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Email Messaging policy group

The rules in the Email Messaging policy group control wireless message reconciliation and attachment viewing.

Allow Auto Attachment Download IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device automatically downloads supported attachments from email messages that it receives.

This rule is obsolete in BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 and later.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Attachment Viewing IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can view supported attachments in email messages and calendar entries. A BlackBerry device can use this rule if the BlackBerry Attachment Service is connected to the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server using the BlackBerry Attachment Connector.

Changing this rule to No does not prevent a user from downloading or viewing native attachments on a device.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

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

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.7
  • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 or later for calendar attachments
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 or later for calendar attachments

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.6.1 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Confirm External Image Download IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device displays a confirmation dialog box when a BlackBerry device user clicks the Get Images link in an HTML-formatted email message. The message that the confirmation dialog box displays informs users that they might expose their email addresses if they download the image from the Internet.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0

Disable Form Submission IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can send email messages that include embedded forms.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Disable Manual Download of External Images IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can manually request to view URL-referenced content (such as pictures) that is embedded in email messages.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Disable Notes Native Encryption Forward And Reply IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether to prevent a BlackBerry® device user from forwarding and replying to IBM® Lotus® Domino® encrypted email messages using a BlackBerry device. By default, a user that has a device that supports for reading IBM Lotus Domino encrypted email messages can forward and reply to encrypted email messages that were received, decrypted, and decompressed on the device. The BlackBerry Messaging Agent decrypts email messages before the device sends email messages to the recipient as plain text.

For more information about reading IBM Lotus Domino encrypted email messages on a device, see the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution Security Technical Overview.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2.1

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP3

Disable Rich Content Email IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can receive email messages in RTF or HTML format.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Enable Wireless Message Reconciliation IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device supports wireless email reconciliation. When a BlackBerry device user moves or deletes email messages using a device or the email application on a computer, or marks email messages as opened or unopened, the BlackBerry Messaging Agent reconciles the changes over the wireless network.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Exceptions

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

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 3.6

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 3.6 for Microsoft® Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 for Novell GroupWise

Inline Content Requests IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can send email messages that include inline content and view inline content automatically in email messages using a BlackBerry device. If you set this rule to Manual Only, a user must request inline content in email messages manually.

Possible values

  • Manual only
  • Automatic allowed
  • Disabled

Default value

  • Automatic allowed

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Keep Message Duration IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum amount of time that a BlackBerry® device stores email messages for. Configure this rule to 0 or -1 to store email messages on a device indefinitely.

Possible values

  • -1 to 180 days

Default value

  • -1

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Keep Saved Message Duration IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum amount of time that a BlackBerry® device stores saved email messages for. Configure this rule to 0 or -1 to store saved email messages on a device indefinitely. With a device that is running BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5 or later, you can set this rule to -2 to delete saved email messages and prevent a BlackBerry device user from saving email messages on the device.

Possible values

  • -2 to 180 days

Default value

  • -1

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Maximum Native Attachment MFH attachment size IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum size of an attachment that a BlackBerry® device user can send from a BlackBerry device. This rule applies to attachments that are larger than 60 KB.

If you set this rule to 0, the device cannot send any attachments that are larger than 60 KB. The device can send attachments that are smaller than 60 KB. The device compresses attachments that are smaller than 60 KB and includes the attachments in the body of the email message.

If you change the value of the Maximum single attachment upload size (KB) field or the Maximum Upload Attachment Size field to 0, the device cannot upload any attachments that are larger than 60 KB.

Related rules

In BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 or later, this rule interacts with the Maximum single attachment upload size (KB) field in the BlackBerry Administration Service. In BlackBerry Enterprise Server versions earlier than 5.0, this rule interacts with the Maximum Upload Attachment Size field in the BlackBerry Manager. If you configure these fields, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends the values to the device using service books. The device cannot send an attachment that exceeds the size that you specify in the fields.

Possible values

  • 0 to 3,145,728 bytes

Default value

  • 3,145,728 bytes

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Maximum Native Attachment MFH total attachment size IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the total size of all standard attachments that can be uploaded from a BlackBerry® device.

Possible values

  • 0 to 5,242,880 bytes

Default value

  • 5,242,880 bytes

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6

Maximum Native Attachment MTH attachment size IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum size of an attachment that a BlackBerry® device user can download to a BlackBerry device. Set this rule to 0 to prevent the user from downloading attachments on the device.

Possible value

  • 0 to 1,048,576 KB

Default value

  • 10,240 KB

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.5

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Notes Native Encryption Password Timeout IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the maximum length of time that a BlackBerry® device stores the IBM® Lotus Notes® .id password that a BlackBerry device user types. Change this rule to 0 to prevent the device from storing the password that a user types on a device.

Possible values

  • -1 to 32,767 minutes

Default value

  • -1

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.3

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5

Prepend Disclaimer IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the disclaimer that appears at the beginning of all email messages that a BlackBerry® device user sends from a BlackBerry device.

Default value

  • Null value

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 4.1.2

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 4.0 SP5

Require Notes Native Encryption For Outgoing Messages IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can send email messages that are encrypted using IBM® Lotus Notes® encryption. If necessary, the BlackBerry device prompts a user for the IBM Lotus Notes encryption passwords. A device does not perform IBM Lotus Notes encryption, it configures email messages that the device sends for IBM Lotus Notes encryption that the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server performs.

This rule does not affect email messages that a device sends using email services that do not support IBM Lotus Notes encryption.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0

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