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BES - BlackBerry exception to policy Disable Third Party Software Downloads

We are running BES 5.0, with a Salesforce Mobile application push.This works fine. We do not want the users to download and install 3rd Party applications, so we have disable this by creating a BES ...
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Blackberry Enterprise server questions

Hopefully this belongs here instead of serverfault... I've been asked to evaluate smartphones and smartphone management software, including the blackberry (which is likely the winner of the ...
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BES and BES Express co-existance

Question: Can I deploy BES and BES Express with Exchange 2010? Any tips for doing this if possible? Background: We have a lot of users with personal BlackBerry's and we would like to allow them to ...
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How to sync (or at least view) public / team / shared calendar to Blackberry using BES?

Trying to allow 3 people to view and ideally sync (create/edit) common (team) calendar events via Blackberry and hosted Exchange 2007 BES. My understanding is that BES does not support anything other ...
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Rename Blackberry Enterprise Server

I've got a server running BES 5 that I'd like to rename. Does anyone have any docs on how to do this? I haven't found anything on RIMs site or when searching. UPDATE: In my case the SQL databases ...
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Blackberry Network Status?

Does anyone know of an easy way to determine the status of the BlackBerry network, outside of observing that your BlackBerry isn't working anymore or receiving email alerts from RIM? Some of our ...
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Renaming administrator name in Windows Server 2003

I know some folks out there recommend not to rename the built-in administrator in Windows Server 2003. Instead, create another admin account with the same privileges and disable the built-in ...
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What policies are recommended for keeping Blackberry devices secured?

We manage our Blackberry devices from the BlackBerry Manager (with a "BlackBerry Professional Software" license), but I'm sure it's somewhat similar to the enterprise edition/solution. What steps ...
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What exactly does the “Proxy TLS” option do on Blackberry handhelds and how does it affect data traffic from the mobile device to BES?

Blackberry OS 7.0 | BES 5.x | AT&T Can someone please explain what the "Proxy TLS" option does (under blackberry device menus Options >> Security >> Advanced Security Settings >> TLS >> Proxy ...
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What is the point of BlackBerry encryption on the devices?

Our BlackBerry servers require a password to be set on the device, all traffic between the devices and the servers is encrypted, and in addition, we have set the devices to be encrypted when locked. ...
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Multiple blackberry devices configured with the same account on Exchange 2010 and BES

Is it possible to have three diffferent Blackberry devices each one of them configured to access to the same Exchange account (mail, calendar, contacts) via BES? If I read an email on a BB, the ...
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Hidden Location Discovery On Blackberry

Stakeholders have asked us as an IT department for solutions to track employee's locations without said employee's being able to disable this service or even know about this service is running on ...
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How does the Blackberry Manager know that a downgrade is required when pushing 3rd Party App?

I am trying to push out an app from the BES to Blackberry Device. I know everything works fine because it has worked previously. I now have an older version of the application and I have created a ...
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Can I delete an application remotely using a Blackberry Enterprise Server?

A client has rolled out a beta version of an application to a number of Blackberries manually and now wants to delete it ahead of rolling out the new version. Is it possible to do this remotely using ...
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BES 5.x issues when connecting to Exchange 2010 SP2 RU4

Ever since we updated from SP1 RU4 to SP2 RU4 we have noticed that our BES devices will simply stop receiving email. This has occurred at least 5 times in the past few weeks. Today, while speaking ...
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The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

The installation is a Windows 2008 R2 server with an Exchange 2010. I am trying to install BESX on it, for which a user account is needed to login on the domain controller and run the installer. I ...
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How can I change the default email address format type for replies on blackberry?

Exchange 2007 BES 5.0.x Hello all, I'm trying to help a colleague with a technical issue. I apologize in advance for not having all of the information. I'm looking for some advice on where to ...
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BES overwrites outlook contacts How to stop this behavior

We have a particular user who really likes to send around his V-Card from his blackberry contacts. To do so, he adds himself as a contact in Outlook and then emails the contact card as required. ...
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Is it possible to change the way a blackberry organizes email after enterprise activation?

We recently rolled out a Blackberry Enterprise Server. In the past, everyone had their blackberry connected to the enterprise email through their provider's Blackberry Internet Server. Quite a few ...
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Must I have Exchange to use Blackberry Enterprise Server Express?

In the past I've setup BES (not express) for a company that just wanted their users on the corporate network, they didn't care for email or any other enterprise feature, they just wanted to push a ...
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Can I add a second mobile/cell network to my Blackberry Express Server?

We have recently installed Blackberry Express Server for our UK Blackberry users (who are on Vodafone, not sure if the network matters) Our US users have got wind of this and are hoping we can do the ...
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BES upgrade from 4.1.7 to 5

Currently running BES 4.1.7 but for some reason bio direction calendar isnt working (BB to outlook) I dont know anything about BES and ive tried all the forum posts to fix it but nothing. So the ...
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BlackBerry not communicating with new Exchange

I have just migrated mailboxes to a new Exchange 2010 server. BlackBerry Enterprise Server is not communicating with the new Exchange. I was prompted to enter the usernames & Exchange server ...
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Does blackberry enterprise server work with simple pop3 accounts?

