List of timers in the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator

A timer determines the number of messages of a certain type that the BlackBerry® Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for each user account in an 8-hour period. Each workload profile in the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator can have different timer values..

Timer

Description

Email

This timer controls the number of email messages that the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server. You can configure the size of the subject and the amount of body text and the number of recipients as email properties in the workload profile.

Calendar Appointment

This timer controls the number of calendar appointments that the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You can configure the text fields, times, and recurrence as calendar properties in the workload profile. The BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator can accept any calendar meeting requests that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends.

Contact Lookup

This timer controls the number of contact lookup requests that the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You can configure the contents of the contact lookup requests as contact lookup properties in the workload profile.

Browsing

This controls the number of web browsing requests that the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator uses real web sites, and the contents of the HTTP message replies depend on the web addresses sent. If a web address is not valid, the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service sends the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator a notification that the address is invalid. You can configure the web addresses as web browsing properties in the workload profile.

Sync

This controls the number of synchronization messages that the BlackBerry Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator sends to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. You can configure the weights of the synchronization messages as properties in the workload profile.

Maximum rates

The BlackBerry® Infrastructure and Smartphone Simulator has maximum values for sending messages from simulated BlackBerry devices. These limits are for sending only; the tool can receive as many messages as the messaging server can send and the network supports.

Timer

Maximum value

Email messages

20 messages/day/user

Calendar messages

12 messages/day/user

Address lookup requests

25 messages/day/user

Browser requests (MDS protocol)

20 messages/day/user

PIM Synchronization requests

20 messages/day/user

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