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Old 07-13-2010, 07:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When my battery drained at the end of the day I plugged in the power and then it just wiped itself clean. Anyone heard of this? I had to sync back up with the BES.
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, there is an IT policy that does that

"Security Wipe If Low Battery"

Check on your BES if that one is enabled for your user account.
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What's the idea behind that policy?
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Keep the battery charged or else...

would be fun to apply to iPhone users, ROTFL
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The idea is that in a low battery condition, it won't receive a wipe command. So the assumption is it's no longer with the owner. There's another policy that wipes it if it hasn't received an IT Policy in X number of hours as well - this one I do use.
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