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Create a server group

Install an additional 
BlackBerry Connectivity Node
  1. On the menu bar, click 
    Settings > External integration > BlackBerry Connectivity Node setup
    .
  2. Click  the Add a server group icon .
  3. Type a name and description for the server group.
  4. In the 
    Country
     drop-down list, select the country where one or more instances of the 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     will be installed. The 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instances that are added to the server group will use the selected country's regional connection to the 
    BlackBerry Infrastructure
    .
    You cannot change this setting after the server group is created.
  5. By default, each 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instance must be configured to the same company directory. If you want to disable the company directory connector for the 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instances in the server group, select the 
    Override Directory Service settings
     check box.
  6. By default, the 
    BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service
     in each 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instance is active. If you want gatekeeping data to be managed only by the main 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instance, select the 
    Override BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service settings
     check box to disable each 
    BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service
     in the server group.
  7. If you want to use DNS settings for 
    BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus
     that are different from the default settings that are configured at 
    Settings > Infrastructure > BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus
    , select the 
    Override DNS servers
     check box. Perform the following tasks:
    1. In the 
      DNS servers
       section, click  . Type the DNS server address in dot-decimal notation (for example, 192.0.2.0). Click 
      Add
      . Repeat as necessary.
    2. In the 
      DNS search suffix
       section, click  . Type the DNS search suffix (for example, domain.com). Click 
      Add
      . Repeat as necessary.
  8. If you want to configure logging settings for the 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     instances in the server group, select the 
    Override logging settings
     check box. Perform any of the following tasks:
    • In the 
      Server log debug levels
       drop-down list, select the appropriate log level.
    • If you want to route log events to a syslog server, select the 
      Syslog
       check box and specify the host name and port of the syslog server.
    • If you want to specify maximum limits for log file size and age, select the 
      Enable local file destination
       check box. Specify the size limit (in MB) and the age limit (in days).
  9. If you want to designate the 
    BlackBerry Connectivity Node
     for only one connection type, select the 
    Enable single-service performance mode
     check box. In the drop-down menu, select the connection type (
    BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus only
    BlackBerry Secure Gateway only
    , or 
    BlackBerry Proxy only
    .
  10. Click 
    Save
    .
  • If you disabled the 
    BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service
     instances in a server group and you want to enable them again, in 
    Settings > External integration > BlackBerry Connectivity Node setup
    , select the server group and select the 
    Enable the BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service
     check box. Each instance must be able to access your organization’s gatekeeping server.