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Maximum Smart Card Not Present Timeout IT policy rule


This rule specifies the maximum time (in seconds) that can elapse after a user removes a smart card from a BlackBerry® Smart Card Reader before the secure pairing information is deleted from the BlackBerry device and BlackBerry Smart Card Reader. The permitted range is 0 through 86,400 seconds.

Default value

The default value is a null value. The secure pairing information is not deleted from the BlackBerry device.


If you configure this rule, the user can change the Card Not Present Timeout value on the BlackBerry device to any value.

If you do not configure this rule, the user cannot turn off this feature but can change the Card Not Present Timeout field to a lower value.

Minimum requirements

  • Java® based BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.0 SP2
  • BlackBerry Smart Card Reader software version 1.5


The BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® does not support this rule.


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