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Registered: ‎09-26-2008
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Do we need to renew or buy new CALs yearly?

Hi, we're planning to setup BPS on our Exchange server. Any easy setup instructions would be GREATLY HELPFUL.


Also, will we have to renew or buy new BPS CALs annually?


Thanks much!

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
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Re: Do we need to renew or buy new CALs yearly?

-Create a BlackBerry service account (Domain user with a mailbox not hidden in GAL)

-assign permissions to this BESADMIN account as per www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB02276 (locally on Win2003 machine and on Exch server)

-Install Exch System Management Tools on your member server (if installing exch on separate box, use Exch 2003 media to do that)

-If installing  on same box as Exch2007, download MAPI/CDO data objects from microsoft website and install on Exch and if installing on Exch 2003 no additional steps are required.

-Log off as administrator from the member server or domain server and log as BESADMIN and install BPS


-You dont have to renew CALS, once you buy them, they are yours forever

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