message filters tab, in the Email message filter name field, type a name for the email message filter.

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In the Email message filter rules section, configure the options for the email message filter. Use semicolons (;) to separate multiple items that you specify.

If you specify multiple users in the From or Sent to fields, or multiple subject terms in the Subject field, the message filter is applied to email messages that contain any of the users or terms that you specify. All of the users or terms that you specify do not have to be satisfied for the message filter to be applied.

6.

Perform one of the following tasks:

• To create an email message filter that does not deliver email messages that match the filter criteria to BlackBerry devices, select Do not forward email messages to the device.

• To create an email message filter that forwards email messages that match the filter criteria to BlackBerry devices, select Forward email messages to the device.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

To move the email message filter higher or lower in the list, click the Up or Down icons.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies email message filters in the order that they are listed in. Organize the email message filters from the least restrictive to the most restrictive.

9.

Repeat steps 4 to 8 for each email message filter that you want to add.

10. Click Save all.

Turn on an email message filter that applies to all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Email message filters tab, click the Edit icon beside the email message filter you want to turn on.

5.

In the Enabled drop down list, click Yes.

6.

Click Save all.

The BlackBerry Administration Service applies email message filters in the order that they are listed in.

Create an email message filter that applies to a specific user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

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Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Email message filter name field, type a name for the email message filter.

8.

In the Email message filter rules section, configure the options for the email message filter. Use semicolons (;) to separate multiple items that you specify.

If you specify multiple users in the From or Sent to fields, or multiple subject terms in the Subject field, the message filter is applied to email messages that contain any of the users or terms that you specify. All of the users or terms that you specify do not have to be satisfied for the message filter to be applied.

9.

Perform one of the following tasks:

• To create an email message filter that does not deliver email messages that match the filter criteria to BlackBerry devices, select Do not forward email messages to the device.

• To create an email message filter that forwards email messages that match the filter criteria to BlackBerry devices, select Forward email messages to the device.

10. Click the Add icon.

11. To move the email message filter higher or lower in the list, click the Up or Down icons.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies email message filters in the order that they are listed in. Organize the email message filters from the least restrictive to the most restrictive.

12. Click Continue to user information edit.

13. Click Save all.

Turn on an email message filter that applies to a specific user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, click the Edit icon beside the email message filter that you want to turn on.

8.

In the Enabled drop-down list, click Yes.

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Click Continue to user information edit.

10. Click Save all.

The BlackBerry Administration Service applies email message filters in the order that they are listed in.

Copying existing email message filters to another BlackBerry Enterprise Server

You can copy the existing email message filters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server and apply them to other instances of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server. To create a copy of existing email message filters, you can export the existing email message filters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server as an .xml file. You can then import the .xml file so that you can use it with another instance of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Export email message filters for a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

On the Email message filters tab, click Export email message filters.

4.

Click Download file.

5.

Save the .xml file.

Import email message filters for a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

Before you begin: Export email message filters for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Email message filters tab, click Import email message filters.

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In the Import email message filters section, click Browse. Navigate to the .xml file that contains the email message filters that you want to import.

6.

Click Import email message filters.

7.

Click Save all.

Copying existing email message filters to user accounts

You can copy the existing email message filters for a user account and apply them to other user accounts. To create a copy of existing email message filters, you must export the existing email message filters for a user account as an .xml file. You can then import the .xml file so that you can use it with other user accounts.

Export email message filters for a user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

6.

On the Email tab, click Export email message filters.

7.

Click Download file.

8.

Save the .xml file.

Import email message filters for a user account

Before you begin: Export email message filters for a user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for the user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

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Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, at the bottom of the screen, click Import email filters.

8.

In the Import email message filters section, click Browse. Navigate to the .xml file that contains the email message filters that you want to import.

9.

Click Import email message filters.

10. Click Continue to user information edit.

11. Click Save all.

Extension plug-ins for processing messages

You can add extension plug-ins to a BlackBerry Messaging Agent. The BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses extension plugins to process and make changes to email messages and attachments that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent sends to and receives from BlackBerry devices. For example, you can add an extension plug-in to modify the signature in email messages.

Before you add an extension plug-in to the BlackBerry Administration Service, you must install the extension plug-in application on the computer the hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. By default, each BlackBerry Messaging Agent in your organization's BlackBerry Domain includes the extension plug-in BBAttachBESExtension, which connects the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent to the BlackBerry Attachment Service so that the BlackBerry Attachment Service can process email message attachments. If you add multiple extension plug-ins to a BlackBerry Messaging Agent, you can define the order that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses the extension plug-ins to process email messages in.

Install an extension plug-in application

To add an extension plug-in to the BlackBerry Administration Service, you must first install the application for the extension plug-in on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Before you begin: Copy the .dll file for the extension plug-in application to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the Start menu, click Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Click OK.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

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• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

5.

If necessary, create a string value named PlugIns.

6.

Double-click the PlugIns string value.

7.

In the Value data field, type Name=<DLL_Name> Data=<DLL_Path>, where <DLL_Name> is a descriptive name of the .dll file and <DLL_Path> is the full path and file name for the .dll file. Note that <DLL_Name> and <DLL_Path> values are case sensitive.

8.

Click OK.

After you finish:

• Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

• Add the extension plug-in to a BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

Add an extension plug-in to a BlackBerry Messaging

Agent

Before you begin: Install an extension plug-in application on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Extension plug-ins tab, in the Extension plug-in name field, type the name of the extension plug-in that you want to add.

5.

Click the Add icon.

6.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each extension plug-in that you want to add.

7.

If necessary, click the Up and Down icons to set the order that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses the extension plug-ins to process email messages in.

8.

Click Save all.

Change how a BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses extension plug-ins

The BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses a BlackBerry Enterprise Server extension process to load extension plug-ins to process email messages. If you do not add an extension plug-in to the BlackBerry Administration Service, and you install

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Extension plug-ins tab, in the Extension mode section, in the Extension mode drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To configure the BlackBerry Controller to start a single extension process that loads all extension plug-ins for all

BlackBerry Messaging Agent instances, click single.

• To configure the BlackBerry Controller to start a dedicated extension process for each BlackBerry Messaging

Agent instance, click perAgent.

• To configure the BlackBerry Controller to start a dedicated extension process that loads each extension plug-in, click perExtension. Each BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses the same extension process to process a specific extension plug-in.

• To configure the BlackBerry Controller to start a dedicated extension process for each extension plug-in for each

BlackBerry Messaging Agent, click perAgentperExtension.

5.

Click Save all.

Configure how a BlackBerry Messaging

Agent deletes email messages from a

BlackBerry state database

To manage your organization's messaging environment, you can configure how a BlackBerry Messaging Agent deletes email messages that users create and delete from the BlackBerry state database. If you change the database pruning settings for the BlackBerry state database, your organization's messaging environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

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Click Edit instance.

4.

In the State database pruning section, in the Turn on state database pruning options, click Yes.

5.

In the Remove deleted messages from state database after field, type a number of days that is greater than 30.

The default value is 183 days.

6.

In the Remove created messages from state database after field, type a number of days that is greater than 30.

The default value is 548 days.

7.

In the Run daily at drop-down lists, specify the time that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent deletes email messages from the BlackBerry state database at.

8.

Click Save all.

Mapping contact information fields for synchronization and contact lookups

You can map contact information fields from the email applications on users' computers to the contact list fields on the

BlackBerry devices. The information in the fields in the email applications synchronizes to the fields on the BlackBerry devices. You can create the following types of field mappings on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server:

• global field mappings: apply to all user accounts in a BlackBerry Domain

• user field mappings: apply to specific user accounts

You can map up to four fields that users define in the contact information on their computers to their BlackBerry devices.

When users request a remote contact lookup from the IBM Notes address book, the fields that you configure display on

BlackBerry devices.

Map a contact information field in an email application to contact list fields on BlackBerry devices

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Synchronization.

2.

Click Edit component.

3.

On the Mappings for organizer data synchronization tab, for each type of organizer data, select the option in the drop-down lists that you want to map the information to on BlackBerry devices.

4.

Click Save all.

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After you finish: To return the organizer data to the default settings, edit each mapping version by selecting the Edit icon, select Reset to default and select Save all after modifying each mapping version.

Map a contact list field in an email application to a contact list field on a BlackBerry device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Mappings for organizer data synchronization tab, in the Mappings for organizer data synchronization section, select the Turned on option.

8.

In the appropriate drop-down lists, select the fields on the BlackBerry device that you want to map the information to.

9.

Click Continue to user information edit.

10. Click Save all.

Map a contact information field in an email application to contact list fields on BlackBerry devices

You can map up to four contact list fields that users define in an email application to BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand Blackerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click Synchronization.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Mappings for organizer data synchronization tab, in the Other mappings section, select each User defined string contact list field that you want to map to BlackBerry devices.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: To return the organizer data to the default settings, edit each mapping version by selecting the Edit icon, select Reset to default and select Save all after modifying each mapping version.

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Map a contact list field in an email application to a contact list field on a BlackBerry device

You can map up to four contact list fields that users define in an email application to a BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Mappings for organizer data synchronization tab, in the Mappings for organizer data synchronization section, select the Turned on option.

8.

In the Other mappings section, in each User defined string drop-down list, select the contact field that you want to map to the BlackBerry device.

9.

Click Continue to user information edit.

10. Click Save all.

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You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to permit BlackBerry devices to enroll certificates that the devices can use with any PKI-enabled application or process. You can permit devices to enroll the certificates instead of instructing users to send the certificates to themselves in an email message or use the certificate synchronization tool in the

BlackBerry Desktop Software. When you configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to permit devices to enroll certificates, you can control how users request certificates and which certification authority issues the certificates.

For example, you might want Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices to enroll certificates so that they can authenticate to an enterprise Wi-Fi network.

You can enroll certificates from one of the following certification authorities:

• RSA certification authority

• Microsoft standalone certification authority

• Microsoft enterprise certification authority

During the enrollment process, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can verify the certificate if the certificate includes an email address in the subject DN. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service verifies the certificate by checking if the email address in the subject DN of the certificate matches the email address that is assigned to the device. For more information about the enrollment process, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Security Technical Overview.

You can make the certificate enrollment process required so that devices automatically start the certificate enrollment process after the devices receive the updated IT policy from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. If you do not make the certificate enrollment process required, you must instruct users to start the CA Profile Manager on the devices manually.

Configure the certificate information using

IT policies

You must configure the certificate information that BlackBerry devices can use to create certificate requests so that the certificate enrollment process can occur.

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If you configured the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to retrieve the status of the certificates using an OCSP server or a

CRL server and pull authorization is turned on, devices may not be able to enroll some certificates over the mobile network.

The devices might not be able to enroll some certificates because, devices that initiate the request to the web addresses follow pull authorization rules that restrict access to some of the web addresses for OCSP servers and CRL servers.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Certificate Authority Profile tab, change the appropriate values for the IT policy rules.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish: For more information about the IT policy rules, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference

Guide.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service to connect to the certificate authority

If your organization's environment includes a Microsoft enterprise certification authority, the certification authority requires

Windows authentication, and a certification authority administrator must approve certificate requests, you must configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service with the server name of the certification authority and the certification authority credentials so that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send certificate requests to the certification authority.

Before you begin: Create a custom template on the certification authority that does not permit the subject name to originate from information in Microsoft Active Directory.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the HTTP tab, in the Name field, type the certificate authority name.

5.

In the Service URL field, type the URL that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use to send certificate requests to the certification authority using the following format: http://<FQDN_of_CA_server>:<port_number>/* (for example, http://myca.mycompany.com:80/*). Use <port_number>/* to make sure that the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service can access all the URLs for the certification authority.

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In the Settings section, in the User name field, type the name of a certification authority administrator account that can approve certificate requests using one of the following formats: domain\username or [email protected]

7.

In the Password and Confirm password fields, type the password for the certification authority administrator account.

8.

Click the Add icon.

9.

Click Save all.

After you finish:

• Write down the URL for the certification authority that you typed in the Service URL field. You must add the

<FQDN_of_CA_server> that you configured in step 5 to the Certificate Authority Host IT policy rule, and the

<port_number> that you configured in step 5 to the Certificate Authority Port IT policy rule.

• Add the certification authority information to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set.

Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service configuration set

A BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set is a set of service configurations that the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instances in your organization can use to communicate with a remote file system, an LDAP server, a

DSML server, a CRL server, an OCSP server, or a certification authority. You must add the communication information that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service requires to communicate with servers to a configuration set so that a BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service instance can communicate with the servers after you assign the configuration set to the instance.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Configuration sets tab, perform one of the following actions:

• To create a configuration set, in the Configuration set name section, type a name and description for the configuration set. Click the Add icon.

• To change an existing configuration set, click the Edit icon.

5.

In the Priority Service group drop-down list, click the name of the service that you want to configure the communication method for.

6.

In the Service (Name : Description) drop-down list, click the name of the communication method that you want to configure.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

To specify the communication method that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service should try to connect to the server with first , click the Up and Down arrows. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service resolves conflicts by applying communication methods in the order that you specify. The order of that you specify for LDAP, DSML, or file

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Connection Service to resolve conflicts between domains if you created multiple communication methods for a specific URL.

9.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To add a new configuration set, click the Add icon.

• To update an existing configuration set, click the Update icon.

10. Click Save all.

After you finish:

• To confirm your changes, click the View icon.

• Assign the configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

Assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service instance

You can assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance so that BlackBerry device users can access documents on remote file systems from devices, the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service can search for certificates and check for the status of the certificates from LDAP servers, DSML servers, CRL servers, or OCSP servers, and the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send certificate requests to a certificate authority.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Component configuration sets tab, in the Available component configuration sets section, in the Service configuration sets drop-down list, click the configuration set that you want to assign to the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instance.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

To restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, on the Instance information tab, in the Status list, click

Restart instance.

7.

To assign the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to another BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, repeat steps 3 to 7.

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Add certificate information to a Wi-Fi profile

You must add the name of the certification authority profile that contains certificate information to a Wi-Fi profile. The name of the certification authority profile is required so that the certificate enrollment process can create a certificate that the BlackBerry device uses for Wi-Fi authentication. You can find the name of the certification authority profile in the

Certificate Authority Profile Name IT policy rule.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, in the Associated Certificate Authority Configuration field, type the name of the certification authority profile.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to a user account.

• Assign the IT policy that includes the certificate information to the user account.

• Send the IT policy to the device.

Managing an enrolled certificate

After a BlackBerry device enrolls a certificate, the CA Profile Manager monitors the certificate's expiry date and revocation status. When the expiry date approaches or the certification authority revokes the certificate, the CA Profile Manager generates a new public-private key pair, and starts the certificate enrollment process for a new certificate.

The certificate enrollment process can also start again if you change the following IT policy rules and resend the IT policy:

• Certificate Authority Profile Name

• Certificate Authority Type

• Certificate Authority Host

• Common Name Components

• Custom Microsoft Certificate Authority Certificate Template

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• Distinguished Name Components

• Key Algorithm

• Key Length

• Microsoft Certificate Authority Certificate Template

• RSA Certificate Authority Certificate ID

• RSA Jurisdiction ID

A certificate enrollment process does not delete the existing certificate from the device key store or notify the certification authority that the certificate is no longer in use. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server deletes the existing certificate from the

BlackBerry Configuration Database when the certificate enrollment process starts for a new certificate.

Also, if a certificate is expired or revoked, you or a BlackBerry device user can update the certificates on the device using the certificate synchronization tool in the BlackBerry Desktop Software or by copying an updated certificate from a media card or smart card.

For more information about deleting or revoking certificates, see the user guide for the device.

Change the polling interval, logging, and pool size for the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service connection to the certificate authority

You can turn on logging or change the polling interval and pool size for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connection to the certificate authority, as required by your organization's environment.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\instance\config.

2.

In a text editor, open the rimpublic.properties file.

3.

In the rimpublic.properties file, type the appropriate properties and values.

4.

Save and close the rimpublic.properties file.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service service.

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Properties in the rimpublic.properties file

Property Description application.handler.pkcs10.pollinginte

rval

If the certificate authority requires a certificate administrator to approve certificate requests, this property specifies the interval, in minutes, that the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service waits before it requests an update about pending certificate requests from the certificate authority.

The default interval is 60 minutes.

application.handler.pkcs10.poolsize

If the certificate authority requires a certificate administrator to approve certificate requests, this property specifies the maximum number of simultaneous worker threads that can manage pending certificate requests.

The default pool size is 100 worker threads.

application.handler.pkcs10.logging

This property specifies whether to turn on logging for the PKCS#10 protocol service. The valid values are True and False. The PKCS#10 protocol service writes the log information to the MDAT log file.

By default, logging is turned off.

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Making the BlackBerry Web

Desktop Manager available to users

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Installing the client components of the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on users' computers

By default, when users open and log in to the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager for the first time, the browser prompts them to accept a client authentication certificate and install the required RIMWebComponents.cab file. The

RIMWebComponents.cab file provides the BlackBerry Device Manager and USB drivers that users require to use the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. To install the RIMWebComponents.cab file, users must log in to their computers as a local administrator.

If you use Microsoft Active Directory in your organization's environment, consider creating Windows GPOs to install the client components of the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager on users' computers automatically. When you use Windows

GPOs, the browser does not display the security warning or installation prompts to users, and users do not require local administrator permissions to complete the installation process.

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Publish the client files for the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager in a Windows GPO for Windows XP

If you use Microsoft Active Directory, you can create a Windows GPO to make sure that the browser settings are correct for your organization's environment. Alternatively, you can check the browser settings on users' computers and, if necessary, change them manually.

1.

In the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 installation files, navigate to tools/RIMWebComponents.

2.

Copy the RIMWebComponents.msi file to a shared network folder.

3.

In Microsoft Active Directory Users and Computers, right-click the organizational unit that you want to assign the

Windows GPO to. Click Properties.

4.

On the Group Policy tab, click New.

5.

In the Name field, type a name for the new GPO.

6.

In the list of GPOs, click the GPO name.

7.

Click Edit.

8.

In the Group Policy Editor menu, click User Configuration > Software Settings.

9.

Right-click Software Installation. Click New > Package.

10. Type the UNC path and name of the RIMWebComponents.msi. The path must be typed in UNC format (for example,

\\ComputerName\Applications\Testing).

11. Click Open.

12. In the Deploy Software window, click Advanced.

13. Click OK.

14. In the Group Policy Object properties window, on the Deployment tab, under Deployment type, click Published.

15. In the Installation user interface options menu, click Basic.

16. If the computer runs Windows Server 2003, perform the following actions: a.

On the Deployment tab, click Advanced.

b.

Click Include OLE class and product information.

17. Click OK.

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After you finish: Perform one of the following actions:

• On each user's computer that runs a 32-bit version of Windows, add the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software

\Microsoft\WindowCurrentVersion\Internet Settings\UseCoInstall.

• On each user's computer that runs a 64-bit version of Windows, add the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software

\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\WindowCurrentVersion\Internet Settings\UseCoInstall.

Publish the client files for the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager in a Windows GPO for Windows Vista

Before you begin:

• Add the web address for the BlackBerry Administration Service to the list of trusted web sites in the web browser.

• Download and install the Microsoft Group Policy Management Console with Service Pack 1. For more information about installing the service pack, see www.microsoft.com

.

1.

Open the Microsoft Exchange Management Console.

2.

Click File > Add/Remove Snap-in.

3.

In the Available Snap-ins list, click Group Policy Management.

4.

Click Add.

5.

Click OK.

6.

Expand Group Policy Management > Forest> Domains.

7.

Click the domain name.

8.

Right-click the organizational unit that you want to assign the Windows GPO to.

9.

Click Create a GPO in this domain, and link it here.

10. In the Name field, type a name for the new GPO.

11. Click OK.

12. Right-click the GPO that you just created.

13. Click Edit.

14. On the Computer Configuration menu, click Policies.

15. Expand Administrator Templates.

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16. Expand Windows Components.

17. Click ActiveXInstaller Service.

18. Right-click Approved Installation Sites for ActiveX Controls.

19. Select Properties.

20. On the Settings tab, click Enabled.

21. Click Show.

22. Click Add.

23. In the Enter the name of the item to be added field, type the web address for the BlackBerry Administration Service.

24. In the Enter the value of the item to be added field, type 2,2,1,0.

25. In each dialogue box, click OK.

Configure the Microsoft ActiveX Installer on Windows

Vista

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, click Start > Control Panel > Programs and

Features.

2.

Click Turn Windows Features On or Off.

3.

Select ActiveX Installer Service.

4.

Click OK.

Configure users' computers to install the client file for the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager automatically

You can create a new Windows GPO so that you can add the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft

\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\UseCoInstall to users' computers. When you add the registry key, the users' computers install the RIMWebComponents.msi file and other Microsoft ActiveX controls automatically. The Windows GPO adds the registry key to computers in the organizational unit that you assigned the GPO to.

1.

On the computer that hosts Microsoft Active Directory, in a new text file, copy and paste the following lines:

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CLASS MACHINE

CATEGORY !!RegistrySettings

KEYNAME "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings"

;KEYNAME "Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings"

POLICY !!EnableActiveXInstallFromAD

EXPLAIN !!EnableActiveXInstallFromAD_Explain

VALUENAME "UseCoInstall"

VALUEON NUMERIC 1

VALUEOFF NUMERIC 0

END POLICY

END CATEGORY

[strings]

EnableActiveXInstallFromAD="Allow user computers to install administrator-approved Microsoft ActiveX components."

EnableActiveXInstallFromAD_Explain="Allow user computers to install administrator-approved Microsoft ActiveX components."

RegistrySettings="Registry Settings"

2.

Name the file EnableActiveXInstallFromAD.adm and save it.

3.

In Microsoft Active Directory Users and Computers, right-click the organizational unit that you want to assign the

Windows GPO to. Click Properties.

4.

On the Group Policy tab, click New.

5.

In the Name field, type a name for the new GPO.

6.

In the list of GPOs, click the GPO name. Click Edit.

7.

In the Group Policy Object Editor list, click Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates.

8.

Right-click Administrative Templates. Perform one of the following actions:

• If the computer uses Windows 2000 Server, clear the View – Show Policies Only option.

• If the computer uses Windows Server 2003, click View – Filtering. Clear the Only show policy settings that can be fully managed check box.

9.

Right-click Administrative Templates. Click Add/Remove Templates.

10. Add the EnableActiveXInstallFromAD.adm custom administrative template to the Windows GPO.

11. Click Administrative Templates > Registry Settings.

12. Double-click Allow user computers to install administrator-approved Microsoft ActiveX components.

13. Click Enabled.

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14. Click OK.

After you finish: For more information about registry-based Windows GPOs, visit technet.microsoft.com

to read Using

Administrative Template Files with Registry-Based Group Policy.

Make the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager available to users

The BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager web address is https://<full_computer_name> /webdesktop/login. If you customized the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager text colors or image and you want to display the changes on the login screen, you must direct users to https://<full_computer_name>/webdesktop/app?page=Login&service=page&orgId=0.

Send users the following information:

• BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager web page address

• IBM Domino Internet user names and passwords that you configured for the users in your messaging environment

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Configuring the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager

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You can configure the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager to permit users to perform administrative tasks such as creating a password for wireless activation, locking a lost or stolen BlackBerry device, deleting data from a device, or deactivating a device.

You can also customize the UI of the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager by changing the text colors or displaying a custom image, such as your organization's logo, to match the design of your organization's intranet.

Permit users to perform administrative tasks using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

You can permit users to perform the following administrative tasks using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager:

• specify an enterprise activation password for a BlackBerry device

• specify a new device password and lock a device

• delete all device data and deactivate a device

• switch services to a new device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Organization administration menu, expand Organization.

2.

Click My organization.

3.

Click Edit organization.

4.

On the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager information tab, change Allow users to perform self service tasks to Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

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Permit users to activate devices using the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

You can specify whether users can use the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager to activate BlackBerry devices using a wired connection to a computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Organization administration menu, expand Organization.

2.

Click My organization.

3.

Click Edit organization.

4.

On the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager information tab, in the Allow user wireline activation drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To permit users to activate or reactivate devices, click Activate Any PIN.

• To permit users to activate new devices only, click Activate Unused PIN only.

• To prevent users from activiating devices, click No.

5.

Click Save all.

Permit users to back up and restore data using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

You can specify whether users can back up and restore data on BlackBerry devices using the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution

Topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager information tab, change Allow users to back up and restore data to Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: To prevent users from backing up and restoring data from their BlackBerry devices, change Allow users to backup and restore data to No.

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Configure the domains for backing up data using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

You can specify the domains that users' computers are located in so that you can limit which users can back up data on their BlackBerry devices using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution

Topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service .

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager information tab, in the Device backup domains field, type a domain that permits the user to back up data.

5.

Click the Add icon.

6.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each domain that you want to add.

7.

Click Save all.

Change the text colors in the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager

You can change the text colors in BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager to match the colors that your organization uses for

UIs.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Organization administration menu, expand Organization.

2.

Click My organization.

3.

On the Font colors tab, click Edit organization.

4.

Type the name of the color, in hexadecimal format, for the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager text that you want to change.

5.

Click Save All.

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BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager text colors

Parameter

Font color 1

Font color 2

Font color 3

Font color 4

Font color 5

Font color 6

Font color 7

Font color 8

Description

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the description text in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the copyright text in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the text in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager error messages.

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the text in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager information messages.

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of unavailable links in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

For example, text for options that you make unavailable using IT policy rules use this parameter.

Default

#000000 (black)

#788cb6 (steel blue)

#ff0000 (red)

#6c4091 (purple)

#a1a1a4 (grey)

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the text in the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager headers, and the text in the tab links that point to web pages that the user is not currently visiting.

#ffffff (white)

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the text in the available BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager menu and text in the option links.

#005387 (blue)

This text color specifies the hexadecimal color value of the

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager link text when a user pauses a cursor on a link.

#8cb811 (green)

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Display a custom image in the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager

You can display a custom image, such as your organization's logo, in the upper-right corner of the BlackBerry Web Desktop

Manager. The image file that you specify must be a .jpg or .gif file that is located on a trusted web site.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Organization administration menu, expand Organization.

2.

Click My organization.

3.

Click Edit organization.

4.

On the Company logos tab, type the HTTPS URL for your organization's logo.

5.

Click Save all.

Display the domain name on the login page of the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

You can specify the domain name that appears automatically in the Domain field when users browse to the BlackBerry

Web Desktop Manager login page. You can specify only one domain name. You can also provide the domain name to users when you send their login information to them.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Company directory integration.

2.

Click Manage company directory connections.

3.

Select the Microsoft Active Directory configuration.

4.

Click Edit company directory connection.

5.

In the Microsoft Active Directory login section, in the Default domain field, type the name of the default domain that users log in from.

6.

Click Save.

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Creating and configuring Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles

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Creating and configuring Wi-Fi profiles

You can use Wi-Fi configuration settings and optional VPN configuration settings to manage BlackBerry devices that can operate on both mobile and Wi-Fi networks.

You can manage the configuration settings for user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server by creating Wi-Fi profiles. You can create and assign one or more Wi-Fi profiles to a user account or to a group using a process that is similar to the process you use to create an IT policy and assign it to a user account.

For more information, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Feature and Technical Overview.

Prerequisites: Creating Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles

You must install and configure wireless access points for your organization’s enterprise Wi-Fi network. Perform the following actions:

• Verify that the access points comply with the IEEE 802.11a standard, IEEE 802.11b standard, or IEEE 802.11g standard.

• Verify the number of connections for each access point to make sure that the access points can manage additional traffic.

• Verify that users can roam between access points.

• Refer to the documentation for the access points to complete a site survey and assign channels.

• If your organization does not use a switched enterprise Wi-Fi network and your organization has multiple subnets, configure the subnets to cover the same physical area. The configuration can affect how users send or receive calls.

• Assign an SSID to each access point or each group of access points that share an SSID.

• If users can roam between the access points, configure all of the relevant SSID profiles on each access point.

• If your organization uses NAT traversal, verify that the access points support NAT traversal.

You must configure authentication and encryption for the access points. Perform the following actions:

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• Configure authentication using a supported authentication method. For example, if your organization uses layer 2 access security, verify that your organization uses one of the supported layer 2 security methods.

• Configure encryption using a supported encryption method.

If your organization’s environment requires a VPN concentrator, configure a VPN concentrator for VPN access security using IPsec VPN. See the administrator for your organization’s firewall or VPN concentrator to determine the appropriate configuration settings.

You must configure firewall settings. Perform the following actions:

• If your organization use a proxy firewall, configure the proxy server so that it is transparent to users.

• Verify that the IP addresses for the BlackBerry Domain that are relevant to your organization’s environment are permitted addresses.

• Verify that you add the IP address of the BlackBerry Router to the DNS server.

Configure the ports for the Wi-Fi network.

You must configure access to the DHCP server and DNS server. Perform the following actions:

• If necessary, configure your organization’s enterprise Wi-Fi network to access the DHCP server.

• If you do not use static IT addresses, use the DNS lookup tool on a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device to verify that the

BlackBerry device can access the DHCP server.

• Use the DNS lookup tool on a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device to verify that the BlackBerry device can access one or more DNS servers.

If your organization uses an AAA server, you must configure it. Perform the following actions:

• Configure the AAA server to support the Wi-Fi authentication method that your organization uses.

• Permit all access points to use the AAA server.

If you configure service-specific access security, create a captive portal login.

You must configure user accounts in your organization's environment. Perform the following actions:

• Create authentication credentials for the user accounts.

• If your organization uses EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, or PEAP authentication methods, permit the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to access to the PKI infrastructure and certificates.

Add the MAC addresses of every BlackBerry device that you permit to access a specific enterprise Wi-Fi network (an allowed list) or prevent from accessing a specific enterprise Wi-Fi network (a restricted list) to the controller for each access point.

Connection types and port numbers for a Wi-Fi network

Port assignments might vary by mobile network provider.

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Item Connection type incoming connection from a

BlackBerry device to the

BlackBerry Router outgoing connection from a

BlackBerry device to the

BlackBerry Router for a direct Wi-Fi connection to the BlackBerry

Infrastructure

TCP

TCP

Default port number

4101

443

Where to configure the connection

Windows registry

Create a Wi-Fi profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Create Wi-Fi profile.

3.

In the Name field, type a name for the Wi-Fi profile.

4.

Click Save.

After you finish: Configure the Wi-Fi profile.

Create a Wi-Fi profile based on an existing Wi-Fi profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to copy.

