Features of the BlackBerry Web Services

Feature

Description

Programmatic access to the BlackBerry Administration Service

You can develop applications that automate and combine various administrative tasks for the BlackBerry Device Service.

Installed automatically

The BlackBerry Web Services are installed automatically when you install the BlackBerry Administration Service.

Ability to assign BlackBerry device users to multiple groups

You can share administrative roles, IT policies, and other configuration settings among user accounts so that properties can be set once and used for each user.

Backward and forward compatibility

The BlackBerry Web Services use abstracted data objects, which allow for a greater level of backward and forward compatibility with new or existing applications.

Platform independent

The BlackBerry Web Services are independent of any operating system or programming platform, which means that they are compatible with any of the messaging servers that the BlackBerry Device Service supports.

Security features

The BlackBerry Web Services communicate with the BlackBerry Administration Service using the HTTPS protocol.

Events logging

The BlackBerry Web Services write data to the BlackBerry Administration Service Application Server (BBAS-AS) log file.



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