Category Archives: BES 5.0

Blackberry KB03112: BES 5.0: How to move the BlackBerry Configuration Database to a new Microsoft SQL Server instance

Last modified: 05-05-2015 Environment BlackBerry Enterprise Server 2.1 to 5.0 SP4 BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Office 365 Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP3 to 2012 Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE) Overview Confirm that the Database version is compatible with the Microsoft SQL Server version before moving the BlackBerry Configuration Database to a new Microsoft SQL Server instance. Refer to compatibility matrix at: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Compatibility Read more [...]

RegEx for BES Proxy URL Setting

Have you ever wondered what the default pattern matching string for the proxy URL settings in BES means? .*://.*(:\d*)?(/.*)*(\?.*)? Well, this is Java RegEx (Regular Expression) language. Find below some examples that help understand the RegEx: .       matches exactly one character .*      matches any number of characters (including 0), short for .{0,} .+      matches one or more characters, short for .{1,} Read more [...]

Version and Bundle numbers for Blackberry Enterprise Server for Exchange

Find below the version and corresponding bundle number of the BES versions. The third number is the Service Pack (SP) number, e.g. 4.1.5 means version 4.1 with SP5. HF = Hotfix MR = Maintenance Release The bundle number is important when you need to find out which version you are running. It is listed in “Add/Remove Programs”. Version Bundle 4.0.2 11 4.0.2 HF1 13 4.0.2 HF2 15 4.0.2 HF3 16 4.0.3 9 4.0.3 HF1 11 4.0.3 HF2 14 4.0.3 Read more [...]

BES 5.0: How to find the number of pending data packets for a user

Sometimes it is very convenient to check the number of pending items of a specific user centrally on the Blackberry Enterprise Server Console. This used to be quite simple on BES 4.1, but on BES 5.0, RIM has hidden this figure deep down in the GUI. Here is how to retrieve it: Login to the web console Click Manage Users Click on the user name Click on the Component information tab You can now see the Pending data packets This can be very helpful when you are troubleshooting connectivity Read more [...]