Get started with the Mobile Admin dashboard

BlackBerry users

To get started with the dashboard:

  • Configure the Mobile Admin Server to send notifications
  • Configure feeds for the network

Configure the Mobile Admin Server to send notifications

  1. Log on to Mobile Admin.
  2. Go to Configuration > Options > Dashboard Options.
  3. Enter the URL to the BES MDS-Connection Service web page in the BES hostname field.
    This is typically http://hostname:8080, where hostname is either the hostname or IP address.

    The hostname or IP address must be resolvable by the underlying operating system on the Mobile Admin Server.

  4. Select a notification interval.

Configure a feed for the Dashboard with the device

  1. Log on to Mobile Admin.
  2. Select Manage Dashboard Feeds.

    When you launch for the first time, the page displays a single option to Add New Feed.

  3. Select Add New Feed.

    Mobile Admin displays a list of the dashboard’s supported services.

  4. Choose a service from the list.
  5. Enter the hostname or IP address for the server where Mobile Admin Servercollects the feed, and click Continue.

    A list of available feeds or saved search parameters displays.

  6. Select an item from the list.

    You may edit the name of the feed and add optional information for this feed, such as, a contact phone number or a related URL.

  7. Click Save.

    The feed is added to your dashboard.

  8. Click OK.

    The new feed is available from the device.

  9. Repeat these steps to add additional feeds.

Android and Apple iPhone users

To get started with the Dashboard, configure a feed for the network.

  1. Log in to Mobile Admin.
  2. Select Manage Dashboard Feeds.

    On first launch, the page displays a single option: Add New Feed.

  3. Select Add New Feed.

    Mobile Admin displays a list of the Dashboard’s supported services.

  4. Select a service from the list.
  5. Enter the hostname or IP address for the server where Mobile Admin Server will collect the feed.
  6. Select continue from the device menu.

    A list of available feeds or saved search parameters displays.

  7. Select an item from the list.

    You may edit the name of the feed and add optional information for this feed, such as a contact phone number or a related URL.

  8. Click Save.

    The feed is added to your dashboard.

  9. Click OK.

    The new feed is now available and usable from the device.

  10. Repeat these steps to add additional feeds.

The Mobile Admin Server connects to the Internet to send feeds to the devices. No server configuration is required.