4.

Click Copy profile.

5.

Type a name for the new Wi-Fi profile.

6.

Click Save.

After you finish: Configure the Wi-Fi profile.

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Configure a Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device

You can instruct BlackBerry device users to perform the following task if you want users to configure a Wi-Fi profile for the

Wi-Fi networks that you did not create a Wi-Fi profile for in the BlackBerry Administration Service. By default, new Wi-Fi profiles appear at the end of the Wi-Fi profile list on the BlackBerry device.

1.

On the Home screen or in the application list, click Manage Connections.

2.

Click Set Up Wi-Fi Network.

3.

Perform the instructions on the screen.

4.

On the Wi-Fi Setup Complete screen, perform any of the following actions:

• To change the order of the Wi-Fi profiles, click Prioritize Wi-Fi Profiles.

• To specify registration information for the Wi-Fi network, click Wi-Fi Hotspot Login.

5.

Click Finish.

Assign a Wi-Fi profile to a group

You can assign one or more Wi-Fi profiles to a group.

Before you begin: Create and configure a Wi-Fi profile.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

In the Manage groups section, click the group that you want to assign a Wi-Fi profile to.

4.

On the Wi-Fi profiles tab, click Edit group.

5.

In the Available Wi-Fi profiles list, click the profile that you want to assign to the group and click Add. Repeat for any additional profiles that you want to assign to the group.

6.

Click Save all.

When you assign a Wi-Fi profile to a group that has at least one user account assigned to it, the BlackBerry Administration

Service creates jobs to deliver the resulting objects to BlackBerry devices.

Assign a Wi-Fi profile to a user account

You can assign more than one Wi-Fi profile to a user account.

Before you begin: Create and configure a Wi-Fi profile.

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Click the name of the user account that you want to assign a Wi-Fi profile to.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Wi-Fi profiles tab, in the Wi-Fi profile name section, in the drop-down list, click the Wi-Fi profile.

7.

If required, in the Wi-Fi user specific settings section, specify the login information for the Wi-Fi profile.

8.

Click the Add icon.

9.

Click Save all.

When you assign a Wi-Fi profile to a user account, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a job to deliver the resulting object to the BlackBerry device.

Configure a Wi-Fi profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of a Wi-Fi profile.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, change the values for the configuration settings.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For information about the Wi-Fi configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• If the Wi-Fi network includes a captive portal, verify that you changed the Wi-Fi Enable Authentication Page option to

True to permit users to access the captive portal using the WLAN Login browser on their BlackBerry devices.

• To update the BlackBerry device information immediately, resend the IT policy to the BlackBerry device.

Creating and configuring VPN profiles

Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices have built-in VPN clients that supports several types of VPN concentrators.

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To create a VPN profile, you configure the VPN configuration settings (for example, the IP address of the VPN concentrator, user names and passwords, and cryptographic methods that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses) on a BlackBerry device or using a VPN profile or IT policy. You can assign one or more VPN profiles to a user account or to a group. If a user account has a VPN profile, you can associate the VPN profile with the Wi-Fi profile for the user account.

Depending on your organization's security policy, you can save a user name and password to a BlackBerry device to prevent the BlackBerry device from prompting the user for the login information the first time (or each time) the BlackBerry device connects to the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

Create a VPN profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Create VPN profile.

3.

In the Name field, type a name for the VPN profile.

4.

Click Save.

After you finish: Configure the VPN profile.

Create a VPN profile based on an existing VPN profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage VPN profiles.

3.

Click the name of the VPN profile that you want to copy.

4.

Click Copy profile.

5.

Type a name for the new VPN profile.

6.

Click Save.

After you finish: Configure the VPN profile.

Configure a VPN profile

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage VPN profiles.

3.

Click the name of the VPN profile.

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4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the VPN profile settings tab, change the values for the configuration settings.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For information about VPN configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• To update BlackBerry device information immediately, resend the IT policy to the BlackBerry device.

Assign a VPN profile to a group

You can assign one or more VPN profiles to a group.

Before you begin: Create and configure a VPN profile.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

In the Manage groups section, click the group that you want to assign a VPN profile to.

4.

On the VPN profiles tab, click Edit group.

5.

In the Available VPN profiles list, click the profile that you want to assign to the group and click Add. Repeat for any additional profiles that you want to assign to the group.

6.

Click Save.

When you assign a VPN profile to a group that has at least one user account assigned to it, the BlackBerry Administration

Service creates jobs to deliver the resulting objects to BlackBerry devices.

Assign a VPN profile to a user account

You can assign one or more VPN profile to a user account.

Before you begin: Create and configure a VPN profile.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the VPN profiles tab, in the VPN profile name section, in the drop-down list, click the appropriate VPN profile.

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7.

If required, in the VPN user specific settings section, specify the login information that you want to associate with the

VPN profile.

8.

Click the Add icon.

9.

Click Save All.

When you assign a VPN profile to a user account, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates a job to deliver the resulting object to the BlackBerry device.

Associate a VPN profile with a Wi-Fi profile

To permit a BlackBerry device to connect to a Wi-Fi network using a VPN session, you must associate a VPN profile with a

Wi-Fi profile that you assigned to the user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, in the Wi-Fi associations section, in the Associated VPN Profile drop-down list, click the VPN profile that you want to associate with the Wi-Fi profile.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish: To update the BlackBerry device information immediately, resend the IT policy to the BlackBerry device.

Delete a Wi-Fi profile

Before you begin: Verify that the Wi-Fi profile is not assigned to a user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of a Wi-Fi profile.

4.

Click Delete profile.

5.

Click Yes - Delete the profile.

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Delete a VPN profile

Before you begin: Verify that the VPN profile is not assigned to a user account or associated with a Wi-Fi profile.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage VPN profiles.

3.

Click the name of a VPN profile.

4.

Click Delete profile.

5.

Click Yes - Delete the profile.

Importing profile information from a .csv file

You can update the Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles that you want to assign to user accounts and the user names and passwords for the profiles by importing a .csv file using the BlackBerry Administration Service. When you import profile information from a file, you can configure the profile information for multiple user accounts at the same time.

The .csv file must contain the following information:

• user accounts that you want to update

• names of profiles that you want to change

• whether you want to add, remove, or change the profiles

Best practices: Creating a .csv file that contains profile information that you want to import

Consider the following guidelines:

• Specify only one action that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to perform in each row of the file.

• To assign more than one action to a user account, create multiple rows for the user account.

• If you are using a text editor to create the .csv file, include a comma (,) after the value that appears in each field in each row. If a field does not contain a value, include only a comma in the field.

• If you are using a text editor to create the .csv file, include a character return at the end of each row.

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• If you are using a text editor to create the .csv file, use quotation marks (" ") if the value for a field contains a space (for example, "Westlee Barichak").

• Add no more than 2000 actions to a file.

• Assign a maximum of 32 profiles to BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software versions that are earlier than 4.5.0.

• Assign a maximum of 64 profiles to BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.5.0 and later.

Create a .csv file that contains profile information that you want to import

Before you begin: Using the BlackBerry Administration Service, create profiles and specify the configuration settings for the profiles.

1.

Using the BlackBerry Administration Service, export user information for the user accounts that you want to update profile information for to a .csv file.

2.

In any application that permits you to update .csv files, add the following fields to the .csv file that you exported in step 1:

• Attribute Name

• Attribute Type

• Action

• User Name

• Password

3.

Configure the fields for each user account in the file.

4.

Save the changes.

Example: Adding profile information to user accounts

"User Id","Display Name","PIN","Email Address","Logon Name","Attribute

Name","Attribute Type","Action","User Name","Password"

"16","Westlee

Barichak","","[email protected]",,"wifi_1","WLAN","ADD","test user","test password"

"17","Jovanka Buac","","[email protected]",,"vpn_1","VPN","ADD"

"8","Sherisse Da

Silva","2072C4B7","[email protected]",,"wifi_1","WLAN","ADD","wlan_user"," wlan_pass"

"8","Sherisse Da

Silva","2072C4B7","[email protected]",,"vpn_1","VPN","ADD"

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Example: Changing profile information that you assigned to user accounts

"User Id","Display Name","PIN","Email Address","Logon Name","Attribute

Name","Attribute Type","Action","User Name","Password"

"16","Westlee

Barichak","","[email protected]",,"wlan_1","WLAN","UPDATE","update_username",

"update_password"

"8","Sherisse Da

Silva","2072C4B7","[email protected]",,"wifi_1","WLAN","UPDATE","update_usern ame","update_password"

Example: Removing profile information from user accounts

"User Id","Display Name","PIN","Email Address","Logon Name","Attribute

Name","Attribute Type","Action","User Name","Password"

"8","Lou Sicoli","2072C4B7","[email protected]",,"wlan_1","WLAN","DELETE"

"9","Sarah Symonds","2072C4B7","[email protected]",,"vpn_1","VPN","DELETE"

"16","Westlee Barichak","","[email protected]",,"wlan_1","WLAN","DELETE"

"16","Westlee Barichak","","[email protected]",,"vpn_1","VPN","DELETE"

Fields in the .csv file that contains profile information

The following table describes the fields that you can configure in a .csv file. The BlackBerry Administration Service uses the fields in the .csv file to update profile information that you assigned to user accounts.

Field

User Id

Display Name

PIN

Logon Name

Attribute Name

Attribute Type

Action

User Name

Description

This field specifies the user identifier that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server creates for each user account. You must specificy a value in this field.

This field specifies the user name for the user account.

This field specifies the BlackBerry device PIN.

This field specifies the name that the user can use to log in to the BlackBerry

Administration Service or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

This field specifies the name of the Wi-Fi profile or VPN profile. You must specify a value in this field.

This field specifies whether the profile is a Wi-Fi profile or VPN profile. You must specify either WLAN or VPN as the value in this field.

This field specifies whether you want to add, remove, or update the profile. You must specify ADD, DELETE, or UPDATE as the value in this field.

This field specifies the user name that the BlackBerry device can use to access the enterprise Wi-Fi network or VPN, if a user name is required.

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Field

Password

Description

This field specifies the password that the BlackBerry device can use to access the enterprise Wi-Fi network or VPN, if a password is required. You can include quotation marks (" ") in the password.

Import profile information from a .csv file

The BlackBerry Administration Service processes actions in the order that they appear in the .csv file. If two actions that you listed in the file contradict each other, the action that appears closer to the end of the file is the action that the

BlackBerry Administration Service processes. If the BlackBerry Administration Service notices an error that is specific to an action during the import process (for example, you formatted an action incorrectly in the .csv file), the BlackBerry

Administration Service continues to process the remaining actions in the file and displays an error message for the action that the BlackBerry Administration Service could not process.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, expand User > Manage users.

2.

In the Search for users section, click Update Wi-Fi Information for users from a list.

3.

Click Browse.

4.

Navigate to the .csv file that you want to import.

5.

Click Open.

6.

Click Save.

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Fi enabled BlackBerry devices

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For information about the encryption and authentication methods for Wi-Fi connections, see the BlackBerry Enterprise

Solution Security Technical Overview.

Configuring WEP encryption

WEP encryption uses matching encryption keys that are located at wireless access points and wireless clients to secure wireless communication.

To configure WEP encryption, you must distribute the WEP keys in the Wi-Fi profiles that you assign to user accounts. The

BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the WEP key information when users activate Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

The WEP keys on BlackBerry devices must match the WEP keys that are located at the access points.

You can configure four WEP keys and a default key ID. The WEP key numbering on BlackBerry devices does not match the

WEP key numbering in the configuration settings of the Wi-Fi profile for the enterprise Wi-Fi network. For example, WEP key

1 on the BlackBerry device is WEP key 0 in the configuration settings, and WEP key 2 on the BlackBerry device is WEP key

1 in the configuration settings. You type or copy the WEP keys for the access points as a string of hexadecimal digits.

BlackBerry devices do not support a WEP passphrase.

Configure WEP keys for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-

Fi profile

If BlackBerry device users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure WEP keys using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

Before you begin: Obtain the WEP keys for the wireless access point. For more information, see the documentation for the access point.

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, configure the values for the following configuration settings:

• Wi-Fi WEP Key 1

• Wi-Fi WEP Key 2

• Wi-Fi WEP Key 3

• Wi-Fi WEP Key 4

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

Configuring PSK encryption

The IEEE 802.1X

standard specifies PSK encryption as an access control method for enterprise Wi-Fi networks. You can use PSK encryption in small office and home environments where it is not feasible to configure server-based authentication.

To configure PSK encryption, you must distribute a passphrase to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices that matches the key or passphrase for the wireless access points. You must distribute the passphrase using the Wi-Fi profiles that you assign to user accounts. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the passphrase when users activate the BlackBerry devices.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution supports PSK encryption, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Security Technical Overview.

Configure PSK encryption data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry device users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure passphrases using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

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Before you begin: Obtain the passphrase for the wireless access point. For more information, see the documentation for the access point.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, in the Wi-Fi Preshared Key field, type the passphrase.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

Configuring LEAP authentication

LEAP authentication is a proprietary authentication method that was developed by Cisco Systems. LEAP authentication provides one-side, server-based authentication between an enterprise Wi-Fi network and Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices and provides per-client dynamic generation of WEP keys and automatic WEP key updates during a session.

BlackBerry devices support LEAP authentication that uses a user name and password. You must distribute the user name and password using a Wi-Fi profile that you assign to user accounts. BlackBerry devices use a one-way function to encrypt passwords before they send the passwords to the authentication server.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution supports LEAP authentication, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Security Technical Overview.

Configure LEAP authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry device users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure user names and passwords using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

Before you begin:

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• Using the wireless access point, configure the LEAP settings to accept SSID association requests from users that have the credentials that you specify or to identify the authentication server that the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices use to verify user credentials. For more information, see the documentation for your organization's access points.

• Configure strong password policies if Wi-Fi network authentication uses LEAP authentication.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, perform the following actions:

• In the Wi-Fi User Name field, type the user name for LEAP authentication.

• In the Wi-Fi User Password field, type the password for LEAP authentication.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to BlackBerry devices.

Configuring PEAP authentication

If your organization implements PEAP authentication, Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices must authenticate to an authentication server before they can connect to the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

PEAP authentication requires that BlackBerry devices trust the authentication server certificate. To trust the authentication server certificate, BlackBerry devices must trust the certificate authority that issued the certificate. A certificate authority that the BlackBerry devices and the authentication server trust mutually must generate the certificate for the authentication server.

Each BlackBerry device stores a list of explicitly trusted certificate authority certificates. BlackBerry devices that use PEAP authentication require the root certificate for the certificate authority that issued the certificate.

To distribute the root certificate to BlackBerry devices, you can use the certificate synchronization tool in the BlackBerry

Desktop Manager. You must configure a Wi-Fi profile to provide the user name and password for authentication.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution supports PEAP authentication, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Security Technical Overview.

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Configure PEAP authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry device users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure user names and passwords using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to configure.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, perform the following actions:

• In the Wi-Fi User Name field, type the user name for PEAP authentication.

• In the Wi-Fi User Password field, type the password for PEAP authentication.

6.

If necessary, on the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, configure the following configuration settings:

• Wi-Fi Link Security

• Wi-Fi Hard Token Required

• Wi-Fi Server Subject

• Wi-Fi Server SAN

• Wi-Fi Disable Server Certificate Validation

7.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to BlackBerry devices.

• Distribute the certificates.

Prerequisites: Distributing a certificate using the

BlackBerry Desktop Manager

• Using a public or private certificate authority, obtain or generate a digital certificate for the authentication server. The root.der certificate file is stored in the location where the certificate was created. For example, the authentication server stores a self-signed certificate locally.

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• Configure each wireless access point as a client of the authentication server. You must use the same authentication version on clients and servers. For more information, see the documentation for the access points.

• Use the certificate management features of Microsoft Active Directory to download the root certificate from the certificate authority server to the computer.

Distribute a certificate using the BlackBerry Desktop

Manager

If a BlackBerry device requires the root certificate for the certificate authority, a client certificate, or both, you can distribute the certificates using BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The BlackBerry device can add the certificates to the list of explicitly trusted certificate authority certificates or the list of client certificates.

1.

On the user’s computer, right-click the certificate. Click Install certificate.

2.

Click Next.

3.

Click Place all certificates in the following store.

4.

Click Browse.

5.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are distributing a root certificate, click Trusted Root Certification Authorities.

• If you are distributing a client certficate, click Personal

6.

Click OK.

7.

Click Finish.

8.

In the Security Warning dialog box, click Yes.

9.

Connect the BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

10. In the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, select the Certificate Synch tool.

11. Type a password that you can use as the keystore password.

12. Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are distributing a root certificate, on the Root Certificates tab, select the certificate that you add to the certificate list on the BlackBerry device.

• If you are distributing a client certificate, on the Personal tab, select the certificate that you want to add to the certificate list on the BlackBerry device.

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Users cannot find the certificate synchronization tool in the BlackBerry

Desktop Manager

Possible cause

The certificate synchronization tool was not installed when the user installed the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Possible solution

Instruct the user to re-install the BlackBerry Desktop Manager using the custom installation option. During the custom installation process, the user can install the certificate synchronization tool.

Configure PEAP configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device

If you do not configure the PEAP configuration settings using the BlackBerry Administration Service, instruct users to configure the settings in the Wi-Fi profile on the BlackBerry device.

1.

On the BlackBerry device, in the device options, click Wi-Fi Connections.

2.

Click the Wi-Fi profile that you want to configure.

3.

Click Edit.

4.

In the Security Type list, select PEAP.

5.

Type the user name and password for the messaging server.

6.

In the CA certificate list, click the certificate for the authentication server.

7.

Select the Inner link security type.

8.

If your organization does not use EAP-MS-CHAPv2, if necesssary, in the Token list, select the token type.

9.

If necesssary, in the Server subject field, type the server name in the server certificate, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

10. If necesssary, in the Server SAN field, type the alternative name for the server, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

11. If your organization uses dynamic IP addresses, verify that the Automatically obtain IP address and DNS option is selected.

12. Verify that the Allow inter-access point handover option is selected.

13. If necesssary, select the Prompt before connection check box. If you do not select the check box, the BlackBerry device connects to an available wireless access point automatically.

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14. If necesssary, select the Notify on authentication failure check box.

15. If necesssary, select the VPN profile.

Configuring EAP-TLS authentication

If your organization implements EAP-TLS authentication, Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices must authenticate to an authentication server so that they can connect to the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

EAP-TLS authentication requires that BlackBerry devices trust the authentication server certificate and use a client-side certificate as the supplicant credentials. To trust the authentication server certificate, BlackBerry devices must trust the certificate authority that issued the certificate. A certificate authority that the BlackBerry devices and the authentication server trust mutually must generate the certificate for the authentication server and the certificate for each BlackBerry device.

BlackBerry devices that use EAP-TLS authentication require a client certificate and the root certificate for the certificate authority server that created the certificate for the authentication server. You can obtain and install both certificates using the same distribution method.

To distribute the certificates to BlackBerry devices, you can use the certificate synchronization tool in the BlackBerry

Desktop Manager, or you can enroll the certificate over the wireless network. You must configure a Wi-Fi profile to provide the user name and password for authentication.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution supports EAP-TLS authentication, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Security Technical Overview.

Configure EAP-TLS authentication data for BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure user names and passwords using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, perform the following actions:

• In the Wi-Fi User Name field, type the user name for EAP-TLS authentication.

• In the Wi-Fi User Password field, type the password for EAP-TLS authentication.

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6.

If required, configure the following configuration settings:

• Wi-Fi Link Security

• Wi-Fi Hard Token Required

• Wi-Fi Server Subject

• Wi-Fi Server SAN

• Wi-Fi Disable Server Certificate Validation

7.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

• Distribute the certificates.

Configure EAP-TLS configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device

If you do not configure the EAP-TLS configuration settings using the BlackBerry Administration Service, instruct the users to configure the settings in the Wi-Fi profile on the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device.

1.

On the BlackBerry device, in the device options, click Wi-Fi Connections.

2.

Click the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit.

4.

If a warning about a VPN profile appears, click OK. EAP-TLS does not require a VPN profile.

5.

In the Security Type list, select EAP-TLS.

6.

Type the user name and password for the messaging server.

7.

In the CA certificate list, click the root certificate for the certificate authority that created the authentication server certificate.

8.

In the Client certificate list, click the user certificate.

9.

If necessary, in the Server subject field, type the server name in the server certificate, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

10. If necessary, in the Server SAN field, type the alternative name for the server, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

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11. If your organization uses dynamic IP addresses, verify that the Automatically obtain IP address and DNS option is selected.

12. Verify that the Allow inter-access point handover option is selected.

13. If necessary, select the Prompt before connection check box. If you do not select the check box, the BlackBerry device connects to an available wireless access point automatically.

14. If necessary, select the Notify on authentication failure check box.

Configuring EAP-TTLS authentication

If your organization implements EAP-TTLS authentication, Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices must authenticate to an authentication server so that they can connect to the enterprise Wi-Fi network.

EAP-TTLS authentication requires that BlackBerry devices trust the authentication server certificate. To trust the authentication server certificate, BlackBerry devices must trust the certificate authority that issued the certificate. A certificate authority that the BlackBerry devices and the authentication server trust mutually must generate the authentication server certificate.

Each BlackBerry device stores a list of explicitly trusted certificate authority certificates. BlackBerry devices that use EAP-

TTLS authentication require the root certificate for the certificate authority that created the authentication server certificate.

To distribute the root certificate to BlackBerry devices, you can use the certificate synchronization tool in BlackBerry

Desktop Manager or you can enroll the certificate over the wireless network.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution supports EAP-TTLS authentication, see the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Security Technical Overview.

Configure EAP-TTLS authentication data for

BlackBerry devices using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry device users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure user names and passwords using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, perform the following actions:

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• In the Wi-Fi User Name field, type the user name for EAP-TTLS authentication.

• In the Wi-Fi User Password field, type the password for EAP-TTLS authentication.

6.

If required, configure the following configuration settings:

• Wi-Fi Link Security

• Wi-Fi Hard Token Required

• Wi-Fi Server Subject

• Wi-Fi Server SAN

• Wi-Fi Disable Server Certificate Validation

7.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

• Distribute the certificates.

Configure EAP-TTLS configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on a BlackBerry device

If you do not configure the EAP-TTLS configuration settings using the BlackBerry Administration Service, instruct a user to configure the settings in the Wi-Fi profile on the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device.

1.

On the BlackBerry device, in the device options, click Wi-Fi Connections.

2.

Click the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit.

4.

In the Security Type list, select EAP-TTLS.

5.

Type the user name and password for the messaging server.

6.

In the CA certificate list, click the root certificate for the certificate authority that created the authentication server certificate.

7.

In the Inner link security type list, select EAP-MS-CHAPv2.

8.

If necessary, in the Server subject field, type the server name in the server certificate, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

9.

If necessary, in the Server SAN field, type the alternative name for the server, in URL format (for example, server1.domain.com or server1.domain.net). If you leave the field blank, the BlackBerry device skips over it during server authentication.

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10. If your organization use dynamic IP addresses, verify that the Automatically obtain IP address and DNS option is selected.

11. Verify that the Allow inter-access point handover option is selected.

12. If necesssary, select the Prompt before connection check box. If you do not select the check box, the BlackBerry device connects to an available wireless access point automatically.

13. Verify that the Allow inter-access point handover option is selected.

14. If necessary, select the Notify on authentication failure check box.

Configuring EAP-FAST authentication

EAP-FAST is an authentication method that was developed by Cisco Systems. Similar to PEAP authentication, EAP-FAST authentication encrypts EAP transactions within a TLS tunnel. Although PEAP uses a server-side digital certificate to configure the TLS tunnel, EAP-FAST uses a .pac file.

The .pac file that the BlackBerry devices and the authentication server share contains secret keys that are unique to the

BlackBerry devices. The EAP-FAST master key on the authentication server generates the .pac file. EAP-FAST uses the .pac file to open the TLS tunnel and authenticates the user credentials through the TLS tunnel.

Configure EAP-FAST authentication

1.

Distribute the .pac file to the wireless client over a network connection that is designed to be secure using automatic

PAC provisioning.

2.

Configure each wireless access point to connect to the access control server and a DHCP server.

3.

Verify that the DHCP server can provide the following information to the wireless client:

• IP address or network

• default gateway

• IP address of the DNS server

4.

Configure the access control server.

After you finish:

• For information about the automatic provisioning process, see the documentation for your organization’s authentication server.

• For information about configuring wireless access points, see the documentation for the access points.

• For information about configuring the access control server, see the documentation for the access control server.

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Send EAP-FAST authentication data to a BlackBerry device using a Wi-Fi profile

If BlackBerry users in your organization's environment use BlackBerry 7270 smartphones, you must configure user names and passwords using IT policy rules instead of configuration settings.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to configure.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

In the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, perform the following actions:

• In the Wi-Fi User Name field, type the user name for PEAP authentication.

• In the Wi-Fi User Password field, type the password for PEAP authentication.

6.

If required, configure the following configuration settings:

• Wi-Fi Link Security

• Wi-Fi Inner Authentication Mode

• Wi-Fi Hard Token Required

• Wi-Fi Server Subject

• Wi-Fi Server SAN

• Wi-Fi EAP-FAST Provisioning method

• Wi-Fi Disable Server Certificate Validation

7.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• For more information about configuration settings, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Policy Reference Guide.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to BlackBerry devices.

• Distribute the certificates.

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Configure EAP-FAST configuration settings in the Wi-Fi profile on BlackBerry devices

If you do not configure the EAP-FAST configuration settings using the BlackBerry Administration Service, instruct users to configure the settings in the Wi-Fi profile on the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device.

1.

On the BlackBerry device, in the device options, click Wi-Fi Connections.

2.

Click the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit.

4.

In the Security Type list, select EAP-FAST.

5.

Type the user name and password for the messaging server.

6.

In the Inner link security list, click the security type.

7.

If necessary, in the Token list, select the token type.

8.

If your organization uses dynamic IP addresses, verify that the Automatically obtain IP address and DNS option is selected.

9.

If necesssary, select the Prompt before connection check box. If you do not select the check box, the BlackBerry device connects to an available wireless access point automatically.

10. If necessary, select the Notify on authentication failure check box.

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Configuring software tokens for

BlackBerry devices

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The BlackBerry Enterprise Server is designed to work with the RSA Authentication Manager to provide software token support for use with layer 2 and layer 3 Wi-Fi authentication on Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices.

When you configure a software token for users, BlackBerry devices are designed to use the passcode to authenticate the users to the Wi-Fi network and VPNs automatically using the PEAPv1, EAP-GTC, and EAP-TTLS or EAP-GTC authentication methods.

You can configure multiple software tokens for each user. For example, you can configure one software token that a user can use with Wi-Fi authentication and a second software token that a user can use with VPN authentication. When users try to open a Wi-Fi or VPN connection that requires two-factor authentication on the BlackBerry devices, the BlackBerry devices prompt the users to type the software token PIN and submit the current tokencode for the connection type to create the passcode for two-factor authentication.

For more information about how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports software tokens, see the BlackBerry Enterprise

Solution Security Technical Overview.

Prerequisites: Configuring BlackBerry devices for RSA authentication

To perform tasks in the RSA Authentication Manager, see the RSA Authentication Manager documentation, and the documentation for the RSA SecurID token.

• In the RSA Authentication Manager, configure the following policies for the PINs of the software tokens in your organization's environment:

• whether a PIN is required for authentication

• whether a PIN is defined by the user or generated by the RSA Authentication Manager

• whether a PIN is alphanumeric or numeric only

• whether a PIN has a fixed length or a variable length, with a minimum of four characters and a maximum of eight characters

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• Import the token seed file (also known as the *.sdtid file) that contains the UID for each software token into the RSA

Authentication Manager Database.

• In the RSA Authentication Manager Database, create a user record for each software token holder.

• In the RSA Authentication Manager Administration application, configure the following parameters for the software token seed file:

• serial number

• cryptographic algorithm

• user account that you can assign the software token to

• password to protect the software token seed file

• Communicate the password to the user.

Configure BlackBerry devices for RSA authentication

Software tokens use the UID and current time to authenticate the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices to the RSA

Authentication Manager. To permit BlackBerry devices to authenticate to the RSA Authentication Manager, you must synchronize the time and date on BlackBerry devices with the time and date on the computer that hosts the RSA

Authentication Manager, even though the RSA Authentication Manager is designed to accommodate time differences of up to three minutes.

Instruct users to use one of the following methods to synchronize the date, time, and time zone settings on the BlackBerry devices with the RSA Authentication Manager:

• Adjust the time on BlackBerry devices using the Date/Time option on the BlackBerry devices manually.

• Use the BlackBerry Desktop Manager to synchronize the date and time on the BlackBerry devices with the date and time on the users' computers.

After you finish:

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy to BlackBerry devices.

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Configure RSA authentication over a Wi-Fi network using a software token

You must add the serial number of the software token that the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry devices can use to a Wi-Fi profile so that RSA authentication can occur over Wi-Fi connections.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage Wi-Fi profiles.

3.

Click the name of the Wi-Fi profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the Wi-Fi profile settings tab, in the Wi-Fi Token Serial Number field, type the serial number of the software token.

6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• Assign the Wi-Fi profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to BlackBerry devices.

Configure RSA authentication over a VPN network using a software token

You must add the serial number of the software token that the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device can use to a VPN profile so that RSA authentication can occur over VPN connections.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy > Wi-Fi configuration.

2.

Click Manage VPN profiles.

3.

Click the name of the VPN profile that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit profile.

5.

On the VPN profile settings tab, in the VPN Token Serial Number field, type the serial number of the software token.

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6.

Click Save All.

After you finish:

• Assign the VPN profile to the user accounts.

• Resend the IT policy that you assign to the user accounts to BlackBerry devices.

Assign software tokens to a user account

You must assign the software tokens that BlackBerry device users can use to authenticate to a Wi-Fi network or VPN network to the user accounts. Depending on the number of software token records that are available to you, you can assign up to three software tokens to each user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Software tokens tab, type the serial number of the software token.

7.

To import the software token seed file for the user account, perform the following actions: a.

Click Browse.

b.

Navigate to the software token seed file for the user account.

c.

Click Open.

8.

If you configured a password in the RSA Authentication Manager so that you can encrypt the .sdtid file, type and confirm the password.

9.

In the Timeout (minutes) field, type the length of time, in minutes, that the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry device takes to cache the PIN.

