(FAQ) What is BlackBerry Mobile Data System - Connection Service (MDS-CS)?
What is BlackBerry Mobile Data System - Connection Service (MDS-CS)?
MDaemon’s MDS-CS permits behind the firewall access to files and web applications from BlackBerry devices. This will (for example) allow you to access your private Intranet without a VPN connection.
MDS-CS also allows access to network file shares from the Files application on the BlackBerry smartphone.
MDaemon’s MDS-CS by default runs on port 8080. You may configure this within the MDaemon GUI:
- Click the Setup menu
- Click BlackBerry Device Management…
- Click MDS-CS
- Edit the Web server listens on port field
- Click Ok
BlackBerry Device OS 5.0 may require configuring the BlackBerry Browser manually on the smartphone:
- Click the Options icon
- Select Advanced Options
- Select Browser
- Select BlackBerry Browser for the Default browser configuration: field
BlackBerry Device OS 6.0 and above should automatically detect whether the URL is available via the Internet Browser or the BlackBerry Browser.