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Old 06-19-2008, 04:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default BIS 2.5 UPGRADE - RIM scheduled maintenance June 28

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Critical-S1 Severity Maintenance (New) for BlackBerry Internet Service (v2.x) Email service for subscribers of *The Americas BIS 2.x (MULT)

**Commentary: Two RIM notifications were issued late this afternoon regarding scheduled maintenance the weekend of June 28-29. One was issued for an eight hour maintenance window for Saturday, June 28, for eight hours, falling between Midnight to 8:00 a.m. Another has been issued for Sunday, June 29, for 30 minutes, falling between their routine 2:00 am - 6:00 am window.

The way I read these, the upgrade takes place Saturday morning, the 28th; and activation takes place on Sunday morning, the 29th. ***


1) Maintenance Summary: BlackBerry Internet Service v2.4 upgrade to v2.5

Impact: BlackBerry Internet Service subscribers may be unable to send or receive messages, use the BlackBerry Internet Service web site, or perform activities such as creating new accounts, accessing their Internet mailbox, integrating third-party email accounts, or viewing email attachments during the maintenance.

Wireless service providers and device resellers may be unable to use BlackBerry administration web sites or perform activities such as creating subscriber accounts or provisioning services for subscribers during the maintenance.

Ticket Number: BBCHG30466

* Change Window Start Date and Time: 28 June 2008 00:00:00 (EDT)
* Change Window End Date and Time: 28 June 2008 08:00:00 (EDT)
* Estimated Duration of Service Impact: 8 hour(s) and 0 minute(s)
* % of Subscribers Affected: 100.00 (estimated)

(that is eight hours from Midnight to 8 am Eastern Time, Saturnday, June 28)

2) Critical-S1 Severity Maintenance (New) for BlackBerry Internet Service (v2.x) Email service for subscribers of *The Americas BIS 2.x (MULT)

Maintenance Summary: BlackBerry Internet Service v2.5 - feature activation


Impact: BlackBerry Internet Service subscribers may be unable to send or receive messages, use the BlackBerry Internet Service web site, or perform activities such as creating new accounts, accessing their Internet mailbox, integrating third-party email accounts, or viewing email attachments during the maintenance.

Wireless service providers and device resellers may be unable to use BlackBerry administration web sites or perform activities such as creating subscriber accounts or provisioning services for subscribers during the maintenance.

Ticket Number: BBCHG35366

* Change Window Start Date and Time: 29 June 2008 02:00:00 (EDT)
* Change Window End Date and Time: 29 June 2008 06:00:00 (EDT)
* Estimated Duration of Service Impact: 0 hour(s) and 30 minute(s)
* % of Subscribers Affected: 100.00 (estimated)

Purpose: RIM Software Installation

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Old 06-19-2008, 04:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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this is excellent news if they dont FUBAR it
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Good news indeed...
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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what do we get with BIS 2.5?
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:39 PM   #8 (permalink)
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HTML email and DocsToGo Support
BlackBerry Internet Service 2.5 xxx8230; Yes, HTML Email! | BlackBerryNews.com
the link to blackberry.com will help you there

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Old 06-19-2008, 04:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I updated the OP, with additional info.
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Old 06-19-2008, 09:19 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Wonderful news!
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Old 06-20-2008, 05:53 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Wow now I have something to look forward to next weekend.
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Old 06-20-2008, 07:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Swwwwwwwweeeettttt!!
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Woot! Will we be geting 4.5 on our CDMA devices (official) prior to that?
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Old 06-20-2008, 12:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Woot! Will we be geting 4.5 on our CDMA devices (official) prior to that?
I don't think OS 4.5 for the CDMA devices is that close-by, more like late summer/fall. But this is not the thread for that discussion.
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Old 06-23-2008, 12:26 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I feel like it is the week before Christmas!
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Old 06-27-2008, 09:44 AM   #16 (permalink)
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**bump**

Occurring this weekend.
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Its like Christmas Eve
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Old 06-27-2008, 09:49 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Eve of the eve... the actual implementation should be on Sunday AM!
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Old 06-27-2008, 09:51 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Oh I guess I should put the milk and cookies up then.
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Old 06-27-2008, 11:01 AM   #20 (permalink)
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I hope this is not a dumb question, but will we need to install the latest 4.5 on our devices? Or is the BIS upgrade at on RIMs software all we need in order to accomplish HTML email?

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