MDaemon with BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) requires that the SQL Server Browser be started in o

This article will provide basic information on what services are required to start the BES component successfully.
When starting MDaemon, you may notice that the BES components do not start successfully. 

  1. Open the Services console:
    1. Click the Windows Start button
    2. Click Run…
    3. Type 'services.msc' and hit Enter (This will launch the Services console)
  2. Ensure you have the following services started:
    1. SQL Server Browser
    2. SQL Server (MDAEMON)

Additional Comments

Note: If you had SQL Server installed prior to installing MDaemon, the SQL Server Browser may be disabled.  You will need to switch this service to Automatic or Manual.