10. Click the Add icon.

11. Click Save all.

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Import a new SSL certificate for the

BlackBerry Administration Service and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

When you install the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, the setup application generates an SSL certificate to protect the HTTPS connection. You can import a self-signed SSL certificate or a trusted certificate that a certification authority signs after the installation process completes. If you configure a BlackBerry

Administration Service pool, you must generate an SSL certificate that uses the name of the BlackBerry Administration

Service pool.

For more information about using the keytool, visit java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/windows/keytool.html

.

Before you begin: If you want to use a trusted certificate, copy the root certificate of the certification authority to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service.

1.

On a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance, in <drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin\web.keystore, back up the web.keystore file.

2.

Using the keytool in <drive>:\Program Files\Java\<JRE_version>\bin, delete the default SSL certificate that the setup application generated (for example, keytool -delete -alias httpssl -keystore "<drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin\web.keystore").

3.

Using the keytool and the SSL password that you specified when you installed the BlackBerry Administration Service, generate a new entry and private key in the web.keystore file (for example, keytool -genkey -alias httpssl -keypass

<password> -keystore "<drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin

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\web.keystore"). When the keytool prompts you for the first name and last name, type the pool name of the

BlackBerry Administration Service. You can find the pool name in the Administration Service – High Availability tab.

4.

If you want to use a trusted certificate, using the keytool, import the root certificate of the certification authority (for example, keytool -import -alias <ca_alias_name> -file <root_certificate_file>.cer -trustcacerts -keystore "<drive>:

\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin\web.keystore").

5.

Using the keytool, generate a certificate signing request (for example, keytool -certreq -alias httpssl -file

<certreq_filename>.csr -keystore "<drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin

\web.keystore").

6.

Send the certificate signing request to a certification authority so that the certification authority can create the certificate.

7.

When the certification authority returns the certificate, copy it into a text file and save it with a .cer extension.

8.

Using the keytool, import the certificate to the web.keystore file (for example, keytool -import -alias httpssl -keystore

"<drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS\bin\web.keystore" -file

"<certificate_filename>.cer").

9.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Administration Service services.

10. Complete the following actions on each computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance: a.

Copy the web.keystore file in the <drive>:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\BAS

\bin folder from the BlackBerry Administration Service that you updated to the other BlackBerry Administration

Service instances.

b.

In the Windows registry, copy the WebKeyStorePass value in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Administration Service\Key Store from the BlackBerry Administration

Service that you updated to the other BlackBerry Administration Service instances.

c.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Administration Service services.

Configuring which IBM Domino server with

DIIOP the BlackBerry Administration

Service uses

The BlackBerry Administration Service uses DIIOP to connect to the IBM Domino server so that the BlackBerry

Administration Service can access user account information. The BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager uses DIIOP if users authenticate with it using their IBM iNotes credentials. You can update the IBM Domino server information if you want the

BlackBerry Administration Service to connect to a different server after you install the BlackBerry Administration Service.

If you want to configure high availability for the DIIOP task so that the BlackBerry Administration Service can connect to a different server running the DIIOP task automatically, you must configure a hardware or software load balancer that can

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Manager manage the IBM Domino server connections for the BlackBerry Administration Service. After you configure the load balancer, you can configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to connect to the load balancer using the FQDN of the load balancer entry.

Change the IBM Domino server with DIIOP that the

BlackBerry Administration Service uses

Before you begin:

• Verify that the DIIOP task is running on the IBM Domino server.

• If you are using BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager with IBM Domino authentication, verify that users have IBM iNotes web access and an Internet password.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Domino Authentication (BESD) tab, change the fields as required.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Change the information for Microsoft Active

Directory authentication

Before you begin:

• Create a Microsoft Active Directory account for the BlackBerry Administration Service that is located in a Windows domain that is a part of the resource forest. When you create the account, specify a password that meets the security requirements of your organization and configure the following password settings:

• the user is not required to change the password at next login

• the user's password never expires

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

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2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

On the Microsoft

®

Active Directory

®

authentication tab, click Edit component.

4.

In the User name field, type the name for the Microsoft Active Directory account that has permission to access the user containers and read the user objects that are stored in the global catalog servers that are located in the resource forest.

5.

In the Password field and Confirm password field, type the password for the Microsoft Active Directory account.

6.

In the User domain field, type the name of the Windows domain that is a part of the resource forest.

7.

In the Global Catalog search base field, perform one of the following actions:

• To permit the BlackBerry Administration Service to search the global catalog, leave the Global Catalog search base field blank.

• To control which user accounts the BlackBerry Administration Service can authenticate with, type the distinguished name of the user container (for example, OU=sales,DC=example,DC=com).

8.

If you want the BlackBerry Administration Service to find all of the global catalog servers in the resource forest automatically, in the Global Catalog server discovery drop-down list, click Automatic.

9.

If you want to configure which global catalog servers the BlackBerry Administration Service can access, in the Global

Catalog server discovery drop-down list, click Select server from the list below and perform the following actions: a.

In the Global Catalog server section, type the FQDN of the global catalog server that you want the BlackBerry

Administration Service to access (for example, globalcatalog01.example.com). You must type the FQDN of a global catalog server that is located in the Windows domain that the Microsoft Active Directory account located in.

b.

Click the Add icon.

c.

Perform this step for each global catalog server that you want the BlackBerry Administration Service to access.

10. Click Save All.

The BlackBerry Administration Service validates the information for Microsoft Active Directory authentication. If the information is valid, the BlackBerry Administration Service implements the changes immediately and you do not need to restart the BlackBerry Administration Service services. If the information is invalid, the BlackBerry Administration Service prompts you to specify correct information.

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Configuring single sign-on authentication for the BlackBerry Administration Service and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

If you configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to support Microsoft Active Directory authentication, you can turn on single sign-on authentication. Single sign-on authentication permits you to access the BlackBerry Administration

Service and BlackBerry device users to access the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager without requiring that you or the users type a Microsoft Active Directory user name and password. By default, if you log in to the BlackBerry Administration

Service or users log in to the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager using Microsoft Active Directory authentication, the browser prompts you or the users to type a Microsoft Active Directory user name and password. If you turn on single signon authentication, and you log in to a computer using a Microsoft Active Directory account, you can bypass the login screen and access the BlackBerry Administration Service and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager directly.

Before you turn on single sign-on, you must configure constrained delegation for the Microsoft Active Directory account for the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Configure constrained delegation for the Microsoft

Active Directory account to support single sign-on authentication

1.

Use the Windows Server ADSI Edit tool to add the following SPNs for the BlackBerry Administration Service pool to the Microsoft Active Directory account :

• HTTP/<BAS_pool_FQDN> (for example, HTTP/BASconsole104.example.com)

• BASPLUGIN111/<BAS_pool_FQDN> (for example, BASPLUGIN111/BASconsole104.example.com)

2.

If you create separate pools of BlackBerry Administration Service instances and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager instances in the BlackBerry Administration Service pool, add the HTTP/<BAS_pool_FQDN> SPN for each pool to the

Microsoft Active Directory account.

3.

Configure the Microsoft Active Directory account for constrained delegation using the following settings:

• trust this user for delegation to specific services only

• use Kerberos only

4.

In the Microsoft Active Directory account properties, on the Delegation tab, add BASPLUGIN111/<BAS_pool_FQDN> to the list of services.

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After you finish: For more information about configuring constrained delegation for the Microsoft Active Directory account so you can access the BlackBerry Administration Service, visit www.blackberry.com/btsc to read article KB22717.

Turn on single sign-on authentication for the

BlackBerry Administration Service

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

On the Microsoft

®

Active Directory

®

authentication tab, click Edit component.

4.

In the Login domain section, in the Single sign-on authentication for BlackBerry Administration Service turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

To configure the Microsoft Active Directory account for each forest, in the Account forest name section, type the user domain name, user name, and password for the Microsoft Active Directory account.

6.

Click Save all.

7.

In the Windows Services, restart all of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

8.

Instruct all administrators and device users to add the web addresses for the BlackBerry Administration Service and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager to the list of web sites in the local intranet zone and install the certificate for the

BlackBerry Administration Service or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager in the certificate store of their computers.

BlackBerry Administration Service web addresses and

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager web addresses that support BlackBerry Administration Service single signon

If you configure BlackBerry Administration Service single sign-on, you must instruct administrators and BlackBerry Web

Desktop Manager users to access the BlackBerry Administration Service console and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager using the following web addresses:

• https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webconsole/login

• https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webdesktop/login

Single-sign authentication takes precedence over other authentication methods that permit administrators and users to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service console or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. If the security policies in your organization require that administrators or users use another authentication method, you must instruct administrators or

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Manager users to access the BlackBerry Administration Service console or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager using the following web addresses:

• https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webconsole/app

• https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webdesktop/app

For example, the security policies in your organization might require that administrators log in using BlackBerry

Administration Service single sign-on and BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager users log in using IBM Notes user names and passwords. In this scenario, you can instruct administrators to log into the BlackBerry Administration Service console using the web address https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webconsole/login and instruct BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager users to log in to BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager using the web address https://<BAS_pool_FQDN>/webdesktop/app.

Changing password settings for BlackBerry

Administration Service authentication

If you use BlackBerry Administration Service authentication in your organization's environment, you can change the minimum password length and the number of days until passwords expire to meet the requirements of your organization's security policies.

By default, the minimum password length is four characters and a password expires after 365 days. If you set the password expiry to 0, passwords do not expire. If you change the minimum password length, administrators who have passwords that do not meet the new minimum length are not required to change the passwords until the passwords expire. If you change the password expiry to a shorter period, administrators who are logged in with passwords that are older than the new expiry remain logged in and are required to change the password at the next log in.

The password for the BlackBerry Administration Service administrator account that was created when the BlackBerry

Device Service was installed does not expire unless it is changed.

Change password settings for BlackBerry

Administration Service authentication

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, click BlackBerry Solution topology

> BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Security settings section, change the minimum password length and number of days until the password expires.

5.

Click Save all.

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Regenerate the system credentials for the

BlackBerry Administration Service

The setup application generates the system credentials for the BlackBerry Administration Service during the installation process. The BlackBerry Administration Service uses the system credentials when it communicates with other BlackBerry

Enterprise Server components. If you suspect that the system credentials are compromised, you can regenerate them on the database server.

Before you begin: Verify that you have database owner permissions for the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

1.

On all of the computers that host BlackBerry Administration Service instances, in the Windows Services, stop the

BlackBerry Administration Service services.

2.

On the database server, on the BlackBerry Configuration Database, run the following SQL statement: DELETE from

BASTraits WHERE PlugInId=8 AND TraitId=0.

3.

On a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Administration Service instance, in the Windows Services, start the

BlackBerry Administration Service services.

4.

On the computers that host the remaining BlackBerry Administration Service instances, in the Windows Services, start the BlackBerry Administration Service services.

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Preparing a device for redistribution to a new user

You can prepare a BlackBerry device for redistribution to a new BlackBerry device user by performing one of the following actions:

• use the security options on the device to permanently delete all user data

• connect the device to the BlackBerry Administration Service and delete all user data from the device permanently

• connect the device to the BlackBerry Administration Service and delete all user data permanently and remove the

BlackBerry Device Software

For more information about using the security options on the device to permanently delete all user data, see the user guide for the device.

After the new user receives the device, you must activate it.

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to delete user data and assign the device to a new user

1.

Connect the BlackBerry device to the computer that you used to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service.

2.

If you receive a prompt, type the device password.

3.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, click Attached devices > Manage current device.

4.

Click Remove user data from current device.

5.

Click Yes – Remove user data.

6.

Click Assign current device.

7.

Search for the new user account that you want to assign the device to.

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8.

Select the user name.

9.

Click Associate user.

After you assign the user account to the device, the activation process begins automatically.

10. On the Devices menu, click Attached devices > Device software.

11. Install the applications that the user requires on the device.

Use the BlackBerry Administration Service to delete device data and disable the device before assigning the device to a new user

If you perform this task, you are deleting all device data permanently and disabling the device. You may have to reinstall the

BlackBerry Device Software before you assign the device to a new user.

1.

Connect the BlackBerry device to the computer that you used to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service.

2.

If you receive a prompt, type the device password.

3.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, click Attached devices > Manage current device.

4.

Click Delete all device data and disable device.

5.

Click Yes – Delete all device data and disable device.

6.

If necessary, reinstall the BlackBerry Device Software using the application loader tool in the BlackBerry

Administration Service, BlackBerry Desktop Software, or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

7.

Activate the device.

After you finish: For more information about installing the BlackBerry Device Software, see the BlackBerry Device Software

Update Guide.

Deleting only work data from a device

To help protect your organization's data on a personal BlackBerry device, you can permit your organization to delete work data from a device when a user no longer works at your organization. You can use the BlackBerry Administration Service to require that a personal device remove only work data when the device receives the Delete only the organization data and remove device IT administrative command over the wireless network. All personal data remains on the device. A

BlackBerry device user cannot use the device or make emergency calls while the device deletes the work data.

The device permanently deletes the following work data:

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IT policy

PIN encryption key device transport key work service books

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• email messages that are sent to the user's work email account and the email messages that the user sends from the work email account

• draft email messages that the user creates using their work email account attachments that are sent to the user's work email account and the attachments that the user sends from the work email account calendar entries that the user creates using their work calendar contacts that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes with the user's work email account all memos all tasks although the device defines phone data for personal use, the call history entries are deleted when you delete work data although the device classifies phone data as personal data, the call log files are deleted when you delete work data although the device specifies the BlackBerry Browser for personal use, the

BlackBerry Browser cache is deleted when you delete work data

• files that the user accesses and downloads from your organization's network using the Files application

• files on media cards that are created by applications that can access work data (except for media applications)

• work data is not deleted from the media card if the media card is not available when the device deletes work data, however the user cannot access work data on the media card after the device removes work data

IT policy that is associated with your organization references to your organization's PIN encryption key references to the device transport key which prevents the device from communicating with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server service books on the device that the device classifies for work use

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Delete only work data from a device

Before you begin: If you want to remove your organization's applications from the BlackBerry device, create a software configuration that includes the applications and set the disposition of all work applications to Disallowed in the software configuration. Assign the software configuration to the user account to send it to the device. For more information, see the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the PIN for the user account.

5.

In the Device activation list, click Delete only the organization data and remove device.

6.

Optionally, in the Removing users and devices section, in the Actions drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Delete the user.

• In an IBM Domino environment, to delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Delete the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

• To disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Disable as BlackBerry user.

• In a Lotus Domino environment, to disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Disable the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

7.

Click Yes - Delete only the organization data and remove device.

Using IT administration commands to protect a lost or stolen device

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server includes IT administration commands that you can send over the wireless network to protect sensitive data on a BlackBerry device. You can use the commands to lock the device, permanently delete work data, permanently delete user information and application data, and return the device settings to the default values.

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IT administration command

Specify new device password and lock device

Delete only the organization data and remove device

Delete all device data and remove device

Description

This command creates a new password and locks a device over the wireless network. You can communicate the new password to the user verbally when the

BlackBerry device user locates the device. When the user unlocks the device, the device prompts the user to accept or reject the new password.

You can use this command if the device is lost. If you or a user turned on content protection and a device is running BlackBerry Device Software 4.3.0 or later, you can use this command. If you or a user turned on two-factor content protection, you cannot use this command.

This command permanently deletes all work data that the device stores and removes the device from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. All personal data remains on the device.

You can send this command to a personal device when a user no longer works at your organization and you want to delete work data from the device.

You can also specify whether you want to delete or disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server after the device deletes all work data.

This command permanently deletes all user information and application data that the device stores. You can configure the following options when you use this command:

• specify a delay, in hours, that must occur before the device starts to delete all the user information and application data

• require the device to return to its factory default settings when it receives this command

• specify whether to permit the user to stop permanently deleting data from the device and making the device unavailable during the delay period

You can send this command to a device that you want to distribute to another user in your organization, or to a device that is lost and that the user might not recover.

You can also specify whether you want to delete or disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server after the device deletes all user information and application data.

Protect a stolen device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the PIN for the user account.

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5.

In the Device activation list, click Delete all device data and remove device.

6.

Click Yes - Delete all device data and remove device.

7.

Optionally, in the Removing users and devices section, in the Actions drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Delete the user.

• To delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Delete the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

• To disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Disable as BlackBerry user.

• To disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Disable the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

After you finish:

• Verify that the BlackBerry device received the command.

• Contact your organization's wireless service provider to turn off the service for a device after you send the IT administration command that deletes all of the device data and deactivates the device.

Protect a lost device

If a user misplaces a BlackBerry device or if a device is stolen, you can protect the data on the device by locking the device or making it unavailable.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the PIN for the user account.

5.

In the Device activation section, click Specify new device password and lock device.

6.

Type and confirm an activation password. For devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.1 and earlier, the password must not contain special characters. Some devices do not support special characters and do not unlock when a user types a password that contains special characters.

7.

Click Specify new device password and lock device.

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Protect a lost device that a user might not recover

If a BlackBerry device is lost but the device user might recover it, you can protect the information on the device by scheduling it to start deleting all user information and application data and to become unavailable after a period of time that you specify. You can also specify whether the user can cancel the scheduled command if the user recovers the device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the PIN for the user account.

5.

In the Device activation section, click Delete all device data and remove device.

6.

In the Erase Data Settings section, perform the following actions:

• In the Erase Data Delay (hours) field, type the number of hours that must elapse before the BlackBerry device starts deleting user information and application data.

• In the Allow User Override drop-down list, click Yes to permit the user to cancel the scheduled command on the

BlackBerry device if the user recovers it.

7.

Optionally, in the Removing users and devices section, in the Actions drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Delete the user.

• To delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Delete the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

• To disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but retain the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information in the user's mailbox, click Disable as BlackBerry user.

• To disable a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and remove the BlackBerry Enterprise Server information from the user's mailbox, click Disable the user and remove the profile document and the state database.

8.

Click Yes - Delete all device data and remove device.

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Change role permissions

To turn on or turn off permissions for administrator accounts, you can change the permissions for the roles that you assigned to the administrator accounts. If an administrator account is a member of a group that you assigned roles to, you can also turn on or turn off the permissions for the administrator account by changing the permissions for the roles that you assign to the group.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Role.

2.

Click Manage roles.

3.

In the list of existing roles, click the name of the role that you want to change the permissions for.

4.

Click Edit role.

5.

Switch the appropriate tabs to change the appropriate permissions.

6.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Instruct administrators to log out of the BlackBerry Administration Service and log in again so that the changes can take effect immediately.

Change the roles for an administrator account

To reflect the changes to an administrator's responsibilities in your organization, you can add or remove one or more administrative roles for the administrator account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

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2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for an administrator account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the administrator account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Roles tab, in the Available roles and Current roles lists, add or remove the appropriate roles.

7.

Click Save all.

Delete a role

You can delete a role when you no longer require it in your organization's environment.

Before you begin: Verify that the role is not assigned to any administrator accounts or groups.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Role.

2.

Click Manage roles.

3.

In the list of existing roles, click the name of the role that you want to delete.

4.

Click Delete role.

5.

Click Yes - Delete the role.

Delete an administrator account

You can delete an administrator account when you no longer require it in your organization's environment.

Before you begin: If the administrator is also a BlackBerry device user, remove the BlackBerry device from the administrator account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Administrator

User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for an administrator account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the administrator account.

5.

In the Status list, click Delete user.

6.

Click Yes - Delete the user.

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Managing groups

You can reduce the time that you spend managing user accounts by creating groups of similar user accounts and assigning shared properties, such as software configurations or IT policies, to the group. Properties that you assign to a group are assigned to all user accounts in the group.

You can assign properties to user accounts and administrator accounts at the individual level, group level, or domain level.

The BlackBerry Administration Service applies properties to user accounts and administrator accounts using the following hierarchy:

• The properties at the individual level override the properties at the group level.

• The properties at the group level override the properties at the domain level.

After you add a user account or administrator account to a group, you can override the properties that you configured for the account at the group level or domain level by changing the properties at the user account level.

If you remove a user account or administrator account from a group, the account name remains in the global users list but it does not appear in the group list.

You can either create user-specific groups and assign roles to those groups or use the default user groups that contain preexisting roles.

If you are managing a large number of groups (over 3000) using the BlackBerry Administration Service in a single domain, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

Using default groups to manage user accounts and administrator accounts

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation includes default groups that have preconfigured administrative roles. You can use the default groups in your organization's environment instead of creating specific administrative groups. Each default

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The default groups ensure users without administrative privileges cannot escalate their permissions, for example, junior administrators cannot escalate their roles to senior administrator roles.

Default group

Administrators

Help desk representatives

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager users

Description of the default group

This is a preconfigured group for BlackBerry Administration Service administrators. This groups has the permissions assigned to the Security role.

Administrators in this group are responsible for ensuring all Junior Helpdesk administrators are added to the Junior Helpdesk group.

This is a preconfigured group for help desk administrators. This group has the permissions assigned to the Junior Helpdesk role.

Junior Helpdesk administrators in this group can perform basic administrative tasks such as adding users to groups and assigning BlackBerry devices to

BlackBerry device users. The Junior Helpdesk role can only add users to the

Web Desktop Users group and the Junior Helpdesk group.

This is a preconfigured group for BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager users.

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager users in this group do not have any

BlackBerry Administration Service administrative permissions.

Users in this group can perform basic administrative tasks on their own user account using the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager such as setting an activation password or locking their BlackBerry device.

Remove a user account from a group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click the group name.

4.

In the Manage users in group membership list, click Remove users from group membership.

5.

Search for a user account.

6.

Select the check boxes beside the display names for the user accounts that you want to remove.

7.

Click Remove from group membership.

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Change the properties of a group

After you create a group, specify the properties that you want to apply to all user and administrator accounts in the group.

You can copy the properties from one group to another. When you add user accounts or administrator accounts to a group, the group properties apply to the new accounts automatically.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click the group name.

4.

Click Edit group.

5.

Switch between the appropriate tabs and make the appropriate changes.

6.

Click Save all.

Rename a group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click the group name.

4.

Click Edit group.

5.

In the Group information section, in the Name field, type a new name for the group.

6.

Click Save all.

Delete a group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click the group name.

4.

Click Delete group.

5.

Click Yes - Delete the group.

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Managing user accounts

When you delete a user account, you can retain the user account information in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You can activate the user account again, or the user can continue to use the BlackBerry device as a BlackBerry Desktop Redirector.

When you activate a user account that you retained, the user account will have the same settings it had before you deleted it.

Move a user account to a different group

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Groups tab, in the Current groups list, click the group that you want to to remove the user from.

7.

Click Remove.

8.

In the Available groups list, click the group that you want to move the user account to.

9.

Click Add.

10. Click Save all.

Move a user account from one BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to another

Before you begin:

• Verify that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you are moving a user account from can access the IBM Domino server document of the destination BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

• Verify that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you are moving the user account from is part of the

LocalDomainServer group and that you replicated the Domino directory to the messaging servers in your organization's environment.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

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Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

In the search results, select one or more user accounts.

5.

In the BlackBerry Enterprise Server status list, click Switch BlackBerry user to different BlackBerry Enterprise

Server.

6.

In the Available BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances list, click the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to move the user accounts to.

7.

Click Next.

8.

A message appears indicating that some of the user accounts might have pending deployment tasks. Perform one of the following actions:

• If you want to cancel any pending deployment tasks and move all of the user accounts, click Yes - Switch the users and fail the deployment tasks.

• If you do not want to move the user accounts that have pending deployment tasks, click No - Switch only the users that have no existing deployment tasks.

Delete a user account from the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server

Before you begin: Verify that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server is running.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

In the BlackBerry Enterprise Server status list, click Disable as BlackBerry user.

6.

Click Back to search.

7.

In the Search users > User criteria section, type the display name for the user account.

8.

Click the display name for the user account.

9.

In the Status list, click Delete user.

Add an administrator role to a user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

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Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Roles tab, in the Available roles list, click the role that you want to assign to the user account.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Click Save all.

Update the contact list manually

You can update the contact list in the BlackBerry Configuration Database so that you can include any organizational changes or updates in the contact list. The amount of time that the BlackBerry Mail Store Service requires to update the contact list depends on the contact list size.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click Email.

3.

Click Refresh available user list from company directory.

Resend service books to a BlackBerry device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the BlackBerry device PIN.

5.

In the Communications list, click Resend service books to a device.

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Managing the default distribution settings for jobs

When you create a software configuration and assign it to user accounts, change a software configuration that you assigned to user accounts, or assign or change an IT policy, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates jobs to deliver the resulting objects or settings to BlackBerry devices. You can change the default settings that control how the BlackBerry

Administration Service creates jobs and delivers job tasks to BlackBerry devices. You can also change the default settings that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses to deliver IT policies, BlackBerry Java Applications, BlackBerry Device

Software, and standard application settings to BlackBerry devices.

Change default settings for a job schedule

When you create a software configuration and assign it to user accounts, when you change a software configuration that you assigned to user accounts, or assign or change an IT policy, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates jobs to deliver the resulting objects or settings to BlackBerry devices. A job consists of multiple tasks. Each task delivers a specific object or setting to a BlackBerry device, for example, upgrading BlackBerry Device Software, installing or removing a

BlackBerry Java Application, or sending updated IT policy settings or application settings.

You can change the default settings for a job to control how the BlackBerry Administration Service processes jobs. If you change the default settings for a job, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Specify job schedule settings.

3.

Click Edit job schedule settings.

4.

In the Default delay for each job section, in the Default delay field, type the number of minutes that the BlackBerry

Administration Service waits before it creates and processes a job.

The default value is 15 minutes.

5.

In the General section, in the Mark job as failed field, type the number of days that the BlackBerry Administration

Service waits before it defines a job that was not delivered to BlackBerry devices as failed.

The default value is 30 days.

6.

In the Purge jobs field, type the number of days that the BlackBerry Administration Service waits before it deletes a failed job or a completed job.

The default value is 7 days.

7.

Click Save all.

Change how IT policies are sent to BlackBerry devices

You can change the settings that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses to send all IT policy settings and updates to

BlackBerry devices. If you change the default settings for IT policy distribution, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Specify IT policy distribution settings.

3.

Click Edit distribution settings.

4.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the default recurrence day for sending IT policy updates.

Add a new recurrence day for sending IT policy updates.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the default recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, set the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

If you want to add more than one recurrence day for sending IT policy updates, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

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Steps

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, set the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

5.

On the System throttling tab, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration

Service instance field, type the maximum number of tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 1000.

6.

On the Job throttling tab, to turn on throttling for all IT policy tasks in jobs, select Enabled to reduce load on system.

7.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all IT policy tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of

IT policy tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

8.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of IT policy tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

9.

Click Save all.

Change how to install, update, or remove BlackBerry

Java Applications

You can change the settings that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses to install and update BlackBerry Java

Applications on BlackBerry devices, and remove BlackBerry Java Applications on BlackBerry devices. If you change the default application distribution settings, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Specify application distribution settings.

3.

Click Edit distribution settings.

4.

Perform any of the following tasks:

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Task

Change the default recurrence day for installing, upgrading, or removing

BlackBerry Java Applications.

Add a new recurrence day for installing, upgrading, or removing

BlackBerry Java Applications.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the default recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

If you want to add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

5.

On the System throttling tab, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration

Service instance field, type the maximum number of tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 1000.

6.

On the Job throttling tab, to turn on throttling for all application tasks in jobs, select Enabled to reduce load on system.

7.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all application tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of application tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process simultaneously.

The default value is 25.

8.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of application tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

9.

Click Save all.

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Change how to install or update the BlackBerry Device

Software

You can change the settings that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses to install or upgrade the BlackBerry Device

Software on BlackBerry devices. If you change the default distribution settings for the BlackBerry Device Software, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Specify BlackBerry Device Software distribution settings.

3.

Click Edit distribution settings.

4.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing the

BlackBerry Device Software.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

Add a recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing the BlackBerry

Device Software.

To add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

5.

On the System throttling tab, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration

Service instance field, type the maximum number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks that you want the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 1000.

6.

On the Job throttling tab, to turn on throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in jobs, select Enabled to reduce load on system.

7.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the

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The default value is 25.

8.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

9.

Click Save all.

Change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends standard application settings to BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry Device Software configurations include standard application settings that you can use to control calendar, email, and contact list settings on BlackBerry devices. You can change how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the settings to and updates the settings on BlackBerry devices. If you change the default distribution settings for the standard application settings, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Specify BlackBerry Device Software application distribution settings.

3.

Click Edit distribution settings.

4.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the recurrence day for sending or updating standard application settings.

Add a recurrence day for sending or updating standard application settings.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the default recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, click the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option.

If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

To add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, click the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option.

If necessary, change the start time and end time.

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Steps

3. Click the Add icon.

5.

On the System throttling tab, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration

Service instance field, type the maximum number of tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 1000.

6.

On the Job throttling tab, to turn on throttling for all tasks for standard application settings in jobs, click Enabled to reduce load on system.

7.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software application settings tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of tasks for standard application settings that you want the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

8.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of tasks for standard application settings that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

9.

Click Save all.

Managing the distribution settings for a specific job

When you create a software configuration and assign it to user accounts, change a software configuration that you assigned to user accounts, or assign or change an IT policy, the BlackBerry Administration Service creates jobs to deliver the resulting objects or settings to BlackBerry devices. Before the BlackBerry Administration Service delivers a specific job, you can change the delivery schedule of the job, priority of the job, and how the job delivers IT policies, BlackBerry Java

Applications, BlackBerry Device Software, and standard application settings to BlackBerry devices.

If you do not change the schedule, priority, or distribution settings for a job, the job uses the default schedule and distribution settings that you configure in the BlackBerry Administration Service.

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Specify the start time and priority for a job

If a job has not started running, you can specify when you want the job to start. If you do not specify the start time for a job, the job starts according to the distribution settings that you configured in the BlackBerry Administration Service. You can also change the priority of a job. By default, all jobs have a medium priority. If you change the priority of a job to low, the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server processes it after the jobs with a medium or high priority. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server processes jobs with a high priority before it processes jobs with a medium or low priority.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for the job that you want to change.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the job that you want to change.

5.

Click Edit job.

6.

In the Priority drop-down list, click the appropriate priority for the job.

7.

In the Job Schedule section, in the Effective Date field, select the start date for the job.

8.

Click Save all.

Change how a job sends IT policies to BlackBerry devices

You can change how the BlackBerry Administration Service sends IT policy settings and changes in a specific job to

BlackBerry devices. You can change a job's distribution settings for IT policies only if the job is not running. If you changing the IT policy distribution settings for a job, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for the job that you want to change.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the job that you want to change.

