Monthly Archives: May 2013

Editing the FIM Portal web.config in a farm topology

Hit an interesting issue this week.  One of the projects I’m working on was patching pre-production with 4.1.3419.0 and at the end of the process two of the four portals were down.  Properly down.  HTTP 500 error.  The issue was … Continue reading

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FIM Portal in a SharePoint farm–why you should not do this

That is correct.  You read the title of this post correctly.  I am, officially, on a mission to save you from making one of the biggest FIM Portal deployment mistakes you can make.  Do not, I repeat, do not use … Continue reading

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FIM Reporting Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) process

Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Reporting and System Center Service Manager (SCSM) Data Warehouse Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) process Or…How data moves from the FIM Service to the data warehouse (otherwise known as what on earth is all that disk … Continue reading

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