Tag Archives: SSPR

Adding a link to the #AzureAD Password Reset web site in your #ADFS forms-based sign-in pages

Implementing Azure Active Directory Password Reset?  Want to make it a bit easier for your users who logon to Azure AD using federated identities to get to the self-service password reset and/or unlock portal? Take the following customised forms-based authentication … Continue reading

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Self Service Password Reset writeback to Windows Server AD using DirSync

In my previous post I described that Microsoft have released a preview of the next generation of directory synchronisation in the form of Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services, or AAD Sync for short.  The official announcement, via the Active Directory … Continue reading

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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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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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Troubleshooting the FIM 2010 R2 Password Registration and Reset Portals

While developing multi-language SSPR, i.e. different sets of users configured to invoke a different AuthN WF with a different QA Gate configuration based on a “primary language” or “preferred language”, I managed to revoke the ability for my non-administrative lab … Continue reading

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PWReset Activity could not connect to the directory #1

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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