Administration Guide

Assign an activation password to a user account

You can use the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 User Administration Tool to assign an activation password to a user account, and to configure how long the activation password is available.

  1. To open the command window for the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 User Administration Tool, on the computer that hosts the tool, on the taskbar, click Start > All Programs > BlackBerry Resource Kit for BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 > BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 User Administration Tool.
  2. Type besuseradminclient <credentials> -change -u <user_name> .
  3. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To generate a random activation password and email it to the user, type -wrandom.
    • To specify the activation password, type -w <password>. To specify the number of hours before the activation password expires, type -wt <expiry_time>. The default expiry time is 48 hours. If you use this option, contact the user and give them the activation password.

Example: Assigning an activation password to a user account that expires in 24 hours

besuseradminclient -username admin -password password -change -u jpalmer@test.rim.net -w Activate1234 -wt 24

Example: Generating and emailing a random activation password to a user account

besuseradminclient -username admin -password password -change -u jpalmer@test.rim.net -wrandom



Was this information helpful? Send us your comments.