You can perform the following tasks on an Microsoft ActiveSync server.
- Enable and disable ActiveSync - By default, ActiveSync
is enabled when the Client Access Server role is installed in an
organization. You can disable ActiveSync for a user or a group of
users by using the Exchange Management Console or the Exchange
Management Shell. If you must disable ActiveSync across your
organization, you can configure the ActiveSync virtual directory to
refuse all connections by stopping the Web services on that virtual
- Manage access to Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services sites
and Microsoft Windows file shares - ActiveSync lets users
access documents and links stored on Windows SharePoint Services
sites and Windows file shares. You can configure specific sites to
be allowed or blocked. Sites that are allowed can be accessed by
any user who has Windows SharePoint Services or Windows file share
access. Blocked sites cannot be accessed under any circumstances.
You can also configure the default behavior for sites that are not
specified in the Allowed List or Block List.
- View ActiveSync protocol logs - ActiveSync contains
several reports that you can use to manage your ActiveSync
- Configure authentication for ActiveSync - By default,
ActiveSync is configured to use Basic authentication and requires
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). You can configure other authentication
methods including RSA SecurID.
More information and links are provided at Managing an Exchange ActiveSync Server.