Install and run the BlackBerry MDS Simulator

Before you begin: Complete the task, Configure the BlackBerry MDS Simulator to use unlimited strength encryption.
  1. In the folder where you extracted the BlackBerry Messenger SDK, open the MDS simulator folder.
  2. Extract the contents of the MDSv3.5.3.zip file.
  3. Open the sdk > mds folder.
  4. Double-click run.bat to launch the BlackBerry MDS Simulator.
After you finish:

If you are running the BlackBerry MDS Simulator and the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator on separate computers, in the rimpublic.property file (by default, located in C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry JDE 6.0.0\MDS\config), change the UDP.send.host value to the IP address of the computer running the BlackBerry MDS Simulator.

Configure the BlackBerry MDS Simulator to use unlimited strength encryption

Note: You must live in an eligible country to enable this functionality.
Before you begin: Verify that you are running the 32-bit version of the Java SE Development Kit (JDK).
  1. Download the jce_policy-6.zip file from the Oracle website at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jce-6-download-429243.html.
  2. Extract the contents of the jce_policy-6.zip file to your computer.
  3. In the directory of the system JDK (for example, C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_24\jre\lib\security), replace the files local_policy.jar and US_export_policy.jar in the security folder. For more information, see Set up Java environment variables
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