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Old 09-09-2011, 05:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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We are currently running BES 4.17 with Lotus Notes. Our company is moving to Outlook now and I've installed BES EXPRESS on a seperate server.

Is there a quick way to import or move old users from BES (on notes) to the BES Express (outlook). without having to wipe each handheld?

I get prompted to wipe the handheld prior to activating
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you have to wipe to remove the encryption keys
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That blows, we have over 200 phones.

Why dont more people use BES EXPRESS
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it is not an express issue as it happens on all versions of BES, you are moving between mail platforms and BES versions.

Each BES has its own encryption keys.
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Is there a way I can configure my current BES to exchange? Might be easier?
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Is there a way I can configure my current BES to exchange?
No. Cross-platform migrations aren't possible.

Notes to Exchange will require a device wipe and reactivation.
Doesn't matter what version of BES you're using.
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is this because I'm moving to BES EXPRESS? How about if I just move to BES.

I dont have an issue with EA (enterprise Activation) Just with wiping that many hand helds is going to be insane. 200+

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No, you are switching e-mail platforms. You are going to have to wipe and reactivate.
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this explains more
KB15361-How to migrate BlackBerry smartphone user accounts from an existing BlackBerry Enterprise Server to a new BlackBerry Enterprise Server on a different mail platform.
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