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Old 06-13-2006, 06:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Currently I have a single BES (3.6) running against a single Exchange 2003 Server.

In the near future we are going to be adding another Exchange Server which will be a another domain and forest (there will be a trust relationship between the two forests).

Do I need to get another BES installed in the new forest or can our existing BES accomodate users from two Exchange servers in two forests?

I cannot see any options in the BES for pointing at more than 1 Exchange server in another domain.

Any help would be appreciated?


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IF they are going to be in a different forest then you will need to build a new BES. the general rule is 1 BlackBerry Enterprise Server, 1 Forest, 1 Exchange organization.

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I have the same question...

We have one forest, one Exchange box, and one BES server..

We will soon be implementing a SECOND Exchange box...

What needs to be done on the BES to allow it to see the users on the 2nd Exchange box????

I have looked and cannot find any info regarding this...

Thanks in advance
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Nothing needs to be done on the BES, but you'll need to set that same permissions on the new Exchange server as you did on the first one - send/receive as, administer info store, exchange read-only admin. As long as these permissions are set, and the Exchange server is in the same forest, you'll be fine from the BES - just add a user on that Exchange server to it to test.
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If the second Exchange server is not going to be local to the BES then make sure your response time to the second Exchange server is less than 40ms.
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