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BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 Implementation Guide by Mitesh Desai

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Lab 3

In this section we will be looking at importing bulk users from our existing mail server environment into the BES environment.

Importing users to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

In most organizations, we would already have a list of users present in our messaging environment (or in Active Directory). Instead of adding a single user at a time — which in a large organization could take up valuable time — we can create a .csv file and import a batch of users. When we carry out the import of users, we can specify:

  • The names of the groups we want to add the users to
  • Details about activation such as type of activation, password, and expiry times
  • E-mail address
  • Which Blackberry Enterprise Server instance to join, denoted via the SRP ID

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