Category Archives: SharePoint

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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To install FIM portal, the setup needs to run under SharePoint Farm administrator account with at least Open permission that allows users to open a Web site, list, or folder in order to access items inside that container

Scenario When attempting to install or uninstall Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 (FIM) you receive the following error: Textually: To install FIM portal, the setup needs to run under SharePoint Farm administrator account with at least Open permission that allows … Continue reading

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FIM R2 Portal and SharePoint 2010

As I’m sure many of you know the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 (FIM R2) portal can be deployed on either Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 or SharePoint 2010 Foundation.  What I didn’t immediately realise –and I’m yet to actually … Continue reading

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Installing FIM Portal and Service with a load balanced name

As a follow up to my previous post, How to setup a load balanced FIM Portal and service deployment, I wanted to walk through the configuration with an example. I’ll follow the steps of the previous post using the server … Continue reading

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How to setup a load balanced FIM Portal and service deployment

Whether in production behind a hardware load balancer or in a virtualised lab running on your laptop one thing that everyone designing and playing with FIM should be doing is utilising a virtual, or load balanced, hostname for the portal … Continue reading

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The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid

I upgraded my SharePoint Foundation farm (there’s only one node) to SharePoint 2010 Server as the time had come in the lifecycle of my proof-of-concept (PoC) to integrate the user profile service application into the mix. The PoC consisted of … Continue reading

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