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Desktop Backup IT policy rule


This rule specifies which BlackBerry® device databases are backed up by the BlackBerry® Desktop Software.

Default value

The default value is All databases.


By default, the BlackBerry Desktop Software backs up the information in the following databases:
  • Handheld Keys store
  • Certificate Options
  • Trusted Key Store
  • Policy
  • KeyStoreManager
  • Random Pool
  • PGP Key Store

Change this rule to Minimal subset of databases to back up a minimal set of BlackBerry device databases, including databases that some desktop components, such as the certificate synchronization tool of the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager, require access to.

Change this rule to No databases to prevent the backup of BlackBerry device databases.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Application Suite version 1.0
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ version 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0

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