What its the process to upgrade from BES 4.1 to 5??

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Is it better to upgrade on an existing server or do a new install and move users??
and why?


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It is *always* better to do a fresh, clean installation of anything. VMware's recommendation for VMs is to always create a new one. Now, that being said, it's not always feasible, but if you have the time to do so, my recommendation is a fresh install.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Have you seen the Upgrade Guide burried away on the Blackberry site

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/deliverables/7125/BESX_Upgrade_Guide.pdf

BES 5.0 requires a new key so you can enable high availability.

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Thank you, that helped :)
I went with a fresh installation and found out that BES has their own migration kit for users, still waiting on that to arrive and start migrating users.

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