MoDaCo is undergoing planned maintenance. Site functionality may be reduced - follow @modaco or @paulobrien on Twitter for updates.

  • Announcements

    • Reminder - MoDaCo position on illegal content

      ILLEGAL CONTENT I'd like to just reaffirm MoDaCo's position regarding piracy and illegal content in the light of some recent questions / postings. Posts will be censored by myself or my moderation team if the contain or link to: Illegal / pirated / cracked software or sites that host such software
      Nintendo emulators / ROMs or sites hosting them (in light of Nintendo's legal stance)


      CUSTOM ROMS

      You may discuss and post links to custom device ROMs on MoDaCo, provided the following rules are adhered to: ROMs must not be hosted directly in topic via the MoDaCo attachment system
      ROMs must not contain any illegal 3rd party software (this includes trial versions included without permission)
      ROMs must give full credit to the original author
      This decision has been taken in light of the huge amount of interest in this area of device customisation within the community, and member feedback! Please note that custom ROM discussion should be kept in specific device sub-areas, (e.g. Kaiser.MoDaCo.com for Kaiser based devices). ISSUES If you have any issues with this policy, please contact me directly via PM. P
    • Support MoDaCo by signing up to a MoDaCo Silver or Gold membership

      To sign up to an annual MoDaCo Silver subscription which will eliminate all ads from the site (as well as giving you access to the MoDaCo Online Kitchens for Android) for only £9.99 using PayPal, Credit or Debit Card, ensure you are logged in to the site, and then click the link below, which will take you directly to the subscription store! You can also sign up to an annual MoDaCo Gold subscription for £29.99, which adds the benefits listed below! PURCHASE A MODACO SUBSCRIPTION - FREE Titanium Backup Mobile for Android worth $5.99! - FREE 1 year PrivateInternetAccess.com worth $39.95! - FREE 1 year LastPass Premium worth $12! - FREE CalcConvert for Pocket PC from Binaryfish worth $17.95! - FREE Calendar Bar for Pocket PC from OmegaOne worth $9.99! - FREE CamerAware for Pocket PC and Smartphone from MoDaCo worth £19.99 / $30! - FREE Chronos for Pocket PC from ActiveKitten worth $14.95! - FREE CodeWallet Pro for Smartphone and Pocket PC from DeveloperOne worth up to $24.95! - FREE Concentrix for Pocket PC from eSoft Interactive worth $9.95! - FREE FlexMail for Pocket PC and Smartphone from WebIS worth up to $59.90! - FREE FTouchSL for Pocket PC from Vekoff s.r.o. worth 10 euro / $12.50! - FREE Jewel Challenge for Pocket PC from eSoft Interactive worth $9.95! - FREE John Cody's Alerts Pro for Smartphone from Omnisoft worth $14.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Talking Dictionary 2008 English <-> Dutch for Pocket PC from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Talking Dictionary 2008 English <-> French for Pocket PC from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Talking Dictionary 2008 English <-> German for Pocket PC from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Talking Dictionary 2008 English <-> Italian for Pocket PC from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Talking Dictionary 2008 English <-> Spanish for Pocket PC from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Dictionary English <-> Dutch for Smartphone from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Dictionary English <-> French for Smartphone from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Dictionary English <-> German for Smartphone from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Dictionary English <-> Russian for Smartphone from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE LingvoSoft Dictionary English <-> Turkish for Smartphone from Lingvosoft worth $49.95! - FREE Note2Self for Pocket PC and Smartphone from WebIS worth up to $19.90! - FREE Opera 8.60 for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Opera Software worth up to $48! - FREE Pocket Informant for Pocket PC and Smartphone from WebIS worth up to $59.90! - FREE Pocket Launcher for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Conduits worth $9.95! - FREE PTab for Pocket PC and Smartphone from z4soft worth up to $60! - FREE Resco Explorer for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Resco worth up to $49.90! - FREE Safemode for Pocket PC from monocube worth $12.95 - FREE SplashPhoto for Pocket PC and Smartphone from SplashData worth up to $59.90! - FREE Sprite Backup for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Sprite Software worth $29.95! - FREE Teksoft Glyphs UI for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Teksoft €9.95! - FREE Teksoft HeadsetRemote for Pocket PC and Smartphone from Teksoft €4.95! - FREE Traffic Jam for Pocket PC from eSoft Interactive worth $9.95! - FREE unlock (1 per year) from imei-check.co.uk - DISCOUNT of 10% at MoDaCo FairDeal - DISCOUNT of 10% at Semsons.com - FORUM - AD FREE SITE - FORUM - custom rank / title - FORUM - double competition entries - FORUM - double post attachment space - FORUM - no search flood control - FORUM - priority event registration - FORUM - triple PM space
    • Reminder: Selling items on the forum directly is not allowed

