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You would have to run the two systems on separate servers and administer them from separate interfaces, but I don't see why this wouldn't work, so long as you don't try and enable an account for BES on both systems. BES doesn't make any changes to Exchange, it just reads data from Exchange and communicates this to the blackberry devices (maybe a little ...


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Group Policy. Open Group Policy Management, and the setting is found at Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options. It's named Accounts: Rename administrator account. (At least at a 2008 R2 FL. The option exists on a 2003 domain, but might be named slightly differently, but I don't ...


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We recently had a BES installed and had the telecomms vendor in to assist and provide training and he just said this is how it is. You have to remember this is not windows mobile with activesync reading a copy of the mailbox. This is a reconciliation process whereby messages are directed to the device before they even hit the mailbox. Therefore the time ...


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The BES is great for syncing of emails however it is overly dependant on RIM. Any hickup on their end and everything stops. Very hard to explain to non technical users who think because Outlook works and their phone works that their blackberry should work. One of the best features we have found is that the BES stores all the user settings from the ...


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In the inbox, click the blackberry button and select options. Then select General options. Then scroll down to "SMS and Email Inboxes" and set it to seperate. This will split the Email from SMS. Missed calls will go to the email inbox though. To stop that go to the call log and click the BB button again and select options. Then go to Call Logging and set ...


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Yes, it's normal for device encryption to reduce battery life in this way. Does anyone else have experience of taking this decision in your businesses and what approach did you take? This is a business risk decision, so a server admin would not normally be expected to make it and could be putting themselves in a dangerous position if they did. The ...


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This is a community-based list so it's not a trouble-shooting tool or a definitive availability notice but it may be useful: http://www.dataoutages.com/mailman/listinfo/bb-outage Dan


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This is not possible. BES stores hidden device information such as PIN in your mailbox, activating a second blackberry will override the hidden information from the first device. Your only options would be to setup desktop syncing, in which the devices would sync, but not wirelessly. Alternatively you could go with less features and sync via smtp, or use ...


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I've upgraded from 3.x to 5.x and it went just great. I also moved to a new server in the process. It wasn't easy but not super hard. It involved an inplace upgrade to 5.x, then migrating to new box. One thing I'd throw out is that for us, it was cheaper to purchase maintenance as opposed to a one-time upgrade. We learned that after purchasing the upgrade. ...


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Nothing you've described will crash. Internally, Windows uses the SID, not the display name. That name is just there to be human-readable and friendly.


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The good thing about the BES is that it allows full access to all resources on the internal network, i.e. it provides a kind of VPN with full access to e.g. internal web pages and servers. (I am also not a BES administrator, only a user)


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Nope, won't cause problems at all. Each server maintains its own TCP SRP connection with the Blackberry network.


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The new BES 5.0 has a decent included monitoring service you can install seperate from the BES itself to monitor everything.


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Make sure your BES box can't access any other servers it doesn't need. I have a slew of Unix boxes on the LAN which now use tcpwrappers to deny any kind of access from the BES machine. This stops a Blackberry user installing a terminal emulator and telnetting to random boxes on the LAN.


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First thing to do is make sure that the phones lock automatically. These phones are effectively within your network so they should be locked when not in use. There are policies which can be put in place to prevent the user from installing software onto the phone. I don't think there's much you can do to stop the provider from pushing updates to the phone ...


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Yes, it's possible with the OTA (Over-the-Air) Feature of the BlackBerry Mobile Data System (free Service on your BES). Look at this link BlackBerry Mobile Data System / Features


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This isn't possible directly. However, there's a workaround. If a user has OS 4.5 or higher on his device and is on a BES of a certain minimum version, they can do a remote email search. Hit 'S' in the Messages screen and change the search type to 'Remote'. This searches through email on the server mailbox. Once those messages are found, they can be added ...


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For the record I have found the answer to my own question. First of all, the BES knows that a downgrade is required by looking at the SyncDeviceMgmt table in the database and checking the version numbers that have already been pushed out to that particular device. In my case the BES wasn't even trying to push the app out even though it was never previously ...


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Write a system application for the Blackberry that collects location information and reports it back to a central server every so often. Deploy the application via BES as part of a Software Configuration and make it mandatory. If you make it a system module, it will not appear as a task on the device. Make the name innocuous as well so that they won't ...


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ActiveSync has proven itself to be very reliable for my Customers. Microsoft is licensing ActiveSync to Apple and Google, so you'll find it in iPhone and Android devices, as well as on Windows Mobile device. Blackberry Enterprise Server (at least 4.5-- I haven't used 5.0) seems to be overly complex in its "plumbing", and that worries me. ActiveSync is a ...


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With the new 5.0 version of it and BlackBerry's with 5.0 software it really becomes a very tight tie to the user's mailbox. Here is a list of all the features of the 5.0 server http://na.blackberry.com/eng/services/server/5/compare.jsp If your company is one that likes to lock stuff down, you'll be able to do a much better job of that with the BB's. If you ...


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Yes, it means people can't remove the flash modules and read everything in plain text before you get a chance to wipe remotely. This method has very specifically happened on a number of occasions in the worlds of commerce, government and against individuals. We do the same for all applicable smart phones, setting as high a level of security as possible may ...


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To communicate with the BlackBerry infrastructure, your BES server needs to maintain a bidirectional TCP connection to srp.[country].blackberry.net on port 3101 (the SRP address will vary depending on what country you're in). If your firewall is any good, you should be able to configure it such that it will only allow traffic on port 3101 between ...


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Apply the latest service pack first (you can skip service packs as they are cumulative), then the maintenance release, then interim updates. When in doubt, the release notes always tell you what's required to run the update. Also consider migrating to BES Express 5...the lack of per user licensing fees could easily justify the labor involved.


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4 Days working on this, anyone still stuck check out this solution: If you loaded the SQLEXPRESS open SQL Server Configuration Manager for sqlexpress, click on protocols for blackberry, open tcpip, click the TCP/IP properties tab. Check the IP address for each and every network connection, enable or not, check the IP Address field, should point to your ...


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It can't be done that I'm aware of. Also, your question contradicts itself. You say that you want 3 BB's to access one Exchange account but then you state that you have 3 BB's with 3 different Lotus Domino accounts.


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I can't see why it would be a problem. Last time I managed a BB server I had users with phones from Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile on it without an issue. Remember that all BB phone traffic between the phones and your server goes from the provider to the blackberry servers, then to your BB server. When I did it there was only one Exchange server, but as ...


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You'll need to upgrade the BES software. 4.1 doesn't work with Exchange 2010; you'll need 5.0. See the compatibility document for more detail.


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Emails are not sync'd. They are forwarded to the BB and then as they get moved, deleted etc, the BB/BES will track what is done with them. Hence only emails that have gotten forwarded can have this happen, there is no ability to browse the sub-folders. The remote search is the best option to find old email.


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Resolved. In the registry, browse to: HKEY_Current_User\Software\Research In Motion\Blackberry Enterprise Server\Administration Service\Key Store. Ensure that you have the following two keys with your keystore password as the value: CacertsKeyStorePass WebkeyStorePass <----this is the one i was missing.



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