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BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10

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Registered: ‎02-11-2009
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Difference b/w -set_password and -change -w (password) in BESUserAdminService Tool?


What is the difference between BESUserAdminService Tool commands.

-set_password 'password' and
-change -w 'password' 

I have both BES 5.0 and BES 4.1.6 servers on two separate machines.

I am asking it because on BES 5.0 I can not use set_password for a newly added BES user, while I am able to do it successfully on BES 4.1.6. I have tried by adding this user from both BES Web Console and BES User Admin Service Tool command -add, but cant set password using -set_password.

set_password is only succeeding for a user who has a blackberry device attached to it in BES 5.0, while this was not the case for BES 4.1.6.

I need to know the difference b/w set_password and -change password commands.


Hoping a reply soon.

Laeeq Qazi
Team Lead (Exchange+BES) www.HostingController.com