- BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
- BlackBerry® Device Software version 126.96.36.1994 to 188.8.131.525 (excluding version 184.108.40.2067) and 220.127.116.11 and later (including 5.0)
The March 2010 Daylight Savings Time (DST) update is cumulative and includes updates to the following Time Zones:
|Country||Time Zone||DST Start||DST End|
|Azores||Azores (GMT -1)||March 28, 2010||October 31, 2010|
|Israel||Jerusalem (GMT +2)||March 26, 2010||September 12, 2010|
|Egypt||Cairo (GMT +2)||April 30, 2010||September 24, 2010|
|Georgia||Tbilisi (GMT +4)||No DST||No DST|
|Fiji||Fiji (GMT +12)||November 29, 2009||April 25, 2010|
|Mongolia||Ulaan Baater (GMT +9)||No DST||No DST|
|Bangladesh||Dhaka (GMT +6)||March 31, 2010||October 31, 2010|
Prerequisites for installing the March 2010 DST update
To install the March 2010 DST update, the BlackBerry smartphone must be running one of the following BlackBerry Device Software versions.
- BlackBerry Device Software version 18.104.22.1684 to 22.214.171.1245 (except for BlackBerry Device Software version 126.96.36.1997)
- BlackBerry Device Software version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206
- BlackBerry Device Software version 220.127.116.11 and higher (including 5.0)
If the version of BlackBerry Device Software that is currently installed is not in the above list, the BlackBerry smartphone must first be upgraded to a supported version before the updates can be applied successfully. To determine what version of BlackBerry Device Software is currently installed go to Options->About. To upgrade the BlackBerry smartphone to a newer version of BlackBerry Device Software see KB13427 or visit www.blackberry.com/upgrades on your computer.
Installing the March 2010 DST update for individual BlackBerry smartphone users
Individual BlackBerry smartphone users who are not on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server can download the March 2010 DST update using one of the following links.
BlackBerry Device Software version 18.104.22.1684 to 22.214.171.1245 (except 126.96.36.1997)
BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2 and later (including BlackBerry Device Software versions 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, , and 5.0)
Note: The links above can be accessed directly from the BlackBerry® Browser to download the patch over the wireless network. The BlackBerry Smartphone may prompt to be reset after the patch has been downloaded and installed.
Installing the March 2010 DST update for Administrators
In order to fully support DST changes a Windows® update will need to be applied to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. This requirement is applicable for all mail platforms. The most recent update and information can be obtained from Microsoft KB979306, or visit the Microsoft Support site and search for "February 2010 time zone update". For additional information about DST, Windows, and TZEdit.exe please see Microsoft KB914387, or visit the Microsoft Support site and search for "configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows".
Important note for BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
Early version of cdo.dll maintained separate internal time zone tables which required an update when a time zone changed. However, in more recent versions of cdo.dll Microsoft has designed cdo.dll to read DST information from the Windows registry. To support this feature cdo.dll, on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, must be at version 6.5.7654.1 or higher; or 6.5.8067.0 or higher. DST changes that require the creation of a NEW time zone will require an update to cdo.dll. It is recommended that the most recent Microsoft Daylight Savings Time update be applied to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. For information about these updates please see Microsoft KB977720, or the latest Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1 Download (6.5.8153.0)
Note: Updates may also be required to other computers in the organization. Please see the individual mail platform vendors for details and instructions.
To apply DST updates to the BlackBerry smartphone use one or more of the following options.
Option 1: SQL Script Update
This process involves executing a Structured Query Language (SQL) query against the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Once executed the BlackBerry Synchronization service will automatically send the updates time zone information to the BlackBerry smartphone.
In order to leverage this method the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry smartphone must meet the following requirements:
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.0 SP7
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP3 and higher
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0
- BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2.0 and higher (including 5.0)
If the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and/or BlackBerry Device Software do not meet the prerequisites please proceed to Option 2.
For instructions on applying the update please see the Additional Information section and the end of the article.
Option 2: Using the TimeZoneUpdate application
This is not required for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2.0 or later if the script update (Option 1) has been applied to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
Administrators have five options for deploying the TimeZoneUpdater application to their end users.
- BlackBerry Desktop Software.
- BlackBerry Application Web Loader.
- Standalone Application Loader.
- BlackBerry Browser.
- Wireless Application Push.
For information and instructions about any of these options please review the Deploying Java Applications guide.
To verify which BlackBerry smartphone users have the TimeZoneUpdater application use the BlackBerry Application Reporting Tool from the BlackBerry Resource Kit. For more information visit http://na.blackberry.com/eng/support/server_resourcekit.jsp .
If a BlackBerry smartphone user installs the TimeZoneUpdater application in addition to receiving the updates from the database script the settings from the SQL script will take precedence.
Warning: The process modifies the BlackBerry Configuration Database. It is recommended that a full backup be taken prior to the execution of the script.
This process can be completed from any workstation or server.
- Download TimeZoneUpdateMarch2010.zip and extract the contents.
Important: Do not modify the directory and file structure of the extracted files.
- Open a command prompt and navigate to the folder that contains BBDBUpdate.exe.
- Type BBDBUpdate.exe and add the switches applicable to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment. The full command syntax is as follows:
BBDBUpdate.exe -db <Database Name> -dbms <SQL> -n <SQL Server Name> -dbauth -dbuser <User Name> -dbpass <Password> -input <.\<folder>\LoadSyncDeviceConfig.sql>
For BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP3 or later using Microsoft SQL Server with Windows Authentication, type the following:
BBDBUpdate.exe -db BESMgmt -n SQL1 -input .\MSSQL\LoadSyncDeviceConfig412.sql
For BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP3 or later using Microsoft SQL Server with SQL Authentication, type the following:
BBDBUpdate.exe -db BESMgmt -n SQL1 -dbauth -dbuser sa -dbpass password -input .\MSSQL\LoadSyncDeviceConfig412.sql
|-db||Use this switch to specify the name of the BlackBerry Configuration Database you are updating. The default value is BESMgmt|
|-n||Use this switch to specify the hostname or instance of the database server.|
|-input||Specifies the path and file name of the script to execute. Ensure that you are select the script for your applicable database server type.|
|-dbms||Use this switch to specify if you are using Microsoft SQL Server or IBM DB2 Universal Server. If this switch is not used Microsoft SQL Server is assumed.|
|-dbauth||Use this switch if you are using SQL Authentication. If this switch is not used Windows Authentication is used.|
|-dpuser||Use this switch to specify the user name to be used with the Microsoft SQL Server authentication. This switch is required if the -dbauth switch is used.|
|-dbpass||Use this switch to specify the password to be used with the Microsoft SQL Server authentication. This switch is required if the -dbauth switch is used.|
Note: If the error Unable to read input file check that the name and path of the LoadSyncDeviceConfig.sql is correct.
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