Monthly Archives: June 2011

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Self Service Password Reset Error: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.WorkflowTerminatedException

Scenario A user attempts to reset their password using Forefront Identity Manager 2010 self-service password reset (SSPR). The user successfully authenticates via the question and answer (Q&A) gate, provides the new password and receives the error: An error occurred when … Continue reading

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The Forefront Identity Manager service has not started yet. Please wait one minute and try again

Scenario You browse to the FIM Portal and click the link to Register for password reset. The password reset registration wizard opens and immediately the error “The Forefront Identity Manager service has not started yet. Please wait one minute and … Continue reading

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Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.ProvisioningBySyncRuleException: The partition filter criteria for management agent do not include an object with DN and object classes .

Scenario You synchronise the FIM Service management agent (MA) and get an sync-rule-flow-provisioning-failed error (status of the management agent operation is completed-sync-errors). If you click the GUID in the Flow Errors column (next to the sync-rule-flow-provisioning-failed error listed in the … Continue reading

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Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.FunctionEvaluationException: Error encountered during evaluation of Sync Rule

Slightly contrived this one (I had to go out of my way to generate this error) but potentially useful for those setting up declarative synchronisation for the first time. Scenario You synchronise the FIM Service management agent (MA) and get … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Portal Error: System.Net.WebException: The remote name could not be resolved

Before I re-energised my blog I’d been thinking about what to post about. One of the things I’ve noticed is that prescriptive guidance for specific errors is sorely lacking presently. My plan was to blog about every error and solution … Continue reading

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Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 and multiple AD DS forests

Something that wasn’t immediately clear (from the UX) or easily obtainable (via Internet search) was information on what configuration, if any, is required in Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (AD FS 2.0) in an environment where there is multiple Active … Continue reading

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Converting System.Security.SecureString to String (in PowerShell)

I appreciate that most people won’t want to ever convert a secure string into a normal string however there’s a couple of reasons why you would even though there are security concerns. In my case I’m providing PowerShell scripts that … Continue reading

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