Category Archives: Forefront Identity Manager 2010

FIM 2010 R2–Diving into Filtered Outbound Synchronization Rules

So, I’m a bit behind the curve right now. I have been on a long engagement and we’re only starting to move towards the R2 version of FIM right now. I have to admit there are quite a few new … Continue reading

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FIM2010 R2-Upgrade Account Rights

During the upgrade of of the FIM Portal and Service to FIM 2010 R2 in a controlled environment, the installer kept bailing and the MSIEXEC log file really didn’t provide a lot of errors. Perhaps there was something in the … Continue reading

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FIM2010 R2–Upgrading Observations

Recently while working with a client, we have opted to look at the R2 upgrade from an existing R1 environment. It quickly became clear that there are a few things that can affect your upgrade experience: 1. Reference data will … Continue reading

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FIM 2010–UocDropDownList Required Values and Defaults

I was recently playing with the UocDropDownList control in the RCDCs and came across a couple things that are in the documentation but not really defined that clearly. I went around digging and found a couple simple examples which allowed … Continue reading

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FIM2010–FIM MA App-Store-Import-Exception Errors

The other day while working in  the FIM Service, I added an attribute type to the schema and bound it to one of the resource types that was being picked up and synchronized via the Synchronization Service. I noticed however, … Continue reading

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FIM2010–Minimizing Requests Generated During Object Changes

One of the things I’ve noticed is that I’m not overly fond of is the sheer number of requests that are generated when I need to create flag attributes or other items that are done when a group is initialized … Continue reading

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FIM 2010–Issues Setting DN Values using Calculated Strings

A colleague of mine was recently working on a problem where he wanted to create a DN in the declarative synchronization rules by using a string attribute value in the metaverse. The string value was created in the FIM Service … Continue reading

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FIM2010 – Custom Objects Search Scopes on the Home Page

During a recent deployment I was seeing some interesting behaviour in search scopes that were defined for custom objects. The key issue was that I could enter in a search parameter that would work fine for the object when I … Continue reading

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FIM2010-Handy Navigation Bar Resources

I was poking around through the system and talking to a friend who used to do a lot of Sharepoint in a previous life and he gave me a couple interesting tidbits that I thought interesting to share. “Sign in … Continue reading

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FIM2010-Hotfix 4.0.3594.2 is Available but…

I was seeing some performance issues on my synchronization server and this hotfix was found that has major database changes to the synchronization engine which I’m now going into testing however, reading the release notes, there is one area of … Continue reading

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