Monthly Archives: November 2011

Self-service password reset (SSPR) question and answer (QA) gate complexity criteria in FIM 2010 R2

In Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 it is possible for a user to provide the same answer for each question when registering for SSPR.  There is also no control on the minimum length of an answer, whether it must have … Continue reading

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Lotus Domino 8.x Connector (Management Agent) beta

Yesterday (Wednesday 23rd November 2011), in addition to releasing the release candidate of FIM 2010 R2 Microsoft also released the Lotus Domino 8.x beta MA.  Interestingly the term management agent or MA has been dropped in favour of Connector.  The … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Release Candidate Available for download

On the 23rd November 2011 Microsoft announced the availability of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Release Candidate via Microsoft Connect. The release candidate (RC) includes new and updated features for FIM 2010 R2: Historical reporting using integration to the System … Continue reading

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Seriously off topic: creating a semi-circle in Visio 2010

I wanted to depict the CS and MV as two halves of a circle (coloured differently) and I really couldn’t work out how to do it.  I found reference to the Fragment command but that is nowhere to be seen … Continue reading

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exported-change-not-reimported error when provisioning a linked mailbox

When provisioning a linked-mailbox using Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010, Identity Lifecycle Manager (ILM) 2007 or Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003 the Active Directory Management Agent (ADMA) throws an exported-change-not-reimported error for each new mailbox-enabled user. Upon closer inspection you … Continue reading

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Filtering objects before they are imported into the AD MA connector space

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM 2010) build 4.0.3594.2 (kb2520954) introduces several new features across the product.  The KB text defines feature 3 for the Synchronization Engine as follows: Adds the ability to filter objects before they are imported into the … Continue reading

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Extensible Connectivity Management Agent (ECMA) 2.0 Beta Refresh available

On Monday 31st October Microsoft posted the final beta release of the Extensible Connectivity Management Agent (ECMA) codenamed “EZMA” on the connect web site.  This is the last pre-release version of the product before the product ships and has the … Continue reading

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