Change how to install or update the BlackBerry Device Software

You can change the settings that the BlackBerry® Administration Service uses to install or upgrade the BlackBerry® Device Software on BlackBerry devices. If you change the default distribution settings for the BlackBerry Device Software, your organization's environment might experience a performance impact.
  1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Devices menu, expand Deployment jobs.
  2. Click Specify BlackBerry Device Software distribution settings.
  3. Click Edit distribution settings.
  4. Perform any of the following tasks:

    Task

    Steps

    Change the recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing the BlackBerry Device Software.

    1. Click the Edit icon for the recurrence day.
    2. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.
    3. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.
    4. Click the Update icon.

    By default, the recurrence day is Every day and the start time is All day.

    Add a recurrence day for installing, updating, or removing the BlackBerry Device Software.

    To add more than one recurrence day, the schedules for the separate recurrence days cannot overlap.

    1. In the Scheduled deployment day(s) drop-down list, click the appropriate recurrence option. If necessary, select the recurrence days.
    2. In the Start time drop-down list, click the appropriate option. If necessary, change the start time and end time.
    3. Click the Add icon.
  5. On the System throttling tab, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time. The default value is 1000.
  6. To turn on throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in jobs, on the Job throttling tab, click Enabled to reduce load on system.
  7. If necessary, in the Default throttling for all BlackBerry Device Software tasks in each job in a time window section, in the Maximum number of simultaneous tasks per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the maximum number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process at the same time. The default value is 25.
  8. If necessary, in the Total number of tasks per time window per BlackBerry Administration Service instance field, type the total number of BlackBerry Device Software tasks that you want the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to process during each processing interval. The default value is 150.
  9. Click Save all.

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