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Desktop Only policy group

Auto Backup Enabled IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether the automatic backup option in the backup and restore tool of the BlackBerry® Desktop Software or BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager is turned on.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Auto Backup Exclude Messages IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether messages are excluded from an automatic backup.

Related rules

This rule affects the Auto Backup Include All IT policy rule. If you change this rule to Yes, you must configure the Auto Backup Include All IT policy rule to No.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Auto Backup Exclude Synchronization IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether application data that is synchronized with desktop organizer applications is excluded from an automatic backup.

Related rules

This rule affects the Auto Backup Include All IT policy rule. If you change this rule to Yes, you must configure the Auto Backup Include All IT policy rule to No.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Auto Backup Frequency IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies how often automatic backups occur.

Possible values

  • 1 to 99 days

Default value

  • 7 days

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Auto Backup Include All IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether all BlackBerry® device data is included when an automatic backup occurs. By default, in the backup and restore tool options, the Backup all device application data option is selected.

Related rules

The Auto Backup Exclude Sync IT policy rule affects this rule. If you configure the Auto Backup Exclude Sync IT policy rule to Yes, change this rule to No.

The Auto Backup Exclude Messages IT policy rule affects this rule. If you configure the Auto Backup Exclude Messages IT policy rule to Yes, change this rule to No.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Auto Signature IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the signature that is attached automatically to outgoing email messages. You can use this rule to add a disclaimer to the end of email messages that a BlackBerry® device user sends from a BlackBerry device.

This rule is obsolete in BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP2 and later.

Default value

  • Null value

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange 3.5
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for IBM® Lotus® Domino® 4.0

Disable Wireless Calendar IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can use the wireless calendar synchronization option in the synchronization tool of the BlackBerry® Desktop Software.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.01
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Do Not Save Sent Messages IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device saves a copy of each email message that a BlackBerry device user sends in the sent messages folder on the user's computer.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Force Load Count IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the number of times that BlackBerry® device users can decline to update the BlackBerry® Device Software before they must update it. To turn off required updates to the BlackBerry Device Software, you can change the value for this rule to -1. To turn on required updates, you can change the value of this rule to 0 or higher. If you turn on required updates, the BlackBerry® Desktop Software or BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager automatically checks for a new version of the software and prompts the user to update when the user logs in and connects a BlackBerry device to a computer.

Possible values

  • -1 to 1000

Default value

  • -1

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Force Load Message IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the message that appears when a BlackBerry® device user is prompted to update the BlackBerry® Device Software.

Related rules

The Force Load Count IT policy rule affects this rule. A BlackBerry device uses this rule only if you configure the Force Load Count IT policy rule to 0 or higher.

Default value

  • Null value

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Forward Messages In Cradle IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device receives email messages while it is connected to a computer.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

Message Conflict Mailbox Wins IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether the email application on a computer takes precedence over a BlackBerry® device when a conflict occurs during organizer data synchronization.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

Message Prompt IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the message that should appear when the BlackBerry® Desktop Software starts.

Default value

  • Null value

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

Show Application Loader IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether the application loader tool appears in the BlackBerry® Desktop Software and BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager.

This rule is obsolete in BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 5.0 and later.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® only with BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0 or 1.0.1

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5 or BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager 1.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

Synchronize Messages Instead Of Importing IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can synchronize email messages and folders in the email application on a BlackBerry device user's computer and on the device instead of applying the changes to the device only.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0 and 6.0.1
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Desktop Manager 3.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

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