RIM Updates BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) v5.0 SP1 for Exchange, Domino
BlackBerry maker RIM has issued maintenance updates for organizations' Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) v5.0 service pack 1 (SP1) deployments.
Wed, June 09, 2010
Research In Motion (RIM) this week released maintenance updates for BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) 5.0 SP1 for Microsoft (MSFT) Exchange (maintenance release [MR] 3) and IBM (IBM) Lotus Domino (MR2).
The new BES 5.0 SP1 MR3 release for Microsoft Exchange deployments resolves a variety of issues related to the BES BlackBerry Administration Service; the BlackBerry Attachment Service; the BlackBerry Client for use with Microsoft Office Communicator 2007; the BlackBerry Collaboration Service; and more. (Read more specifics on the issues fixed in MR3 for Exchange on RIM's site.)
BES 5.0 SP1 MR2 for Lotus Domino resolves potential BlackBerry synchronization issues related to device activation, along with problems related to the BES BlackBerry Administration and BlackBerry Attachment Services, among other fixes. (Find specifics on RIM's site.)
BlackBerry administrators planning to install either update on a computer running Windows 2003 should first read the new maintenance release notes that accompany the software online, according to RIM.
The last official MR updates for BES 5.0 came last March.
And both of the recent MR updates are available for free on RIM's BlackBerry downloads page.