HOT!!! RIM Officially Releases BES 4.1.6 (Service Pack 6)

SanaTizer just sent in a tip that RIM has posted BES 4.1.6 on their website. That means that Service Pack 6 of BES 4.1 is now official! This is a bit of a surprising move to me but hey I won’t complain.

BES 4.1.6 brings:

  • HTML email to BES emails by default (no hack needed)
  • Support for IBM Lotus Sametime 8.0
  • Support for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
  • Controls for new RIM released applications
  • Some sort of new Calendar Synchronization tool for BES admins
  • And a bunch of other things like renaming services and database changes

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If you are a BES admin you can pick up the new service pack at this link. The release notes can be found at this link. Just click on the link that says release notes. :)

What did annoy me in the release notes was this one line:

Research In Motion (RIM) plans to discontinue support for the “You were BCC’d” portion of messages as of BlackBerry
Enterprise Server version 5.0

Why would they do that?

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  1. Is the PDF distiller bug now fixed?

  2. Below the Maintenance Release:

    Service Pack 5 Interim Security Update

    * File name: bes_as_fix_189456_4.1.5.zip
    * File size: 2.0 MB
    * Date posted: 17-July-2008

    Note: This update addresses a security vulnerability that exists in the PDF distiller of some released versions of the BlackBerry Attachment Service. Please read the release notes before installing this software.

    * Download Software
    * View Related Documentation

  3. This applies to Service Pack 3 and 4 Aswell.
    On the same Page of the SP Downloads and is for Domino, Groupwise and Exchange.

  4. Interim Security Update

    Extract the Zip File
    Stop BlackBerry Attachment Service
    Copy the two Folders that were extracted ‘BBDecorator’ and ‘BBDistiller’
    Paste the two folders in the ‘AttachServer’ folder under Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Enterprise Server\AttachServer
    This will replace the three relevant DLL’s
    Start BlackBerry Attachment Service

  5. Can i install this if I am using BES Express

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