The Group Policy setting "Code Word" for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is not correctly applied to Windows Mobile 6.1 mobile devices when the policy is Disabled

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Symptom

When you disable the Group Policy setting "Code Word" by using Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager (MDM) 2008 Group Policy management functionality, some Windows Mobile 6.1 mobile devices may continue to use the previously set code word.

Cause



This group policy setting affects this Windows Mobile registry key when applied to the device:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\Security\LASSD\CodeWord

When this policy is set to Enable the Code Word value is set in this registry key, however when this policy is set to Disable the registry key is deleted. When the registry key is not found, the Windows Mobile device continues to use whatever code word was set previously.

STATUS



Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem has not been corrected at the time of publication of this article.

Resolution

The only workaround at this time is to not disable the policy. Using the Group Policy Management Console, rather than set the policy to Disable, always set it to Enable and specify your desired code word.

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Query words

Codeword Group Policy Windows Mobile System Center Mobile Device Manager SCMDM SCMDM2008 SCMDM 2008 SP1 LASSD

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Article ID: 974680 - Last Review: August 17, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008
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