Saturday, November 24, 2007

ActiveSync Policy Settings in Exchange 2007 SP1

There are a bunch of great new policy settings for Mobile devices in Exchange 2007 SP1.  The table below - from the MS Exchange Team Blog - shows the features in RTM, SP1 with a Standard CAL and SP1 with an Enterprise CAL.

Policy Settings for Exchange ActiveSync:

Settings

Ex2007 RTM

Ex2007 SP1
STANDARD CAL

Ex2007 SP1
ENTERPRISE CAL

Password Required

x

X

X

Min Password Length

X

X

X

Alphanumeric Password

X

X

X

Inactivity Timeout

X

X

X

Max Failed Password Attempts

X

X

X

Policy Refresh Interval

X

X

X

Allow non-provisionable devices

X

X

X

Attachments Enabled

X

X

X

Storage Card Encryption

X

X

X

Password Recovery Enabled

X

X

X

Allow Simple Device Password

X

X

X

Max Attachment Size

X

X

X

WSS Access Enabled

X

X

X

UNC Access Enabled

X

X

X

Password Expiration

X

X

X

Password History

X

X

X

Require Manual Sync When Roaming

 

X

X

Min Device Pwd Complex Characters

 

X

X

Max Calendar Age Filter

 

X

X

Allow HTML Email

 

X

X

Max Email Age Filter

 

X

X

Max Email Body Truncation Size

 

X

X

Max Email HTML Body Truncation Size

 

X

X

Require Signed SMIME Messages

 

X

X

Require Encrypted SMIME Messages

 

X

X

Require Signed SMIME Algorithm

 

X

X

Require Encryption SMIME Algorithm

 

X

X

Allow SMIME Encryption Algorithm Negotiation

 

X

X

Allow SMIME Soft Certs

 

X

X

Require Device Encryption

 

X

X

Allow Storage Card

 

 

X

Allow Camera

 

 

X

Allow Unsigned Applications

 

 

X

Allow Unsigned Installation Packages

 

 

X

Allow Wi-Fi

 

 

X

Allow Text Messaging

 

 

X

Allow POP/IMAP Email

 

 

X

Allow Bluetooth

 

 

X

Allow IrDA

 

 

X

Allow Desktop Sync

 

 

X

Allow Browser

 

 

X

Allow Consumer Email

 

 

X

Allow Remote Desktop

 

 

X

Allow Internet Sharing

 

 

X

Unapproved InROM Application List

 

 

X

Approved Application List

 

 

X

Other features in the Service Pack will include being able to configure a default Exchange ActiveSync policy and Remote Wipe Confirmation.  Check out the full post for more information.

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