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Allow Peer-to-Peer Messages IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether a user can send PIN messages.

Default value

The default value is Yes.


Change this rule to No to prevent users from sending PIN messages.

Changing this rule to No does not prevent users from receiving PIN messages.


To block incoming PIN messages, in the Security policy group, configure the Firewall Block Incoming Messages IT policy rule to PIN Messages (Public) and PIN Messages (Corporate).

Minimum requirements

  • C++ based BlackBerry® device that is running BlackBerry® Device Software version 2.5
  • Java® based BlackBerry device that is running BlackBerry Device Software version 3.6
  • BlackBerry® Application Suite version 1.0
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ versions 1.2, 2.0, 2.1, 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 3.5 for Microsoft® Exchange, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for IBM® Lotus® Domino®, or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 for Novell® GroupWise®


The BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise supports this rule only for Java based BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.0 or later.


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