Category Archives: Troubleshooting

Configuring SAML sign-out in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

Consider this scenario: you have a SAML2P Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, for example Salesforce.com Chatter, configured for Single Sign On (SSO) with Active Directory Federation Services.  This means that your SaaS app is a relying party (RP), or service provider (SP), … Continue reading

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Workplace Join failed 0x10dd (a.k.a. how to properly change/set your #ADFS certificates)

This post is really a simple layer-8 issue, but I thought it justified a post as there’s a nuance or two that are worth discussing.  I’m in the process of designing yet another Active Directory Federation Services deployment although this … Continue reading

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RPC Error 8453 Replication access was denied in Azure AD Sync Services #AADSync

Quick post to describe a common layer-8 issue. You’ve installed Azure AD Sync Services (AADSync) 1.0.0470.1023 (or later) and have setup password hash synchronisation, i.e. you are synchronising users and their passwords as opposed to creating federated users. Password synchronisation … Continue reading

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Microsoft.Online.Coexistence.Security.DynamicPInvokeException: Failed to get address for method: CreateIdentityHandle2 from library

Scenario You are setting up the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 Azure Active Directory (AAD) connector. Issue AAD connector import or export fail with stopped-extension-dll-exception error.  In the Application event log are two events that correlate with the time … Continue reading

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Issue with AD FS 2.0 security update MS13-066 (kb2843639)

On Tuesday August 14th, as part of regular patch releases, two patches were released for AD FS 2.0: kb2843639 and kb2843638.  The update was described in kb2843639 and MS13-066. Installing these updates on machines not running AD FS 2.0 Update … Continue reading

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The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for management agent "MANameGoesHere". Performance counters will not be available for this management agent.

Scenario When the Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 or 2010 R2 Synchronization Service starts the following error is logged in the Application event log for each management agent (MA) configured: The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for … Continue reading

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FIM, System.DirectoryServices and a memory leak

It all started with a slow synchronisation.  Further inspection yielded several elements to the solution that strayed from recommended practice.  One aspect that was definitely playing a part in the slow synchronisation was several uniqueness checks against Active Directory Domain … Continue reading

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