Monthly Archives: August 2011

Querying AD DS 64-bit integer (date time as ticks) using LDP (or anything else)

I hacked together a .NET command line application for a customer yesterday that basically resets the password of all users within scope to two random passwords.  Such functionality was required because we’d P2V’d a production DC into the lab.  I … Continue reading

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Setting Boolean attributes using LDP

Quick and gentle reminder.  LDP expects you to replace a Boolean attribute with either TRUE or FALSE.  True, False, true or false don’t cut it… If you try and use True, False, true or false you’ll get this error: ***Call … Continue reading

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Identifying updates/changes in database delta views with nullable columns

When working with database management agents such as the SQL Server or Oracle MAs there will come a time when you’ll need a delta view. Thus far I’ve been lucky and haven’t had many instances whereby I’ve had to use … Continue reading

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The little things we sometimes forget when installing FIM

Note to self .  When building a new environment don’t forget to delete the out-of-box (OOB) Management Policy Rule (MPR) “Users can create registration objects for themselves” with an action type of “Create, Modify”.  As per kb978864 Update 1 (build … Continue reading

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