5.

Click Edit job.

6.

On the IT Policy Distribution tab, perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the default recurrence day for sending IT policy changes.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the default recurrence day.

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Steps

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

If you want to add more than one recurrence day for sending IT policy changes, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

7.

To turn on throttling for all IT policy tasks in the job, in the Default throttling enablement for all IT policy tasks in each job in a time window section, select Enabled to reduce load on system.

8.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all IT policy tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of

IT policy tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

9.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of IT policy tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

10. Click Save all.

Change how a job sends BlackBerry Java Applications to BlackBerry devices

You can change how the BlackBerry Administration Service installs, updates, or removes the BlackBerry Java Applications in a specific job on BlackBerry devices. You can change a job's distribution settings for applications only if the job is not running. If you change the default application distribution settings, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

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Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for the job that you want to change.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the job that you want to change.

5.

Click Edit job.

6.

On the Application Distribution tab, perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the default recurrence day for installing, upgrading, or removing

BlackBerry Java Applications.

Add a new recurrence day for installing, upgrading, or removing

BlackBerry Java Applications.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the default recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

If you want to add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

7.

To turn on throttling for all application tasks in the job, on the Default throttling enablement for all application tasks in each job in a time window section, select Enabled to reduce load on system.

8.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all application tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of application tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

9.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of application tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

10. Click Save all.

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Change how a job sends the BlackBerry Device

Software to BlackBerry devices

You can change how the BlackBerry Administration Service installs or updates the BlackBerry Device Software in a specific job on BlackBerry devices. You can change the distribution settings for a job for the BlackBerry Device Software only if the job is not running. If you change the default distribution settings for BlackBerry Device Software, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for a job.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the appropriate job.

5.

Click Edit job.

6.

On the BlackBerry Device Software Distribution tab, perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing

BlackBerry Device Software.

Add a new recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing

BlackBerry Device Software.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, click the number of recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

To add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, click the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option.

If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

7.

To turn on throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in jobs, in the Default throttling enablement for all

BlackBerry Device Software tasks in each job in a time window section, click Enabled to reduce load on system.

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If necessary, in the Default throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

9.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

10. Click Save all.

Change how a job sends standard application settings to BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry Device Software configurations include standard application settings that you can use to control calendar, email, and contact list settings on BlackBerry devices. You can change how the BlackBerry Administration Service sends settings and updates in jobs to BlackBerry devices. If you change the default distribution settings for the standard application settings in BlackBerry Device Software configurations, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.

2.

Click Manage deployment jobs.

3.

Search for a job.

4.

In the search results, click the ID of the appropriate job.

5.

Click Edit job.

6.

On the BlackBerry Device Software Application Settings Distribution tab, perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Change the recurrence day for sending or updating standard application settings.

Steps

1. Click the Edit icon for the recurrence day.

2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the number of recurrence days.

3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option.

If necessary, change the start time and end time.

4. Click the Update icon.

By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

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Task

Add a recurrence day for sending or updating standard application settings.

Steps

To add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, click the recurrence days.

2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option.

If necessary, change the start time and end time.

3. Click the Add icon.

7.

To turn on throttling for all tasks for standard application settings in the job, in the Default throttling enablement for all BlackBerry Device Software application tasks in each job in a time window section, click Enabled to reduce load on system.

8.

If necessary, in the Default throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software Application Settings tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of tasks for standard application settings in the job that you want the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time.

The default value is 25.

9.

If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of tasks for standard application settings in the job that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to process during each processing interval.

The default value is 150.

10. Click Save all.

Managing BlackBerry Java Applications on

BlackBerry devices

Make a BlackBerry Java Application unavailable for installation

You can delete a BlackBerry Java Application and all versions of the application from the application repository if you do not want to make the BlackBerry Java Application available to add to software configurations. You cannot delete a

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BlackBerry Java Application from the application repository if the BlackBerry Java Application is in a software configuration.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software >

Applications.

2.

Click Manage applications.

3.

Search for a BlackBerry Java Application.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the application.

5.

Click Delete application.

6.

Click Yes - Delete the application and all application versions.

Remove a BlackBerry Java Application from

BlackBerry devices over the wireless network

You can remove a BlackBerry Java Application, the collaboration client, or the BlackBerry MDS Runtime from BlackBerry devices over the wireless network.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Manage software configurations.

3.

Click a software configuration.

4.

Click Edit software configuration.

5.

On the Applications tab, click the Delete icon for the application.

6.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you configured the software configuration to permit unlisted applications on BlackBerry devices and you want to permit users to install the application as an unlisted application, or if you configured the software configuration to not permit unlisted applications on BlackBerry devices, click Save all.

• If you configured the software configuration to permit unlisted applications on BlackBerry devices, and you do not want to permit users to install the application on their BlackBerry devices, perform steps 7 to 12.

7.

Click Add applications to software configuration.

8.

Search for the application that you want to remove.

9.

In the search results, select the application.

10. In the Disposition drop-down list for the application, click Disallowed.

11. Click Add to software configuration.

12. Click Save all.

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Managing software configurations

Remove a software configuration from a group

If you remove a software configuration from a group, the applications in the software configuration are removed from the

BlackBerry devices that are associated with the user accounts that belong to the group.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click a group.

4.

Click Edit group.

5.

On the Software configuration tab, in the Current software configurations list, click a software configuration.

6.

Click Remove.

7.

Repeat steps 5 and 6 for each software configuration you want to remove.

8.

Click Save all.

Remove a software configuration from multiple user accounts

If you remove a software configuration from multiple user accounts, the applications in the software configuration are removed from the BlackBerry devices that are associated with the user accounts.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select one or more user accounts.

5.

In the Remove from user configuration list, click Remove software configuration.

6.

In the Available software configurations list, click a software configuration.

7.

Click Remove.

8.

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each software configuration that you want to remove from the user accounts.

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Click Save.

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Remove a software configuration from a user account

If you remove a software configuration from a user account, the applications in the software configuration are removed from the BlackBerry device associated with the user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for a user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

On the Software configuration tab, in the Current software configurations list, click a software configuration.

7.

Click Remove.

8.

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each software configuration that you want to remove.

9.

Click Save all.

Delete a software configuration

You can delete a software configuration that is not assigned to a user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Software.

2.

Click Manage software configurations.

3.

Click a software configuration.

4.

Click Delete software configuration.

5.

Click Yes - Delete the software configuration.

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Restricting user access to content on web servers

You can prevent BlackBerry device users from accessing specific web servers using the BlackBerry Browser or applications on BlackBerry devices. To specify the web servers that you want users to access, you can turn on pull authorization to restrict access to all types of web content and create pull rules to specify a list of web servers that you permit users to access. Alternatively, you can create pull rules that specify a list of restricted web servers.

When you create pull rules, you can specify whether users must authenticate using RSA authentication, integrated

Windows authentication, or both before the users can access the web servers.

Restrict requests for content on web servers from

BlackBerry devices

Turn on pull authorization for a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to restrict the web addresses that users assigned to that BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can request when the users connect to the Internet or to your organization's intranet from their BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Access control section, in the Pull authorization drop-down list, click Yes.

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Click Save all.

Users cannot access web content on their BlackBerry devices until you permit the users to access specific web servers using pull rules.

After you finish: To permit users to access specific web servers, specify allowed web address patterns and assign the web address patterns to a pull rule, and assign the pull rule to a user account or group.

Specify web address patterns

You can create pull rules that specify which web address patterns users can and cannot use to access web servers from the

BlackBerry Browser and other applications on their BlackBerry devices. To create a pull rule, you must first specify web address patterns (for example, specify addresses with domains that are allowed). You can assign the web address patterns to a pull rule that you create, and specify whether access to web servers that match the web address patterns is permitted or restricted on BlackBerry devices. After you create a pull rule, you must assign it to user accounts or groups.

A web site that uses DNS load balancing returns a single IP address to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service but might use multiple IP addresses to provide access to the web site. As a result, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service might not be able to restrict BlackBerry devices from accessing the web site.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Pull URL patterns tab, in the appropriate protocol section, type the web address pattern of a web server that you want to control access to. The web address patterns are based on Java regular expressions (for example, .*

\..*domain.*).

5.

Click the Add icon.

6.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Create web address patterns for each web server that you want to permit users to access. Create a pull rule that permits users to access the web servers that match the web address patterns.

Create a pull rule

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Access control rules tab, in the Rule name field, type a name for the pull rule.

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In the Control type drop-down list, click Pull.

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Click the Add icon.

7.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Restrict or permit web address patterns using a pull rule.

Restrict or permit web addresses and Intranet addresses using a pull rule

Before you begin:

• Create a pull rule.

• If you want BlackBerry device users to use RSA authentication to access web servers, configure the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service to authenticate BlackBerry devices to the RSA Authentication Manager.

• If you want users to use integrated Windows authentication when they access the web servers, configure the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate devices to Microsoft Active Directory.

A web site that uses DNS load balancing returns a single IP address to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service but might use multiple IP addresses to provide access to the web site. As a result, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service might not be able to restrict BlackBerry devices from accessing the web site.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Access control rules tab, click the Edit icon for a pull rule.

5.

In the URL pattern group drop-down list, click the protocol for the address that you want to assign to the pull rule.

6.

In the URL pattern drop-down list, click the address that you want to assign to the pull rule.

7.

In the Allowed drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent users from accessing web servers that match the address, click Deny.

• To permit users to access web servers that match a specific address, click Allow.

8.

If necessary, in the Authentication drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To require that a user enter authentication credentials to access content on a web site, click Access control rules only. The device user is not prompted to enter authentication credentials if they are not required by the web site.

• To require that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service authenticates a user using integrated Windows authentication, click Integrated.

• To require that a user authenticates to the RSA Authentication Manager using RSA authentication, click RSA.

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• To require that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service authenticates the user using integrated Windows authentication and that a user authenticates to the RSA Authentication Manager using RSA authentication, click

Integrated and RSA.

9.

Click the Add icon.

10. Repeat steps 5 to 8 for each address that you want to assign to the pull rule.

11. Click Save all.

After you finish: Assign the pull rule to a group or user account.

Assign a pull rule to a group

Before you begin:

• Create a pull rule.

• Assign web address patterns to the pull rule.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

In the Manage groups section, click the group that you want to assign a pull rule to.

3.

On the Access control rules tab, click Edit group.

4.

In the Available pull rules list, click a pull rule.

5.

Click Add.

6.

Click Save all.

Assign a pull rule to user accounts

Before you begin: Create a pull rule. Assign web address patterns to the pull rule.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the appropriate user accounts.

5.

In the Add to user configuration list, click Add pull rule.

6.

In the Available pull rules list, click a pull rule.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Click Save.

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Restricting user access to media content in the BlackBerry Browser

You can use standard definitions for MIME media types so that you can restrict the media types that the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service can send to the BlackBerry Browser and other applications on BlackBerry devices.

For more information about MIME media types, visit www.iana.org

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Prevent users from accessing specific media types

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances in your organization's environment to prevent users from accessing every format of a media type (for example, video), or a specific format of a media type (for example, .mp3), using the BlackBerry Browser and other applications on a BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Media content type field, type the media type and subtype using standard definitions for MIME media types.

Use the format <type>/<subtype>.

5.

In the Disallow content drop-down list, click Yes.

6.

Click the Add icon.

7.

Click Save all.

Configure download limits for media content types

You can configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instances in your organization's environment to limit the size of media content that BlackBerry device users can download to BlackBerry devices during each connection. Each request for data that the device makes to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service is a connection. If you do not configure a limit for media content types, the default values apply.

Before you begin: For more information about MIME media types, visit www.iana.org/assignments/media-types .

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

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2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Media content type field, type the media type and subtype using standard definitions for MIME media types.

Use the format <type>/<subtype>. You can substitute an asterisk (*) to represent all types or subtypes except for the types you have already configured. Some examples of entries for the Media content type field include application/ msword, application/pdf, video/mpeg, application/*, image/*, */*.

5.

In the Maximum KB/Connection field, type the maximum size (in KB) of content that a user can download to the device, during each connection to the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

6.

In the Disallow content drop-down list, click No.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

Click Save all.

Default download limits for media content types

BlackBerry device users can only download a specific amount of media content to BlackBerry devices with each connection. You can configure a limit in the BlackBerry Administration Service. If you do not configure a limit, the default limit applies. The following table lists the default values.

There is no limit for the amount of media content that users can download using HTTP POST.

MIME type application/msword application/pdf application/vnd.ms-excel application/vnd.ms-powerpoint application/vnd.oma.drm.message

application/vnd.oma.dm.message

multimedia types such as audio and video other

Maximum number of bytes per connection (KB)

2048

2048

2048

2048

5120

5120

32,768

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Configuring Integrated Windows authentication so that users can access resources on your organization's network

To permit BlackBerry device users to access resources on your organization's network using BlackBerry devices without requiring the users to type a user name and password each time they access the network resources, you can configure the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to support Integrated Windows authentication. Users can then access network resources such as intranet sites and network shared folders on their devices using the BlackBerry Browser or Files application without typing a user name and password.

Before you configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to support Integrated Windows authentication, you must create a Microsoft Active Directory account in each Microsoft Active Directory domain that includes resources that you want to turn on Integrated Windows authentication for. You must configure constrained delegation for the Microsoft Active

Directory accounts so that they delegate access to each intranet site or network shared folder in the Microsoft Active

Directory domain.

You must also configure two-way trust between the Microsoft Active Directory domain that the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service is running on and other Microsoft Active Directory domains in other forests that the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service must connect to. The S4U2proxy extension that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses to retrieve the

Kerberos service tickets for users requires a two-way trust between Microsoft Active Directory domains.

After you turn on Integrated Windows authentication and specify a Microsoft Active Directory account in the BlackBerry

Administration Service, you must specify web address patterns for the network resources that you want to permit users to access, create a pull rule for the web address patterns, permit access to the web address patterns using the pull rule, and assign the pull rule to users or a group.

After you configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to support Integrated Windows authentication, the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service uses the Microsoft Active Directory account to verify login information for a user and access the network resources on behalf of the user. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server then sends information from the network resources to the user's device.

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Configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access

Prerequisites: Configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to an intranet site

• Verify that you configured Integrated Windows authentication for the application server that hosts the intranet site.

• Verify that the application server that hosts the intranet site and the web application that runs on the application server support Kerberos authentication.

• Verify that you have permission to update the Microsoft Active Directory account in Microsoft Active Directory.

• Verify that you have access to the Windows Server setspn tool that is included with the Windows Server Support Tools.

For more information about the setspn tool, visit http://technet.microsoft.com

to read Setspn Overview.

• If you did not configure a Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to an intranet site or shared folder, in

Microsoft Active Directory, you must create a Microsoft Active Directory account that should have the following conditions:

• a password that meets the security requirements of your organization

• the user is not required to change their password the next time that the user logs in

• the user's password never expires

• If you configured a pool of application servers to host the intranet site, and the pool is running on Microsoft IIS and is located behind a load balancer, specify a user account (also known as the identity) for the pool that hosts the intranet site. For more information, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771170(WS.10).aspx

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Configure the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to an intranet site

You are required to have only one Microsoft Active Directory account in each Microsoft Active Directory domain that includes the resources that you want to turn on Integrated Windows authentication for.

For more information about configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account using setspn and Microsoft Active Directory, visit www.blackberry.com/btsc to read article KB22726.

1.

If a pool of application servers host a intranet site and the pool is running on Microsoft IIS and is located behind a load-balancer, use setspn or ADSI to add the SPNs of the intranet site to the user account (also known as the identity) of the pool. You must configure the SPNs using the FQDN and the name of the intranet site that users type into their browsers (for example, if users type http://intranet_site in their browsers, the name of the intranet site is intranet_site).

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In Microsoft Active Directory, in the Microsoft Active Directory account properties, if the Delegation tab does not display, update the default HOST SPN registrations for the Microsoft Active Directory account.

3.

In the Microsoft Active Directory account properties, on the Delegation tab, configure the following settings:

• trust this user for delegation to specified services only

• use any authentication protocol

4.

Click Add.

5.

Perform one of the following tasks:

• If a pool of application servers hosts the intranet site and the pool is running on Microsoft IIS and is located behind a load-balancer, select the user account that runs the application pools in the Microsoft IIS servers.

• If the intranet site is hosted by one application server, select the application server that hosts the intranet site.

6.

Select the HTTP service type for the user account or application server that you specified.

7.

Repeat steps 1 to 6 for each intranet site that you want to turn on integrated Windows authentication for.

After you finish:

• If required, configure BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use a Microsoft Active Directory account when the messaging server is in a remote Microsoft Active Directory domain.

• Turn on Integrated Windows authentication when users access resources on your organization's network.

Prerequisites: Configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to a shared folder

• Verify that you configured Integrated Windows authentication for the file server that hosts the shared folders.

• Verify that you have permission to update the Microsoft Active Directory account in Microsoft Active Directory.

• Verify that you have access to the Windows Server setspn tool that is included with the Windows Server Support Tools.

For more information about the setspn tool, visit http://technet.microsoft.com

to read Setspn Overview.

• If you did not configure a Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to an intranet site or shared folder, in

Microsoft Active Directory, you must create a Microsoft Active Directory account that should have the following conditions:

• the password meets the security requirements of your organization

• the user is not required to change their password the next time that the user logs in

• the user's password never expires

Configure the Microsoft Active Directory account to delegate access to a shared folder

You are required to have only one Microsoft Active Directory account in each Microsoft Active Directory domain that includes the resources that you want to turn on Integrated Windows authentication for.

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For more information about configuring the Microsoft Active Directory account using setspn and Microsoft Active Directory, visit www.blackberry.com/btsc to read article KB22726.

1.

In Microsoft Active Directory, in the Microsoft Active Directory account properties, if the Delegation tab does not display, update the default HOST SPN registrations for the Microsoft Active Directory account.

2.

In the Microsoft Active Directory account properties, on the Delegation tab, configure the following settings:

• trust this user for delegation to specified services only

• use any authentication protocol

3.

Click Add.

4.

Select the the file server that hosts the shared folder.

5.

Select the CIFS service type for the file server that you specified.

6.

Repeat steps 3 to 5 for each shared folder that you want to turn on Integrated Windows authentication for.

After you finish:

• If required, configure BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use a Microsoft Active Directory account when the messaging server is in a remote Microsoft Active Directory domain.

• Turn on Integrated Windows authentication when users access resources on your organization's network.

Configuring the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service when the messaging server is located in a remote

Microsoft Active Directory domain

If the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service is not located in the same Microsoft Active Directory domain as the global catalog server or messaging server and you want to configure support for Integrated Windows authentication, you must create a Microsoft Active Directory account that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use to connect to the global catalog server.

In a Microsoft Exchange environment, you must create the Microsoft Active Directory account in the Microsoft Active

Directory domain that includes the messaging server.

In an IBM Domino environment, if the messaging server is located in the same Microsoft Active Directory domain as the global catalog server, you must create the Microsoft Active Directory account in that domain. If the messaging server is located in a different Microsoft Active Directory domain than the global catalog server, you must create the Microsoft Active

Directory account in the Microsoft Active Directory domain that includes the global catalog server.

You do not need to configure constrained delegation for the Microsoft Active Directory account that you create in the

Microsoft Active Directory domain that includes the messaging server or global catalog server.

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Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service when the messaging server is located in a remote Microsoft Active Directory domain

Before you begin: Create a Microsoft Active Directory account in the Microsoft Active Directory domain that the messaging server or global catalog server is located in.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\instance\config.

2.

In a text editor, open the rimpublic.properties file.

3.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If the IBM Domino server is installed in a Microsoft Active Directory domain with a global catalog server, in the rimpublic.properties file, type application.handler.exchange.domain=<domain_name> where <domain_name> is the Microsoft Active Directory domain that contains the messaging server. For example, type application.handler.exchange.domain=domain123.example.com.

• If the Domino server is not installed in a Microsoft Active Directory domain with a global catalog server, in the

<domain_name>rimpublic.properties file, type application.handler.exchange.domain=<domain_name> where

<domain_name> is the Microsoft Active Directory domain that contains the global catalog server. For example, type application.handler.exchange.domain=domain123.example.com.

4.

Save and close the rimpublic.properties file.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service service.

After you finish: Turn on Integrated Windows authentication when BlackBerry device users access resources on your organization's network.

Turn on Integrated Windows authentication so that users can access resources on your organization's network

Before you begin:

• Configure the Microsoft Active Directory account to access resources on your organization's network.

• If required, configure BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use a Microsoft Active Directory account when the messaging server is in a remote Microsoft Active Directory domain.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

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4.

In the Integrated authentication turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

For each Microsoft Active Directory account, provide the following information:

• In the Delegation user domain field, type the FQDN (for example, ldap.example.com).

• In the Delegation user name field, type the user name.

• In the Password and Confirm fields, type the password.

6.

Click Save all.

7.

On the HTTP tab, click Edit component.

8.

In the Authentication support enabled drop-down list, click Yes.

9.

Click Save all.

10. On the Pull URL Patterns tab, specify web address patterns for the intranet sites or shared folders that you want to permit BlackBerry device users to access (for example, intranet_site(:80)?(\/.*)?). The web address patterns are based on Java regular expressions. Consider specifying the following web address patterns:

• Specify .*\:.*\/.* as the web address pattern so that you can prevent users from using any other web address patterns to access intranet sites or shared network folders.

• Specify .* as the web address pattern for OCSP, LDAP, and TCP to permit users to communicate with OCSP servers, LDAP servers, or TCP servers.

11. On the Access control rules tab, create a pull rule for each of the web address patterns that you specified. When you create the pull rule, in the Authentication drop-down list, click Integrated or Integrated and RSA.

12. Click Save all.

13. Assign the pull rules to the users or groups that you want to access intranet sites or shared network folders.

14. On the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

15. Click a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance.

16. Click Edit instance.

17. In the Pull Authorization drop-down list, click Yes.

18. Click Save all.

19. Repeat step 16 to 20 for each BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance.

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Restricting the push application content that users can receive

By default, a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service sends push requests from server-side push applications to applications on BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry devices can receive application data and application updates without users requesting the content.

You can configure your organization's environment so that only specific server-side push applications can send push requests to BlackBerry devices. You can turn on push authentication to prevent a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service from sending push requests, and create push initiators that permit specific server-side applications to send push requests to BlackBerry devices. To permit specific users to receive push requests on BlackBerry devices, you can create push rules and assign the rules to the users.

For more information about push requests, see the BlackBerry Java Development Environment Development Guide.

Restrict push applications from sending data to

BlackBerry devices

You can turn on push authentication to permit only authenticated push applications to send push requests to applications on BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Access control section, in the Push authentication options, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: To authenticate and permit specific server-side push applications to send push requests to BlackBerry devices, create push initiators.

Create push initiators for push applications

Push initiators specify which server-side push applications are authenticated and permitted to send push requests to applications on BlackBerry devices. For push initiators to work, you must turn on push authentication for the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service. You can configure several server-side push applications to use the same push initiator (that is, to

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Before you begin: Turn on push authentication for the appropriate instances of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Push initiators tab, in the Name field, type the name of the server-side application that you want to permit to send push requests to BlackBerry devices.

5.

In the Credentials field, type the password for the server-side push application.

6.

Click the Add icon.

7.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Create a push initiator for each server-side push application that you want to permit to send push requests to BlackBerry devices. To specify which users can receive push requests from authenticated push applications, turn on push authorization and create push rules.

Turn on push authorization

If you turned on push authentication and created push initiators to specify which push applications can send push requests, you can create push rules to specify which users are permitted to receive authenticated push requests. The

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can apply push rules only if you turn on push authorization for the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service.

Before you begin:

• Turn on push authentication.

• Create push initiators to authenticate specific push applications.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Access control section, in the Push authorization drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Create a push rule.

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Create a push rule

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Access control rules tab, in the Rule name field, type a name for the push rule.

5.

In the Control type drop-down list, click Push.

6.

Click the Add icon.

7.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Assign push initiators to the push rule.

Assign push initiators to a push rule

Before you begin: Create push initiators to authenticate specific push applications.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Access control rules tab, click the Edit icon for a push rule.

5.

In the Available push initiators list, click the push initiator that you want to assign to the push rule.

6.

Click Add.

7.

Repeat steps 5 and 6 for each push initiator that you want to assign to the push rule.

8.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Assign the push rule to a user account or to a group.

Assign a push rule to a group

Before you begin:

• Create a push rule.

• Assign push initiators to the push rule.

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In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

In the Manage groups section, click the group that you want to assign a push rule to.

3.

On the Access control rules tab, click Edit group.

4.

In the Available push rules list, click a push rule.

5.

Click Add.

6.

Click Save all.

Assign a push rule to user accounts

Before you begin:

• Create a push rule.

• Assign push initiators to the push rule.

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In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the user accounts that you want to assign a push rule to.

5.

In the Add to user configuration list, click Add push rule.

6.

In the Available push rules list, click a push rule.

7.

Click Add.

8.

Click Save.

Encrypt push requests that push applications send to

BlackBerry devices

You can configure a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use SSL or TLS to encrypt the push requests that server-side push applications send to BlackBerry devices. By default, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service does not encrypt the push requests that server-side push applications send.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Access control section, in the Push encryption drop-down list, click Yes.

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Click Save all.

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Managing push application requests

The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service receives push application requests from server-side push applications and sends the requests to applications on BlackBerry devices. You can control how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service processes, stores, and sends push application requests.

For more information about types of push requests, visit www.blackberry.com/developers to see the BlackBerry Java

Development Environment Development Guide.

Specify device ports for application-reliable push requests

Application developers can create BlackBerry Java Applications to manage application-reliable push requests. When a

BlackBerry Java Application receives an application-reliable push request, it sends a delivery confirmation message to the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, which sends the message to the server-side push application. You must specify the device port numbers that the BlackBerry Java Applications listen on for application-reliable push requests.

Before you begin: Contact your organization's application developers for the unique port numbers that they defined for

BlackBerry Java Applications that support application-reliable push requests.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to specify device ports for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Device ports enabled for reliable pushes field, type the device port number.

5.

Click the Add icon.

6.

Repeat steps 4 to 5 for each device port number that you want to add.

7.

Click Save all.

8.

Click Restart instance.

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Store push application requests in the BlackBerry

Configuration Database

To manage memory and system resources in your organization's environment, you can configure a BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service to store PAP and Research In Motion push requests in the BlackBerry Configuration Database. You can also configure storage settings for the BlackBerry Configuration Database. For more information about types of push requests, visit www.blackberry.com/developers to see the BlackBerry Java Development Environment Development Guide.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Push access protocol section, in the Store push submissions drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

Click Restart instance.

After you finish: Configure the settings for storing push requests in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Configure the settings for storing push requests in the

BlackBerry Configuration Database

To manage your organization's system resources, you can configure storage settings for push requests that are stored in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Push message settings section, in the Maximum number of push messages stored field, type the number of push requests that you want the BlackBerry Configuration Database to store.

5.

In the Maximum push message age field, type the maximum length of time, in minutes, that you want the BlackBerry

Configuration Database to store a push request before the BlackBerry Enterprise Server deletes it from the

BlackBerry Configuration Database.

6.

Click Save all.

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Configure the maximum number of active connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can process

You can configure the maximum number of push connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can process at the same time. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service queues the push connections that exceed this limit.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to configure active connections for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Push access protocol section, in the Maximum number of active connections field, type a number.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

Click Restart instance.

Configure the maximum number of queued connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service can process

The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service queues push connections when the number of connections exceeds a limit that you specify. You can configure the maximum number of push connections that a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can queue. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service sends a "service unavailable" message to BlackBerry devices when the number of pending push connections in the queue exceeds the limit.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click the instance that you want to configure the maximum number of queued connections for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Push access protocol section, in the Maximum number of queued connections field, type a number.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

Click Restart instance.

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Managing the wireless backup and recovery of organizer data

The wireless backup feature backs up user account settings and data from BlackBerry devices to the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server automatically. You can use the wireless backup feature to synchronize organizer data to BlackBerry devices without affecting the performance of your organization's messaging server. You can also use the wireless backup feature to restore data from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry device. By default, wireless backup is turned on when you activate BlackBerry devices.

Turn off the wireless backup of organizer data for a user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Organizer data synchronization tab, in the General section, in the Automatic wireless backup turned on drop-down list, click No.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

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Delete organizer data for members of a user group from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is not writing organizer data for members of a user group from their BlackBerry devices to the BlackBerry Configuration Database correctly, the organizer data on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server might be corrupted. You can delete the organizer data from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. This action forces the BlackBerry devices to synchronize the current organizer data with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server over the wireless network.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Click View more criteria.

4.

In the Group criteria section, in the Specific group drop-down list, click the appropriate group.

5.

Click Search.

6.

Select all users.

7.

In the Organizer data synchronization list, click Clear backed up data for organizer data synchronization.

Delete a user's organizer data from a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server writes a user’s organizer data from a BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database incorrectly, the organizer data on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server might become corrupt. In this case, you can delete the organizer data from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the checkboxes beside the display names of the appropriate user accounts.

5.

In the Organizer data synchronization list, click Clear backed up data for organizer data synchronization.

Turning off organizer data synchronization

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Turn off organizer data synchronization for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Synchronization.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

In the Instance information section, click Synchronization.

4.

Click Edit component.

5.

In the Synchronization turned on drop-down list, click False for each type of organizer data.

6.

Click Save all.

Turn off organizer data synchronization for a specific user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Organizer data synchronization tab, in the General section, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the synchronization of organizer data, in the General section, in the Turn on wireless synchronization drop-down list, click No.

• To prevent the synchronization of specific types of organizer data, in the General section, in the Turn on wireless synchronization drop-down list, click Yes. In the Turn on synchronization drop-down list, click No for each type of organizer data that you do not want to synchronize.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

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Changing how organizer data synchronizes

Change the direction of organizer data synchronization for all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Synchronization.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

In the Instance information section, click Synchronization.

4.

Click Edit component.

5.

For each type of organizer data, in the Synchronization type drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry device only, click Server to Device.

• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server only, click Device to Server.

• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and from the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry device, click Bidirectional.

6.

Click Save all.

Change the direction of organizer data synchronization for a specific user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Message configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Organizer data synchronization tab, for each type of organizer data, in the Synchronization type drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

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• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry device only, click Server to Device.

• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server only, click Device to Server.

• To synchronize data from the BlackBerry device to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and from the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry device, click Bidirectional.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Change how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolves conflicts during organizer data synchronization for all user accounts on a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Synchronization.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

In the Instance information section, click Synchronization.

