Monthly Archives: November 2012

AD FS 2.0 Issuance Authorization Rules: ensure two attributes match

I previously posted a couple of examples of AD FS 2.0 Issuance Authorization (AuthZ) Rules that I’ve used.  Troy posted a comment asking whether or not there is a way to ensure that two attributes match.  His specific example was … Continue reading

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FIM SSPR password reset fails with error PWReset Activity could not connect to the directory

Two primary reasons for the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM) or Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) password reset action workflow (WF) failing to successfully reset a password after a user has successfully authenticated via the … Continue reading

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PWReset Activity could not connect to the directory #2

This post covers one of two reasons that the FIM Service fails to reset a password and throws the error PWReset Activity could not connect to the directory.  The other issue is described here. A user of Forefront Identity Manager … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 build 4.0.3644.2 released

Early November saw Microsoft release a new hotfix rollup package (build 4.0.3644.2) for Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010.  The official documentation for this build can be found on the Microsoft support website under KB article kb2750673.  Download link is here. … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 build 4.1.2548.0 released

The second cumulative rollup for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 has been released.  The build number is 4.1.2548.0 and it’s documented in kb2750671.  The download link can be found here.  The hotfix has been online for a couple of weeks.  … Continue reading

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