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S/MIME Allowed Encryption Types IT policy rule


This rule specifies the types of encryption that a BlackBerry® device can use with S/MIME-protected messaging.

Default value

The default value is Both. The BlackBerry device uses certificate-based encryption and password-based encryption.


Configure this rule to Certificate-based encryption only.

Configure this rule to Password-based encryption only.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.6
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP6
  • S/MIME Support Package for BlackBerry® smartphones version 4.0

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