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What is BPAS?

Hi all,

 

Need your help!

 

I have started to investigate BlackBerry Push Service SDK... and there is a sample application. It's client-side have setting called BPAS. As I understood this abbreviation stands for BlackBerry Push API Server. Can please someone explain what it does? And does BPAS have any relation to BIS? Haven't found any detailed info in documentation.

 

Thanks in advance!

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Re: What is BPAS?

All Blackberry pushes to any client on a BIS enviroment requires the use of PPG (Push Proxy Gateway) that is provided by RIm at pushapi.eval.blackberry.com. The sample-app or debug-portal are 2 apps RIM wrote to help develop servers for the push proxy. The way everything works is sample app sends a web request to pushapi.eval.blackberry.com that site then find the IP address of the handheld and pushes the request to your application port. Your application then acts upon the PN

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