Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

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bgodbolt
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby bgodbolt » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:10 am

We are thinking of buying some blackberry z10s, but I would like to know for sure if push email will work using zimbra activesync. Does anyone have experience with this?
I apoligize in advance if this question has already been asked. I didn't see anything on google or in the forums.


mkozak
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby mkozak » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:26 am

We bought a few z10's for testing the other day, so far we setup a BES10 server which is working fine with sending and receiving emails. The problem we're having now is with deleting emails not going to the trash.
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby bgodbolt » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:15 am

Thanks for the response. That's good to know. However, I was particularly curious about whether the new Z10 worked with Activesync. It isn't really feasible for us to buy BES so it only makes sense to get a blackberry if it will be compatible with zimbra using active sync. Has anyone tried yet?
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby cavj1 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:29 pm

I have not tried it yet but I've been speaking with Notify Technologies and they say they can do Active Sync on a BB and have worked with Zimbra for 10+ years. I just signed the trial paperwork and should be able to update its use with a 9930 in a few days. I pasted the contact number of who I've been speaking with below.
J. Scott Walker | Regional Sales Manager | Notify Technology
408.777.7923 (o) | 408-314.3062 (m) | swalker "at" notifycorp.com
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby lytledd » Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:42 am

I'd suggest modifying the above post and not put his email address there. SPAM bots will pick it up. Maybe use swalker AT notifycorp DOT com
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby 1739miguel » Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:12 pm

Hello,
We have a BlackBerry Z10 user who can't sync via active sync.
We get the error:
[name$

com.zimbra.zimbrasync.ZimbraSyncException: com.zimbra.zimbrasync.wbxml.BinaryCodecException: expected: START_TAG {AirSync}Class; got: START_TAG {AirSync}SyncKey

at com.zimbra.zimbrasync.ZimbraSyncServlet.parseRequest(ZimbraSyncServlet.java:599)

at com.zimbra.zimbrasync.ZimbraSyncServlet.processCommand(ZimbraSyncServlet.java:577)
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby Brad_C » Thu May 02, 2013 4:34 am

We have one BB10 user on 7.2.2 with direct active sync (no BES) and it works well for him so far. (only been a month though).
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Does Zimbra Activesync work with the Blackberry Z10?

Postby 245centrex » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:48 pm

[quote user="Brad_C"]We have one BB10 user on 7.2.2 with direct active sync (no BES) and it works well for him so far. (only been a month though).[/QUOTE]
We are testing it with ZCS 8.0.4 and Q10 devices running BB 10.1 firmware. It works perfectly for push mail, contacts, calendar.
*But* (and this is a huge deal), it kills the devices :D
They go through an entire battery in 4 hours and the devices are constantly running hot. Removing the Zimbra Activesync account from the devices instantly returns them to normal battery consumption and they no longer run hot.
I will make a separate thread about this to get some ideas on how to best troubleshoot this so that I can open a more productive support ticket with Zimbra.

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