4.

Click Edit component.

5.

In the Conflict resolution drop-down list, perform one of the following actions for each type of organizer data:

• To specify that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data overrides the BlackBerry device data, click Server Wins.

• To specify that the BlackBerry device data overrides the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data, click Device Wins.

6.

Click Save all.

Change how the BlackBerry Administration Service resolves conflicts during organizer data synchronization for a specific user account

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

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Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Organizer data synchronization tab, for each type of organizer data, in the Conflict resolution drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• To specify that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data overrides the BlackBerry device data, click Server Wins.

• To specify that the BlackBerry device data overrides the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data, click Device Wins.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Specify the location of organizer data

You can specify whether an administrator can determine the location of a BlackBerry user's organizer data. By default, the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent specifies the location of the organizer data.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Agent who determined organizer data location dropdown list, select Administrator only.

5.

Click Save all.

After you finish: Specify the location that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses to find organizer data.

Specify the location that the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent uses to find organizer data

You can specify the location that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent uses to find a BlackBerry user's address book or memo organizer data.

Note: If the Location - Server and Location - Relative Path fields are not populated, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not synchronize the user's address book and memo application to the user's BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the display name for the user account.

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Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Organizer data synchronization tab, in the Address book or Memos sections, in the Override the organizer data location drop-down list , select True.

8.

In the Location - Server drop-down list, select the messaging server that hosts the organizer data.

9.

In the Location - Relative Path field, type the relative path for the messaging server that hosts the organizer data.

10. Click Continue to user information edit.

11. Click Save all.

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Managing message forwarding

You can define the message forwarding settings for user accounts and groups that are associated with the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server. The settings control how the BlackBerry Enterprise Server forwards email messages from users’ email applications to their BlackBerry devices. You can also manage individual user accounts, provide support to users, control the size of the message queue, and control the load on the BlackBerry Messaging Agent to process forwarding requests. By default, email message forwarding is turned on when you add a user account to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Users can configure message forwarding settings on their BlackBerry devices, or by using the BlackBerry Desktop

Manager or the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager. The settings that you define override the settings that users define.

Forward email messages to a BlackBerry device when no filter rules apply

You can configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server to deliver incoming messages to a user’s BlackBerry device when no email message filters apply to those messages.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of a user account.

5.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

6.

Click Edit user.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Email message filter rules section, click Forward email messages to the device.

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Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

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Do not deliver email messages to a BlackBerry device when no filter rules apply

You can configure a BlackBerry Enterprise Server to prevent the delivery of incoming email messages to a user’s

BlackBerry device when no email message filters apply to the email messages.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of a user account.

5.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

6.

Click Edit user.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Email message filter rules section, click Do not forward email messages to the device.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Forward email messages from inbox subfolders to a

BlackBerry device

You can specify which subfolders in a user's email application that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can forward email messages from. By default, a BlackBerry Enterprise Server forwards messages from the inbox only.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Redirection folders section, perform one of the following actions:

• To forward email messages from the user's inbox only, click Inbox only.

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• To forward email messages from the user's inbox and sent items folder, click Inbox and Sent Items only.

• To select the folders that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to forward messages from, click Selected folders. Click the folders that you want to forward messages from.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Turn off email message forwarding to user accounts in a group

You can temporarily stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from forwarding email messages to user accounts that belong to a user group (for example, if the members of the user group are out of a wireless coverage area and do not want to receive email messages during that time). When you turn off message forwarding for user accounts, users cannot send or receive email messages.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry Solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Click View more criteria.

4.

In the Group criteria section, in the Specific group drop-down list, click the group you want to turn off message forwarding for.

5.

Click Search.

6.

Select all users.

7.

In the Device services list, click Turn off redirection for selected devices.

Turn off email message forwarding to a user account

You can temporarily stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from forwarding email messages to a BlackBerry device (for example, if a user is out of a wireless coverage area and does not want to receive email messages during that time). When you turn off message forwarding for a user account, the user cannot send or receive email messages.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

Click Edit user.

5.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

6.

In the Email services settings section, on the Redirect to BlackBerry device drop-down list, click No.

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Click Continue to user information edit.

8.

Click Save all.

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Turn off synchronization for email messages sent from a BlackBerry device

If you do not want a user’s email application to receive a copy of email messages that the user sends from the BlackBerry device, you can turn off synchronization for email messages that the user sends from the BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Services tab, in the Email services settings section, in the Save copy in sent folder drop-down list, click No.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Turn off email message forwarding when a user connects a BlackBerry device to a computer

To manage network resources and control the number of email messages on a user's BlackBerry device, you can turn off email message forwarding when a user's BlackBerry device is connected to the user's computer using a USB connection.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

In the Email services settings section, in the Redirect when in cradle drop-down list, click No.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

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Click Save all.

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Managing the incoming message queue

The incoming message queue stores email messages from an organization's mail server until the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server processes the email messages and sends them to BlackBerry devices.

Delete email messages for user accounts from the incoming message queue

You can delete email messages for one or more user accounts from the incoming message queue. This permits you to manage the size of the queue and to manage user accounts that have a high number of pending email messages.

When you delete pending email messages from the incoming message queue, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not send the email messages to the user’s BlackBerry device. The email messages remain in the email application on the user’s computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for one or more user accounts.

4.

Select the user accounts that you want to delete incoming messages for.

5.

In the Pending data packets list, click Purge pending data packets for selected devices.

If wireless calendar synchronization for a user account is turned on, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server deletes pending meeting invitations or updates from the incoming message queue and sends them at a later time. The BlackBerry

Enterprise Server does not delete IT policies and IT administration commands from the incoming message queue.

Managing wireless message reconciliation

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes email message status changes between BlackBerry devices and the email applications on users' computers. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server reconciles message moves, deletions, and indicators for read and unread messages every 30 minutes. By default, wireless message reconciliation is turned on.

To reduce high volumes of wireless network traffic, you can instruct users to limit how often they use the Reconcile Now menu item in the message list on their BlackBerry devices.

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Turn off wireless message reconciliation for a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server

You can turn off wireless message reconciliation to reduce wireless network traffic or to manage user accounts. If you turn off wireless message reconciliation, users can reconcile their email messages only by connecting their BlackBerry devices to the BlackBerry Desktop Manager or the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Wireless message reconciliation turn on drop down list, click False.

5.

Click Save all.

Managing access to remote message data

Prevent a user from checking the availability of meeting participants on the BlackBerry device

By default, when a BlackBerry device user creates a meeting request , the BlackBerry device user can check to see if a potential participant is available. You can turn this feature off if you want to minimize the resource impact of the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server on your organization's messaging server.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component View > Email.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance or BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging Options section, change Free busy lookup turn on to False.

5.

Click Save All.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using one of the following methods:

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• If you want to change a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, on the Instance information tab, click Restart instance.

• If you want to change a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, click one of the instances, and on the Instance information tab, click Restart instance. Repeat this step for the other instance in the pair.

• In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

7.

Repeat step 2 to step 6 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to turn off the feature for.

After you finish: To allow the user to check the availability of a potential meeting participant, in the Messaging Options section, change Free busy lookup turn on to True. Click Save all. Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Prevent a user from searching for remote email messages using a device

You can prevent BlackBerry device users from searching with their devices for remote email messages that are located on the messaging server.

Before you begin: You must turn on wireless email reconciliation.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Messaging Agent instance that you want to prevent a device user from searching for remote email messages.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Remote search turned on drop-down list, click False.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

7.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance or BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that is associated with the email instance that you want to prevent a device user from searching for remote email messages.

8.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using one of the following methods:

• If you are changing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, in the Status list, click Restart instance.

• If you are changing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, in the Status list for one of the instances in the pair, click

Restart instance. Repeat this step for the other instance in the pair.

• In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

9.

Repeat step 2 to step 8 for each BlackBerry Messaging Agent instance that you want to turn off remote searching for.

After you finish: To turn on the ability to search for remote messages, in the Messaging Options section, change Remote search turn on to True. Click Save all. Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

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Managing email messages that contain

HTML and rich content

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports email messages that contain HTML and rich content on BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.5 or later. You can turn off support for rich content and inline images in email messages. Users can configure the message settings on the BlackBerry devices. The settings that you define override the settings that users define.

View whether a user turned on support for email messages that contain HTML and rich content for a

BlackBerry device

You can view whether a user turned on support for email messages with HTML and rich content and whether a user can download images to a BlackBerry device automatically. A user can choose whether to turn off support on the BlackBerry device.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for the user account that you assigned the BlackBerry device to.

4.

In the search results, click the user name.

5.

In the Messaging configuration section, click the device configuration name.

6.

In the Email Services Settings section, check if Rich content turned on and Automatic downloading of inline images turned on are configured to Yes.

Turn off support for rich text formatting and inline images in email messages for users on a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

You can prevent the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from sending email messages that contain HTML and rich content to

BlackBerry devices. When you turn off rich text formatting, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends all email messages in

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If you turn off support for rich content and inline images, you reduce the resource consumption on the computers that are running the messaging server, BlackBerry Attachment Service, and BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component View > Email.

2.

Click the name of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance or BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair that you want turn off rich text formatting or inline images for.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, perform one or both of the following options:

• To turn off rich text formatting, in the Messaging options section, in the Rich content turned on drop-down list, click False.

• To prevent sending inline images, in the Messaging options section, in the Automatic downloading of inline images turned on drop-down list, click False.

5.

Click Save All.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using one of the following methods:

• If you want to change a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, on the Instance information tab, click Restart instance.

• If you want to change a BlackBerry Enterprise Server pair, click one of the instances, and on the Instance information tab, click Restart instance. Repeat this step for the other instance in the pair.

• In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

7.

Repeat step 2 through step 6 for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you want to turn off rich text formatting or inline images for.

Turn off support for rich text formatting and inline images in email messages using an IT policy rule

You can change an IT policy rule to prevent the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from sending email messages that contain

HTML and rich content or inline images to users. If you turn off support for rich text formatting, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server sends all email messages in plain text format.

If you turn off rich content formatting and inline images, you reduce resource consumption on the computers that host the messaging server, BlackBerry Attachment Service, and BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

Click the name of the IT policy that you want to change.

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Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the Email Messaging tab, perform one or both of the following actions:

• To turn off rich content formatting, in the Disable Rich Content Email drop-down list, click Yes.

• To turn off inline images, in the Inline Content Requests drop-down list, click Disabled.

6.

Click Save all.

7.

Resend the updated IT policy to the BlackBerry devices.

Configuring IBM Notes links on devices

In IBM Notes, BlackBerry device users can include Notes links to connect to documents, specific sections of a document, views, folders, or applications in Notes. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports Notes links in email messages that users create and receive on their BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server retrieves the properties of document links, anchor links, view links, or database links (also known as application links) from the IBM Domino server and converts them into HTTP format. In plain-text email messages, the links appear as web addresses. In HTML email messages, the links appear as icons.

Users can click the HTTP links to view documents, folders, views, or database information in the BlackBerry Browser. If the information that you want the user to access by clicking the link is stored on a Domino server that requires authentication, the device might prompt users to type their login information after they click the link.

Notes links contain the name of the Domino server that the information that you link to is stored on. The Domino server name is a Notes name that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent might not be able to use to access the information that you link to using HTTP. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses a map that is located in the memory of the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent to store information about Domino servers and the host names for the servers. If the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent processes an email message to send to a user and the email message contains links, the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent searches the map to find the host name for the Domino server that stores the information that you link to and creates an HTTP link to display in the email message.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1 SP6 or later supports Notes links on devices if the following conditions exist:

• Domino servers that contain the information that you link to must have the HTTP task running

• Domino servers that contain the information that you link to must permit browser clients to access databases on the servers

For more information, visit www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/documentation/domino/ to read the Domino Administrator

Help.

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Configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to support

IBM Notes links to different IBM Domino domains

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server detects the IBM Domino servers that user accounts are assigned to and updates the map of Domino server names and host names so that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can access the information that you link to on the servers. If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot detect a Domino server (for example, if a Domino server is in a different domain), you can add the Domino server name and host name to the map manually using a registry value.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Messaging Agent, click Start > Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

4.

If the DocLink registry key does not exist, create a registry key that you name DocLink.

5.

In the DocLink registry key, create a multistring value that you name ServerHostNames.

6.

Double-click the new multistring value.

7.

In the Value data field, type the Domino server name and host name using the following format:

<server_name>!!<host_name> (for example, CN=server01/O=central!!example.com). Type additional server names and host names on separate lines.

8.

Click OK.

Updating the map for IBM Domino server names and host names

When you start the BlackBerry Messaging Agent, it starts the map for IBM Domino and stores it in memory. When you add the configuration information for each BlackBerry device user to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server populates the map with each user’s Domino server name and host name. If the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server detects a new Domino server when it processes email messages, it adds the server name and host name to the map.

By default, the map updates itself daily at 3:00 AM. If the domain name for a server changes, you must wait until after 3:00

AM for the map to update. You can use a registry value to change how often the map updates. If the map updates more frequently, you have more frequent access to the Domino Directory.

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Change how often the BlackBerry Messaging Agent updates the map for IBM Domino server names and host names

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Messaging Agent, click Start > Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

4.

If the DocLink registry key does not exist, create a registry key that you name DocLink.

5.

In the DocLink registry key, create a DWORD value that you name ServerHostNamesCacheTimeout.

6.

Double-click the new DWORD value.

7.

In the Value data field, type the interval, in seconds, that can elapse before the map updates itself. The minimum value is 3600 seconds (1 hour); the maximum value is 86,400 seconds (24 hours).

8.

Click OK.

Turn off support for IBM Notes links

By default, support for IBM Notes links is turned on. If your organization's environment has security restrictions, you can turn off support for Notes links using a registry value.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Messaging Agent, click Start > Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

4.

If the DocLink registry key does not exist, create a registry key that you name DocLink.

5.

In the DocLink registry key, create a DWORD value that you name Disable.

6.

Double-click the new DWORD value.

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In the Value data field, type 1.

8.

Click OK.

After you finish: To turn on support for Notes links, change the Disable registry value to 0.

Synchronizing folders on the BlackBerry device

Specify public contact databases that users can access from their BlackBerry devices

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click Email.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the Published contact servers section, in the User synchronized public contact servers maximum field, type the maximum number of public contact databases that users can access from their BlackBerry devices.

The default value is 20.

5.

In the Contact server name field, type the name of a contact server.

6.

In the Database name field, type the name of a public contact database.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

Repeat steps 5 to 7 for each public contact database that you want to add.

9.

Click Save all.

After you finish: To permit BlackBerry device users to access the public contact databases that you specified, use the

BlackBerry Administration Service to control which public contact databases users can access, or instruct users to use the

BlackBerry Desktop Manager or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager to select the available public contact databases.

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Control which public contact databases a user can access from the BlackBerry device

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of a user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Available Contact Databases section, in the Available Contact Databases list, click the public contact databases that you want the user to access from the BlackBerry device.

8.

Click Add.

9.

In the Current Contact Databases list, click the public contact databases that you do not want the user to access from the BlackBerry device.

10. Click Remove.

11. Click Continue to user information edit.

12. Click Save all.

Configuring access to documents on remote file systems

By default, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can search your organization's Windows network for any documents that users might want to access from the BlackBerry devices.

Note: The Allow Log on Locally permission must be granted to BlackBerry device users before they can access documents on remote file systems. For more information about the Allow Log on Locally permission, visit the Knowledge Base at blackberry.com/support to read article KB21948.

In BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 or later and BlackBerry Device Software version 5.0 or later, if you want to permit users to access specific documents that are not located on the Windows network (for example, documents that are located on a Linux network) from the BlackBerry devices, you must configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to search the remote file system where the documents are located and provide the authentication credentials to users or the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service. For remote file systems that require authentication, you can provide the credentials

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To configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to search the remote file system, you must define how the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service communicates with the remote file system, add the communication information to a

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set, and assign the configuration set to one or more BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instances.

To allow users to access documents The BlackBerry Enterprise Server requires the Allow Log on Locally permission to be granted to any BlackBerry smartphone user that is using Remote File Access. The Allow Log on Locally permission is granted by default to the Users Active Directory group which contains all user accounts on Windows Server. When the

Allow Log on Locally permission is not granted and an attempt is made to access a file share using the Files application, an

'Authentication Failed' error appears on the BlackBerry smartphone, even if the credentials that are used by the

BlackBerry smartphone user are correct.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to communicate with a remote file system

To permit the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to communicate with a remote file system, you specify the URL for the remote file system and the type of access (Linux or Windows) that the domain of the remote file system supports. You can also provide credentials for the domain so that BlackBerry device users do not need to provide the credentials when they access the documents.

Before you begin: If the file system requires the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate to the remote file system, create an account on the remote file system that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can use to authenticate when the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service receives requests for documents.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the File tab, in the Name field, type a name for the communication method that you want to configure.

5.

In the Service URL field, type the UNC path to the remote file system using the following format: /

<computer_name><fs_path>, where <computer_name> is the FQDN or IP address of a computer or the virtual view of the shared folders (for example, the DFS Namespace in Windows Server) and <fs_path> is the optional directory path that can include a specific filename. When you type the UNC path, you can use an asterisk (*) to represent a sequence of arbitrary characters (including blank spaces), a question mark (?) to represent a single arbitrary character, and a backslash (\) to represent an escape character. You cannot type a URL that can search all of the computers in a Windows domain.

6.

If the file system requires the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to authenticate with the remote file system, perform the following actions:

• In the User name field, type the name of the account that you want the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to use to authenticate to the remote file system.

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• In the Authentication domain field, type the domain for the user account.

• In the Password and Confirm password fields, type the password for the user account.

• In the Network provider drop-down list, click the network provider that BlackBerry MDS Connection Service should use to access the file system.

7.

Click Save all.

Examples for step 5

To access a specific file on a computer, you can type /test.company.net/docs/presentation.ppt. To access the shared folders on a specific computer, you can type /10.10.10.10. To access all of the content on the computers in a specific domain, you can type *.test.company.net/*.

After you finish: Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set.

Add communication information to a BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service configuration set

A BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set is a set of service configurations that the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instances in your organization can use to communicate with a remote file system, an LDAP server, a

DSML server, a CRL server, an OCSP server, or a certification authority. You must add the communication information that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service requires to communicate with servers to a configuration set so that a BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service instance can communicate with the servers after you assign the configuration set to the instance.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

On the Configuration Sets tab, perform one of the following actions:

• To create a configuration set, in the Configuration set name section, type a name and description for the configuration set.

• To change an existing configuration set, click the Edit icon.

5.

In the Priority Service group drop-down list, click the name of the service that you want to configure the communication method for.

6.

In the Service (Name : Description) drop-down list, click the name of the communication method that you want to configure.

7.

Click the Add icon.

8.

To specify the communication method that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service should try to connect to the server with first , click the Up and Down arrows. The BlackBerry MDS Connection Service resolves conflicts by applying communication methods in the order that you specify. The order of that you specify for LDAP, DSML, or file

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Connection Service to resolve conflicts between domains if you created multiple communication methods for a specific URL.

9.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To add a new configuration set, click the Add icon.

• To update an existing configuration set, click the Update icon.

10. Click Save all.

After you finish:

• To confirm your changes, click the View icon.

• Assign the configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

Assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service instance

You can assign a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance so that BlackBerry device users can access documents on remote file systems from devices, the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service can search for certificates and check for the status of the certificates from LDAP servers, DSML servers, CRL servers, or OCSP servers, and the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service can send certificate requests to a certificate authority.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click MDS Connection Service.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

On the Component Configuration Sets tab, in the Available component configuration sets section, in the Service configuration sets drop-down list, click the configuration set that you want to assign to the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service instance.

6.

Click Save all.

7.

To restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, on the Instance information tab, in the Status list, click

Restart instance.

8.

To assign the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service configuration set to another BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance, repeat steps 3 to 7.

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Managing signatures and disclaimers in email messages

Add a signature to email messages that a user sends from a BlackBerry device

To enforce a signature format policy in your organization, you can add a standard signature to the email messages that users send from their BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Mail options section, in the Auto signature field, type the signature that you want to appear in the email messages that the user sends from the BlackBerry device.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Add a disclaimer to email messages that users send from BlackBerry devices

You can add a disclaimer to email messages that users send from their BlackBerry devices. Users cannot change the disclaimers that you define.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

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On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, perform one of the following actions:

• To add a disclaimer before the body of the message, in the Prepended disclaimer text field, type the disclaimer.

• To add a disclaimer after the user signature, in the Appended disclaimer text field, type the disclaimer.

5.

Repeat steps 2 to 4 for each instance that you want to create a disclaimer for.

6.

Click Save all.

Add a disclaimer to email messages that a user sends from a BlackBerry device

You can add a disclaimer to all email messages that are sent by a user that is different from the disclaimer that you added for all users on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. A user cannot change the disclaimer that you define.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for the user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of the user account.

5.

Click Edit user.

6.

In the Messaging configuration section, click Default configuration.

7.

On the Email tab, in the Mail options section, perform one of the following actions:

• To add a disclaimer before the body of the message, in the Prepended disclaimer text field, type the disclaimer.

• To add a disclaimer after the user signature, in the Appended disclaimer text field, type the disclaimer.

8.

Click Continue to user information edit.

9.

Click Save all.

Specify conflict rules for disclaimers

If you associate multiple disclaimers with a user account, you can specify conflict rules for the disclaimer to define the order in which the BlackBerry Enterprise Server applies the disclaimers. For example, you can configure the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to display the user disclaimer first in the email message, followed by the BlackBerry Enterprise Server disclaimer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

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On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, perform one of the following actions:

• To specify the conflict rules for disclaimers that appear before the body of a message, in the Messaging options section, in the Prepended disclaimer conflict rule drop-down list, click a conflict rule.

• To specify the conflict rules for disclaimers that appear after the user signature, in the Messaging options section, in the Appended disclaimer conflict rule drop-down list, click a conflict rule.

5.

Click Save all.

Turn off disclaimers for email messages

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, perform any of the following actions:

• To turn off disclaimers that appear before the body of the message, in the Prepended disclaimer conflict rule field, in the drop-down list, click Disable all disclaimer text.

• To turn off disclaimers that appear after the user signature, in the Appended disclaimer conflict rule field, in the drop-down list, click Disable all disclaimer text.

5.

Click Save all.

Monitor email messages that users send from BlackBerry devices

To monitor the content of email messages that users send from their BlackBerry devices, you can BCC specific email addresses on the email messages. You can BCC the email addresses of all of the users that you assign to a BlackBerry

Messaging Agent. When you automatically BCC email addresses on messages, the BCC field of the original message is populated, so the message sender is aware that the message is BCCed.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Auto BCC email address section, perform one of the following tasks:

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Task

Add email addresses manually.

Add email addresses from the address book.

Steps

In the Auto BCC email address field, type the email addresses.

1. Click Select from mail address list.

2. Search for one or more users.

3. In the search results, select one or more user accounts.

4. Click Continue.

5.

Click the Add icon.

6.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each email address that you want to add.

7.

Click Save all.

Sending notification messages to users

You can send a notification message to a user, to all of the users associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or to all of the users in the BlackBerry Domain. You can send notifications as email messages or PIN messages. PIN messages are appropriate for informing users about messaging server outages because BlackBerry devices send and receive PIN messages directly, without using the messaging server. BlackBerry devices do not apply filters to PIN messages.

When users reply to a notification email message, their BlackBerry devices send the replies to the administration email address.

Send a notification message to all users in a BlackBerry

Domain

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology.

2.

Click BlackBerry Domain.

3.

On the Domain information tab, click Send message to users.

4.

Type the message that you want to send.

5.

Click Send message.

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Send a notification message to all users on a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2.

Click an instance.

3.

Under Manage BlackBerry Enterprise Server users, click Send message to users.

4.

Type the message that you want to send.

5.

Click Send message.

Send a notification message to group members

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Group.

2.

Click Manage groups.

3.

Click a group.

4.

Click Send message to users in group.

5.

Type the message that you want to send.

6.

Click Send message.

Send a notification message to a user

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the name of a user account.

5.

Click Send message to user.

6.

Type the message that you want to send.

7.

Click Send message.

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Automated notification messages

If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server cannot send email messages to BlackBerry devices, it sends a notification PIN message to the BlackBerry devices automatically, informing users about an issue with wireless email delivery.

Change the subject for automated notification messages

You can change the subject for automated notification messages that users receive on their BlackBerry devices. If you do not create a subject, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses the default subject.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the Start menu, click Run.

2.

Type regedit.

3.

Click OK.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

5.

Right-click Agents. Click New > String Value.

6.

Type UserSuppliedBBMessageSubject.

7.

Double-click the new value.

8.

In the Value data field, type a subject that does not exceed the 256 KB limit.

9.

Click OK.

After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

Turn off automated notification messages

You can turn off automated notification messages if users receive them too frequently.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the Start menu, click Run.

2.

Type regedit.

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3.

Click OK.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

5.

Right-click Agents. Click New > DWORD Value.

6.

Type MaxSkippedNotificationsPerDay.

7.

Double-click the new value.

8.

In the Value data field, type 0.

9.

Click OK.

After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

How the BlackBerry Attachment Connector communicates with BlackBerry Attachment

Service instances

When a user sends a request to view an email message attachment on a BlackBerry device, the BlackBerry device sends a request to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to convert the attachment. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses a

BlackBerry Attachment Connector to send the attachment data to a BlackBerry Attachment Service, which processes the request and returns the attachment data to the BlackBerry Attachment Connector. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server requests the attachment data from the BlackBerry Attachment Connector and sends the attachment data to the user's

BlackBerry device.

By associating multiple BlackBerry Attachment Service instances with a single BlackBerry Attachment Connector, you can create a BlackBerry Attachment Service pool. You can configure different BlackBerry Attachment Service instances as dedicated servers for processing specific file formats. For example, you can create a BlackBerry Attachment Service pool that contains three BlackBerry Attachment Service instances, where one instance processes email message attachments that are in audio file formats, one instance processes email message attachments that are in image file formats, and one instance processes email message attachments that are in all other file formats. For more information about configuring high availability for the BlackBerry Attachment Service, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Planning Guide.

You can change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector processes attachment requests that it cannot deliver to a

BlackBerry Attachment Service, and you can change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector restores a lost connection to a BlackBerry Attachment Service.

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Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector retries sending requests to a BlackBerry Attachment

Service

The BlackBerry Attachment Connector sends requests to view attachments from users' BlackBerry devices to a BlackBerry

Attachment Service. You can change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector processes attachment requests that it cannot deliver to a BlackBerry Attachment Service.

Depending on the number of users in your organization's environment, if you change the BlackBerry Attachment

Connector settings, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Minimum wait for retry per request field, type the amount of time, in milliseconds, that the BlackBerry Attachment Connector waits before it resends a request that is not delivered to a BlackBerry

Attachment Service.

The default value is 1000 milliseconds.

5.

In the Maximum retries per request field, type the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry Attachment

Connector tries to resend a request that is not delivered to a BlackBerry Attachment Service.

The default value is 10.

6.

Click Save all.

Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Connector restores a lost connection to a BlackBerry Attachment

Service

Based on the number of users in your organization's environment, if you change the BlackBerry Attachment Connector settings, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

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Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Minimum wait to attempt restore of lost connection field, type the amount of time, in milliseconds, that the BlackBerry Attachment Connector waits before it tries to restore a lost connection to a

BlackBerry Attachment Service.

The default value is 1000 milliseconds.

5.

Click Save all.

Attachment file formats that the BlackBerry

Attachment Service supports

Format

Adobe Acrobat

ASCII text audio

Corel WordPerfect 7-10

HTML images

Microsoft Excel 97-2003, 2007, 2010, 2013*, and XP

Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003, 2007, 2010, 2013*, and XP

Microsoft Word 97-2003, 2007, 2010, 2013*, and XP

OpenOffice Format version 1.1

RTF

ZIP archives

Extension

.pdf

.txt

.amr, .mp3, .wav, .wma

.wpd

.htm, .html

.bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .ppm, .tif, .t

iff, .wmf

.xls, .xlsx

.pps, .ppsx, .ppt, .pptx

.doc, .dot, .dotx, .docx

.odp, .ods, .odt, .ott

.rtf

.zip

* Some new features in Microsoft Office 2013 attachment files may not be viewable with BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry will provide limited support for Microsoft Office 2013 attachment files.

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Limitations for supported attachment file formats

Format and extension audio

Limitations

You must install the software update for KB22953 on Windows Server 2008 if you want the BlackBerry Attachment Service to support .mp3 audio files on

BlackBerry devices and all audio formats on BlackBerry 7100 Series devices that support CDMA networks. To download the software update for KB22953, visit www.blackberry.com/support/downloads/ .

Opened as plain text documents on BlackBerry devices.

HTML — .htm, .html files

OpenOffice Format version 1.1 — .odp files

The BlackBerry Attachment Service supports .odp files that users create using

IBM Lotus Symphony only.

The fonts that can be displayed in slides are dependent on the font types that are available on the BlackBerry Attachment Service. If a specific font is not available, the BlackBerry Attachment Service uses the most similar font type that is available.

The BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support the following features in .odp files:

• some text effects and style options

• line spacing: proportional, at least, leading

• text with position functionality

• animation

• transitions

• tables

• .svm images

• crop and clip image effects

• specific types of text object spacing

• table of contents

• portrait page orientation

• color gradient, hatching, and bitmap fill effects

• some shapes

• shape, image, and text rotation

• connector shape route that connects to shapes

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Format and extension Limitations

OpenOffice Format version 1.1 — .ods files

The BlackBerry Attachment Service supports .ods files that users create using

IBM Lotus Symphony only.

Cell dimensions might change when they are displayed on devices.

The BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support the following features in .ods files:

• some text effects: specific underline styles, specific strikethrough styles, emphasis, outline, shadow, embossed, engrayed

• text alignment

• charts

• style effects for cells: shadow, borders

• headers and footers

• drawing objects and Fontwork objects

Changing how a BlackBerry Attachment

Service converts attachments

If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server receives requests from BlackBerry device users to view email message attachments, the BlackBerry Attachment Service converts the attachments into a DOM and caches the DOM locally. The BlackBerry

Attachment Service accesses the DOM to process the requests. If users send requests to view the same message attachment again, the BlackBerry Attachment Service accesses the same DOM to process the requests. The BlackBerry

Attachment Service keeps all of the cached data in memory only and never caches the original documents.

