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theandrew49004
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-27-2011
My Carrier: Verizon

BB7 and VPN over 3g

Currently with my Storm 2, and other blackberry models, when you sertup a VPN connection, you can only connect when you are connected to a wifi hotspot.

 

Will the new OS allow you to VPN over 3g?

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adawar
Posts: 30
Registered: ‎09-08-2011
My Carrier: Telus

Re: BB7 and VPN over 3g

Hi,

 

OS7 will be no different than OS5, VPN connections are supported over Wi-Fi only.

 

Although OS7 does not support IPSec over cellular, you are able to tunnel to a remote network using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Although that’s not a traditional ‘VPN’ it is a VPN in practise.

 

BR

Annu


Annu Dawar | Director Software Product Management
BlackBerry
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theandrew49004
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Registered: ‎10-27-2011
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: BB7 and VPN over 3g

Is there any information as to why its not supported? iphones can vpn over 3g, but the blackberry cannot. What about the new bbx?

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adawar
Posts: 30
Registered: ‎09-08-2011
My Carrier: Telus

Re: BB7 and VPN over 3g

Our legacy implementation was based ont he assumption that to get access to behind the firewall content a customer would use BES and MDS as they are connections optimised for cellular whereas VPN is not. We are looking to improve this going forward.


Annu Dawar | Director Software Product Management
BlackBerry
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