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Using FIM Portal as administrative tool for AD
In the April FIM Team User Group meeting I talked about how to use the FIM Portal as administrative tool using just the built-in OOB functionality in FIM. If you Continue Reading → The post Using FIM Portal as administrative tool for AD appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Training for Microsoft Identity Manager
The syllaby for the next version of my FIM/MIM training is now starting to take shape. After the summer delivery will start of my new Mastering Microsoft Identity Manager class. Continue Reading → The post Training for Microsoft Identity Manager appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM MVP 2015
I am happy to announce that I have been awarded MVP for FIM/MIM as of April 2015! Or as it said in the email… Dear Kent Nordstrom, Congratulations! We are Continue Reading → The post FIM MVP 2015 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM 2010 licensing changing
In April 2015 the licensing model for FIM is changing. Basically you can say that FIM synchronization service is now free! Read this blog by Peter Geelen for more information, Continue Reading → The post FIM 2010 licensing changing appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM 2010 R2 Pre-Requisites
Installing a complete FIM 2010 R2 environment is not an easy task. Lots of things can go wrong. A FIM setup might use almost any number of servers for example. Continue Reading → The post FIM 2010 R2 Pre-Requisites appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM 2010 Video – Released
Finally my video course on FIM 2010 R2 is released. Read all about it at . As a teaser I give you this sample. The post FIM 2010 Video – Released appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM Team User Group presentation
At the FIM Team User Group meeting in March I held a session about how to use less code in FIM solutions. If you have any questions regarding this session Continue Reading → The post FIM Team User Group presentation appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Finding Managers in FIM 2010
When working with FIM 2010 we often use Reference attributes like the Manager attribute. But in FIM we cannot create a corresponding Set with all referenced Managers. The xPath query Continue Reading → The post Finding Managers in FIM 2010 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
FIM 2010 R2 4.1.3496.0 introduces error event when searching the portal
After you have updated your FIM 2010 R2 Service & Portal to 4.1.3496.0 you will start to get errors in the eventlog every time someone makes a search in the Continue Reading → The post FIM 2010 R2 4.1.3496.0 introduces error event when searching the portal appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Schedule FIM 2010 with a sleep option
When scheduling your run profiles in FIM 2010 you sometimes needs to add a short sleep, to allow for the external system to process data. This can for example be Continue Reading → The post Schedule FIM 2010 with a sleep option appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Using a CleanUp MA in FIM 2010
Every now and then a FIM administrator runs into having to do some cleanup in the MetaVerse in FIM. It could be things like deleting objects or “nulling” attributes. In Continue Reading → The post Using a CleanUp MA in FIM 2010 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Building the FIM 2010 R2 SmsServiceProvider.dll
When using Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) in FIM 2010 R2 it is a common request from my customers to use SMS OTP (One-Time Password) to authenticate the user trying to Continue Reading → The post Building the FIM 2010 R2 SmsServiceProvider.dll appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Redirect to IdentityManagement site in SPF 2013
It’s a common request, when starting to use the FIM 2010 Portal for self-service, to try to redirect the root url of the FIM portal to the IdentityManagement sub-site. If Continue Reading →The post Redirect to IdentityManagement site in SPF 2013 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Using smart links in UAG 2010 might cause URL is to long error
When you start to use ADFS with your UAG and also start to use Azure or Office 365 you might come up with the idea of “publishing” your Office 365 Continue Reading →The post Using smart links in UAG 2010 might cause URL is to long error appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Managing Office 365 licenses using FIM 2010
When starting to use Office 365 in large scale you soon realize that although DirSync will solve most of your synchronization needs it will not solve the problem of assigning Continue Reading →The post Managing Office 365 licenses using FIM 2010 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Managing Primary Group using FIM 2010
When working with educational customers a typical AD group i Students. This group however might contain hundreds of thousands of users, making it hard to manage. One solution is to Continue Reading →The post Managing Primary Group using FIM 2010 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Automate SSPR registration in FIM 2010 R2
Since customers started using the OTP (One Time Password) authentication for SSPR (Self-Service Password Reset) I’ve had several discussions if registration should be manual or automatic. In a recent case Continue Reading →The post Automate SSPR registration in FIM 2010 R2 appeared first on Kent Nordström | konab.com.
