Deploying Windows Mobile 6 with Windows Essential Business Server 2008


This document provides step-by-step instructions for deploying devices powered with Windows Mobile 6 in an IT infrastructure that is based on the Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (Windows EBS 2008) server solution.

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Deploying Windows Mobile 6 with Windows Essential Business Server 2008

Windows Mobile 6

Windows Mobile 6.1

Before You Begin

     Skill Level

     Windows Mobile Requirements

     Server Requirements

Process Steps

Step 1: Install Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 or WMDC 6.1

Step 2: Enable Mobile Services for Users

Step 3: Configure the Firewall and Web Services

Step 4: Install and Configure a Certificate

     Choose the Type of Certificate

     Configure the Certificate

         Option A: Using a Self-Issued Certificate

         Option B: Using a Third-Party Certificate

Step 5: Install and Configure the Third-party Certificate on the Security Server

Step 6: Configure Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Messaging Server

     Ensure the site service is started

Step 7: Configure Device Synchronization

         Option A: Over-the-air Device Synchronization

         Option B: Device Synchronization Using ActiveSync

     Device Synchronization Using WMDC

Step 8: Test the Deployment

     Test Over-the-Air Synchronization

     Test Direct Push

Remote Management

     Remote Device Wipe

     Device Security Policies



     Installing Microsoft ActiveSync on Client Computers

     Configuring ActiveSync

     Synchronizing the Mobile Device

         Some Users Cannot Synchronize

         No User Can Synchronize

     Deploying Certificates

         Obtaining a Certificate

         Creating a Certificate Signing Request

         Installing a Self-Issued Certificate

     Configuring the Device

         Direct Push Messages

         Device Policy


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