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Registered: ‎09-10-2008
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ad distribution group for bes users?

Is there a way to create an active directory distribution group (or perhaps a ad query based distribution group) based on those people who are listed in the bes server as blackberry users?

I would like to create an email distribution group for those people who have blackberry devices so we can send emails directly to them for outage notifications, etc. i don't want to hand-type the distribution group as that takes forever and changes frequently. 

I know I can export a list of bes users to a CSV file. Is there a way to use the first/last names in this exported CSV file to script or create a distribution group from that column of names?

stumped. any 411 would be great. thanks...


- Peter

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
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Re: ad distribution group for bes users?

If you use the BESUserAdminService / BESUserAdminClient component of the BlackBerry Resource Kit you can get email addresses too.


That said, I would recommend keeping track of your BES users with an AD group; hence adding / removing as you add / remove from the BES.

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