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confused over email address in HTTP Header restriction

OK. I understand that we can get the BES to put in a persons email address or PIN in the HTTP header. Now, for security reasons, I want to ensure that this only happens for certain domains. Depending on which KB article you read this is done by updating the RIMPUBLIC.PROPERTY file with the following entry



(taken from http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800738/800792/801079/How_To_-_Add_an_email_address_and_PIN_to_HTTP_requests_from_the_BlackBerry_Mobile_Data_Service.html?nodeid=1221441&vernum=0)






(taken from http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800878/800733/How_To_-_Retrieve_information_about_the_BlackBerry_Browser.html?nodeid=1033750&vernum=0)




1. In one of the example there is a '.' (period) in front of the handler.http.header.domain= 

Is that right? or an error in the article?


2. What is with the '\' in the domain  . Should it just be  application.handler.http.header.domain=rim.net

3. What is with the '+' in the domain. What is its significance?

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Re: confused over email address in HTTP Header restriction

I think you found an error.




domain first then add the extra after.


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