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How to create ActiveSync device policies using MDaemon's Policy Editor and apply them to users and/or domains

The MDaemon ActiveSync server supports ActiveSync protocol versions 12.1, 14.0, and 14.1. This allows new ActiveSync policy capabilities and make improvements to device management.

The policy screen has been redesigned and allows specification of many new ActiveSync policy elements.  There are numerous new possibilities with this than in older versions. As before, specific devices may elect to ignore your policy requests and we've found this to be somewhat sporadic depending on the device/application used and the version of the device OS.

To create a new ActiveSync policy

  1. Select Setup
  2. Select Mobile Device Management
  3. Select Policy Manager within the ActiveSync for MDaemon section
  4. Select Add to open the ActiveSync Policy Manager
    • General - Administrative and Info
    • Passwords - Requirements, strengths, expiration, etc...
    • Sync - HTML/Attachment policies, mail and calendar sync options.
    • Advanced Settings - Connections, storage, and applications policy management.
      • This tab is hidden unless you activate Enable editing of advanced policy options, located on the ActiveSync for MDaemon screen.
  5. Select OK

To apply a policy to a specific user

  1. Select Accounts
  2. Select Edit Account
  3. Select the account the policy is being applied to.
  4. Select OK
  5. Select ActiveSync for MDaemon
  6. Select Assigned Policy
  7. Select the policy that will be enforced for this user in the Policy to Assign  drop down list. 
  8. Select OK

To apply a policy to a domain

  1. Select Setup
  2. Select Domain Manager
  3. Select the domain the policy will be applied to.
  4. Select ActiveSync for MDaemon
  5. Select Assigned Policy
  6. Select the policy that will be enforced for this user in the Policy to Assign drop down list. 
  7. Select OK