I hope someone has an idea for this . . I just turned my brother in law into a BB addict. He works for a major pharmaceutical company - he can only access his email from his notebook (VPN and 2 factor authentication) using Lotus Notes 6.5. His company uses Lotus instead of MS Exhange.
He would like to get email on his new Curve - however, his company does not allow it, except for their executive team (I guess they think executives are immune to losing cell phones . . )
In spite of this, he would like to do so anyway. The Blackberry BIS account mail setup program could not automatically find his email address (of course).
I then tried providing the settings manually - it could not find the email server, even though I entered precisely the email server name noted on the Lotus Notes client account information (am guessing the email server is proxied behind something else for security)
I then tried setting a rule in Lotus Notes to forward emails to the outside - their system blocks all message forwarding except to other people in the same domain.
Because it is Lotus Notes, to my knowledge BB Re-director will not work since it only supports Outlook.
Lastly - his company does not have email web access.
If anyone has a creative idea, I would appreciate you sharing it.
I'm in a similar situation, no longer have access to corporate BES. Tried desktop redirector and forwarding emails, both of which were blocked. Finally decided the best solution was to get a netbook. Not the perfect solution but it actually is pretty handy and now I don't need to carry a notebook most days.