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FIM 2010: Planning security setup for accounts, groups and services
//**article in progress**// This article provides an overview of the required security accounts, service accounts and groups of the related FIM components and infrastructure. Table of Contents Acronyms & Abbreviations used Check list General Least privilege Segregation of duties / Account...
1 Sep 2014
AADSync Frequently Asked Questions
Note For feedback, click here Table of Contents Scenarios What are the main goals of AADSync? Are there important DirSync features that are not supported by AADSync? Can I use AADSync for an on-premises GAL sync? Will AADSync support multiple on-prem Exchange organizations?...
18 Aug 2014
DirSync: Delta Import Delta Sync Fails After Making an Organizational Unit Move in Active Directory
Tip For feedback, click here Table of Contents Symptoms Cause Resolution Symptoms Azure Active Directory Synchronization delta sync cycles are failing during Delta Import Delta Sync The Delta Import Delta Sync operations show Discovery Errors in the FIM console...
12 Aug 2014
AADSync Installation Guide
This document covers the installation and configuration of AADSync. It discusses the steps to successfully deploy AADSync in your environment. This document has been updated to reflect the Beta2 release (build 1.0.342) of AADSync. Feedback For feedback, click ...
12 Aug 2014
The Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service service terminated with service-specific error %%-2146234334.
Symptoms: Error message: Log Name: System Source: Service Control Manager Date: 7/29/2013 10:58:10 AM Event ID: 7024 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: FIMServer.domain.test Description: The Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization...
12 Aug 2014
Windows PowerShell Connector for FIM 2010 R2 xADSyncPSConnectorModule Sample Module
Tip For feedback, click here . The AD Sync PS Connector Module for Windows PowerShell sample code supports the connectors included in the Windows PowerShell Connector for FIM 2010 R2 Sample Connector Collection . Table of Contents Usage Windows PowerShell Module Script...
4 Aug 2014
FIM Troubleshooting: FIM Service Start-up Timeout
In some cases the FIM service fails to start. The error presented to the user may state the need to " verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services ." The actual cause of the start up failure is a timeout. The service fails to start within the default timeout threshold...
25 Jul 2014
FIM 2010: Practical Alternative to PeopleSoft WebServices MA
Table of Contents Introduction PeopleSoft WebServices Connector MA The Alternative The Downside Conclusion Introduction Lots of projects involve the use of PeopleSoft as the system of record for HR driven provisioning with FIM. This article discusses a practical alternative to the PeopleSoft...
24 Jul 2014
AADSync Content Roadmap
Note For feedback, click here AADSync is now available as a customer technology preview (CTP). The latest available build 1.0.0251 can be downloaded from Connect . The CTP includes all intended features. You can use it to understand and validate the scenarios outlined in the...
23 Jul 2014
How to Run FIM 2010 PowerShell Cmdlets on non-FIM Machine
##DRAFT IN PROGRESS### Table of Contents Intro Credits Get the FIM libraries Check the target machine OS version Use the right tool version x64 x86 Register the FIM libraries Load the pssnap-in Run Powershell with remote URI Hints & Tips References See also Intro <yes, I know, more...
19 Jul 2014
AADSync Release Notes
Note For feedback, click here The objective of this article is to document known issues in the Beta of Active Directory Sync Services. It can be particularly helpful for customers who are used to FIM2010. This document has been updated to reflect the Beta2 release (build...
17 Jul 2014
Deleting orphaned FIM MA CS objects
FIM ScriptBox Item Summary Consider this scenario: You accidentally provisioned a few hundred objects into the FIM connector space, however they were never actually provisioned to the FIM portal due to attribute or other violation. Long story short, these objects had nothing to match on aside...
11 Jul 2014
FIM 2010 R2: Using FIM to Synchronize User Data with HP Service Manager 9 (SM9)
Table of Contents Introduction SM9 Overview Sync data with SM9 Introduction SM9 is arguably one application that it is challenging to obtain good information on the internal workings of the application. There isn’t much information in the public domain, no end point mappings or API sets for...
