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BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12
Version 12.0
Published: 2014-11-13
SWD-20141113094143108
Contents
Fixed issues......................................................................................................................4
Known issues................................................................................................................... 5
Legal notice....................................................................................................................11
Fixed issues
Fixed issues
1
Installation and upgrade fixed issues
If you installed BES5 and BES10 in your organization's environment and both used the same database, when you upgraded to
BES12, which upgraded the database, the upgrade might have failed. (JI 800613)
If you migrated an email profile that was assigned to an Android device that had Secure Work Space installed, the device
resynchronized because the profile name was different. (JI 786382)
When you moved BES10 users to BES12 an unexpected directory error might have occurred. (JI 782994)
After you installed BES12 the BlackBerry Gatekeeping Service did not start. (JI 773679)
If you upgraded the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) files, some of the BES12 components such as BES12 Core and the
BlackBerry MDS Connection Service, did not work correctly. (JI 772813)
User and device management fixed issues
After you removed an organization notice from a user's profile, the notice might have still displayed on the user's device. (JI
772343)
Management console
After you upgraded from BES5 to BES12, in the Edit user page, if you selected the Allow user to activate a BlackBerry OS
device checkbox, the Save button moved down the page and you could not use the scroll bar to move to the button and click it.
(JI 799701)
If you created a VPN profile for iOS devices with the Connection type set to IPSec, the profile appeared as the Connect on
Demand profile when a user viewed the VPN profile on iOS 8 devices. However, the device did not connect automatically to the
VPN when the user attempted to open a page in the work domain in Safari. (JI 797416)
If you created a VPN profile for iOS devices with the Connection type set to IPSec, the profile was pushed to devices but did not
appear as the Connect on Demand profile when a user viewed the VPN profile on iOS 7 devices. (JI 791726)
When you clicked Company directory in the left menu, a SQLServerException might have displayed in the CORE log file. (JI
715022)
4
Known issues
Known issues
2
Installation and upgrade known issues
When you upgrade from BES5 to BES12, the Microsoft Active Directory connection for BES5 is migrated automatically. This
connection supports all devices that connect to this directory. You do not have to create a new Microsoft Active Directory
connection to this directory.
After you install BES12, if you stop the BES12 Core service and then stop the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service service, the
BlackBerry MDS Connection Service service might not stop. (JI 815036)
Workaround: Make sure that the BES12 Core service is running before you stop the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service
service.
When you migrate BlackBerry 10 devices to BES12, some of the devices might not migrate successfully. (JI 812920)
After you migrate an IBM Notes Traveler email profile, if you assign the profile to a user, the user cannot connect to their
account. (JI 812914)
Workaround: On the Settings tab in the migrated email profile, remove "%UserDomain%" from the domain field.
When you migrate BlackBerry 10 devices to BES12, some of the devices might report an error. (JI 811979)
Workaround:
1.
Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10\EMWS\webapps\mdm\WEB-INF
\classes.
2.
In the PBMS.properties file change the following settings:
•
pollTime=12
•
maximumRequestsPerMinute=2
3.
Restart the Enterprise Management Web Service.
4.
After device migration is complete, change the PBMS.properties file settings back to their original parameters and restart
the Enterprise Management Web Service.
If you are migrating multiple devices for the same user, do not select the Activation period expires after the first device is
activated checkbox.
After you install BES12, if you restart the BES12 Core service in the Windows Services panel, it does not stop. (JI 810133)
When you are migrating devices from BES10 to BES12, the CPU might reach 100%. (JI 808263)
5
Known issues
Workaround:
1.
Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10\EMWS\webapps\mdm\WEB-INF
\classes.
2.
In the PBMS.properties file change the following settings:
•
pollTime=12
•
maximumRequestsPerMinute=2
3.
Restart the Enterprise Management Web Service.
4.
After device migration is complete, change the PBMS.properties file settings back to their original parameters and restart
the Enterprise Management Web Service.
