Create a debug token in FDT

You can use the BlackBerry Deployment Setup Wizard in FDT to create and install debug tokens automatically. For more information, see Configure your development environment.

Create a debug token manually

  1. In FDT, on the Windows menu, click Preferences.
  2. On the Preferences screen, in the preferences list, expand FDT > Mobile > BlackBerry.
  3. Click Signing.
  4. In the Debug Tokens section, click Create.

    This image shows the Debug tokens screen.

  5. Choose one of the following options:
    • If you did not configure your computer for signing applications, continue to step 6.
    • If you configured your computer for signing applications, but this is the first debug token you are creating on your computer, continue to step 7.
    • If you configured your computer for signing applications and creating debug tokens, continue to step 8.
  6. If you did not configure your computer for signing applications, you must register both CSJ registration files that you received for signing applications and creating debug tokens.
    1. On the Register with RIM Signing Authority screen, specify or create a developer certificate. For more information about developer certificates, see Configure your applications using FDT.
    2. In the RDK CSJ Path field, provide the location of the CSJ registration file that you received for signing applications.
    3. In the PBDT CSJ Path field, provide the location of the CSJ registration file that you received for creating debug tokens.
    4. In the CSJ Pin field, provide the PIN that you entered on the web form to request permission for signing applications.
    5. In the CSK Password field, provide the CSK password that you defined when you configured your computer for signing applications.
    6. Click OK.

      This image shows the Register with RIM Signing Authority screen.

    7. Now that you have configured your computer for signing applications and for creating debug tokens, continue to step 9.
  7. If you already configured your computer for signing, but this is the first debug token you are creating on your computer, you must register the CSJ registration file that you received for creating debug tokens.
    1. On the Register with RIM Signing Authority screen, create or specify a developer certificate.
    2. In the PBDT CSJ Path field, enter the location of the CSJ registration file that you received for creating debug tokens.
    3. In the CSJ Pin field, enter the PIN that you entered on the web form to request permission to sign applications.
    4. In the CSK Password field, enter the CSK password you defined when you configured your computer to sign applications.
    5. Click OK.

      This image shows the Register with RIM Signing Authority screen.

    6. Now that you have configured your computer for creating debug tokens, go to step 9.
  8. On the Create Debug Token screen, in the Location field, enter the location and file name of the debug token you want to create. The debug token file must have a .bar extension. If you specify the name of an existing file, that file is deleted before your debug token is created.
  9. In the Device PINs section, click Add.

    This image shows the Create Debug Token screen.

  10. On the Add Devices screen, in the Device PINs field, provide a comma-separated list that includes the PIN for each tablet that you want to install this debug token on. Click OK.

    This image shows the Add Devices screen.

  11. On the Create Debug Token screen, click OK.

On the Preferences screen, in the Debug Tokens section, you should see the token you created. You can distribute or install the debug token you created.