When you perform this task, the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server components on the computer that you perform this task on are unavailable for use until the installation process is complete and you have restarted the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.
Before you begin:
- If you configured high availability and you want to add or remove a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component from a computer that hosts a primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server, perform a manual failover to the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server so that users are not affected by the adding or removing of a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component.
- If you want to remove a BlackBerry Router, BlackBerry Attachment Service, BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, BlackBerry Collaboration Service, or BlackBerry MDS Integration Service, use the BlackBerry Administration Service to remove the component from the list of component instances that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances use.
- Log in to a computer using the Windows® account that you used to install the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.
- Stop the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services.
- In the BlackBerry Enterprise Server installation files, double-click setup.exe. If your operating system is Windows Server® 2008, run setup.exe as an administrator.
- In the Setup type dialog box, select Use an existing BlackBerry Configuration Database.
- In the Database information
dialog box, perform the following actions:
- Verify the names of the database server and BlackBerry Configuration Database that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instances use.
- If you want to configure database mirroring, in the Database mirroring options dialog box, you can select Add support for database mirroring and type the name of the database server that hosts the mirror database in the Name of the mirror database server field. The setup application does not create the BlackBerry Configuration Database on the mirror Microsoft® SQL Server®; it adds a registry key to the computer that includes the name of the mirror Microsoft SQL Server.
- In the Setup options dialog box, select the components that you want to add and clear the checkboxes for the components that you want to remove. The setup application upgrades any components that you installed previously that you select and the components might be unavailable for users during the installation process.
- When the setup application prompts you to restart the computer, click Yes.
- Log in to the computer using the same account that you used in step 1.
- In the Application extensibility information dialog box, consider the following information:
- You can type an FQDN to create a BlackBerry MDS Integration Service pool or add the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service instance to a pool that you created during a previous installation process.
- To configure a hardware load-balancer for the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service pool, you can type an FQDN that corresponds to a DNS record in the DNS server that maps the FQDN to the IP address of the virtual server that you configured on the hardware load-balancer.
- The setup application creates the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service database on the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database.
- If you add the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service instance to an existing pool, the setup application selects the existing BlackBerry MDS Integration Service database and existing administrator account and publisher account.
- In the Administration settings dialog box, consider the following information:
- In the Pool name field, type a valid FQDN or IP address. The setup application uses the FQDN or IP address to create the BlackBerry Administration Service web address.
- You must type the password for the SSL certificate that the BlackBerry Administration Service uses for authentication with browsers.
- In the Microsoft® Active Directory® settings dialog box, in the User password field, type the password for the Microsoft Active Directory account (for example, BESAdmin) that the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance uses to authenticate to Microsoft Active Directory. After you click the Next button, if the setup application cannot locate any of the global catalog servers that are associated with the Microsoft Active Directory account, you must choose the global catalog servers that you want to add to the list manually. To add a global catalog server to the list, click the Add button and select the appropriate server. Each global catalog server that you add to the list must belong to the domain that the Microsoft Active Directory user account belongs to.
- Start the services for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server instance.
- In the Console addresses dialog box, copy the web addresses for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components and paste them into a document for future reference. You can use the web addresses to log in to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components.
- If you added a component, to view the component information in the BlackBerry Administration Service, perform one of the following actions:
- Restart the BlackBerry Administration Service.
- On every computer that hosts the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the BlackBerry Administration Service, in the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain. Click Component view and then click Refresh list of registered components.
- If you removed a component other than the BlackBerry Router, to delete the component information from the BlackBerry Configuration Database, use the BlackBerry Administration Service.
- If you reinstalled the BlackBerry Administration Service, in Windows® Internet Explorer®, delete the cache content.
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