When you are upgrading two instances of BES10 to BES12, if the display name of one of the BES10 databases contains special
characters, you cannot switch between the BES10 databases. (JI 807294)
Workaround: Remove the special character from the display name of the BES10 database.
If you use an incorrect SRP host name when you install a router, the installation continues and the router displays in the
Windows Control Panel but the router does not work. (JI 807106)
Workaround: Uninstall the router and then reinstall it using the correct SRP host name.
After upgrading from BES10 to BES12, when you migrate Q5 devices they might remain in a pending state. (JI 799486)
When you are using a version of Google Chrome that uses a language other than English, after you upgrade from BES5 to
BES12, the BlackBerry OS Settings tab displays in the language that Google Chrome is using. (JI 794513)
Workaround: Use a version of Google Chrome that has the language set to English.
After you upgrade from BES5 to BES12, if the BlackBerry Administration Service service stops, when you restart the BlackBerry
Administration Service service and log in to the console, the log in page keeps reloading. (JI 788051)
After you upgrade from BES5 to BES12, if you use the Enterprise Transporter tool to move multiple users, when you click on
User Summary > Advanced Settings you cannot assign anything to the users. (JI 787042)
User and device management known issues
Users cannot establish a VPN connection when they are using PKI profiles that are pushed from BES12. (JI 810523)
When the user starts to install the MDM profile on an iOS device, the Safari browser on the device contacts BES12 for the
profile. In certain circumstances, instead of being prompted to install the MDM profile, the user is directed to the Settings
screen on the device and is unable to install the profile. (JI 801351)
Workaround: Stop the BES12 Client and start it again.
6
Known issues
The Safari browser on an iOS device can use a VPN profile that is associated with an app with the Enable per-app vpn option
enabled to access a URL that is not specified in the Safari domain of the VPN profile. (JI 781621)
If your organization's BES5 environment was set up for high availability, and you upgrade to BES12, if one of the servers stops
responding, you cannot move users from one server to the other, and you cannot create users on the server that has stopped
responding. (JI 746567)
When you create an Enterprise Connectivity Profile and assign the profile to a Secure Work Space user, if you deactivate the
BES12 Client and then reactivate the client, the user cannot log in to the client. (JI 727103)
Workaround: Uninstall and reinstall the BES12 Client.
Management console known issues
If your organization's environment contains BES5 and BES12, if you restart the BlackBerry Administration Service - Application
Server service and then click on a BlackBerry OS user in the BES12 management console and click Advanced Settings for the
user, you are redirected to a page that displays an error message. (JI 818494)
Workaround: In the browser address bar, type the URL of the management console, log out of the console and then back in.
If you click the BlackBerry OS Settings tab, and then leave the console open for fifteen minutes, when you click Specify IT
policy distribution settings, an error might display. (JI 815816)
Workaround: Log out of the console and then log back in.
When you create a Proxy profile, if you use a slash (/) character in the name, the name does not display correctly in the Add an
enterprise connectivity profile page. (JI 814775)
Workaround: Do not use a slash (/) character in the name of a Proxy profile.
On the Users and devices tab, no information displays in the SIM column for Windows Phone devices. (JI 814208)
On the dashboard, the Devices by carrier area does not include Windows Phone devices. (JI 813089)
When you create an administrator role and set the Directory access for the role to All company directories, after you assign the
role to an administrator user, when that administrator user logs in to the console they cannot create directory users. (JI 813022)
Workaround: Set the Group management for the role to All groups and users.
Or
Set the Directory access for the role to Selected company directories only and type the name of the company directory.
After you resend an IT policy for BlackBerry OS users, the IT Policy and Advanced Settings do not display in the management
console under the User summary and Device model tabs. (JI 811774)
7
Known issues
If a user has a BlackBerry 10 device, a Windows Phone device, and an Android device, when you assign a shared certificate to
the user, the shared certificate gets reconciled on all three devices when it should only be reconciled on the Android device. (JI
810961)
You cannot type "/traveler" in the hostname field of an email profile. (JI 810306)
Workaround: Change the IBM Notes Traveler server root website to re-direct to "/traveler".
