BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-03-2007, 01:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Model: Curve
PIN: N/A
Carrier: O2
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Question for all you BES admins from a new user.

Please Login to Remove!

Hey Folks,

I have just got my first blackberry, and use it on my own e-mail account, but i wanted to use it with my work account. Can anyone tell me if this should be possible?

THe company have BES for domino, and when I asked for a blackberry from work, they said that they had no availible handsets, and wouldn't order anymore.

As I now have my own, I thought I might ask them to configure it for work, but wondered if there were any licensing implications, I.e. a finite number of handsets equate to a finate number of BES licences?

Can anyone think of any reasons which could stop me doing this?

Cheers
Offline  
Old 06-03-2007, 01:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
iPhone Convert
 
juwaack68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Tulip City - MI
Model: iP5
OS: 6.0.2
PIN: to beans
Carrier: I'm not
Posts: 13,875
Post Thanks: 3
Thanked 72 Times in 55 Posts
Default

They will have to have an available license for you to use in order to connect your BB to their BES.

One BIG thing to find out before doing this is what they restrict or enforce via the IT Policy that is set on the BES. Does the policy force you to have a password on the device? If so, what is the password criteria (length, timeout, # of password attemps before all data is wiped)? Is that something you can live with?

Does the IT Policy prohibit you from sending 'as' your personal account? They can lock that down, too (you can receive from personal, but not send as the account - all outgoing mail can be forced go to from the work account).

Find out if they will provide you ANY support if something doesn't work right. Not getting mail - they may say "Sorry, this is not a work device, you're on your own".

Just a few things to consider.... The IT Poilcy is the first thing to find out, though.
__________________
No longer a BES Admin, but it was fun while it lasted!
Offline  
Old 06-03-2007, 02:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
x14
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: NYC
Model: 9800
OS: 6.0.0.546
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 2,344
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Default

One reason is it's not a company device. We do not allow personal devices on our server because we don't want to hear "this is my personal device you can't do that".
__________________
Exchange 2007/BES 5.0.2 MR2
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





Copyright 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.