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ExternalAuthenticationHandler.Process() exception: System.Net.WebException: The request failed with HTTP status 405: Method Not Allowed

It’s turning into a month of school-boy/layer-8 issues.  Evidently I need to slow down!  Scenario You are integrating Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), a.k.a. AD FS 3.0, with an on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server.  … Continue reading

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Microsoft.Online.Coexistence.Security.DynamicPInvokeException: Failed to get address for method: CreateIdentityHandle2 from library

Scenario You are setting up the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 Azure Active Directory (AAD) connector. Issue AAD connector import or export fail with stopped-extension-dll-exception error.  In the Application event log are two events that correlate with the time … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Azure Active Directory Connector Preview to the Release To Web (RTW) build

If you’ve been running the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connector prior to the end of November you have been using the Preview version – build 1.0.6438.3 – and you’ll probably be wanting to upgrade … Continue reading

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ServiceManager.ServiceManagement.Report.Library failed to deploy to the data warehouse

Scenario When inspecting the status of System Center Service Manager (SCSM) 2012 Management Pack (MP) deployment you notice that the ServiceManager.ServiceManagement.Report.Library MP is still pending association hours after registering the System Center Data Warehouse (SCDW). Note that although the above … Continue reading

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The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for management agent "MANameGoesHere". Performance counters will not be available for this management agent.

Scenario When the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 or 2010 R2 Synchronization Service starts the following error is logged in the Application event log for each management agent (MA) configured: The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for … Continue reading

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How can I logon to my ADAM or AD LDS Management Agent (MA)?

What credentials can I use for the Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) or Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Management Agent (MA) in Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 or R2? Bit basic this post but I had to install … Continue reading

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FIM, System.DirectoryServices and a memory leak

It all started with a slow synchronisation.  Further inspection yielded several elements to the solution that strayed from recommended practice.  One aspect that was definitely playing a part in the slow synchronisation was several uniqueness checks against Active Directory Domain … Continue reading

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