Allow a trusted connection between the BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy and the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service

To allow a trusted connection between the BlackBerry® Social Networking Application Proxy and the Microsoft® SharePoint® server, you must import the certificate that the installation program created into the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service using the ImportCert utility. You must import the certificate into each BlackBerry® Enterprise Server instance running in a BlackBerry Domain.

To run the ImportCert utility, you need the proper permission. For Windows Server® 2008, the permission must be "Run as Administrator".

  1. Copy the snap_<SNAP_server_name>.cer file from the default folder C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\SP\snap_tomcat\conf\ on the server that hosts BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy to a temporary folder on the server that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.
  2. Copy the ImportCert.exe file from the default folder C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\SP\snap_tomcat\tools on the server that hosts BlackBerry Social Networking Application Proxy to a temporary folder on the server that hosts the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.
  3. Import the certificate into the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service by performing the following actions:
    1. On the server that hosts theBlackBerry MDS Connection Service, from the command line or using Windows® Explorer, navigate to the temporary folder where your copied the ImportCert.exe file.
    2. Run the ImportCert utility.
    3. Select the snap_<SNAP_server_name>.cer file.
    4. Click Import.
  4. Restart the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service.

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