FIM Walkthroughs – Create the FIM MA

Note: this post was written for the RTM version of FIM 2010. After installing FIM, you will need to start configuring the Sync Service so that you can start to get data into and out of the Portal This post shows you how to configure the FIM Management Agent.

FIM Walkthroughs – Planning and Installation

Note: this post applies to the RTM version of FIM 2010. I’m starting a new series of posts today showing how to build an identity management environment with FIM 2010. A lot of the concepts are covered in the Getting Started documentation, which you should of course read, however I think it’s often useful to…

More KISS tips

In this post I discussed some ways to simplify an MIIS/ILM installation, with a view to making it more efficient and easier to troubleshoot and maintain. I have a few more points for the list.

Exchange 2007 Provisioning

Since finally getting around to enabling blog stats I can see the Exchange posts continue to be popular so, to add to the series, here is a step-by-step guide to basic Exchange 2007 provisioning with ILM 2007.

KISS your MIIS installation

Maybe it’s because MIIS is a sort of infrastructure thing, so is given to a time-pressed system administrator to set up; or because it’s a sort of programming thing, so is given to a .NET developer with no clue about the connected directories; or because there’s a lack of good training; or no clear guidance…

The need for unique identifiers

Identity management is made a heck of a lot easier if you have a fool-proof way of identifying someone – no wonder governments are so keen on the idea of identity cards. I make no claim either way on the id cards, but I will say that unique identifiers make ILM/MIIS system so much easier…

AD Group members

This is a repost of an article which was originally about multivalue attributes in general, but with a focus on group members. I realised I had made some generalisations about multivalue attributes which actually specifically apply only to attributes like member, which contain reference DN values. So I am now re-releasing the post, with a…

Advanced Joining

Thought I’d already covered joins sufficiently in this post? Heck no, I got plenty more to say! Multiple Join Rules You can have multiple join rules, which you may (or may not) combine into Mapping Groups.