Monthly Archives: October 2012

Extensible Connectivity Management Agent (ECMA/XMA) Deprecated

On Friday 12th October 2012 Microsoft officially declared the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Extensible Connectivity Management Agent (ECMA1/XMA) framework to be a deprecated feature.  Here’s the specific verbiage: With the release of ECMA 2.0, this feature has been depricated and … Continue reading

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AD FS 329: The certificate that is identified by thumbprint ‘<thumbprint>’ could not be decrypted using the keys for X.509 certificate private key sharing

Scenario The Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.x service ADFSSRV will not start.  Event ID 329 is logged in the AD FS 2.0/Admin event log.  The pertinent text from event 329 is as follows: Description:The certificate that is identified … Continue reading

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