Ok I think that the Blackberry server is working now how do I connect the Blackberry's to the server

How do I connect the blackberry's to my new BES server.
where on the device do I do that
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explorer648Author Commented:
NO NO NO I do not have the desktop. these clients do not have computers.
I have a server. the server is 2003 sbs
I have installed the BES server on the server
now I need to connect the devices to the server.
right now I have the OWA enabled on the device and I need to change that so they can have callendering and stuff
So we are not using the Black berry rederictor
Glen KnightCommented:
It's not the redirector, you need to software to configure the device.

The only other option is Blackberry wireless activation, see here: http://hosting.intermedia.net/support/kb/default.asp?id=1041
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explorer648Author Commented:
So you are saying that I have no choice but to plug my Blackberry to my laptop and install the software on the computer. If that is true the company I am working for will be chane out 38 Blackberrys for Iphones tommorow
I assume it's BES for Exchange... which BES and what version?
Rob KnightConsultantCommented:

You can perform an OTA activation wirelessly.

If you are using BES, then you need to download an application from the BlackBerry application store.

If you have a BES data plan, you don't need this.

You'll then need to add the user to the BES, create an activation password, communicate this to the user and they enter this together with their email address into the activation wizard on the device.


explorer648Author Commented:
How do I You'll then need to add the user to the BES, create an activation password, communicate this to the user and they enter this together with their email address into the activation wizard on the device.
If you provide the exact version of the software you have, we can provide exact instructions.... it is different depending on if you have BPS, BES, BESx, v4, v5...

For BESx v5:
- Login in to Blackberry Administration Service as a user with Enterprise or Security Administrator role
- On the left under BlackBerry Solution Management, open User, then choose Create a User
- Search for the user (you may need to update the Company Directory)
- Add the user to any Groups, if necessary
- Choose to Create the user from one of the first two options:
1 - with Activation Password - let's you set the activation password to manually give to user
2 - with Generated Activation Password - emails the user an activation password
- The user should now be able to wirelessly activate their Blackberry from the Enterprise Activation option in the settings on their phone using their email address and the password,,,

There's a summary here: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/admin/deliverables/14334/Assigning_BB_devices_to_users_Xprs_1000441_11.jsp

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