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Removing the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service

The BlackBerry® MDS Integration Service is no longer in production. If you installed the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service, you must remove it before you can upgrade to BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3.

For more information, visit www.blackberry.com/btsc to read artcle KB25012.

You can remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service using the option for the appropriate BlackBerry Enterprise Server version:

BlackBerry Enterprise Server version

Option

4.1 SP7

You can choose one of the following options to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service:
  • You can perform the following actions:
    1. Remove the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using Add or Remove Programs
    2. Run setup.exe from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1 SP7 installation files and clear the check box for the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service
    3. After you finish, you must remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service component information from the BlackBerry Configuration Database using the BlackBerry Manager
  • You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files

For more information about removing the existing installation, see "Add or remove a BlackBerry Enterprise Server component" in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1 SP7 Installation Guide.

5.0

You can choose one of the following options to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service:
  • You can upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1 or later. If you choose this option, you must complete the actions that are required to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server version that you plan to upgrade to.
  • You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files

5.0 SP1

You can choose one of the following options to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service:
  • You can perform the following actions:
    1. Run setup.exe from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1 installation files and clear the check box for the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service
    2. After you finish, you must remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service component information from the BlackBerry Configuration Database using the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files

For more information about using the setup application to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service, see "Adding or removing BlackBerry Enterprise Server components" in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP1 Installation and Configuration Guide.

5.0 SP2

You can choose one of the following options to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service:
  • You can perform the following actions:
    1. Run setup.exe from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 installation files and clear the check box for the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service
    2. Install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 MR2 or later
    3. After you finish, you must remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service component information from the BlackBerry Configuration Database using the BlackBerry Administration Service
    4. If you installed BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 MR3, you must restart the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files

For more information about using the setup application to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service, see "Adding or removing BlackBerry Enterprise Server components" in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP2 Installation and Configuration Guide.

5.0 SP3 Beta 1

You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files

Run the CreateDB executable to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service

You must remove the BlackBerry® MDS Integration Service before you can upgrade to BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3. You can run the CreateDB executable that is included with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files to remove the BlackBerry MDS Integration Service.
Before you begin:

Verify that you configured the correct permissions on the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

  1. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Log in to the computer that hosts the database server as a local administrator or using a Windows® account that has SQL administrator permissions.
    • Log in to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  2. Copy the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 installation files to the computer.
  3. Extract the contents to a folder on the computer.
  4. Navigate to <extracted_folder>\Database.
  5. Open the BesMgmt.cfg file in a text editor.
  6. Change the file to include information that is specific to your organization's environment.
  7. Change CMD=Install to CMD=Upgrade.
  8. Change BACKUP=false to BACKUP=true.
  9. If you logged in to the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, you must specify the USERID and PASSWORD for the account that has SQL administrator permissions.
  10. Save and close the file.
  11. Open a command prompt window.
  12. Navigate to <extracted_folder>\Database.
  13. Type CreateDB.exe BESMgmt.cfg.
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BESMgmt.cfg properties

Property

Description

CMD

This property specifies the type of action that the CreateDB executable must complete (for example, whether to install or upgrade the BlackBerry® Configuration Database).

DATABASE_NAME

This property specifies the name of the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

SERVER

This property specifies the name of the database server that hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database. If a database instance hosts the BlackBerry Configuration Database, follow the format database_server_name\database_instance_name.

USERID

If you use database authentication, this property specifies the user name of the database account that has server administrator permission and database creator permission.

PASSWORD

If you use database authentication, this property specifies the password for the database account.

SCRIPT_ROOT

This property specifies the path to the DBInstallScripts folder.

By default, this folder is in the same root folder that the CreateDB.exe file is located in.

LOG_DIR

This property specifies the path to the folder that you want to create log files in.

By default, this folder is in the same root folder that the CreateDB.exe file is located in.

DBMS

This property specifies the database management system that your organization uses.

DB_FILE_DIR

This property specifies an existing folder that you want to save the database files in.

By default, this folder is in the same root folder that the CreateDB.exe file is located in.

BACKUP_DIR

This property specifies an existing folder where you want to save the database backup in.

By default, this folder is located in the same root folder that the CreateDB.exe file is located in.

BES_TYPE

This property specifies the messaging server that your organization uses.

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