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Hi,
My existing Exchange environment is running on 2003 enterprise edition SP2 and Blackberry enterprise server version is 5.0.1. Now i m going to upgrade my exchange to Exchange 2010. so i want to know
1. what all changes i have to made and where in my BES to talk with new exchange ?
2. Will my blackberry users to re-activate their blackberry phones once i made step 1 changes ?
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First you need to check what version of BES and Exchange you are on: Minimum is listed below
http://us.blackberry.com/apps-software/server/exchange/2010support.jsp

Then you need to set the account permission
http://docs.blackberry.com/en/admin/deliverables/12142/Configure_Exchange_10_perms_for_Exchange_account_962758_11.jsp
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thanks amit but my second question is still unanswered.

2. Will my blackberry users to re-activate their blackberry phones once i made step 1 changes ?
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I don't think, you need to enable or reactivate it again. If you still have doubt, i would suggest to give a second check with BES vendor.
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my support have been expired thats why i m trying to clear my doubts here in EE otherwise i will get in touch with support/vendor.
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pdixit1977,

You will need to configure the permissions on the new exchange server for your BES service account and update your MAPI profile on your BES server so that it is pointing at the new server.  But other than that the migration is seamless to your BB users.

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thanks to both of you
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