7 Jul 2014
FIM 2010 R2: WAAD Connector - Managing the SourceAnchor field in a Multi-Forest Exchange organization
Table of Contents Introduction Case Overview Solution requirement Solution design Code logic Code Introduction The FIM Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) connector uses the SourceAnchor field as the identifier of the Azure object. The SourceAnchor field is derived in WAAD via attribute flow...
7 Jul 2014
How to Prepare/Execute Installation of FIM 2010 R2 SP1 Add-ins and Extensions via GPO
Table of Contents PURPOSE SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS STEPS TO PREPARE FOR DEPLOYMENT HOW TO BUILD THE WINDOWS INSTALLER TRANSFORM (MST) HOW TO ADD THE INSTALLATION PACKAGE TO GROUP POLICY VERIFY THE INSTALLATION PACKAGE ON THE CLIENT TROUBLESHOOTING Logging and troubleshooting ideas EVENT IDs to be aware...
4 Jul 2014
Microsoft's Identity Software: Public Release Build Versions
The table below lists the public release versions of the product, including service packs, updates, rollups and hotfixes of MIIS 2003, IIFP, ILM 2007,FIM 2010 and FIM 2010 R2. Feel free to update this page however please keep this list to public releases only (no private builds). Table of Contents...
26 Jun 2014
MIIS/ILM/FIM 2010 Run Profiles Resource Wiki
Table of Contents OVERVIEW / PURPOSE / GOAL UNDERSTANDING RUN PROFILES AUTOMATION OF RUN PROFILES WHEN TO RUN THE RUN PROFILES TROUBLESHOOTING RUN PROFILES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OVERVIEW / PURPOSE / GOAL So in support a very common discussion is "How do I automate...
24 Jun 2014
Best Practices for the FIM Portal Administrator Account
The FIM Portal includes a built-in administrator account which is created at installation time. This account needs to be treated with extra care, and in particular must never be deleted. This article outlines a number of best practices which, while not requirements, will help with the smooth running...
24 Jun 2014
FIM 2010: Planning Disaster recovery
Introduction It’s a cliché, better safe than sorry… But getting FIM up and running again shouldn’t be that hard, at least if you have prepared for it. There are a few components which you should take into account for backing up your FIM configuration. Table of Contents Introduction FIM...
8 Jun 2014
Troubleshooting FIM Service: Set creation fails when using negative conditions
PROBLEM STATEMENT When attempting to create a set in the FIM Portal with multiple negative conditions. For example: AccountName is not "1" + AccountName is not "2" + AccountName is not "3" ... etc. When attempting to create one of these sets we...
5 Jun 2014
Office 365 Identity Management - Frequently Asked Questions
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Note For feedback, click here Table of Contents Does Office 365 support SAML? Does Office 365 support synchronization with Non-AD Directory stores? My customer has AD and they want to go to Office 365, but they don’t want to use ADFS. What are their options? Does Office 365...
3 Jun 2014
FIM Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) Resources
Table of Contents PURPOSE COMMUNITY FORUMS TRAINING / LABS / LEARING SSPR TECHNICAL LIBRARIES KNOWLEDGE BASE ARTICLES / PROBLEM RESOLUTION ARTICLES BLOGS ADDITIONAL FIM RESOURCES PURPOSE In discussion with my peers, we felt the need for a landing page for the Self-Service Password Reset Feature...
30 May 2014
Forefront Identity Manager Resources
This article is a survival-guide-like list of community resources across the Web. This also contains links to important TechNet Library articles about Forefront Identity Manager (FIM). Please feel free to add more links to this list as they become available. Table of Contents...
27 May 2014
How to Use PowerShell to View a Metaverse Object's Connector's Attributes
FIM ScriptBox Item Summary One of the most frustrating parts of with Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service is not being able to look at multiple connector space object's attributes side by side to evaluate the proper flow of values. I've spent the last few months authoring...
23 May 2014
How to Use PowerShell to List the Configured Management Agents in FIM
FIM ScriptBox Item Summary The script lists the management agents that are configured on your system. Script Code 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 #-----------------------...
23 May 2014
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