Each attachment conversion process allocates memory when it starts, uses memory on conversion, and caches the attachment DOM locally on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service. A larger cache size means that more memory is allocated to each running conversion process. The maximum file size of attachments impacts the amount of cached memory that the BlackBerry Attachment Service uses.

By default, the BlackBerry Attachment Service does not limit the file size of an attachment that is embedded in an email message or retrieved using a link. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends data to BlackBerry devices over the wireless network in packets that are no larger than 64 KB, and it can send an unlimited number of packets to BlackBerry devices.

You can change how the BlackBerry Attachment Service converts attachments by specifying a maximum file size for attachments that users can receive and controlling how the BlackBerry Attachment Service retrieves, distills, and converts attachment data.

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Change how a BlackBerry Attachment Service converts attachments

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Server.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, configure the BlackBerry Attachment Service optimization settings.

5.

Click Save.

BlackBerry Attachment Service optimization settings

Setting Description

Submit port

Result port

This setting specifies the TCP/IP port number that a BlackBerry Attachment

Service uses to listen for and receive attachment conversion requests in a predefined XML/binary protocol.

The default value is 1900.

This setting specifies the TCP/IP port number that a BlackBerry Attachment

Service returns attachment conversion results to in a predefined XML/binary protocol.

The default value is 2000.

Configuration port This setting specifies the TCP/IP port number that you can use with an XML protocol to configure or obtain configuration information for a BlackBerry

Attachment Service, including version information, the number of conversion processes, and the number of cached documents.

The default value is 1999.

Range

Document cache size

This setting specifies the maximum number of converted documents that can be located in the document cache (as DOM) for a single conversion process.

The default value is 32.

Maximum number of processes

This setting specifies the number of conversion requests that the BlackBerry

Attachment Service can process at the same time. When you specify this value, consider the amount of available memory and the competing services on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service.

1 through 128

1 through 64

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Setting

Process recycle time (minutes)

Description Range

The default value is 4.

This setting specifies the length of time that an application conversion process can reuse system resources to reclaim space and prevent failed processes from occupying memory resources.

The default value is 25 minutes.

5 to 60 minutes

Maximum conversion threads

This setting specifies the number of documents that the BlackBerry Attachment

Service can convert at the same time in a single conversion process. You can use this setting with the Server busy time setting to control thread saturation and manage the BlackBerry Attachment Service workload.

2 to 32

The default value is 4.

Server busy time

(seconds)

This setting specifies the threshold at which the BlackBerry Attachment Service does not accept new conversion requests.

The default value is 120 seconds.

60 to 270 seconds

1 to 9 Maximum archive

(ZIP) level

This setting specifies how many levels of zipped files that the BlackBerry

Attachment Service can process. For example, if you set this field to 2, the

BlackBerry Attachment Service processes the .zip files within a .zip file. If you set this field to 1, the BlackBerry Attachment Service only lists the contents of a .zip file.

The default value is 1.

Change the maximum file size for attachments that users can receive

The BlackBerry Attachment Service uses memory during the attachment conversion process. If users try to open large or complex attachments (for example, .pdf files or ASCII text files that are larger than 2 MB) or multiple attachments at the same time, you might want to limit the file size for attachments.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Server.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Distiller display name section, in the Attachment size (KB) column, type a value, in KB, for the distillers that you want to change. If necessary, configure the settings in the Additional data column.

5.

Click Save.

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After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry Attachment Service.

Suggested file sizes for attachments

File format

Adobe Acrobat versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4

ASCII text audio

Corel WordPerfect versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (2000), and 10.0

HTML images

Microsoft Excel versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

Microsoft PowerPoint versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

Microsoft Word versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

MP3

OpenOffice Format version 1.1 - ODP, ODS, ODT

RTF

ZIP archives

Suggested size less than 2000 KB less than 100 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 100 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB less than 2000 KB

Turn off support for an attachment file format for a BlackBerry Attachment Service

The BlackBerry Attachment Service uses distillers to convert attachments that are in supported file formats so that users can view the attachments on their BlackBerry devices. By default, all supported distillers are turned on. You can turn off a distiller to prevent users from viewing attachments that are in a specific file format. For example, if you turn off the .pdf distiller, users cannot view .pdf attachments on their BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Server.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

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3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the Distiller display name section, in the Allowed column, specify which distillers are supported for the instance.

5.

Click Save.

After you finish: Restart the BlackBerry Attachment Service.

Add support for an additional attachment file format to a BlackBerry Attachment

Service

You can configure a BlackBerry Attachment Service to support additional file formats. If your organization's messaging server connects to a document management system that renames file format extensions, you must add the necessary extensions to the list of supported file formats for all BlackBerry Attachment Service instances.

If your organization uses new common extensions for a file format that there is a distiller available for on a BlackBerry

Attachment Service, you must add those extensions to the BlackBerry Attachment Connector. For example, if users send .rtf files as .wav files, you must verify that the BlackBerry Attachment Connector supports .wav files and that the appropriate distiller is turned on for the BlackBerry Attachment Service instances.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Attachment > Connector.

2.

Click the BlackBerry Attachment Connector instance that is associated with the BlackBerry Attachment Service that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Supported Attachment Server instances tab, click the Edit icon for the BlackBerry Attachment Service that you want to support additional file formats.

5.

In the field at the bottom of the Extensions list, type the extension of the file format that you want to add.

6.

Click the Add icon.

7.

Repeat steps 4 to 6 for each BlackBerry Attachment Service that you want to add additional file formats to.

8.

Click Save all.

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Changing how the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent reconciles attachments to the messaging server

The BlackBerry Messaging Agent receives message attachments from supported BlackBerry devices and reconciles the attachments to the messaging server. The BlackBerry Attachment Service does not convert the attachments.

The entries in the CMIME service book on BlackBerry devices indicate whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports attachments that users send from their BlackBerry devices. Users must have BlackBerry Desktop Software version 4.2 or later installed on their computers to make sure that these service book entries remain on their BlackBerry devices during service book updates over a physical connection to a computer that is running the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

By default, the BlackBerry Messaging Agent limits the file size of attachments that it can receive from a BlackBerry device to a maximum of 3 MB. If the BlackBerry Messaging Agent receives more than one attachment at a time, it limits the total file size of all of the attachments to a maximum of 5 MB.

Data that a BlackBerry device and the messaging server send each other over the wireless network must be in packets that are no larger than 64 KB. If a BlackBerry device sends an attachment that is larger than a single packet, the BlackBerry device divides the attachment into multiple packets. The BlackBerry Messaging Agent caches all of the packets and sends the attachment to the messaging server after it receives the last packet.

You can optimize the amount of memory, amount of hard disk space, and number of transactions that the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent uses while it receives attachments by changing the maximum file size for attachments or preventing users from sending large attachments.

Users with BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.5 or later can download attachments in any native format to their BlackBerry devices. Users can open and make changes to native file formats using an appropriate third-party application on their BlackBerry devices. Users might be able to open specific file formats using the media application on their BlackBerry devices.

To manage network resources in your organization's environment, you can change the maximum file size of attachments that users can download to their BlackBerry devices.

Change the maximum file size for attachments that users can send

By default, the maximum file size of a single attachment, or multiple attachments in a single email message, that users can send from BlackBerry smartphones is 10 MB.

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1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, perform any of the following actions:

• To change the maximum file size for a single attachment that devices can send, in the Maximum single attachment upload size (KB) field, type a number that is between 1 KB and 10,240 KB.

• To change the maximum file size of multiple attachments that devices can send at one time, in the Maximum multiple attachment upload size (KB) field, type a number that is between 1 KB and 10,240 KB that is greater than the value in the Maximum single attachment upload size (KB) field.

5.

Click Save all.

Prevent users from sending large attachments

If you prevent users from sending large attachments, they can only send specific attachments, such as certificates and contact list entries, that are less than a single packet.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Maximum single attachment upload size (KB) field, type 0.

5.

Click Save all.

Change the maximum file size of attachments that users can download

Users can download attachments in native formats (for example, .txt for a text file) to BlackBerry smartphones that are running specific BlackBerry Device Software versions. Users can open and make changes to the files that they download using an appropriate third-party application on their smartphones. A user might be able to open specific file formats using the media application on the smartphone.

The default maximum file size of attachments that users can download to their smartphones is 10 MB.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Email.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

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3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

On the Messaging tab, in the Messaging options section, in the Maximum single attachment download size (KB) field, type a number, in KB, that is between 0 and 10,240 (10 MB). If you type 0, users cannot download attachments in a native format to their smartphones.

5.

Click Save all.

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Correcting calendar synchronization errors on devices

If you run corrective calendar synchronization on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance, you can find and correct differences between the calendar entries on BlackBerry devices and the calendar entries on users' computers. You can specify a recurring day and time when the process can run and specific days when the process should check for calendar synchronization errors.

You configure corrective calendar synchronization using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool, which is located in the Tools folder of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files.

If corrective calendar synchronization finds differences between the calendar entries on a device and the calendar entries on a computer, the process writes information about the differences to the BlackBerry Messaging Agent log file and, optionally, automatically corrects the calendar synchronization errors that it finds.

It is a best practice to schedule corrective calendar synchronization to occur during low-use periods. For example, you can schedule the process to begin in the early evening, before devices are scheduled to turn off automatically.

Configuration levels using the BlackBerry Enterprise

Trait Tool

You can use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool to specify whether corrective calendar synchronization checks calendar entries for a specific user, users on a specific BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or all users. The tool uses a hierarchy to determine what calendar entries to check. Settings at the user level override settings at the server level, settings at the server level override settings at the global level, and settings at the global level override the default settings.

Level

-global

-server <server_name>

-user <smtp_address>

Description

The setting that you specify applies to all users.

The setting that you specify applies to all users on a specific BlackBerry Enterprise

Server.

The setting that you specify applies to a specific user.

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View the current settings for corrective calendar synchronization

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that the TraitTool.exe file is located in.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To view the calendar synchronization settings for a specific user account, type traittool -user <smtp_address> list.

• To view the calendar synchronization settings for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server, type traittool -server <server_name> -list.

• To view the calendar synchronization settings for all user accounts, type traittool -global -list.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: Viewing the global calendar synchronization settings

traittool -global -list

Configure the range of days to check for calendar synchronization errors

You can configure corrective calendar synchronization to check for calendar synchronization errors during a specific range of days in the calendar after the current date.

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that the TraitTool.exe file is located in.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To check for calendar synchronization errors during a specific range of days in the calendar for a user account, type traittool -user <smtp_address> -trait DominoSmartSyncDays -set <value>, where <value> is a number from 1 to 365.

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• To check for calendar synchronization errors during a specific range of days in the calendar for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, type traittool -server <server_name> -trait

DominoSmartSyncDays -set <value>, where <value> is a number from 1 to 365.

• To check for calendar synchronization errors during a specific range of days in the calendar for all user accounts, type traittool –global -trait DominoSmartSyncDays -set <value>, where <value> is a number from 1 to 365.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: To configure corrective calendar synchronization to check calendar entries for the period of three days from the current date for all users, type:

traittool -global -trait DominoSmartSyncDays -set 3

Configure when corrective calendar synchronization runs

You can configure corrective calendar synchronization to start running at a specific hour, on recurring days, or on only one recurring day. To specify more than one value for when corrective calendar synchronization runs, after you extract the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to the computer, you can create a list of values that are separated by commas (,) at the command prompt.

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that the TraitTool.exe file is located in.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To configure calendar synchronization to occur at a specific hour for a specific user account, type traittool -user

<smtp_address> -trait DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -set <value>, where <value> is a number from 0 to 23, 0 is 12:00 AM, and 23 is 11:00 PM. The default value is 0, which is 12:00 AM.

• To configure calendar synchronization to occur at a specific hour for all user accounts that are associated with a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server, type traittool -server <server_name> -trait DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -set

<value>, where <value> is a number from 0 to 23, 0 is 12:00 AM, and 23 is 11:00 PM. The default value is 0 0, which is 12:00 AM.

• To configure calendar synchronization to occur at a specific hour for all user accounts, type traittool -global -trait

DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -set <value>, where <value> is a number from 0 to 23, 0 is 12:00 AM, and 23 is

11:00 PM. The default value is 0, which is 12:00 AM.

5.

Press ENTER.

6.

Perform one of the following actions:

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• To configure calendar synchronization to recur on specific days for all user accounts, type traittool -global -trait

DominoSmartSyncSchedule -set <value>, where <value> is one or more of the following options: Monday,

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Weekdays, Weekends, or Daily. The default value is

Daily.

• To configure calendar synchronization to recur on specific days for all user accounts that are associated with a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server, type traittool -server <server_name> -trait DominoSmartSyncSchedule -set

<value>, where <value> is one or more of the following options: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,

Saturday, Sunday, Weekdays, Weekends, or Daily. The default value is Daily.

• To configure calendar synchronization to recur on specific days for a user account, type traittool -user

<smtp_address> -trait DominoSmartSyncSchedule -set <value>, where <value> is one or more of the following options: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Weekdays, Weekends, or Daily. The default value is Daily.

7.

Press ENTER.

Example: Configuring corrective calendar synchronization to run at 10:00 PM for all users on the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server that is named SERVER01

traittool -server SERVER01 -trait DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -set 22

Example: Corrective calendar synchronization that runs at 11:00 PM for all users on the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server that is named SERVER02

traittool -server SERVER02 -trait DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -set 23

Example: Corrective calendar synchronization that runs on weekdays for all users

traittool -global -trait DominoSmartSyncSchedule -set Weekdays

Example: Corrective calendar synchronization that runs on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for a specific user

traittool -user [email protected] -trait DominoSmartSyncSchedule set Monday,Wednesday,Friday

Configure throttling for corrective calendar synchronization

You can throttle corrective calendar synchronization by specifying a period of time, in minutes, that calendar synchronization sessions are randomly distributed in. The time period starts at the time that you specify for the

DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour trait.

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

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2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that the TraitTool.exe file is located in.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To configure the time period that corrective calendar synchronization sessions are randomly distributed in for a specific user account, type traittool -user <smtp_address> -trait DominoSmartSyncStartWindow -set <value>, where <value> is a number, in minutes, from 20 to 1440. The default value is 60.

• To configure the time period that corrective calendar synchronization sessions are randomly distributed in for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, type traittool -server <server_name> trait DominoSmartSyncStartWindow -set <value>, where <value> is a number, in minutes, from 20 to 1440. The default value is 60.

• To configure the time period that corrective calendar synchronization sessions are randomly distributed in for all user accounts, type traittool -global -trait DominoSmartSyncStartWindow -set <value>, where <value> is a number, in minutes, from 20 to 1440. The default value is 60.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: Configuring corrective calendar synchronization to distribute calendar synchronization sessions randomly for all user accounts on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server in a two-hour time period

traittool -server SERVER01 -trait DominoSmartSyncStartWindow -set 120

Example: Configuring corrective calendar synchronization to distribute calendar synchronization sessions randomly for all user accounts in a 12-hour time period

traittool -global -trait DominoSmartSyncStartWindow -set 720

Logging information for corrective calendar synchronization

Corrective calendar synchronization writes the following information to the BlackBerry Messaging Agent log file:

Item

DIF

MOD

MON

Description specifies that a calendar item is different on the BlackBerry device than it is in the email application specifies that a calendar item is missing on the device specifies that a calendar item is missing in the email application

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Item

SAM

SmartSyncFireOff

Description specifies that a calendar item is the same on the device and in the email application specifies that the calendar synchronization process was initiated using the

BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool instead of the standard calendar synchronization process

Delete a setting for corrective calendar synchronization

If you delete a setting for corrective calendar synchronization, the calendar synchronization process uses the setting that you specified at the next highest level of the hierarchy. For example, if you delete a setting at the user level, the process uses the setting that is specified at the server level because the server level is the next highest level. If you do not specify any values, the default value is used.

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that the TraitTool.exe file is located in.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To delete a setting for a specific user account, type traittool -user <smtp_address> -trait <name> -erase, where

<name> is the setting you want to delete.

• To delete a setting for all user accounts that are associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, type traittool server <server_name> -trait <name> -erase, where <name> is the setting you want to delete.

• To delete a setting for all user accounts, type traittool –global -trait <name> -erase, where <name> is the setting you want to delete.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: To delete the setting for the hour that corrective calendar synchronization begins on the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server that is named SERVER01, type:

traittool -server SERVER01 -trait DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour -erase

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Start corrective calendar synchronization manually for a user account

By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes the calendar on each BlackBerry device user's computer with the calendar on each user's BlackBerry device at a regular interval. You can use the BlackBerry Administration Service to start corrective calendar synchronization manually for a user account.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand User.

2.

Click Manage users.

3.

Search for a user account.

4.

In the search results, click the PIN for the user account.

5.

In the Communications list, click Synchronize calendar.

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The BlackBerry Collaboration Service is designed to provide a connection between your organization's instant messaging server and the collaboration client on BlackBerry devices. In some instant messaging environments, you can use TLS or

HTTPS to encrypt the connection between specific instant messaging components.

The BlackBerry Collaboration Service supports up to 2000 connections for instant messaging sessions on the following instant messaging servers:

• Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005

• Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007

• Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

• Microsoft Lync Server 2010

• IBM Sametime

The number of connections that the BlackBerry Collaboration Service supports for instant messaging sessions on the

Novell GroupWise instant messaging server is limited to the number of Windows sockets that are available.

Installing a collaboration client on

BlackBerry devices

For detailed information about the methods that you can use to install a collaboration client on BlackBerry devices, see the

"Add a collaboration client to the application repository" and "Alternative methods for installing BlackBerry Java

Applications on devices" sections of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Administration Guide.

To download the .zip file for the appropriate collaboration client, visit www.blackberry.com/support/downloads . For information about the compatibility of collaboration clients and versions of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, visit na.blackberry.com/eng/support/downloads/im_server_compatibility.jsp

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Change the instant messaging server or pool that a BlackBerry Collaboration Service connects to

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the Connection settings section, perform one of the following actions:

• For Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 or Microsoft Lync Server 2010, in the Instant messaging server pool name field, type the FQDN of the pool of instant messaging servers.

• For all other types of instant messaging server, in the Host Server for instant messaging field, type the host name of the instant messaging server.

6.

In the Port field, type the port number of the instant messaging server or the port number of the pool of instant messaging servers.

7.

If necessary, in the Transport protocol drop-down list, click the appropriate transport protocol.

8.

Click Save all.

Change the transport protocol for a

Microsoft instant messaging environment

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

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In the Connection settings section, perform one of the following actions:

Option

For Microsoft Office

Communications Server 2007 R2

Description

In the Transport protocol drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• click TLS if you want the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to encrypt the data that it sends to the instant messaging servers

• click TCP if you do not want the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to encrypt the data that it sends to the instant messaging servers

For Microsoft Office Live

Communications Server 2005 or

Microsoft Office Communications

Server 2007

In the Transport protocol drop-down list, perform one of the following actions:

• click HTTPS if you want the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to encrypt the data that it sends to the Microsoft Office Communicator Web Access server. The computer that hosts the BlackBerry Collaboration Service must trust the TLS certificate on the Microsoft Office Communicator Web Access server.

• click HTTP if you do not want the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to encrypt the data that it sends to the Microsoft Office Communicator Web

Access server

6.

Click Save all.

Specify the Windows domain name for users who log in to a collaboration client

You can specify your organization’s Windows domain name so that users do not have to type their user names when they log in to a collaboration client on their BlackBerry devices.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the General section, in the Default domain name field, type the Windows domain name.

6.

Click Save all.

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Specify the maximum number of instant messaging sessions that can be open at the same time

To control bandwidth and resource consumption in your organization's environment, you can specify the number of instant messaging sessions that can be open between the BlackBerry Collaboration Service and the instant messaging server at the same time.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the General section, in the Maximum simultaneous sessions field, type the maximum number of instant messaging sessions that can be open at the same time.

6.

Click Save all.

Specify the inactivity timeout limit for instant messaging sessions

The BlackBerry Collaboration Service closes instant messaging sessions that exceed the inactivity timeout limit.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the General section, in the Inactivity timeout (milliseconds) field, type a value, in milliseconds.

6.

Click Save all.

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Prevent users from sending specific file types to instant messaging contacts using the BlackBerry Client for

IBM Sametime

On BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2 or later and the latest version of the

BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime, users can send files to their instant messaging contacts. To help manage network resources in your organization's environment, you can specify the types of files that users cannot send from their

BlackBerry devices.

In the IT policy for a group or a specific user account, in the Instant Messaging policy group, in the Disallow File Transfer

Types IT policy rule, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent users from sending specific file types, type the file extensions and separate them using commas. For example, type bat, exe, mp3 to prevent users from sending batch, executable, and mp3 files.

• To prevent users from sending all file types, type an asterisk (*).

Specifying the maximum size of file types that users can send using the BlackBerry Client for IBM

Sametime

To control the use of network resources in your organization's environment, you can use the media content management feature to specify the maximum size of specific file types that BlackBerry device users can send to each other using the

BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime. The maximum file size that you specify for a file type must not exceed the maximum file size that you specified on the IBM Sametime server.

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Prevent users from sending instant messaging conversations in email messages

Using the latest version of the BlackBerry Client for use with Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005,

BlackBerry Client for use with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, or BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime,

BlackBerry device users can send their instant messaging conversations to contacts in email messages. You can turn off this feature if you do not want BlackBerry device users to send their instant messaging conversations to other users.

In the IT policy for a group or user account, in the Instant Messaging policy group, change the Disable Emailing

Conversation IT policy rule to Yes.

Prevent users from saving instant messaging conversations

On BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2 or later and the latest version of a collaboration client, users can save their instant messaging conversations as .txt files in the internal memory of their

BlackBerry devices or on an external memory device. You can turn off this feature if you do not want users to save their instant messaging conversations on their BlackBerry devices.

In the IT policy for a group or user account, in the Instant Messaging policy group, change the Disable Saving Conversation

IT policy rule to Yes.

Hide the icon that appears on BlackBerry devices for mobile contacts

If users are using the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime or BlackBerry Client for Novell GroupWise Messenger, you can control whether an icon appears on BlackBerry devices beside the names of contacts who are using the same collaboration client. By default, the icon appears.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand the instant messaging environment.

3.

Click the instance that you want to change.

4.

Click Edit instance.

5.

In the General section, in the Show Mobile Icon drop-down list, click False.

6.

Click Save all.

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Make additional contact information and phone numbers available for the BlackBerry Client for IBM

Sametime users

In the latest version of the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime, users can make calls to contacts directly from their contact lists. You can make additional phone numbers available to users from their contact lists, and you can make more contact information available in the contact list on BlackBerry devices by adding new fields to each user's contact information.

1.

On the computer that hosts the IBM Domino server, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Lotus\Domino.

2.

Back up the UserInfoConfig.xml file.

3.

In a text editor, open the UserInfoConfig.xml file.

4.

Copy the following text into the Details section of the UserInfoConfig.xml file:

<Detail id="_doneOfficePhone1323895037773" FieldName="OfficePhoneNumber" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneHomePhone13238950376382" FieldName="PhoneNumber" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneCellPhone13238950372283" FieldName="CellPhoneNumber" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneManager13238950374224" FieldName="Manager" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneDepartment1323895037989" FieldName="Department" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneWorkAddress13238950373371" FieldName="OfficeStreetAddress" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneWorkZip13238950371864" FieldName="OfficeZip" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneWorkState13238950373463" FieldName="OfficeState" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneWorkCity1323895037436" FieldName="OfficeCity" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneHomeAddress1323895037196" FieldName="StreetAddress" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneHomeZip13238950375909" FieldName="Zip" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneHomeState13238950377713" FieldName="State" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneHomeCity13238950378707" FieldName="City" Type="text/plain"/>

<Detail id="_doneLoginId13238950371796" FieldName="ShortName" Type="text/plain"/>

5.

Copy the following text into the ParamsSets section of the UserInfoConfig.xml file:

<Set Set id="_done213238950373320" params="MailAddress,Name,Title,Location,Telephone,Photo,Company,OfficePhone,HomePhone,CellPhone,Manag er,Department,HomeAddress,HomeZip,HomeState,HomeCity,WorkAddress,WorkZip,WorkCity,WorkState,LoginId"/>

6.

Save the UserInfoConfig.xml file.

7.

Restart the IBM Domino server.

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To verify that the new fields were added to each user's contact information, perform the following actions:

1. Create a test user account in the IBM Domino Directory.

2. Using the IBM Sametime administration web page, change the test user account by typing values for the contact information fields.

3. In a browser, type http://<Sametime_Server_Name>/servlet/UserInfoServlet?

operation=3&setid=2&userid=<Test_Account_Name>.

4. Verify that the output includes the fields that you added.

After you finish: Using the IBM Sametime administration web page, change each user's contact information to include information for the fields that you added.

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Restarting BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

When you complete certain tasks, you need to restart one or more BlackBerry Enterprise Server components. You restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components using the BlackBerry Administration Service or Windows services.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server component

BlackBerry Messaging Agent,

BlackBerry Controller, and

BlackBerry Dispatcher

BlackBerry Collaboration Service

Component name in the BlackBerry

Administration Service

BlackBerry Enterprise Server

BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service

Collaboration

BlackBerry Synchronization Service Synchronization

BlackBerry Attachment Service Attachment Service

MDS Connection Service

BlackBerry Router

BlackBerry Policy Service

Policy

BlackBerry Administration Service BlackBerry Administration Service

Associated service in Windows Services

BlackBerry Controller and BlackBerry

Dispatcher

BlackBerry Collaboration Service

BlackBerry Synchronization Service

BlackBerry Attachment Service

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

BlackBerry Router

BlackBerry Policy Service

• BlackBerry Administration Service -

Application Server

• BlackBerry Administration Service -

Native Code Container

BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager BlackBerry Administration Service

• BlackBerry Administration Service -

Application Server

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Component name in the BlackBerry

Administration Service

Associated service in Windows Services

• BlackBerry Administration Service -

Native Code Container

Restart a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component using the BlackBerry Administration Service

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Expand the component that you want to restart.

3.

Click an instance.

4.

Click Restart instance.

Restart a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component using Windows Services

1.

On each computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, in the Windows Services, restart the services for the component.

2.

If you want to restart all of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, you must restart the Windows Services in the following order:

• BlackBerry Administration Service - Application Server

• BlackBerry Administration Service - Native Code Container

• BlackBerry Mail Store Service

• BlackBerry Instant Messaging Connector

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Controller

• All of the remaining services for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

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Best practice: Restarting more than one BlackBerry

Administration Service instance

To restart all BlackBerry Administration Service instances without issues, the best practice is to stop all instances before you begin restarting the instances.

If you must keep at least one BlackBerry Administration Service instance running while you restart all instances, you should restart the instances one at a time and verify that each instance that you restart is running before you restart the next instance.

Using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool

The BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool is a stand-alone command line tool that you can use to configure specific BlackBerry

Enterprise Server traits. You can configure most BlackBerry Enterprise Server settings using the BlackBerry Administration

Service, but you must use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool to configure specific settings that are not available in the

BlackBerry Administration Service.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool file is located in the installation files for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and is named

TraitTool.exe. You must launch the TraitTool.exe file using a Windows command prompt.

Use the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

Task

Display the current version of the trait tool and a summary of valid commands.

Display all possible traits, the expected data types, and any value restrictions.

Steps

Type traittool.

Type traittool -show.

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Task

Display a list of traits that were configured in the BlackBerry

Domain.

Steps

Type traittool {*} -list.

Configure the value of a trait in the

BlackBerry Domain specified.

Type traittool {*} -trait <trait name> -set <value>.

Erase the value of a trait.

Type traittool {*} -trait <trait name> -erase.

Replace the braces and asterisk {*} with one or more of the following command line options:

• -global to specify all BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances in the BlackBerry Domain

• -agent <agent id> to specify the ID for the BlackBerry Messaging Agent

• -group <groups_name> to specify a group of BlackBerry device users

• -host <host_name> to specify a pair of high availability BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances

• -user <smtp_address> to specify one user

• -server <server_name> to specify a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance

• -basserver <name> to specify the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service

5.

Press ENTER.

6.

Restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that is associated with the trait that you configured.

BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool traits

The BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool includes the following traits that you can change to meet the requirements of your organization's environment:

Trait

ACPByteSizeDeviceVersion

Description

This trait specifies the minimum version of the BlackBerry Device

Software that can receive 8 bytes of ACP data. The typical amount of

ACP data that BlackBerry devices can receive is 4 bytes. The

BlackBerry Enterprise Server check-s the value of this trait to find out how many bytes of ACP data to send to devices. If the version of the

BlackBerry Device Software that the device is running is earlier than the version that this trait specifies, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the device 4 bytes of ACP data instead of 8 bytes.

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Trait

ActiveDirectoryLDAPConnectTimeout

BASIsProxyWPADOptionEnabled

Description

If you do not configure this trait, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends 8 bytes of ACP data to the device.

This trait specifies the number of seconds that the BlackBerry

Administration Service waits for the BlackBerry Administration

Service and the Microsoft Active Directory to connect over LDAP before the connection times out.

The default value is 5.

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Administration Service uses the Web Proxy Autodiscovery protocol to discover proxy servers automatically. If you want to enable the Web Proxy Autodiscovery protocol, change the value to 1. If you want to disable the Web Proxy

Autodiscovery protocol, change the value to 0.

If you do not change the value to 1, the Web Proxy Autodiscovery protocol is not enabled.

For more information, see

Configure the BlackBerry Administration

Service to use Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol to discover a proxy server .

BASNumberOfAdditionalWiredApplicationsToIncl udeInACP

This trait specifies the number of additional wired applications to include in the application control policy when reconciling applications.

BASPASBundleRequestVersionSupport This trait specifies the version of the BundleRequest.xml file that the

BlackBerry Infrastructure supports.

The default version is 1.0.

BASProxyBasicAuthPassword and

BASProxyBasicAuthUID

If the BlackBerry Administration Service uses HTTP basic authentication to authenticate with a proxy server, these traits specify the password and user name that the BlackBerry Administration

Service can use. You can specify the password and user name for a

BlackBerry Administration Service instance, or for all the BlackBerry

Administration Service instances in the BlackBerry Domain. If you do not configure these traits, you cannot use HTTP basic authentication for proxy authentication.

For more information, see

Configure the BlackBerry Administration

Service to use HTTP basic authentication .

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DocumentThrottleMaxDocOpen

DominoDisableConfirmEmailDelivery

DominoSmartSyncDays

DominoSmartSyncEnable

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Description

This trait specifies the maximum number of documents that have the same Universal Note ID that the BlackBerry Messaging Agent can open.

