Forcing MDM on BlackBerry

Hi

We are running BES 5.0.x with BB7 devices. Considering a move to BES12 with BB10.

We give new devices to our staff who then set up using their activation PIN.

I'm wondering - what is there to stop someone wiping the device and then using it for themselves?
LGriffin19Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Justin YeungSenior Systems EngineerCommented:
I don't think you can stop ppl from wiping the device. at least if you type your password incorrect for certain times (policy, default 10 times). it will wipe the device for security purpose.

users can just type the password incorrectly to wipe it even you have the wipe option locked.
LGriffin19Author Commented:
Hi Justin

Sure, wasn't worried about people wiping the device, but what stops them wiping the device and then using for personal purposes, e.g. downloading apps from the Blackberry app store and so on
Justin YeungSenior Systems EngineerCommented:
once it wipe, you can do anything to it. I don't think there is an option to block a non managed device (wiped)

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
BlackBerry Programming

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.