After you upgrade from BES5 to BES12, in the Group settings page you cannot click on the profile name to see details about any
policies or profiles that are assigned to the group. (JI 810121)
If you have both a Microsoft Active Directory connection and an LDAP connection configured for your company directory
connections, adding users by importing a .csv file displays a message that an error was detected in the .csv file and the users
are not imported. (JI 809831)
Workaround: Remove the LDAP connection.
When you replace an Apple profile signing certificate, the message that displays states that users must reactivate their devices,
however that is not true. (JI 808620)
If you have assigned a user certificate to a user and then edit the user certificate profile to remove the assigned certificate and
add a different certificate, the new certificate is not shown in the management console and is not sent to the device. (JI
807990)
If you have configured a Microsoft Active Directory company directory connection and you enable directory linked groups and
onboarding, when you specify groups from the company directory for onboarding, the drop-down list to select groups may not
appear in some browsers. (JI 807986)
Workaround: Search for the group by typing the name in the Search field.
When you create a BBOS IT policy, if you use Unicode characters in the policy name, when you delete the policy, the name of
the policy does not display correctly in the deletion confirmation message. (JI 807527)
After you use the Enterprise Transporter tool to move a BlackBerry OS user who is an administrator from one BES12 server to
another BES12 server, the administrator account that is associated with the user cannot be deleted. (JI 807474)
Workaround:
1.
Click Users and Devices .
2.
Find the user account.
3.
Beside User details, click the edit icon.
4.
Select Allow user to activate a BlackBerry OS device.
5.
Click Save.
6.
In the BlackBerry OS Settings tab, find the user account.
7.
Delete the user account.
8
Known issues
8.
Under Manage users, select View more criteria.
9.
Change the Queued removal of BlackBerry Service option to True.
10. Click Search.
11. If the user displays in the search results, click Immediate removal of BlackBerry services.
If you have upgraded from BES5 to BES12, adding users by importing from a .csv file displays an error message that BES12
cannot import the .csv file. If you refresh the browser the users in the .csv file are actually imported. (JI 806794)
If you have groups with more than 2000 users and administrators who are assigned roles that allow them to administer only
certain groups, those administrators might not be able to successfully perform searches, assign policies and profiles, or perform
other large-scale operations on the large groups. (JI 803202)
Workaround: Have an administrator who can administer all groups perform the action.
If you create a VPN profile and select the Enable per-app VPN option, then add an app to the profile and assign the app to a
user, if you later remove the app from the user, in the VPN profile you cannot remove the Enable per-app VPN option. (JI
802642)
If you attempt to set the network location for internal apps to a folder with a localized name on a French, German, or Spanish
server, you will not be able to save the location. (JI 800979)
When you create a directory connection with a long name, after you add one directory group to the directory connection, the
Add directory group button disappears. (JI 798557)
The bwcn.log and local_host_access.log files are not stored in the same location. (JI 792988)
On the Users and devices tab, no information displays in the Free internal storage column for Windows Phone devices and no
information displays in the Total and Free internal storage columns for BlackBerry OS devices. (JI 780608)
If the database is not accessible, no log files for the BES12 Core are created. (JI 758247)
App known issues
On the Apps tab, when you try to update the NFL Mobile Canada app, an error displays. (JI 814858)
For some VPP accounts, on the Used license page, the app status does not indicate that some apps are installed. (JI 807638)
BES12 Self-Service known issues
After you upgrade from BES5 to BES12, Active Directory users might not be able to log into the BES12 Self-Service portal using
their Active Directory credentials. (JI 810936)
9
Known issues
BlackBerry Resource Kit known issues
If you use the Enterprise Transporter tool to move users from a BES5 database that has been upgraded to BES12, you cannot
fully manage the users. (JI 798529)
10
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