If you do not configure this trait, there is no limit to the number of documents that have the same Universal Note ID that the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent can open.

This trait specifies whether a BlackBerry device user can append the word "confirm" to the subject of an email message to receive an automatic confirmation that the email message was delivered to the intended recipient. If you want to permit the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent to send confirmations automatically when the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent delivers email messages, change the value to false

(0). If you want to prevent the BlackBerry Messaging Agent from sending confirmations automatically when the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent delivers email messages, change the value to true (1).

The default value is false (0), the BlackBerry Messaging Agent sends confirmations automatically when the BlackBerry Messaging Agent delivers email messages.

This trait specifies how many days in the calendar, after the current date, that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server checks for calendar errors on devices. You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to check for calendar errors for a user account, all user accounts that you associate with a specific BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or all user accounts.

The default value is 1.

For more information, see

Configure the range of days to check for calendar synchronization errors

.

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server checks for calendar errors on devices. You can configure the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to check for calendar errors for a specific user account, all user accounts that you associate with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server, or all user accounts. If you want the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to check for calendar errors on devices, change the value to true (1).

The default value is false (0), the BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not check for calendar errors on devices.

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DominoSmartSyncSchedule

DominoSmartSyncSendUpdate

DominoSmartSyncStartWindow

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Description

For more information, see Turn on corrective calendar synchronization .

This trait specifies when the calendar synchronization process runs.

You can configure the calendar synchronization process to start running on multiple recurring days or on only one recurring day for a user account, all user accounts that you associate with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server, or all user accounts.

The default value is Daily.

For more information, see

Configure when corrective calendar synchronization runs .

This trait specifies whether the calendar synchronization process writes calendar synchronization errors to the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent log file, or writes the errors to the log file and corrects the calendar synchronization errors on devices. You can configure the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent to correct calendar synchronization errors automatically for a specific user account, all user accounts that you associate with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or all user accounts. If you want the BlackBerry Messaging Agent to correct calendar synchronization errors automatically, change the value to true (1).

The default value is false (0), the BlackBerry Messaging Agent does not correct calendar synchronization errors automatically.

For more information, see Permit the calendar synchronization process to correct errors automatically .

This trait specifies the duration of the time window, in minutes, that calendar synchronization sessions are distributed randomly to throttle the calendar synchronization process. The time window starts at the time that you specify for DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour. The minimum value is 20 minutes, the maximum value is 1440 minutes

(24 hours).

The default value is 60 minutes, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server distributes calendar synchronization sessions randomly over a onehour time window starting at the time specified for

DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour.

For more information, see

Configure throttling for corrective calendar synchronization

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DominoSmartSyncTriggerHour

DominoSuppressBodyOfSentItems

EnableNNEIDFileProvisioning

MailstoreAddressRefreshEnabled

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Description

This trait specifies when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server checks for calendar synchronization errors on devices. You can configure the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server to check for calendar synchronization errors on devices at a specific hour for a specific user account, all user accounts that you associate with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or all user accounts.

The default value is 0, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server checks for calendar synchronization errors on devices at 12:00 AM.

For more information, see

Configure when corrective calendar synchronization runs .

This trait specifies whether the body of an email message is included in an email message sent to a device when the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server synchronizes email messages that an email application sends.

The default value is false (0), the body of an email message is sent to a device.

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can synchronize IBM Notes .id files with the Notes ID vault automatically and send the files to devices. Devices require the Notes .id files to support Notes encryption. If you want the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to synchronize Notes .id files with the Notes ID vault automatically and send the files to devices, change the value to true

(1). If you do not want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to synchronize Notes .id files automatically with the Notes ID vault and send the files to devices, change the value to false (0).

The default value is true (1), the BlackBerry Enterprise Server synchronizes Notes .id files with the Notes ID vault automatically and sends the files to devices.

For more information, see

Configure BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances to import Notes .id files to BlackBerry devices

.

This trait specifies whether you want the BlackBerry Mail Store

Service to update the user directory in the BlackBerry Configuration

Database. If you want the BlackBerry Mail Store Service to update the user directory in the BlackBerry Configuration Database, change the value to true (1). If you do not want the BlackBerry Mail Store Service to update the user directory in the BlackBerry Configuration

Database, change the value to false (0).

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Trait

MailstorePublicFolderLookupEnabled

Description

The default value is true (1), the BlackBerry Mail Store Service updates the user directory in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

For more information, see

Configure the BlackBerry Mail Store

Service instance that updates the contact list .

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Administration Service looks up public folders and displays them in the list of public contact folders. When an organization has a large number of public folders available, it can take longer than expected for the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent to display the folders and the BlackBerry

Administration Service might time out. If you want to turn off the look up function, change the value to false (0). If you turn off the look up function, you can access the BlackBerry Messaging Agent in the

BlackBerry Administration Service but you cannot see the list of available public folders in the Email component page in the

BlackBerry Administration Service.

The default value is true (1), the BlackBerry Administration Service looks up public folders.

MaxDomainSlowSyncsPerMin

MaxPollCycleCountForHungSlowSync This trait specifies the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry

Synchronization Service polls a device to determine if there is a hung synchronization event.

The default value of 10.

MaxPollCycleCountForNoResponseToSlowSync This trait specifies the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry

Synchronization Service polls a device to determine if the device is out of a wireless coverage area or if wireless synchronization is disabled on the device.

The default value is 2.

MaxSyncServerSlowSyncsInProcess

This trait specifies the maximum number of full synchronization events that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can process each minute, in a BlackBerry Domain.

The default value is 300.

This trait specifies the maximum number of full synchronization events that a BlackBerry Synchronization Service can start before it schedules more full synchronization events.

The default value is 10.

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MaxSyncServerSlowSyncsPerMin

MonitorJunkEmailFolderForETP

Description

This trait specifies the maximum number of pending full synchronization events that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service can process each minute.

The default value is 30.

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Messaging Agent monitors the Junk folder and the Inbox for email messages that include an etp.dat attachment. When the activation process over the wireless network begins, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends an email message that includes an etp.dat attachment from the blackberry.net domain to the email account of the user. In some scenarios, antispam software applications that the messaging server or gateway uses filters the email messages and places them in the Junk folder. If you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to monitor the Junk folder for activation messages, change the value to true (1) and restart the

BlackBerry Controller.

The default value is false (0), the BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not monitor the Junk folder for activation messages.

NumberOfUserTargetTypeForSlowSyncInParallel This trait specifies how many different types of organizer data, such as tasks, memos, and contacts, the BlackBerry Synchronization

Service can synchronize at the same time during a full synchronization event.

The default value is 10.

OutOfOfficeAPIEnable

PolicySRPWhitelist

This trait specifies whether you want to turn on the use of the out-ofoffice API that is available in Notes 8.5.1 and later. If this trait is configured to false (0), the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses a previous implementation for the out-of-office functionality on devices, which does not work correctly if a user turns on the out-of-office service mode in Notes.

The default value is true (1), the out-of-office API in Notes 8.5.1 and later is used.

This trait specifies a list of calendar services, messaging services, and browser services that a device can connect to when you turn off the

Allow Other Browser Services IT policy rule. To specify a list of services that the device can connect to, type the SRP IDs of the services. Separate the SRP IDs with a comma (,).

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Trait

PolicyEnterpriseWipeCommandOrderTraitType

PolicyThrottlingAppPush

PolicyThrottlingInProcessJobs

PolicyThrottlingMaxBESJobs

Description

The default value is empty, a device cannot connect to calendar services, messaging services, and browser services that your organization does not provide.

This trait specifies the order for commands that run when the

BlackBerry Policy Service sends the "Delete only the organization data and remove device" IT administration command to a device. The value is a string that contains the command IDs separated by a colon

(:), for example, commandId1:commandId2.

The default value is 3:18.

Contact a BlackBerry Technical Support representative before you change the default value of this trait.

This trait specifies whether the BlackBerry Policy Service uses throttling to send applications the same way that it throttles IT policies and service books. If you want the BlackBerry Policy Service to send applications using throttling in the same way that it throttles

IT policies and service books, change the value to true (1). If you do not want the BlackBerry Policy Service to send applications using throttling in the same way that it throttles IT policies and service books, change the value to false (0).

The default value is false (0), the BlackBerry Policy Service does not use throttling to send applications the same way that it throttles IT policies and service books.

For more information, see

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for application polling

.

This trait specifies the maximum number of processes for IT policies or processes for service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can run at one time before the BlackBerry Policy Service schedules additional processes for IT policies or service books.

The default value is 30.

For more information, see

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books .

This trait specifies the maximum number of IT policies and service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can send to devices each minute.

The default value is 100.

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PolicyThrottlingMaxDomainJobs

PolicyThrottlingP2PKeyRate

PrepopulatePIMForNotesUsers

RouterAutoDiscoveryMethod

SlowSyncPollCycleInterval

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Description

For more information, see

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books .

This trait specifies the maximum number of IT policies and service books that all BlackBerry Policy Service instances can send to devices each minute.

The default value is 300.

For more information, see

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books .

This trait specifies the maximum number of processes for PIN encryption keys that a BlackBerry Policy Service can process at one time before the BlackBerry Policy Service schedules additional processes for PIN encryption keys.

The default value is 60.

For more information, see

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for PIN encryption keys .

This trait specifies whether administrators can change the PIM location for roaming. If you want to permit administrators to change the PIM location for roaming, change the value to false (0). If you do not want to permit administrators to change the PIM location for roaming, change the value to true (1) and the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent determines the PIM location.

The default value is true (1), administrators cannot change the PIM location for roaming.

This trait specifies the method that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses to update the list of BlackBerry Router instances in the

BlackBerry Configuration Database. If you want the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to compile the list of BlackBerry Router instances automatically, change the value to true (1). If you want the

BlackBerry Router instances to provide the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server with the list of BlackBerry Router instances, change the value to false (0).

The default value is true (1), the BlackBerry Enterprise Server compiles the list of BlackBerry Router instances automatically.

This trait specifies the interval (in minutes) between the times that the BlackBerry Synchronization Service reviews the list of users, to

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Trait

ServerHealthPercentage

UserHealthPercentage

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Description determine how many pending full synchronization events can be scheduled based on the throttling parameters.

The default value is 2.

This trait specifies the percentage of messaging servers that are healthy. The BlackBerry Dispatcher uses this trait to change the

Connection to the messaging server(s) health parameter. If this health parameter indicates that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise

Server is unhealthy and you turn on automatic failover, the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server starts the failover process. You can change the percentage for this trait to customize the percentage of messaging servers that must be unhealthy before an automatic failover occurs in your organization's environment.

The default value is 75%.

For more information, see

Change when automatic failover occurs by customizing the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers .

This trait specifies the percentage of user accounts that are healthy.

The BlackBerry Dispatcher uses this trait to change the User accounts health parameter. If either of the health parameters indicate that the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server is unhealthy and you turn on automatic failover, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server starts the failover process. You can change the percentage for this trait to customize the percentage of user accounts that must be unhealthy before an automatic failover occurs in your organization's environment.

The default value is 75%.

For more information, see

Change when automatic failover occurs by customizing the health parameters for user accounts and messaging servers .

Managing BlackBerry CAL keys

BlackBerry CAL keys control how many user accounts can exist on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server at the same time. If you exceed the number of user accounts that can exist on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the BlackBerry Administration

Service informs you that you require more BlackBerry CAL keys.

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If you use a temporary evaluation version of a BlackBerry CAL key and the BlackBerry CAL key expires, the BlackBerry

Dispatcher stops all synchronization between the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry devices. You must purchase a new BlackBerry CAL key before you can restart the BlackBerry Dispatcher. If you use a temporary evaluation version of a CAL key, you cannot reuse the temporary BlackBerry CAL key after you purchase a permanent BlackBerry CAL key.

To help you transfer BlackBerry CAL keys to computers in other BlackBerry Domain instances or troubleshoot BlackBerry

CAL key issues, copy the BlackBerry CAL keys from the BlackBerry Administration Service to a text file.

Add or delete a BlackBerry CAL key

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the License key section, perform one of the following actions:

• To add a BlackBerry CAL key, type the information for the BlackBerry CAL key. Click the Add icon.

• To delete a BlackBerry CAL key, click the Delete icon.

5.

Click Save all.

Copy a BlackBerry CAL key to a text file

You can copy a BlackBerry CAL key to a text file and save it on a computer for reference if you want to transfer CAL keys to a different BlackBerry Enterprise Server or troubleshoot BlackBerry CAL key issues.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2.

Click BlackBerry Administration Service.

3.

Click Edit component.

4.

In the License key section, highlight and right-click the BlackBerry CAL key.

5.

Click Copy.

6.

Open a text editor.

7.

Paste the BlackBerry CAL key into the file.

8.

Save the file.

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Configuring the BlackBerry Mail Store

Service instance that updates the contact list

The BlackBerry Configuration Database contains your organization's contact list and a list of BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances. By default, the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance that you installed with the first BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance that appears in the list updates the contact list. If you prevent the BlackBerry Mail Store Service that you installed with the first BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance from updating the contact list, the next available BlackBerry

Mail Store Service instance in the list updates the contact list.

By default, if you install multiple BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances, each instance can update the contact list in the

BlackBerry Configuration Database. The first BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance that updates the contact list prevents the other instances from also updating the contact list. Each BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance searches for time stamp information in the BlackBerry Configuration Database to determine if another BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance is updating the contact list already before it starts to update the contact list.

You must verify that at least one BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance can update the contact list in the BlackBerry

Configuration Database so that the BlackBerry Administration Service can access the latest contact list information when you create and manage user accounts. If you prevent all of the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances from updating the contact list, the BlackBerry Configuration Database might not contain the contact information for all user accounts on your organization's messaging server.

If the BlackBerry Configuration Database does not contain contact information for a user account, you cannot create the user account by searching for the contact information in the BlackBerry Administration Service. You can only create the user account if you use the Add from company directory option in the BlackBerry Administration Service. The Add from company directory option permits the BlackBerry Mail Store Service to search the contact information that is stored in the messaging environment so that you can create the user account even if the BlackBerry Configuration Database does not contain the contact information for the user account.

How the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances update multiple contact lists

If your organization's environment includes IBM Domino and you configured multiple contact lists or IBM Notes Address

Books, all of the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances might not have permission to read all of the contact lists. By default, if you configured multiple contact lists, a BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance can update some of the contact lists while the other BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances update other contact lists. To optimize the performance of the

BlackBerry Mail Store Service instances, you can configure only one BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance to update all of the contact lists.

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Configure the BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance that updates the contact list

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation media to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To permit a BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance to update the contact list, type Traittool -host

<instance_name> -trait MailstoreAddressRefreshEnabled -set true, where <instance_name> is the name of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you installed the BlackBerry Mail Store Service with.

• To prevent a BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance from updating the contact list, type Traittool -host

<instance_name> -trait MailstoreAddressRefreshEnabled -set false, where <instance_name> is the name of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that you installed the BlackBerry Mail Store Service with.

5.

Repeat step 4 for each BlackBerry Mail Store Service instance.

Configure how users search for email addresses in a Hosted BlackBerry services environment

If multiple organizations subscribe to your organization's Hosted BlackBerry services, these organizations might locate user accounts in different IBM Domino domains on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. By default, if a user tries to look up the contact information for another user who is located in a different IBM Domino domain, the information does not appear. You can change the default behavior when organizations locate user accounts in different IBM Domino domains.

1.

On the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, open the Registry Editor.

2.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

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Create a DWORD value named ALPAllLocalLookups.

4.

Change the value to 1.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Controller.

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Configure Hosted BlackBerry services when your organization’s customers have full control of their subtree in Microsoft Active

Directory

You can configure the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to search for contact information or calendar availability within subtrees in a Microsoft Active Directory that you configured for multi-tenancy. When you configure the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to search within subtrees, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server searches the Microsoft Active Directory using the organizational unit information that is included in the distinguished name of the BlackBerry device users.

Before you begin:

• Verify that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server version is version 5.0 SP2 or later.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, click Start > Run.

2.

Type regedit. Click OK.

3.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Agents.

4.

Create a DWORD value named LDAPUseScopedSearch.

5.

Change the value to 1.

6.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Controller.

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Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling

You can configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance to limit the database usage of the BlackBerry Policy Service when it performs the following actions:

• sends IT policies and service books that you update to all BlackBerry devices that are associated with the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance that the BlackBerry Policy Service runs on

• sends updated PIN encryption keys to all devices that are associated with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that the BlackBerry Policy Service runs on

• performs an application poll to verify whether the BlackBerry Policy Service must send applications to all devices that are associated with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that the BlackBerry Policy Service runs on

You can configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling using the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool. You can access the

BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool in the Tools folder of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files.

View the current settings for BlackBerry Policy Service throttling

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts the primary BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Type traittool -global -list

5.

Press ENTER.

If the BlackBerry Enterprise Trait Tool does not list any BlackBerry Policy Service throttling traits, no BlackBerry

Policy Service throttling traits have been changed from their default values.

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Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books

If the BlackBerry Policy Service detects that you updated an IT policy or service book in the BlackBerry Configuration

Database, it schedules a task to create and deliver the IT policy or service book to BlackBerry device users that must receive the update. The BlackBerry Policy Service tries to process tasks as fast as the server permits, which can result in an unexpected increase in CPU usage and database usage.

Because you cannot synchronize multiple BlackBerry Policy Service instances on multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances, an update to an IT policy or service book that affects many users on multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances can increase the CPU usage and database usage significantly for a long period of time. The increased CPU usage and database usage can lead to unexpected behavior such as database updates not completing.

To avoid this scenario, you can throttle the processing of IT policies and service books. You can specify the maximum number of processes for IT policies and service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can run at one time before the

BlackBerry Policy Service schedules additional processes for IT policies and service books. You can also specify the maximum number of IT policies and service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can send to devices each minute and the maximum number of IT policies and service books that all BlackBerry Policy Service instances can send to devices each minute.

If you configure throttling, the BlackBerry Policy Service determines which users that are associated with the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance that the BlackBerry Policy Service runs on require a new IT policy or service book. The

BlackBerry Policy Service also determines how many users to schedule for processing in the next 60 seconds. The

BlackBerry Policy Service then schedules the same number of users for processing at equal intervals over the next 60 seconds to distribute the usage on the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

The BlackBerry Policy Service only applies throttling when it automatically detects updates to IT policies or service books.

The BlackBerry database notification system starts automatic detection. If you configure the BlackBerry database notification system to be turned off, a five-minute timer starts automatic detection. The BlackBerry Policy Service does not apply throttling when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server requests IT policies or service books during device activation or when you request that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server send IT policies or service books to users.

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for IT policies and service books

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts the primary BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To configure the maximum number of processes that a BlackBerry Policy Service can run for IT policies and services books at one time before the BlackBerry Policy Service schedules additional processes, type traittool global -trait PolicyThrottlingInProcessJobs -set <value>, where <value> is 0 or greater. The default value is 30.

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• To configure the maximum number of IT policies and service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can send to

BlackBerry devices each minute, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingMaxBESJobs -set <value>, where

<value> is 1 or greater. The default value is 100.

• To configure the maximum number of IT policies and service books that all BlackBerry Policy Service instances can send to devices each minute, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingMaxDomainJobs -set <value>, where <value> is 1 or greater. The default value is 300.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: Configuring the maximum number of IT policies or service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can send

If you want to configure the maximum number of IT policies or service books that a BlackBerry Policy Service can send to 500, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingMaxDomainJobs -set 500.

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for PIN encryption keys

If the BlackBerry Policy Service detects that you updated the PIN encryption keys in the BlackBerry Configuration

Database, the BlackBerry Policy Service verifies which BlackBerry device users require a new key and then schedules a certain number of users at equal intervals over the next 60 second period. The default setting is 60, or one process per second. You can adjust the number of users that the BlackBerry Policy Service schedules over the 60 second interval using throttling.

The BlackBerry Policy Service only applies throttling when it automatically detects updates to the PIN encryption keys. The

BlackBerry database notification system starts automatic detection. If you turn off the BlackBerry database notification system, a five-minute timer starts automatic detection.

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for PIN encryption keys

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts the primary BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

To configure the maximum number of processes for PIN encryption keys that a BlackBerry Policy Service can process at one time before it schedules additional processes, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingP2PKeyRate -set

<value>, where <value> is 0 or greater. The default value is 60. If you configure a value of 0, theBlackBerry Policy

Service will not throttle the processes to update PIN encryption keys.

5.

Press ENTER.

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Example: Configuring the maximum number of processes for PIN encryption keys

If you want to configure the maximum number of processes for PIN encryption keys to 30, you can type traittool global -trait PolicyThrottlingP2PKeyRate -set 30.

Configuring BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for application polling

The BlackBerry Policy Service performs application polling to verify when it must send applications to all BlackBerry devices that are associated with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance that the BlackBerry Policy Service runs on. You can configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance to limit the database usage of the BlackBerry Policy Service when it sends applications to devices.

If you do not configure throttling, the BlackBerry Policy Service tries to process tasks as fast as the server permits, which might result in an unexpected increase in CPU usage and database usage. If you configure throttling, the BlackBerry Policy

Service sends applications to devices using the same method that it uses to throttle IT policies and service books.

Configure BlackBerry Policy Service throttling for application polling

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation file to a computer that hosts the primary BlackBerry Enterprise

Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to <extracted_folder>\tools.

4.

Perform one of the following actions:

• To configure the BlackBerry Policy Service to send applications using the same method that it uses to throttle IT policies and service books, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingAppPush -set true.

• To configure the BlackBerry Policy Service to not send applications using throttling, and to process the requests as quickly as possible, type traittool -global -trait PolicyThrottlingAppPush -set false.

The default value is false.

5.

Press ENTER.

Delete a BlackBerry Policy Service throttling setting

1.

Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files to a computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

2.

Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.

3.

At the command prompt, navigate to the Tools folder where the TraitTool.exe file is located.

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4.

Type traittool -global -trait <trait_name> -erase, where <trait_name> is the configuration that you want to delete.

5.

Press ENTER.

Example: Deleting a BlackBerry Policy Service throttling setting

If you want to delete the maximum number of IT policies and service books that all BlackBerry Policy Service instances can send to BlackBerry devices each minute, type traittool -global -trait

PolicyThrottlingMaxDomainJobs -erase.

Change the port number that BlackBerry

Enterprise Server components use to connect to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database

You can change the static port number that BlackBerry Enterprise Server components use if you changed the port number that the BlackBerry Configuration Database uses after you install the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

By default, the BlackBerry Configuration Database accepts TCP/IP connections to port 1433 on a Microsoft SQL Server.

The BlackBerry Configuration Database accepts connections through ports 1024 to 65535.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, open the BlackBerry Configuration Panel.

2.

In the Database Connectivity tab, in the Use dynamic ports or specify SQL port field, type the port number.

3.

Click Apply.

4.

Click OK.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the appropriate service for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

6.

Repeat steps 1 to 5 on each computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that connects to the

BlackBerry Configuration Database.

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Change the port number that the syslog tools use to monitor BlackBerry Enterprise

Server events

You can change the port number that the syslog tools listen on to monitor BlackBerry Enterprise Server events. By default, the syslog tools listen to events for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server on port 514.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, open the Windows Registry Editor.

2.

Perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

3.

In the Logging Info registry key, click a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

4.

If the DWORD value does not exist, create a DWORD value that you name (Default).

5.

Change the DWORD value to the port number that the syslog tools listen on.

6.

Click OK.

7.

In the Windows Services, restart the service for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Component Monitoring

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How the BlackBerry Controller monitors the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

The BlackBerry Controller enables the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to continue running if nonresponsive threads occur or

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services become inactive. The BlackBerry Controller monitors the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent, the extension plug-ins for the BlackBerry Messaging Agent, and the BlackBerry Dispatcher so that the BlackBerry

Controller can detect when to start, restart, or stop the services. The BlackBerry Controller can also restart other

BlackBerry Enterprise Server services if they stop responding.

Services that require database access are installed in manual start mode and the BlackBerry Controller starts the services when the BlackBerry Dispatcher verifies the connection to the database. Other services are installed in automatic start mode, and by default, the BlackBerry Controller restarts the services if the BlackBerry Controller detects that the services are inactive. By default, the BlackBerry Controller also restarts services if the BlackBerry Controller detects nonresponsive threads or that a service is inactive for a long period of time.

Registry keys determine how the BlackBerry Controller monitors the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components and restarts the services that are associated with the components. You can change the default behavior of the BlackBerry Controller by creating new registry keys and changing the default values of the registry keys.

The BlackBerry Controller also monitors the IBM Domino server that is installed on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (as either a service or an application).

Change how the BlackBerry Controller restarts the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent

Before you begin: To create a user.dmp file, or to use a user.dmp file as a data collection option, you must download and install the User Mode Process Dumper application that is included as a part of the Microsoft OEM Support Tools.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, open the Registry Editor.

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2.

In the left pane, perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

3.

Click Controller.

4.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task Steps

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent.

1. Create a DWORD value that is named RestartAgentsOnCrash.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

3. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent if the BlackBerry Messaging Agent stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent if the BlackBerry Messaging Agent stops responding, type 1.

Change the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent restarts daily.

1. Create a DWORD value that is named MaxAgentRestartPerDay.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

3. In the Value data field, type a value.

The default maximum number of restarts that can occur daily is ten.

Change the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry Controller requests IBM Domino to restart the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent daily.

1. Double-click MaxAgentLaunchesPerDay.

2. In the Value data field, type a value.

The default maximum number of requests that can occur daily is 100.

Change the number of minutes that the BlackBerry Controller waits for

NSD to finish if it is running when the

BlackBerry Controller tries to restart

IBM Domino and the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent.

Change the maximum number of missed health checks that can occur before the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent restarts.

1. Double-click WaitForNSDToComplete.

2. In the Value data field, type a value.

The default number of minutes is 30.

1. Create a DWORD value that is named WaitToRestartAgentOnHung.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

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Task

Prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent when a nonresponsive thread occurs.

Steps

3. In the Value data field, type a value that is greater than four, which provides the BlackBerry Controller with sufficient time to monitor thread health checks before the BlackBerry Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent.

The default value is 6.

Health checks occur every ten minutes. If a health check does not receive a response from the thread that that the BlackBerry Controller monitors, the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server tracks the missed health check in the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent log file as the wait count.

Example:

[20148] (05/12 12:21:00):{0xC28} Thread: *** No

Response *** Thread Id=0xB00, Handle=0x558,

WaitCount=2

1. Create a DWORD value that is named WaitToRestartAgentOnHung.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

3. In the Value data field, type 0.

The default value is 6.

Prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent for a specific time range if the BlackBerry Controller detects a nonresponsive thread.

Change the maximum number of user.dmp files that each BlackBerry

1. Create a DWORD value that is named

RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutFrom.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

3. In the Base section, select the Decimal option.

4. In the Value data field, type the lowest value of the time range.

The values range from 0 to 23, where 0 is 12:00 AM and 23 is 11:00 PM.

5. Create a DWORD value that is named RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutTo.

6. Double-click the new DWORD value.

7. In the Base section, select the Decimal option.

8. In the Value data field, type the highest value of the time range.

For example, if you configure the RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutFrom value to eight and the RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutTo value to 17, the

BlackBerry Controller does not restart the BlackBerry Messaging Agent between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM if it detects a nonresponsive thread.

To turn off the time range, in the RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutFrom and

RestartAgentOnHungBlackoutTo value fields, type 0.

1. Create a DWORD value that is named MaxUserDumpPerDay.

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Task Steps

Enterprise Server creates daily before the BlackBerry Controller restarts the

BlackBerry Messaging Agent.

2. Double-click the new DWORD value.

3. In the Value data field, type a value.

The default value is 3.

To turn off the daily creation of user.dmp files, change the

MaxUserDumpPerDay value field to 0.

5.

Click OK.

Change how the BlackBerry Controller restarts a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server service

By default, the BlackBerry Controller restarts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server service if it stops responding.

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component that you want to change, open the Registry

Editor.

2.

In the left pane, perform one of the following actions:

• If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research In

Motion.

• If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion.

3.

Perform any of the following tasks:

Task Steps

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Attachment Service.

1. Click BBAttachServer.

2. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

3. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Attachment Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry

Attachment Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Collaboration Service.

1. Click BlackBerry Collaboration Service.

2. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

3. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

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• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Collaboration Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry

Collaboration Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service.

1. Click BlackBerry Mobile Data Server.

2. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

3. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Router.

1. Click BlackBerryRouter.

2. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

3. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Router if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry Router if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Mail Store Service.

1. Navigate to BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2. Click MailStore.

3. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

4. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Mail Store Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry Mail

Store Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Policy Service.

1. Navigate to BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2. Click PolicyServer.

3. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

4. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

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Task Steps

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Policy Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry Policy

Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

Change how the BlackBerry

Controller restarts the BlackBerry

Synchronization Service.

1. Navigate to BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2. Click SyncServer.

3. Double-click the DWORD value that is named RestartOnCrash.

4. In the Value data field, perform one of the following actions:

• To prevent the BlackBerry Controller from restarting the BlackBerry

Synchronization Service if the service stops responding, type 0.

• To permit the BlackBerry Controller to restart the BlackBerry

Synchronization Service if the service stops responding, type 1.

4.

Click OK.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool

Configuring notifications using the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server Alert Tool

You can use the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool to monitor the Windows Event Log and send users that you define as notification recipients a notification message when the tool records a critical, error, warning, or informational event. You must configure notification settings for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server in your organization's BlackBerry Domain.

Change the default event monitoring level

By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool monitors critical events only.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Alert.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

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3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the SMTP host name field, type the SMTP host name of your organization's gateway in DNS format (for example, smtp.CompanyName.com).

5.

In the SMTP account name field, type the name of the SMTP account that you want to send notifications from.

6.

In the SMTP from address field, type the SMTP address that you want to send notifications and receive replies to notifications.

7.

In the Event level drop-down list, click one of the following menu items:

• To monitor level 0 events (critical), click Critical.

• To monitor all events up to and including level 1 (critical and error), click Error.

• To monitor all events up to and including level 2 (critical, error, and warning), click Warning.

• To monitor all events up to and including level 3 (critical, error, warning, and informational), click Informational.

8.

Click OK.

