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Blackberry Enterprise Server Admin password reset
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Recently had an issue with accessing the Blackberry Administration Service site for administrating the BES (v5.0.4). It stopped accepting valid AD credentials and there were no "local" BAS user accounts configured with Administrator access.

The following T-SQL script executed against the BESMgmt database in SSMS will reset the BAS "admin" user password to "blackberry". It will also create the "admin" user if one cannot already be found in the table BASUsers.

DECLARE 
        @DisplayName              VARCHAR(256),
        @Authentication           VARCHAR(256),
        @AuthenticatorTypeId      INT,
        @AuthenticatorInstanceId  INT,
        @ExternalAuthenticatorId  VARCHAR(255),
        @EncryptedPassword        VARCHAR(256)
 
/************************************************************
Start of editing required section
*************************************************************/
 
SET @DisplayName =               'System Administrator'                  -- Display name (Not always used)
SET @Authentication =            'BAS'                                   -- 'BAS' for BAS authentication
SET @EncryptedPassword =        '7B7ECF0DAF70D040345D8DD92607E274969F4BA5DFDFAEAC5DE775E5340CDF605D5762EC5D326498ADBE72E7434897025A8702D0237046F554DBCA5769B90154:7637B189'      -- Encrypted string of password 'blackberry'
 
 
/************************************************************
End of editing required section
********/
 
IF @Authentication LIKE 'BAS'
BEGIN
        SET @AuthenticatorTypeId =      0                               -- Set to 0 for BAS
        SET @AuthenticatorInstanceId =   0                               -- Set to 0 for BAS
        SET @ExternalAuthenticatorId = NULL
 
      IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT * FROM BASUsers WHERE LoginName = 'admin')
             EXEC SetUpBASorADAuthentication @DisplayName, @AuthenticatorTypeId, @AuthenticatorInstanceId, @ExternalAuthenticatorId, @EncryptedPassword
        ELSE 
          UPDATE    BASUsers 
          SET       LoginPassword = @EncryptedPassword
          WHERE     (LoginName = 'admin')
 
END

Useful script allowed access to the Blackberry Administration site while the AD authentication issue was resolved. Change the admin password to a secure one ASAP after gaining access.



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