      Please note that selling items on the forum directly is not allowed by the forum rules. There is a forum for eBay auctions whereby you can list the items on eBay and link to them there. This is the ONLY forum for this type of activity. You may also advertise links to the eBay forum in your signature. Please note that selling directly in contravention of these rules will result in a warning / suspensions / ban.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

SDK and SPV problem

6 posts in this topic

Posted · Report post

hi,

I'm experiencing problems to use the SPV with the microsoft smartphone SDK. from all I'v red about it until now, it seems to be due to some kind of lock, but I'm afraid to confess I'm quite confuse about this.

first, there's this story of sim lock, which is personal to Orange, and seems not to be the cause of this because it should only be SIM related. there's also the problem of signature, but this doesn't correspond (for me) to the error messages I got from the SDK.

since I didn't see something precise about the messages I had, I wonder if we all have teh same problem here... nevertheless, I intend to be quite clear about mine, so the people who append to encounter it could at least understand. here it is :

- I first downloaded the smartphone SDK, with everything needed (eVC 3.0 and ActiveSync 3.6), and everything just work -almost- perfectly. I mean, I have this "provisionning app" timeout problem, for which I haven't found any solution, so I just turn off the signing settings to avoid the time out. The only thing I remembered doing wrong -maybe- was to install ActiveSync after eVC and Smartphone2002SDK. however, apps a running well, so does the debug, so as far as now I can say the emulator is quite operationnal.

- I got the SPV, plug it to the computer through the USB, and got ActiveSync to work with it. it can synchronize perfectly. I can browse, copy files from and to the SPV through the explorer, while the connection with ActiveSync is still active.

- here is the problem : when I try to compile a basic app (ARM Debug or Release, Smartphone2002 Default Device), it first copy some transport component, and then sudently stop to print :

the microsoft activesync connection server has failed. 

please make sure microsoft activesync is running and retry the download by rebuild all or update remote output files. 

also make sure that you have selected the correct platfrom. 

ActiveSync is active a this time... now ok, I try to Configure the Platform Manager, test the Smartphone 2002 Default Device settings. since when choosing ActiveSync there's no settings available, I juste run teh test, to get this error :

the microsoft activesync reported the following error : unable to load the device side components. please check server configuration settings. 

I'm now very confuse, about this and the mess around SPV devloppment. has anyone encounter the same problem as me ? may it be related to some basic ActiveSync configuration ? thanks in advance.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

No, this won't work due to the Certificate problems. See other threads all over this board.

In a nut shell Orange have made the choice that the only software that is allowed to run on Orange SPVs must have an Orange (or other approved) digital signature.

The SDK signs the software with a signature unique to your copy of the SDK and because of Orange's lock you (a) cannot load your signature to the phone or (:D run your software because the signature is not allowed on the phone.

Unfortunately that's the state of play right now. Other Smartphones when they arrive may have different policies but it's up to each network.

On Orange you need to get the software certified (which costs maybe £300) before it can be used. For development purposes phones with relaxed security policies will theoretically become available from Orange in the future (I would guess this would be through some form of partner program). Currently the only low security phones were the pre release models and phones in the hands of some of Oranges close allies in fixing OS problems.

Bad news I'm afraid.

However rumor has it that some "people" may be involved in work on "adjusting" the firmware of your phone to make it more "accessable". Such things if they work and become available will probably be a breach of some user agreements with Orange etc and then people can start argueing about fair use of devices they own etc....

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

that's wrothly what I understood this far, but I was very suspicious since the error messages didn't tell anything about certificates. are you sure theese are the common symptoms ?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

that's wrothly what I understood this far, but I was very suspicious since the error messages didn't tell anything about certificates. are you sure theese are the common symptoms ?

I haven't done this stuff myself but the error messages sound similar to what I saw in another post some time ago and it was referring to a certificate problem. Microsoft is not noted for it's quality error messages....

If orange had not locked it down so rigorously then there's a tool you would use in the SDK to push your certificate onto the phone to resolve that error (can't remember what it's called.) Unfortunately Orange hasn't even given you the right to load new certificates onto your own phone. So no solution......

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

yes, there're plenty of usefull remote tool to spy and manage your real device, but unfortunatly, you can't use them right now...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

The tool is called rapiconfig.exe.

rapiconfig.exe /p /m [certificate.xml]

There is an entry in the security model which specifically allows or disallows running rapiconfig.exe against a Smartphone. Obviously, Orange's security model has this disallowed.

--ron

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

MoDaCo is part of the MoDaCo.network, © Paul O'Brien 2002-2015. MoDaCo uses IntelliTxt technology.