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Wired Software Updates policy group

IT policy rules in the Wired Software Updates policy group apply to the BlackBerry® Device Software update process when a BlackBerry device user connects a BlackBerry device to a computer.

Allow Web-Based Software Loading IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device user can update the BlackBerry® Device Software using software loading feature over the Internet.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • No

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1

Cryptographic Services Backup IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies whether a BlackBerry® device can back up cryptographic services data when a BlackBerry device user updates the BlackBerry® Device Software. A cryptographic service is any service that uses a cryptographic key to protect communication on the device. If you allow the device to back up cryptographic services data, the device can continue to use a cryptographic service after the software loading process completes without requiring the user to reactivate the device manually.

Possible values

  • Yes
  • No

Default value

  • Yes

Minimum requirements

  • BlackBerry Device Software 5.0

Rule introduction

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1
  • KB19406

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