Montag, 27. Februar 2012 20:27
Hi all, as many of you may already know, any BPOS Messaging Active Sync policies that may have been created will not transitioned into Exchange Online 365, as called out in the post-transition Admin Checklist (#8): http://www.microsoft.com/online/help/en-us/helphowto/8939e90a-59dc-4f0f-aec0-19a899c0af75.htm#BKMK_AfterTransition
So for any BPOS Admins who have an ActiveSync Policy in place, requiring device passwords, encryption, etc you will want to review the following link, which will walk you through how to create an ActiveSync Policy within Exchange Online 365, specifically the Exchange Control Panel (ECP) in order to have your mobile devices managed when using Exchange Online 365:
Manage Exchange ActiveSync for Your Organization
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync lets users synchronize their mobile phones with their Microsoft Exchange mailboxes. You can manage what devices users can use to synchronize with Exchange, and manage how those devices synchronize to control long-distance and data charges.
Exchange ActiveSync is offered on many mobile devices and can provide different levels of security for your organization’s data and experiences for your users. As an administrator, in the Exchange Control Panel, you can specify which devices your users can use to synchronize, and how you want your organization's data to be safeguarded on your user’s devices.
- Manage Access for Mobile Devices Device access rules control which devices your users can use to synchronize with Exchange. This functionality may involve ongoing
maintenance and may thus require making an action plan prior to instituting access rules.
- Manage Data Protection on Mobile Devices Exchange ActiveSync device policies provide you a way to require that your users use a PIN on their mobile devices and have the e-mails and
Exchange data encrypted on the devices. They also let you decide how to handle devices that don't support your organization policies.
- Troubleshoot Exchange ActiveSync Synchronization Problems Troubleshoot common synchronization problems that users might experience.
Transitions Community Lead ...Ryan J. Phillips
- Manage Access for Mobile Devices Device access rules control which devices your users can use to synchronize with Exchange. This functionality may involve ongoing maintenance and may thus require making an action plan prior to instituting access rules.