Smartphone Exchange policy lie and how to avoid it
Apparently the iPhone OS has been falsely reporting to Exchange servers that iPhone and iPod touch handset deliver on-device encryption when they haven’t has been raising questions regarding mobile phone support for Exchange ActiveSync policies reports sfgate.
Info on Exchange ActiveSync support on mobile phones is not that easy to gain and so is ascertaining what will happen when Exchange server is configured to use a policy that any mobile phone may or may not support.
Exchange ActiveSync 2007 supports 29 security and access policies which IT can enable, while only a handful of mobile phones support some of the policies such as the iPhone, Palm’s webOS, and Nokia N and E series.
Many mobile devices enable the user to connect to Exchange via IMAP although no Exchange ActiveSync policies are enforceable through IMAP, but you can make sure Exchange ActiveSync isn’t fooled, and to find out how hit up the link.