Create a BlackBerry Administration Service administrator account

Follow these steps if you want to create a new administrator account that your application can use to complete management tasks on the BlackBerry Device Service.

Ask your organization's BlackBerry Administration Service administrator to perform this task, or ask for access to an administrator account that you can use to perform this task.
  1. Log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service using an administrator account that has a role with the Create an administrator user permission (for example, the Security Administrator role).
  2. On the BlackBerry solution management menu, expand Administrator user.
  3. Click Create an administrator user.
  4. In the Display name field, type a display name for the administrator account.
  5. In the Authentication type drop-down list, select the type of authentication that you want the administrator account to use.
  6. Specify the login information for the administrator account. If you selected Active Directory authentication, specify a user name and domain. If you selected BlackBerry Administration Service authentication, specify a user name and password, and confirm the password.
  7. In the Administrator password field, type the password of the administrator account that you used to log in to the BlackBerry Administration Service.
  8. In the Role drop-down list, click the role that you want to assign to the administrator account. For more information about the permissions that are associated with predefined roles, see Administrative roles for the BlackBerry Device Service .
  9. Click Create an administrator user.
If necessary, create a custom role and assign the custom role to the administrator account.


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