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Bluetooth policy group

For more information about Bluetooth® security on BlackBerry® devices, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Security Technical Overview and Security for BlackBerry Devices with Bluetooth Wireless Technology.

Allow Outgoing Calls IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can place outgoing calls from a BlackBerry device using Bluetooth® technology.

Possible values

  • Always
  • Never
  • Only

Default value

  • Always

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP1

Disable Address Book Transfer IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device from exchanging address-book data with a supported Bluetooth® device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default values

  • Yes in the Advanced security IT policy and Advanced Security with No 3rd Party Applications IT policy
  • No in all other preconfigured IT policies

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3

Disable Advanced Audio Distribution Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use the Bluetooth® A2DP.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP4

Disable Audio/Video Remote Control Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use the Bluetooth® AVRCP.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP4

Disable Bluetooth IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether support for Bluetooth® technology on a BlackBerry® device is turned off. If Bluetooth technology is turned on when a device receives this rule, the BlackBerry device user must reset the device for the change to take effect.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with devices that are running BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.8

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0

Disable Desktop Connectivity IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device from using Bluetooth® technology to connect to the BlackBerry® Desktop Software.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3

Disable Dial-Up Networking IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device from using the Bluetooth® DUN profile.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Disable Discoverable Mode IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device user from making a BlackBerry device discoverable. A BlackBerry device that is discoverable can be found by other Bluetooth® devices within range of the device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default values

  • No in the Default IT policy and Basic password security IT policy
  • Yes in all other preconfigured IT policies

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP1

Disable File Transfer IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device from exchanging files with supported Bluetooth® OBEX devices.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default values

  • Yes in the Advanced security IT policy and Advanced security with no 3rd party applications IT policy
  • No in all other preconfigured IT policies

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Disable Handsfree Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use the Bluetooth® HFP. The device can use the Bluetooth HFP to connect to most car kits and some headsets.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only in BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.8

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0

Disable Headset Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use the Bluetooth® HSP. The device can use the Bluetooth HSP to connect to most headsets and some car kits.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with devices running BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.8

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0

Disable Message Access Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a Bluetooth® device that uses MAP can retrieve email messages and SMS text messages from, or upload email messages and SMS text messages to, a BlackBerry® device. You can use this rule to prevent the BlackBerry device from running MAP services and to prevent a Bluetooth device that uses MAP from communicating with a BlackBerry device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2

Disable Pairing IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can connect to a Bluetooth® device. After a BlackBerry device connects to a Bluetooth device, you can use this rule to prevent the BlackBerry device from connecting to other Bluetooth devices.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with devices running BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.8

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0

Disable Serial Port Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can use the Bluetooth® SPP. A BlackBerry device uses the Bluetooth SPP to establish a serial connection with a Bluetooth device that uses a serial port interface.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default values

  • Yes in the Advanced security IT policy and Advanced security with no 3rd party applications IT policy.
  • No in all other preconfigured IT policies

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with devices running BlackBerry® Device Software 4.0 and later

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.8

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0

Disable SIM Access Profile IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device from using the Bluetooth® SIM Access Profile. A car kit might require the Bluetooth SIM Access Profile to dial a number.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP6

Disable Wireless Bypass IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent wireless bypass using Bluetooth® technology on a BlackBerry® device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3

Limit Discoverable Time IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user must select a time limit for the Bluetooth® discoverable mode on a BlackBerry device.

Related rules

The Disable Discoverable Mode IT policy rule affects this rule. A device uses this rule only if you configure the Disable Discovery Mode IT policy rule to No.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Minimum Encryption Key Length IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the minimum encryption-key length that a BlackBerry® device uses to encrypt Bluetooth® connections.

Possible values

  • 1 to 16 bytes

Default value

  • 1 byte

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Require Encryption IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device uses Bluetooth® encryption for all connections.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP4

Require LED Connection Indicator IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether the LED must flash when a BlackBerry® device is connected to a Bluetooth® device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default values

  • Yes in the Advanced security IT policy and Advanced security with no 3rd party applications IT policy
  • No in all other preconfigured IT policies

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Require Password for Discoverable Mode IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user must type the BlackBerry device password before the BlackBerry device can be discovered by Bluetooth® devices.

Related rules

The Password Required IT policy rule affects this rule. A BlackBerry device uses this rule only if the Password Required IT policy rule is configured to Yes.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3

Require Password for Enabling Bluetooth Support IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user must type the BlackBerry device password to turn on Bluetooth® technology.

Related rules

The Password Required IT policy rule affects this rule. A device uses this rule only if the Password Required IT policy rule is configured to Yes.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3

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