Planning tools

In addition to all of your planning considerations,
BlackBerry UEM
has some tools that you can use to assist you in planning your
BlackBerry UEM
installation or upgrade:
  • BlackBerry UEM
    Readiness Tool
  • BlackBerry UEM
    Configuration Tool
  • BlackBerry UEM
    Performance Calculator

BlackBerry UEM
Readiness Tool

You can use the
BlackBerry UEM
Readiness Tool to check system requirements before you run the
BlackBerry UEM
setup application. The
BlackBerry UEM
Readiness Tool is included with the
BlackBerry UEM
software. You can also download the tool from the BlackBerry UEM and BES Downloads web page.
The
BlackBerry UEM
Readiness Tool checks the following requirements:
  • Proxy server setting validation
  • Minimum operating system requirements
  • Minimum hard disk space
  • Secure connection
  • SRP connection
  • Connection to the
    BlackBerry Dynamics NOC
  • Required ports
  • Account permissions
  • Database validation
The
BlackBerry UEM
Readiness Tool does not check for
Microsoft .NET Framework
4.5.

BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool

If your organization plans to support more than 500 users, use the
BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool to calculate the number of SRP IDs you require. After you install
BlackBerry UEM
, run the
BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool to import the SRPs into the
BlackBerry UEM
database before you add or migrate users. The
BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool is included with the
BlackBerry UEM
software. You can also download the tool from the BlackBerry UEM and BES Downloads web page.
The
BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool allows you to:
  • Update or change the following
    BlackBerry UEM
    database properties:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
      name
    • Database name
    • Port configuration
    • Database authentication
    • Windows
      username
    • Windows
      password
  • Calculate the number of SRP IDs required for
    BlackBerry UEM
    based on the projected total number of users
  • Import extra SRP IDs into the
    BlackBerry UEM
    database
For more details on the
BlackBerry UEM
Configuration Tool, visit http://support.blackberry.com/kb to read article KB36443.
For more information about obtaining and importing SRP IDs, visit http://support.blackberry.com/kb to read article KB36435.

BlackBerry UEM
Performance Calculator

The
BlackBerry UEM
Performance Calculator is a
Microsoft Excel
spreadsheet that contains
BlackBerry UEM
performance models and SPEC CPU conversions. You can download the Performance calculator and use it to determine the minimum number of
BlackBerry UEM
instances and
BlackBerry Connectivity Node
instances for your device configuration and workload.