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BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 Implementation Guide by Mitesh Desai

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Migrating users to the new BES server

As mentioned earlier, we can install a fresh copy of BES 5 on a new server. This can be done using the guide from Chapter 1, Introduction to BES 5. Once the new server is installed with its new SRP ID and keys, use the following procedure to transport users to the new BlackBerry domain.

Recording the database paths

In preparation for the migration, we need to gather the following information to simplify terminology. In the following example, the source server is the old BES currently running on the network and the destination server is the new BES 5 that we have just installed on a fresh server install.

  • Database location of the source server
  • Database location of the destination server
  • Login details of the BESAdmin ...

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