I run merak mail server using pop3 and wanted to look into setting up blackberry enterprise server express. Will this work with simple pop3 accounts? If all your calendars are stored locally in ...
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Firewall Security for Blackberry Express Server

I want to install Blackberry Express Server on my Exchange 2010 server for users at my company, but I am wary of simply opening up ports to my server directly to the internet. Are there any good ...
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Baffling Exchange 2010 issue , Outlook 2003

Recently we upgraded from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010. The Exchange 2003 server is still up and active with a handful of users still there we are planning on migrating. Also we have mobile ...
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How to change Blackberry initial message download limit

BES 4.1.6 Blackberry 8300 (curve) Hi guys, I've noticed that handhelds will typically only retrieve the first few KB and then prompt the user to manually retrieve more (or auto-retrieve if they ...
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Changing Exchange primary email address with respect to BlackBerry Server

What impact (if any) does changing a primary email address in Exchange have on BlackBerries that are activated on that server? For example, say I have a primary email address of user@xyz.com and I ...
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What exactly is a “BES Router” and how is it different from BES?

I've heard the term "BES Router" used from time to time but I don't understand what it is. I tried checking support KB articles on RIM but it still seems a little ambiguous. Can someone please ...
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BESX is not sending activation email

On the same 2008 R2 server installed are an Exchange 2010 SP1 and a BESX. Installation of BESX completed without any problems and by following the instructions provided by RIM's site. However ...
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BES does not seem to be able to communicate with AD domain

I've had an issue this morning with trying to log on remotely to our BES in Sydney, and i'm getting nowhere fast! I've logged on locally to the machine with the administrator password fine, and the ...
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BES Express installer cannot find any Global Catalog servers

Quick description of the situtation: I have a test machine (we need to test our software which talks to BB devices against releases of BES/BES Express) which is running Win Server 08 R2 as domain ...
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Avoid direct MAPI connections to exchange-server

We're hosting several domains on our infrastructure, exchange and blackberry hosting included. Some of our clients have a direct vpn-connection into our datacenter because it's needed for their ...
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BlackBerry Enterpise Server 5.0 (With Exchange 2010) stops delivering emails after a few hours

Our setup before used to be like this: - Exchange 2007 with BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 Everything was working fine and good, but once we changed to Exchange 2010 with the same BES server the ...
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Script to restart BlackBerry services

Can somebody give me a script advice/example of how to restart services? I have to restart 17 services, but the first 4 services have to be in the right order and after the restart command is given ...
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Blackberry 8130 doesn't remember contacts (BES)

I've got a user with an 8130 attached to our Blackberry Enterprise Server who had around 1500 contacts synced to his phone. Now it's only showing 8. I've disabled wireless sync on the phone and in ...
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Separate blackberry Icon for Blackberry Professional Server Messages?

By default when you setup a phone with BPS/BES, all of the messages from that server go into the messages folder, instead of creating a separate icon for that e-mail account. I've found this ...
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BES 5.0 SSL Certificate

I have recently installed BES 5.0 on a Hyper-V (i know it's not officially supported) 64-bit Server 2008 box with a remote SQL 2005 database. I successfully installed and was able to access the ...
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Custom Outlook Forms on Blackberry

I've been asked to create some custom forms in Outlook - does anybody know of a plugin or add on for either Blackberry devices or the BES that will enable the forms to be viewed on Blackberry devices? ...
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Can Blackberry Enterprise Server update its address list from Exchange on demand?

I need to setup an automated process to create mailboxes on Exchange 2010 and then corresponding Blackberry users on Blackberry Enterprise Server 5.0.3. The problem is BES only gets an updated ...
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Adding a user to BES via Script?

I am looking for a way to add users to BES using a script to help automate new user creation process. Is this possible with using any of the resource kits from BlackBerry, or other methods than using ...
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Calendar not Sync between Blackberry & Outlook - Exchange 2010

eI have an issue where all in suddent, all blackberry devices won't sync anymore for calendar. I don't have much on hand experiences with Blackberry environment. I use Exchange 2010 SP1 with Update ...
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Can BES 5.0 Express database be migrated from SQL Server 2005 Express to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express?

Would there be any issues for cross migration of database from SQL Server 2005 Express to SQL Server 2008 R2 for blackberry configuration database and database in general? If the database is backup ...
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Unable to install ExchangeCdo with Outlook 2010

We recently got the Blackberry Express Server for our small home business and linked it in with our Exchange 2010 server. All is well except for calendar syncing. From what I can tell I require the ...
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BES Express - failed to run Administration Service

I have installed BES Express on Windows Server 2008 SP1 with Exchange 2007 following by RIM tutorial JDK 1.6.18, JDK\bin included into Path variable After reboot I've run Blackberry Administration ...
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How to keep corporate Blackberry devices “on time”?

Does anybody know if the BES Server has any option to "provide" the time to the devices on sync? The issue here is, we have users travelling to other Time Zones who are changing the TIME of the BB ...
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Blackberry emails dated when arrive at device

We have about 200 Blackberries. A number of users like to use Auto On/Off to turn their Blackberries off overnight so the new email notifications don't wake them up. They are complaining that when ...
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Blackberry Enterprise Server 4.1x upgrades

Little confused as to how the upgrade path works for Blackberry Enterprise Server Express: I'm currently running version 4.1.5.24, but am not sure if the updates are accumulative or not and how the ...
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Is there any way of getting *old* e mails onto a blackberry?

I've just had to do a warranty replacement on my MD's BlacBerry 8310. The new unit has been set up on our BES and is synchronising without any issues, however the MD has now said he wants to see all ...
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Is it possible to run 2xBlackberry Enterprise Servers off one external i.p

We currently run blackberry professional (express?) to handle our small number of blackberry handsets with exchange. I am currently studying for BCP-211 and BCP-213 exams and would like to load full ...