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About bobbradley1967

Microsoft IAM MVP and Solutions Architect (MCTS, MCP) - FIM/ILM/MIIS Specialist, with 20 years SQL database ( OLAP) and MS.Net applications development/SI background, in particular on the SharePoint platform

Simple business case for #MIM2016 SSPR

It occurs to me that perhaps we don’t always do due diligence when it comes to establishing a credible business case for IAM intiatives, and this only comes back to bite us later.  One of the easiest metrics is the … Continue reading

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Simple #MIM2016 Reporting in PowerShell

As a veteran MIM implementer now, I can’t help being constantly impressed with how much Ryan Newington‘s work on his Lithnet Github site has changed the landscape for those of us continually faced with the task of extracting data from the … Continue reading

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Upgrading #FIM2010 (not R2) to #MIM2016

Some time ago former FIM MVP Thomas Vuylsteke blogged this really helpful post on the above subject.  I figure my customer isn’t the only one stuck in a pre-R2 limbo as we barrel towards the October 2017 FIM 2010 EOL … Continue reading

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Active Directory is NOT an IdM Technology (without #MIM2016 or similar)

It continues to frustrate me that publications such as this recent white paper from the Microsoft EMS (Enterprise Mobility and Security) team still underplay the need for organisations to get their on-premises identity management under control before turning on AAD Connect. … Continue reading

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Your #MIM2016 or #FIM2010 Starter Pack

With all the excitement this week of the announcement of the Azure AD and SailPoint collaboration, it got me thinking about how the Microsoft IAM landscape is continuing to evolve both on premises and in the Microsoft cloud.  The message … Continue reading

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Azure EMS Conditional Access and Enterprise IAM

This week part 2 of a series of blog posts on implementing Azure EMS Conditional Access (CA – part 1 here) was published on Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog. Predictably, perhaps, this got me thinking about what I might … Continue reading

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#AADConnect exception: 0x80230306 (The dimage has an anchor that is different than the image.)

I’ve been working in a lab lately where I’ve been running into the above problem using AAD Connect’s Staging Mode.  We’re at a point where we’re looking to swap out an existing custom FIM 2010 R2 solution (with the soon-to-be deprecated … Continue reading

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