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Allow Private Key Export IT policy rule


This rule specifies whether to prevent a user from exporting private keys that are included in the certification authority profile. A user can export private keys using the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager to back up BlackBerry device data or to synchronize certificates.

Default value

The default value is No.


If you change this rule to Yes, a user can restore the private keys to the same BlackBerry device only, not to another BlackBerry device. A BlackBerry device encrypts the private key using a key that is specific to the BlackBerry device.


A BlackBerry device uses this rule only if the Disable Key Store Backup rule is configured to No.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 5.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 5.0


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