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Disable BlackBerry Messenger IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether BlackBerry® Messenger is available on a BlackBerry device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2

Disable BlackBerry Messenger Groups IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can participate in BlackBerry® Messenger groups.

Currently, you cannot audit information that members of BlackBerry Messenger groups send to each other. You can prevent users from participating in BlackBerry Messenger groups if your organization's security policies require you to audit all information that users send using BlackBerry Messenger.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2
  • KB19406

Disable Check for Updates IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device checks automatically for a version of the BlackBerry® Messenger that is more recent than the version that is currently on the device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

Disable Location Requests, Responses, and Proximity Alerts IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device use can use BlackBerry® Messenger to make location requests, respond to location requests, or request or send proximity alerts to another user.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1

Disable Server Based Contact List Synchronization IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can store the contact list for BlackBerry® Messenger in the BlackBerry® Infrastructure. When the contact list is stored in the BlackBerry Infrastructure, a user who frequently switches devices can use the same synchronized contact list on all devices.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

Disallow External Email Address for Server Registration IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can register an email address with the BlackBerry Messenger server if the email address is not associated with a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

Disallow Forwarding of Contacts IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can forward a BlackBerry® Messenger contact to another user.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP6

Disallow Setting a Subject on Conversations IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can type a subject for a BlackBerry® Messenger conversation.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

Enforce Security Question in BlackBerry Messenger Invitation IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can enforce a security question for BlackBerry® Messenger invitations sent as PIN messages or email messages.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the email address that a BlackBerry® device sends BlackBerry® Messenger audit reports to. Configure a value for this rule if you want to audit the use of BlackBerry Messenger in your organization's environment. Audit reports include the date and time of instant messages in UTC.

Related rules

The Messenger Audit UID IT policy rule affects this rule. The device uses the service book that you specify in the Messenger Audit UID IT policy rule to send audit reports to the email address that you specify in this rule.

Default value

  • Null value

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2

Messenger Audit Max Report Interval IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum amount of time (in hours) that can elapse between BlackBerry® Messenger audit reports when there is no new data available. Audit reports include the date and time of instant messages in UTC.

Related rules

The Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule affects this rule. The BlackBerry device sends audit reports to the email address that you specify in the Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule.

Possible values

  • 1 to 8736 hours

Default value

  • 168 hours

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2

Messenger Audit Report Interval IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the amount of time that can elapse between BlackBerry® Messenger audit reports when there is new data available. Change this rule to a shorter interval to manage the amount of built-in media storage that BlackBerry Messenger uses. Audit reports include the date and time of instant messages in UTC.

Related rules

The Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule affects this rule. The BlackBerry device sends audit reports to the email address that you specify in the Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule.

Possible values

  • 1 to 8736 hours

Default value

  • 24 hours

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2

Messenger Audit UID IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the unique identifier of the service book that the BlackBerry® device uses to send BlackBerry® Messenger audit reports to the email address that you specify in the Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule. Audit reports include the date and time of instant messages in UTC.

Related rules

The Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule affects this rule. The device sends audit reports to the email address that you specify in the Messenger Audit Email Address IT policy rule.

Default value

  • Null value

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2

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