Solved

BlackBerry Enterprise Express Policies

Posted on 2011-03-09
8
477 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi,

I have recently installed the new version of BES express. I am wanting to find out where you can get predefined policies to install. Or is there such thing? My install only has Default. and rather than starting fresh i was wondering how i get templates?

Also i want to allow BBM for internal and external users but want to block those stupid broadcast forwards that people SPAM around, as if its not bad enough getting email SPAM! lol

Please advise.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:mxrider_420
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:RobMobility
ID: 35093251
Hi,

It's best to define you own policies - on the Enterprise version you get around 5 - 6 predefined policies with various levels of lockdown but there are over 400 IT Policies on the full version compared to around 135 on BES EXpress.

You can always commission a VM running BES EXpress, tinker with IT Policies on a BlackBerry simulator and when you're happy with them, export and import them?

Regards,


RobMobility.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mxrider_420
ID: 35095026
If i want to upgrade from Express to FULL is it as easy as just buying CAL's to unlock the featuresets? or do i have to do an entire re-install? i am already up and running with express and dont want to reconfigure everything all over. How easy is it to upgrade?
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:RobMobility
ID: 35095182
Hi,

I believe this KB article will help answer your question:

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB03535

Regards,


RobMobility.
0
Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mxrider_420
ID: 35096108
So id need to repurchase the software too.. hmmmmmm
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mxrider_420
ID: 35096772
It doesnt say how to go from Express though. im not on small business. im on 5.0 Express and want to go to the FULL version so i have access to ALL 500 policies.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:RobMobility
ID: 35096855
Hi,

You may need to commission a separate BES Enterprise Server 5.0.2 and use the Enterprise Transporter to seamlessly migrate existing users to the new infrastructure.

Regards,


RobMobility.
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
RobMobility earned 500 total points
ID: 35096909
Hi,

Please see the following RIM document:

http://us.blackberry.com/support/software/BlackBerry_Enterprise_Server_Express_FAQ.pdf

Regards,

RobMobility.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mxrider_420
ID: 35096937
Great thank you! anyone know of a great re-seller with good prices? rather than going direct through RIM? thanks
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A brand new malware strain was recently discovered by security researchers at Palo Alto Networks dubbed “AceDeceiver.” This new strain of iOS malware can successfully infect non-jailbroken devices and jailbroken devices alike.
For Sennheiser, comfort, quality and security are high priority areas. This paper addresses the security of Bluetooth technology and the supplementary security that Sennheiser’s Contact Center and Office (CC&O) headsets provide.  
Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now