How to configure the Licensing Server in BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 version 10.1 to support proxy authentication

Article ID: KB34312

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-15-2014


Product(s) Affected:

  • Enterprise Solutions
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  • BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 version 10.1 to 10.1.1

The BlackBerry Administration Service supports the manual input of a proxy server for a machine hosting the BlackBerry Licensing Service.

These proxy server settings are stored in the WinHTTPSettings binary registry value, which is located at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections

Every 60 minutes, the BlackBerry Administration Service will perform a license request to If a direct connection cannot be performed, BAS will check the WinHTTPSettings registry value to see if a proxy server has been specified and will then forward any HTTP request to the proxy server.

The following instructions can be used to set proxy server in WinHTTPSettings:

For a Microsoft Windows 2008 or Microsoft Windows 2012 Server
  1. Open a command prompt as Administrator.
  2. Type %systemroot%\SysWow64\netsh winhttp set proxy <proxy_server>:<port> and press Enter.


  • To view the current settings,type %systemroot%\SysWow64\netsh winhttp show proxy and press Enter.
  • To reset the settings back to default, type%systemroot%\SysWow64\netsh winhttp reset proxy and press Enter.


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