Create FIM 2010 CM service accounts using PowerShell
During a recent customer case I created a small PowerShell script that creates all the service accounts used by FIM 2010 CM and configures the required SPN and delegation for Continue Reading →The post Create FIM 2010 CM service accounts using PowerShell appeared first on konab.com.
UAG 2010 unable to activate after removing DirectAccess
Many customers that used UAG 2010 for DirectAccess is in the process of replacing it with DirectAccess in Windows Server 2012 (or 2012 R2). One issue with this is that Continue Reading →The post UAG 2010 unable to activate after removing DirectAccess appeared first on konab.com.
Fixing Windows 8.1 access in UAG 2010 can cause Error 500
In my tweets or searching the Internet you might have learned that UAG 2010 SP3 will detect Windows 8.1 clients as mobile devices. The not supported solution presented by Risual Continue Reading →The post Fixing Windows 8.1 access in UAG 2010 can cause Error 500 appeared first on konab.com.
Is it possible in FIM 2010 R2 to…?
I got a few question today about FIM 2010 R2 and thought I should share the answers with you all. The questions were: I just want to know if the Continue Reading →The post Is it possible in FIM 2010 R2 to…? appeared first on konab.com.
FIM when COTS and CBC matters!
I have been working with many FIM projects over the last 4 years. One common question in all projects is… Why FIM? A common answer is COTS and CBC. All customers I worked with have had some kind of IdM solution in place. Commonly it’s a self-made solution and the customers have finally started to [...]
Using PowerShell MA to replace ECMA 1.0 used for ODBC
At one of my customers they have a number of old ECMA 1.0 Management Agents that use ODBC (NotesSQL driver in this case) to talk to IBM Notes. But since ECMA 1.0 is now being deprecated it was time to look at alternatives. One option was to try and upgrade the old MA to ECMA 2.0. I [...]
HomeFolder script for PowerShell MA
A short while ago Søren Granfeldt released a new version of his fantastic PowerShell MA. One of the nice things is that it now supports sending error messages back to the MA. I implemented it this week, for Home Folder management, at a customer and this resulted in a new example script I wanted to share with you [...]
Microsoft Forefront UAG Mobile Configuration Starter
Are you planning to allow mobile devices in your company and realize you need a secure way of publishing the resources that the clients will access? Well then I suggest you take a look at the Microsoft Forefront Mobile Configuration Starter book written by Fabrizio Volpe. In this book Fabrizio gives you an easy to [...]
Using SharePoint Foundation 2013 with FIM
With the new SP1 released for FIM 2010 R2 it is now supported to use SharePoint Foundation 2013 on the FIM Portal server. Installing and configuring SPF 2013 to work with FIM is however not that straight forward. In this post I will tell you how to do it and also give you some handy [...]
Replacing OpenLDAP MA with PS MA
By replacing the OpenLDAP XMA with the Søren Granfeldt’s PowerShell MA I gained 20-30% performance improvement, got delta import support, and at the same time reduced the amount of managed code by hundreds of lines. One of my customers are using OpenDJ as a central LDAP directory for information about users and roles. In order [...]
ForEach vs ForEach-Object in PowerShell
In a current project where I use the PowerShell Management Agent from Søren Granfeldt to import information from a large LDAP catalog I discovered that there are some performance problems if you use PowerShell the incorrect way. One of these things is the use of ForEach vs ForEach-Object when enumerating a large collection of objects. [...]
FIM 2010 R2 SP1 – 4.1.3114.0 – is Released
Today Microsoft made the FIM 2010 R2 SP1 release available for general download. Read all about the news in SP1 in KB2772429. I myself ran into a situation at a customer yesterday where the binding redirect for the new version where not applied by the SP1 installer. As described in the KB this happens if [...]
Working with SQL aliases
In all FIM implementations you should use SQL aliases and not point to the actual SQL server instances or servers in your configuration. The problem is that SQL aliases have two versions, one for 64-bit (the default) and one for 32-bit. One time you will hit the 32-bit is if you are working with Visual [...]