System requirements: BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Item

Requirement

operating system

Any of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server® 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Microsoft® Exchange system tools

Any of the following system tools:
  • Microsoft® Exchange 2003 SP2 System Manager
  • Microsoft® Exchange Server MAPI Client and CDO 1.2.1

To support Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, you must install version 6.5.8211.0 or later of the Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and CDO 1.2.1.

For more information about installing MAPI and CDO patches on your organization's BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, visit support.microsoft.com to read article 917481 and visit www.blackberry.com/go/kbhelp to read article KB15779.

Microsoft Exchange organization of the system tools for the messaging server

The same Microsoft Exchange organization that the messaging server uses

CDO library

To support the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server in your organization's environment, the latest version of the CDO library that applies to the Microsoft Exchange Server version

Unicode support for calendars

To support Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, the following Microsoft hotfixes:
  • 913643 on the messaging server
  • 923537 on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

static IP address for the computer

To install the BlackBerry Administration Service in a pool, a static IP address for the computer that hosts the component

browser

Windows® Internet Explorer® 7.0 to 8.0 with language preferences configured to display encoded web pages

media player

One of the following:
  • if using Windows Server 2008, to support audio attachments, Windows Media® Format SDK (for more information, visit support.microsoft.com to read article 972098)

  • if using Windows Server 2003, to support audio attachments, Windows Media Player 9 or later

network proximity

A high-speed, switched connection between the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and messaging servers

monitoring

To support the BlackBerry Monitoring Service, the SNMP service must be running

File and Printer Sharing

If using Windows Server 2003, to permit the BlackBerry Controller to monitor BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, install File and Printer Sharing

For more information, see the documentation for Windows Server

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