Monthly Archives: December 2011

Delegating the minimum set of permissions for mailbox-enabled user and linked mailbox provisioning

In my previous post I described the minimum set of permissions required by the ADMA account to provision an AD DS user object.  In this post I’d like to expand on that and provide the minimum set of permissions required … Continue reading

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Delegating the minimum set of permissions for user provisioning

The purpose of this post is to provide information on the permissions required by the user account that the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Management Agent (MA) or ADMA uses when it interfaces with an AD domain.  I’ve seen … Continue reading

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sp_executeSQL to the rescue

(a.k.a. my DEFAULT constraints aren’t working –NULL is being written to the DB.  Where are my default values?) I encountered a bug in a stored procedure I’d written that took me a little longer to fix than it should have … Continue reading

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Exchange recipient administration overkill in ILM and FIM

You’ve probably all thought about this but might not have done anything about it.  That was true for me for three years too and then I finally had a customer goal that made me look into it properly (if a … Continue reading

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Synchronization Service Manager: A directory service error has occurred. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80072095)

When attempting to create an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Management Agent (ADMA) in Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM) you receive the following error when you click Finish. Repeated in textual format: Synchronization Service Manager A directory service error … Continue reading

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