MIM 2016 SP1 Lab Install Issues - Synchronization Service


  • Following the below article in a hyper-v lab.

    Lab Setup

    2 x Windows Server 2016 VM's consisting of 

    1 x Domain Controller hosting AD

    1 x Member Server hosting SQL 2017, SharePoint 2016

    I get to the point where I now want to install MIM Synchronization Service

    The install goes through successfully except I get an error saving the Sync Service Key


    “The Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service setup wizard was unable to back up the key set. <hr=0x80131600>


    I try and launch the MIM Synchronization Service and I get an error saying

    I checked the service and it isn't started so I try and start it manually and I get the below

    In the Windows System log I get the below error

    I have followed the deployment guide with the exception of installing SQL Server 2017 instead of 2016. Does anyone have any steer on where I'm going wrong here? any guidance would be appreciated!

    Thursday, July 5, 2018 11:55 AM

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