FIM Portal demo – using FIM to manage BPOS/Office 365

Regular readers of this blog will know that, a few months ago, I made a big move from Europe back to my native Australia. All our stuff finally turned up a couple of weeks ago, and while looking for something else on a harddrive I came across this recording I made which demonstrates part of…

More fun with powershell and XML – getting flow rule source attributes from a MA config file

Today I was trying to find a list of all attributes synchronized to Office365 by DirSync. I couldn’t find a published list so I figured I’d just get it from the MA, using powershell to extract the list of source attributes. The list of AD user attributes synchronized¬†by DirSync is at the bottom of this…

Minimalist Office 365 with ADFS sandbox

It’s kind of killing my laptop, but I have managed to get my virtual lab environment working with ADFS to an Office 365 trial. I think I’ve probably got the bare minimum config going on here, so for reference, here’s what I had to do.

Office 365 and multi forest

I had numerous great chats at TechEd Australia about enterprise identity management and Office 365. This is a particular subject of interest to me, after the big, complex BPOS project I worked on for the last 18 months. I don’t believe there’s any official guidance on how to prepare identities for Office 365 in a…

Using a BPOS service account with FIM

One of the requirements for FIM 2010 is to have an email server (preferably Exchange 2007-2010) for notifications and other email-based functionality. But what do you do if you’ve migrated to a cloud-based email solution such as BPOS? You can use a BPOS service account with FIM, but unfortunately you won’t get the Outlook client¬†functionality…