Comparing two FIM Sync Services

I’ve been working a lot on config migrations lately – specifically migrating FIM configuration from dev to test to prod. I wanted to be able to easily compare two Sync Service configurations: before a migration to see what the differences are; after a migration to confirm that the servers are now the same; as a…

FIM Best Practice: Sort out errors

Both in the Sync Service and the Portal there may be regular error messages that we just live with. We’ve figured out they’re “low priority” or perhaps they’re false alerts, where FIM thinks there’s an error but the end result is fine. However, as much as possible, we should aim for a system that runs…

Event Broker – more than just scheduling

The company I work for, Unify Solutions, has a product called Event Broker which I’ve blogged about before. However I was still pretty new to it then and treating it as a straight replacement for scheduling scripts. Now I’m starting to use it properly I can see there’s a lot more to it.