Define a notification recipient

You can specify a notification recipient for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool so that the contact receives notification messages in email or popup messages that appear on the screen. You can send popup messages to the contact if the Messenger service for Windows is running on the computer that you installed the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server Alert Tool on, and if the computer is not running Windows Server 2008. The contact receives popup messages only if the Messenger service is running on the contact's computer.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Alert.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the User name field, type the name of the contact.

5.

In the Event level drop-down list, click one of the following menu items:

• To send notification messages for the default event monitoring level, click Default.

• To send notification messages for all events up to and including level 1 (critical and error), click Error.

• To send notification messages for all events up to and including level 2 (critical, error, and warning), click

Warning.

• To send notification messages for all events up to and including level 3 (critical, error, warning, and informational), click Info.

6.

In the Email address field, type the recipient's email address.

7.

To send notification messages as popup messages on the contact's computer, in the Console field, type the name of the contact's computer.

8.

Click OK.

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Monitoring PIN messages, SMS text messages, and calls

Change the default location for the log files for PIN messages, SMS text messages, and calls

Note: The log files for PIN messages, SMS text messages, and calls store confidential information in plain-text format. To protect the information, you must restrict access to the location of the log files.

By default, the log files are stored in C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Logs. This is the same location that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component log files are stored in.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Synchronization.

2.

Click the instance that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Audit root directory field, type the path to the location where you want to save the log files.

5.

Click Save all.

Monitor PIN messages

You can use the log files for PIN messages to monitor the time and frequency when users send PIN messages from

BlackBerry devices. The log files are named using the format PINLog_<yyyymmdd>. By default, logging for PIN messages is turned off.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

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2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the PIM Synchronization tab, in the Disable PIN Messages Wireless Synchronization drop-down list, click No.

6.

Click Save all.

Monitor SMS text messages

You can use the log files for SMS text messages to monitor the time and the frequency when users send SMS text messages from BlackBerry devices. The log files are named using the format SMSLog_yyyymmdd. By default, logging for SMS text messages is turned off.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click an IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the PIM Synchronization tab, in the Disable SMS Messages Wireless Synchronization drop-down list, click No.

6.

Click Save all.

Turn off call logging

You can use the log files for calls to monitor the time and frequency when users make calls from BlackBerry devices. The log files are named using the format PhoneCallLog_<yyyymmdd>. By default, logging for calls is turned on.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Policy.

2.

Click Manage IT policies.

3.

In the list of IT policies, click the appropriate IT policy.

4.

Click Edit IT policy.

5.

On the PIM Synchronization tab, in the Disable Phone Call Log Wireless Synchronization drop-down list, click Yes.

6.

Click Save all.

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Log files for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components

You can use log files to record the activity of BlackBerry Enterprise Server components and troubleshoot issues with the components. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server creates a log file for each BlackBerry Enterprise Server component and saves the log files on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server saves the log files in C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Logs. Each BlackBerry

Enterprise Server instance saves the log files in folders that it creates daily and organizes by date. To prevent the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files from taking up too much disk space, you can change how BlackBerry Enterprise

Server components create and delete log files.

By default, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server names log files

<server_name>_<component_identifier>_<instance>_<yyyymmdd>_<log_number>.txt (for example,

BBServer01_MAGT_01_20070120_0001.txt). An event that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server writes to a log file begins with a five-digit number, where the first digit represents the logging level. For example, the following log file entry logs level

3, which are informational level events: [30000] (03/12 14:03:42.315):{0x18CC} [ENV] Computer Host Name: host_name.

Changing the location where BlackBerry Enterprise

Server components save log files

Change the location where BlackBerry Enterprise Server components save log files

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Log file path field, type the path where you want to save the log files.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On each computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service, in the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

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Store the log files for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components in one folder

You can store the log files for BlackBerry Enterprise Server components in one folder instead of permitting the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to save the log files in folders that it creates daily and organizes by date.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Create folder for daily logs drop-down list, click False.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On each computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service, in the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

Changing how BlackBerry Enterprise Server components create log files

Add a prefix to the file names of the log files for BlackBerry Enterprise

Server components

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

Click Edit instance.

4.

In the General section, in the Log file prefix field, type the prefix that you want to add to the log files.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On each computer that hosts a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service, in the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.

Change the maximum size of the log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server component

When the log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component reaches its maximum size, the BlackBerry Enterprise

Server either creates an additional log file for the component or overwrites the current one, depending on whether you turn on log auto-roll.

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By default, log auto-roll is turned on for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, which means that the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server creates an additional log file when the current log file reaches its maximum size.

You can specify a different maximum size for each log file.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Maximum size of daily log files (MB) field, type the file size.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Change the logging level for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component

You can select whether the information that you save to the log files is detailed or limited by changing the logging level for a

BlackBerry Enterprise Server component. A more detailed logging level can help you troubleshoot issues with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server component.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Log level drop-down list, click one of the following menu items:

• To write error messages to the log files, click Error.

• To write warning messages to the log files, click Warning.

• To write daily activities to the log files, click Informational.

• To write additional information to the log files that can help you troubleshoot issues with your organization's environment, click Debug.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Create an additional log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component when the current log file reaches its maximum size

If you turn on log auto-roll for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server creates a new log file for the component when the current log file reaches the maximum size. If you turn off log auto-roll for a BlackBerry

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Enterprise Server component, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server overwrites the current log file for the component when the log file reaches the maximum size. By default, log auto-roll is turned on for all BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Log auto-roll drop-down list, click True.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Change the identifier of the log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component

You can identify the log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component by the identifier that is included in the file name.

For example, a log file that is named BBServer01_SYNC_01_20080120_001.txt uses the default component identifier

SYNC to identify the BlackBerry Synchronization Service component.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Log identifier field, type a new identifier name.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Prevent a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component from creating a daily log file

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Daily file creation drop-down list, click False.

5.

Click Save all.

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6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Configure when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server deletes a log file

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Maximum age of daily log files field, type the number of days that you want the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server to delete the log files after.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Change the character encoding of the log file for a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server component

You can change the character encoding of the log files of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component so that the encoding supports the tools that you use to parse and examine the log files. You can specify a different character encoding for each

BlackBerry Enterprise Server component. You can use the ANSI, UTF-8, and UTF-16LE character encoding methods.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that contains the logging settings that you want to change.

3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In each section, in the Log encoding drop-down list, click one of the following character encodings:

• ANSI

• UTF-8

• UTF-16LE

5.

Click Save all.

6.

On the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the components that contain the logging settings that you changed.

Restore logging settings to default values for all components

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Logging.

2.

Click the instance that you want to restore to default values.

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3.

On the Logging details tab, click Edit instance.

4.

Click Reset logging defaults.

5.

Click Save all.

6.

For the changes to take effect, perform any of the following actions to restart the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services:

• To restart services other than the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, locate and restart the services that you restored to default values.

• To restart the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration

Service, in the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry Administration Service - Native Code Container service.

Component identifiers for log files

You can identify the names for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files using the following component identifiers:

BBIM

CBCK

CMNG

CNTS

ConfigTool

CONN

CTRL

DBNS

Component identifier

ACNV

ALRT

ASCL

ASMN

ASRV

BBAS-AS

BBAS-NCC

Logging component

BlackBerry Attachment Service attachment conversion

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Alert Tool

BlackBerry Attachment Service client

BlackBerry Attachment Service attachment monitor

BlackBerry Attachment Service component

BlackBerry Administration Service – Application Server

BlackBerry Administration Service – Native Code Container

BlackBerry Instant Messaging backup connector management connector

IBM Notes connector

BlackBerry Enterprise Server configuration tool

BlackBerry Synchronization Connector

BlackBerry Controller

BlackBerry database notification service

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MDAT

POLC

ROUT

SYNC

TAT

Component identifier

DISP

EXTS

HHCG

MAGT

MAST

Logging component

BlackBerry Dispatcher extension connector

BlackBerry Configuration Panel

BlackBerry Messaging Agent

BlackBerry Mail Store Service

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

BlackBerry Policy Service

BlackBerry Router

BlackBerry Synchronization Service

BlackBerry Threshold Analysis Tool

BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files

Changing how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service creates a log file

Change the logging level for BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files

You can change the logging level for the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log file, which includes the event log, UDP log files, and TCP log files.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click an instance of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the Logging tab, click Edit instance.

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4.

In the File logging destination, UDP logging destination, TCP logging destination, or EventLog logging destination sections, select one of the following logging levels from the Log level drop-down list:

• To write events to the log files, click Event.

• To write error messages to the log files, click Error.

• To write warning messages to the log files, click Warning.

• To write daily activities to the log files, click Informational.

• To write additional information to the log files that can help you troubleshoot issues with the BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service, click Debug.

5.

Click Save all.

Change the interval that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service writes information to a log file

The interval that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service writes information to a log file applies to all BlackBerry MDS

Connection Service log files, including the event log, UDP log files, and TCP log files.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click an instance of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the Logging tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In the File logging destination section, in the Log timer interval field, type the interval in milliseconds.

The default value is 30000.

5.

Click Save all.

Change the host and port number that the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service connects to when it sends UDP log file messages

The SNMP agent for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server receives UDP log file messages from the same host and port number that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connects to when it sends UDP log messages.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click an instance of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the Logging tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In the UDP logging destination section, in the Location field, type the host name and port number using the format

<host_name>:<port_number>.

5.

Click Save all.

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Change the host and port number that the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service connects to when it sends TCP log file messages

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click an instance of the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

3.

On the Logging tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In the TCP logging destination section, in the Location field, type the host name and port number using the format

<host_name>:<port_number>.

5.

Click Save all.

Configure BlackBerry MDS Connection Service to log DSML information

1.

On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research In

Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\MDS\Servers\instance\config.

2.

In any text editor, open the rimpublic.properties file.

3.

In the rimpublic.properties file, type application.handler.dsml.logging=Yes.

4.

Save and close the rimpublic.properties file.

5.

In the Windows Services, restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service service.

Change the activities that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service writes to a log file

The settings for the activities that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service writes to a log file apply to all log files, including the event log, UDP log files, and TCP log files.

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > MDS Connection Service.

2.

Click a BlackBerry MDS Connection Service instance.

3.

On the Logging tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In the Logging section, perform any of the following tasks:

Task Steps

Do not trace how data packets travel inside the SRP network layer from the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service to the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

In the SRP logging turned on drop-down list, click No.

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Task

Do not trace how data packets travel inside the IPPP network layer from the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service to the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

Send logging information using UDP to a UDP server.

Steps

In the IPPP logging turned on drop-down list, click No.

Trace how data packets travel inside the gateway message envelope network layer from the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service to the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

Monitor HTTP headers for request and response messages that the web server sends or receives when users retrieve content from the Internet and intranet on

BlackBerry devices.

In the UDP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

In the GME logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

In the HTTP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

Monitor HTTP headers and the body of response messages that the web server sends when users retrieve content from the Internet and intranet on BlackBerry devices.

In the Verbose HTTP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

In the TLS logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

Monitor activity that occurs between the BlackBerry

MDS Connection Service and the target server when the

BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses a TLS connection.

Monitor the certificate revocation status that the

BlackBerry device retrieves from the OCSP server.

Monitor BlackBerry device requests to access a user profile or certificate from the LDAP directory.

In the OCSP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

In the LDAP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

Monitor CRLs that the BlackBerry device retrieves from the CRL server.

Monitor PGP key status and revocation information that the BlackBerry device retrieves from the PGP server.

In the CRL logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

In the PGP logging turned on drop-down list, click Yes.

5.

Click Save all.

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Using BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files to view information for proxied connections to BlackBerry devices

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server writes data for each BlackBerry device connection that the BlackBerry MDS Connection

Service proxies in the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files.

You can find the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

You can identify BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files by the component identifier MDAT in the log file name.

Log file example: BlackBerry device user initiates the proxied connection

<LAYER = IPPP, DEVICEPIN = u29, DOMAINNAME = test.rim.net, CONNECTION_TYPE =

DEVICE_CONN, CONNECTIONID = 852164874, DURATION(ms) = 3500, MFH_KBytes =

0.908, MTH_KBytes = 38.218, MFH_PACKET_COUNT = 1, MTH_PACKET_COUNT = 2>

Log file example: BlackBerry Enterprise Server initiates the proxied connection (push)

<LAYER = IPPP, DEVICEPIN = <devicepin>, DOMAINNAME = kmtestd,

CONNECTION_TYPE = PUSH_CONN, CONNECTIONID = -432667474, DURATION(ms) =

600090, MFH_KBytes = 0, MTH_KBytes = 10.477, MFH_PACKET_COUNT = 0,

MTH_PACKET_COUNT = 4>

Information in BlackBerry MDS Connection Service log files for proxied connections to BlackBerry devices

Attribute

LAYER

DEVICEPIN

DOMAINNAME

CONNECTION_TYPE

Description protocol layer that the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service uses to proxy

BlackBerry device connections

PIN or BlackBerry Enterprise Server user ID of the BlackBerry device that connects using a proxy server domain that requests the BlackBerry device connection initiator of the proxied connection, which can be either the BlackBerry device user (DEVICE_CONN) or BlackBerry Enterprise Server (PUSH_CONN )

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Attribute

CONNECTIONID

DURATION(ms)

MFH_KBytes

MTH_KBytes

MFH_PACKET_COUNT

MTH_PACKET_COUNT

BlackBerry Enterprise Server log files

Description unique identifier for an IPPP connection, where - (minus sign) indicates a push connection duration of the proxied BlackBerry device connection, in milliseconds size of messages that the BlackBerry device sends, in KB size of messages that the BlackBerry device receives, in KB number of packets that the BlackBerry device sends number of packets that the BlackBerry device receives

BlackBerry Collaboration Service log files

Change which activities the BlackBerry Collaboration

Service writes to a log file

1.

In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view > Collaboration.

2.

Expand a BlackBerry Collaboration Service, then click an instance.

3.

On the Instance information tab, click Edit instance.

4.

In the Logging settings section, perform any of the following tasks:

Task

Do not monitor activity at the BlackBerry instant messaging network layer.

Do not trace how data packets travel inside the SRP network layer from the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to the BlackBerry Dispatcher.

Trace how data packets travel inside the GME network layer from the BlackBerry Collaboration Service to the

BlackBerry Dispatcher.

Steps

In the BBIM logging turned on drop-down list, click

False.

In the SRP logging turned on drop-down list, click False.

In the GME logging turned on drop-down list, click True.

5.

Click Save all.

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The BlackBerry Enterprise Server components authenticate the port connections over a TCP/IP or UDP/IP connection that uses SSL or TLS.

BlackBerry Administration Service connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type

Default port number for a Microsoft SQL Server, incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry

Configuration Database

TCP 1433

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MAC

HINE\SOFTWARE

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MAC

HINE\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

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Item incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, browsers incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, BlackBerry Enterprise Server components incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, BlackBerry Enterprise Server components for HA JNDI incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, a BlackBerry Administration Service instance for local JNDI internal data connection incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, BlackBerry Enterprise Server components for Java RMI incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, BlackBerry Enterprise Server components for Java RMI over SSL internal data connection internal data connection internal data connection internal data connection

HTTPS

HTTP

TCP

TCP

TCP

TCP

TLS

TCP

TCP

TLS

TCP

Connection type

Default port number

14457

28083

23843

21099

443

18180

11100

11099

18082, 18083

13873

13843

UI where you can configure the connection

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

BlackBerry

Configuration Panel

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Item Connection type data connections between BlackBerry Administration

Service instances

UDP data connections between BlackBerry Administration

Service instances using TCP ping

TCP

Default port number multicast IP address/port

228.1.2.1/48858

228.1.2.1/48857

228.1.2.1/48855

228.1.2.5/45588 first unused port number from

17000 to 17009;

17200 to 17209;

17100 to 17109;

17400 to 17409;

17600 to 17609 and 17800 to

17809

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry

Administration Service

BlackBerry Attachment Service connection types and port numbers

Item incoming document submissions from the BlackBerry

Attachment Service outgoing conversion results to the BlackBerry Attachment

Connector incoming connections and outgoing connections for

BlackBerry Administration Service configuration incoming document queries from the BlackBerry

Attachment Service

Connection type

TCP

TCP

TCP

TCP

Default port number

1900

1900

1999

2000

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

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Item Connection type outgoing conversion results of large attachments to the

BlackBerry Attachment Connector for the BlackBerry

Attachment Service

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server database hosts

TCP

Default port number

2000

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Administration

Service

1433 (static connections only)

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port

BlackBerry Collaboration Service connection types and port numbers

Item incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the Microsoft Office Live Communications

Server 2005 or Microsoft Office Communications Server

2007

Connection type

HTTPS

Default port number

443

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Administration

Service

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Item Connection type

Default port number

TLS or MTLS 5061 incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the Microsoft Office Communications

Server 2007 R2 or Microsoft Lync Server 2010 incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, IBM Sametime

TCP/IP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the Novell GroupWise Messenger incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Dispatcher

SSL

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP

1516

8300

3201

1433 (for static port)

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port outgoing syslog connections to the SNMP agent UDP 4071 Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

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Item

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion\

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

BlackBerry Configuration Database connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type for a Microsoft SQL Server, incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, any of the following

BlackBerry Enterprise Server components:

TCP

• BlackBerry Administration Service

• BlackBerry Attachment Service

• BlackBerry Collaboration Service

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

• BlackBerry Messaging Agent

• BlackBerry Policy Service

• BlackBerry Synchronization Service

Default port number

1433 (for static port)

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Configuration

Panel

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

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Item

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port

BlackBerry Controller connection types and port numbers

Item incoming syslog connections from the BlackBerry

Messaging Agent outgoing syslog connections to the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent

Connection type

UDP

Default port number

4070

UI where you can configure the connection

Microsoft Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Logging Info\Mailbox

Agent\SysLogHost

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Logging Info

\Mailbox Agent

\SysLogHost

UDP port number that the

BlackBerry

Messaging

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Item

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

Agent provides

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Dispatcher connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type incoming data connections from the BlackBerry Messaging

Agent

TCP

Default port number

5096

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server\Agents

\TcpPortDispatcher

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Agents

\TcpPortDispatcher incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, one or more of the following BlackBerry

Enterprise Server components:

• BlackBerry Collaboration Service

• BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

TCP 3201 —

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Item

• BlackBerry Policy Service

• BlackBerry Synchronization Service outgoing data connection that uses SRP to the BlackBerry

Router

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP incoming data connection from the BlackBerry database notification system outgoing syslog connection to the SNMP agent

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

UDP

UDP

3101

1433

BlackBerry Administration

Service

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port first unused port number from 4185 to

4499

4071 Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

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Item

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

BlackBerry Messaging Agent connection types and port numbers

Item outgoing data connections to the BlackBerry Dispatcher

Connection type

TCP

Default port number

5096

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server\Agents

\TcpPortDispatcher

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Agents

\TcpPortDispatcher

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Item Connection type incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP

Default port number

1433

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port incoming syslog connections from the BlackBerry Controller and CalHelper

UDP outgoing syslog connections to the BlackBerry Controller UDP first unused port number from 4085 to

4499

4070 Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server\Agents

\SysLogHost

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

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Item outgoing syslog connections to the SNMP agent incoming data connections from the BlackBerry database notification system incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the IBM Domino server, using RPC

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

Server\Agents

\SysLogHost

UDP

UDP

TCP

4071 first unused port number from 4185 to

4499

1352 —

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server\Agents

\UDPPort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Agents\UDPPort

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BlackBerry MDS Connection Service connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type

HTTP if access control for push applications is turned on, incoming connections for the HTTP listener port if access control for push applications is turned on, incoming connections for the HTTP listener port

HTTPS incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Dispatcher

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP 1433

Default port number

8080

8443

3201

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Administration

Service

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port outgoing syslog connections to the SNMP agent UDP 4071 Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

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Item incoming data connections for reliable pushes

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

TCP 7874 BlackBerry Administration

Service

BlackBerry Policy Service connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Dispatcher incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP

Default port number

3200

UI where you can configure the connection

1433 (for the static port)

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

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Item incoming data connections from the BlackBerry database notification system

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port

UDP first unused port number from 4185 to

4499

BlackBerry Router connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type incoming data connections from the BlackBerry Dispatcher that use SRP

TCP

Default port number

3101

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Configuration

Panel

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\ServicePort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

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Item Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\ServicePort outgoing data connections to the BlackBerry Infrastructure that use SRP

TCP 3101 incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, BlackBerry devices that use the BlackBerry

Device Manager to bypass the wireless network and devices that connect using Wi-Fi

TCP 4101

BlackBerry Configuration

Panel

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\TcpPort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\TcpPort

BlackBerry Device Manager

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\DevicePort

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Item outgoing syslog connections to the SNMP agent

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution connection types and port numbers

Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerryRouter

\DevicePort

UDP 4071 Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

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BlackBerry Synchronization Service connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Dispatcher

TCP incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Configuration Database that a Microsoft SQL Server hosts

TCP

Default port number

3200

1433

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Database\Port

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Database\Port incoming data connections from the BlackBerry database notification system

UDP first unused port number from 4185 to

4499

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IBM Domino connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type

TCP/IP

Default port number

80

UI where you can configure the connection

IBM Domino Directory incoming data connections from and outgoing data connections to the IBM Domino Web server incoming data connections from and outgoing data connections to the IBM Domino Web server

SSL 443 IBM Domino Directory

IBM Sametime connection type and port number

Item incoming data connections from and outgoing data connections to the BlackBerry Collaboration Service

Connection type

TCP/IP

Default port number

1533

UI where you can configure the connection

IBM Sametime

Administration Tool

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Microsoft Office Live Communications

Server 2005 connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type

TLS incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the connector for the Microsoft Office Live

Communications Server incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the connector for the Microsoft Office Live

Communications Server

TCP

Default port number

5061

UI where you can configure the connection

Microsoft Office Live

Communications Server

5060 Microsoft Office Live

Communications Server

BlackBerry Client for use with Microsoft

Office Live Communications Server 2005 connection types and port numbers

Item incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the Microsoft Office Live Communications

Server incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the Microsoft Office Live Communications

Server

TCP

Connection type

TLS

Default port number

5061

UI where you can configure the connection

BlackBerry Configuration

Panel

5060 BlackBerry Configuration

Panel

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Novell GroupWise Messenger connection type and port number

Item incoming data connections from, and outgoing data connections to, the BlackBerry Collaboration Service

Connection type

SSL

Default port number

8300

UI where you can configure the connection

Novell GroupWise server that hosts the Novell GroupWise

Messaging Agent

SNMP agent connection types and port numbers

Item Connection type incoming syslog connections from the following BlackBerry

Enterprise Server components:

• BlackBerry Messaging Agent

• BlackBerry Dispatcher

• BlackBerry Router

UDP

Default port number

4071

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

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Item Connection type

Default port number

UI where you can configure the connection

\BlackBerrySNMPAgent

\Parameters\UDPPort incoming syslog connections from SNMP queries and traps UDP outgoing syslog connections from SNMP queries and traps TCP

161

162

Windows registry

Windows registry

Syslog connection type and port number

Item listener port for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server events

Connection type

UDP

Default port number

514

UI where you can configure the connection

Windows registry

• On a 32-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry

Enterprise Server

\Logging Info

\<component>\(Default)

• On a 64-bit version of

Windows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIN

E\SOFTWARE

\WOW6432Node

\Research In Motion

\BlackBerry Enterprise

Server\Logging Info

\<component>\(Default)

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Troubleshooting

37

Troubleshooting: Connecting to the

BlackBerry Administration Service

The web browser displays an HTTP 404 or HTTP 504 error message when it tries to connect to a BlackBerry

Administration Service instance

Possible cause Possible solution

You created a BlackBerry Administration Service pool using

DNS round robin and you stopped the BlackBerry

Administration Service services for the BlackBerry

Administration Service instance that you currently use.

Although you stopped the BlackBerry Administration

Service services, it might take some time before the

BlackBerry Administration Service instance completes the shutdown process. During this time, if the web browser sends an HTTP request to the BlackBerry Administration

Service instance, the BlackBerry Administration Service instance accepts the request because the connection is still available. However, while the BlackBerry Administration

Service instance processes the request, it completes its shutdown process and the connection becomes unavailable. The web browser displays an error message.

Wait a few seconds and then try to click a link in the

BlackBerry Administration Service console again. The web browser redirects you to an instance in the BlackBerry

Administration Service pool that is running and the web browser displays the login page for the instance.

The BlackBerry Administration Service cannot connect to the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

Verify the BlackBerry Administration Service can access the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If necessary, restart the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

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Troubleshooting: BlackBerry Enterprise

Server Performance

A BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you installed remotely from the BlackBerry Configuration Database uses an unexpected amount of system resources and increases wireless network traffic

Possible cause

Once daily, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server uses the BlackBerry Mailstore Service to refresh the user information from your organization's address book in the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If multiple BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances are associated with a BlackBerry Configuration Database, each BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance tries to use a BlackBerry Mailstore Service to refresh the address book information in the BlackBerry Configuration Database. The first BlackBerry Mailstore Service that starts the refresh process is responsible for completing it.

If the BlackBerry Mailstore Service that is responsible for completing the refresh process is associated with a BlackBerry

Enterprise Server that is geographically remote from the BlackBerry Configuration Database, the BlackBerry Mailstore

Service can take an unexpected amount of time to complete the refresh process. The refresh process can use an unexpected amount of system resources and increase wireless network traffic.

Possible solution

You can use TraitTool.exe to turn off the address book refresh feature for BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances that are geographically remote from the BlackBerry Configuration Database. As a result, BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances that are located geographically close to the BlackBerry Configuration Database can use the BlackBerry Mailstore Service to refresh the user information from your organization's address book in the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

TraitTool.exe is located in the Tools directory on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation media.

1. At the command prompt, navigate to the folder that TraitTool.exe is located in.

2. Type: TraitTool -host <name> -trait MailstoreAddressRefreshEnabled -set False, where <name> is the name of the

BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.

3. Press ENTER.

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To turn on the address book refresh feature for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server again, use the same command with a value of True.

Microsoft SQL Server uses a considerable amount of disk space

Possible cause

Reorganizing or rebuilding an index in Microsoft SQL Server can cause the size of the transaction log file in the BlackBerry

Configuration Database to grow larger than expected.

Possible solution

Add the following tasks to the end of your organization's regular maintenance plan:

1. Perform a complete backup of the transaction log file.

2. Perform a shrink log file task on the transaction log file.

Troubleshooting: Using IBM Notes encryption

The BlackBerry device does not prompt the user for the Notes .id password when it decrypts an IBM Notes encrypted message

After you configure the Notes Native Encryption Password Timeout IT policy rule to prevent the BlackBerry device from storing the user's Notes .id password, the BlackBerry device does not prompt the user for the Notes .id password to decrypt messages that are encrypted using IBM Notes encryption.

Possible cause

You did not prevent the BlackBerry Enterprise Server from storing the Notes .id password that it uses to decrypt messages.

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Possible solution

1. On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, on the Start menu, click Run.

2. Type regedit.

3. Click OK.

4. In the left pane, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Research in Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

5. Click Agents.

6. Create a DWORD value that you name SECMSGPasswordCacheTimeout.

7. Double-click SECMSGPasswordCacheTimeout.

8. In the Value Data field, type 0.

9. Click OK.

Troubleshooting: Setting up user accounts

You cannot create a user account in the BlackBerry

Administration Service

Possible cause Possible solution

The BlackBerry Administration Service is configured to use static ports when it connects to the BlackBerry

Configuration Database server, but the

BlackBerry Configuration Database server uses a dynamic port.

Configure the BlackBerry Administration Service to use a dynamic port for the

BlackBerry Configuration Database.

1. On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server component, on the taskbar, click Start > All Programs > BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

2. Right-click BlackBerry Server Configuration and select Run as administrator.

3. On the Database Connectivity tab, select the Use dynamic ports or specify

SQL port check box.

4. Click OK.

5. In the Windows Services, restart the services for the BlackBerry

Administration Service.

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Possible cause Possible solution

You upgraded a BlackBerry Enterprise

Server to version 5.0 or later, and when you search for a user account in the

BlackBerry Administration Service, the

BlackBerry Administration Service cannot find the user account. The

BlackBerry Mail Store Service cannot connect to your organization’s contact list and synchronize the contact list to the BlackBerry Configuration

Database.

1. Verify that you configured the MailServer property in the notes.ini file on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for an IBM Domino server that is running.

2. Using the local system account, restart the Domino server that is running on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

You cannot find a new user account in the directory using the BlackBerry Administration Service

Possible solution

Refresh the list of available user accounts that the BlackBerry Administration Service can access from the directory. By default, the BlackBerry Administration Service refreshes the list of available user accounts at 12:30 AM daily.

1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.

2. Click Email.

3. Click Refresh available user list from company directory.

The background process to refresh the user list starts. The amount of time that the BlackBerry Administration Service requires to refresh the user list depends on the size of the directory.

Troubleshooting: Messaging

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Messages are not delivered to BlackBerry devices

Possible cause

A third-party application used the BlackBerry Enterprise Server extension API to filter messages that the BlackBerry

Enterprise Server sends to BlackBerry devices.

Possible solution

1. On the computer that stores the BlackBerry Enterprise Server event logs, navigate to <drive>:\Program Files\Research

In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\Logs.

2. Search for an event that indicates a third-party application filtered a message (for example, [30425] (07/25

00:11:10.274):{0x1700} {[email protected]} Message is requested to be blocked. EntryId=123786).

3. Perform one of the following actions:

• Remove the third-party application that uses the BlackBerry Enterprise Server extension API.

• Change the third-party application so that it does not filter messages.

Troubleshooting: Instant messaging

Users cannot view phone numbers for contacts in the

BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime

Applies to: BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP5 or later with the BlackBerry Client for IBM Sametime version

2.0.25 or later

Possible cause

The IBM Sametime API cannot retrieve phone numbers for instant messaging contacts from the IBM Sametime server. If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is located in a network that does not permit direct HTTP connections to the IBM

Sametime server, the BlackBerry Collaboration Service cannot retrieve the phone numbers from the IBM Sametime server instead of the IBM Sametime API.

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Possible solution

You must configure a proxy server that prevents your organization's BlackBerry Enterprise Server from receiving HTTP requests from external servers. If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is located in an unrestricted network that permits direct

HTTP connections to the IBM Sametime server, the BlackBerry Collaboration Service establishes an HTTP connection to the IBM Sametime server automatically to retrieve the phone numbers. If your organization's BlackBerry Enterprise Server is located in a restricted network that does not permit direct HTTP connections to the IBM Sametime server, you must specify an unauthenticated proxy s