Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bulk registration of FIM SSPR question and answer gate (QA Gate) answers

Most, but probably not all, will know that the FIMAutomation PowerShell snapin that shipped with Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 included additional cmdlets to those that shipped with FIM 2010.  The new cmdlets are for Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) … Continue reading

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Uninstalling AD FS in Windows Server 2012

In my post Uninstalling AD FS 2.0 (and deleting the databases) I described how to uninstall AD FS 2.0 from Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2.  While the process is fundamentally the same there are some subtle differences in Windows … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 build 4.1.3479.0 released

Today, October 16th, saw Microsoft release a new hotfix rollup package (build 4.1.3479.0) for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.  The official documentation for this build can be found on the Microsoft support website under knowledgebase (KB) article 2889529.  Download link … Continue reading

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ServiceManager.ServiceManagement.Report.Library failed to deploy to the data warehouse

Scenario When inspecting the status of System Center Service Manager (SCSM) 2012 Management Pack (MP) deployment you notice that the ServiceManager.ServiceManagement.Report.Library MP is still pending association hours after registering the System Center Data Warehouse (SCDW). Note that although the above … Continue reading

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How cool is the Azure Active Directory Graph?

I’ve been deploying Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) for the purpose of multi-forest synchronisation to Azure Active Directory (AAD), i.e. Office 365 directory synchronisation using FIM (again).  On one of my recent engagements we had some very tight timelines and as … Continue reading

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 build 4.1.3469.0 released

Today, October 8th, saw Microsoft release a new hotfix rollup package (build 4.1.3469.0) for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.  The official documentation for this build can be found on the Microsoft support website under knowledgebase (KB) article 2877254.  Download link … Continue reading

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