Category Archives: Event Broker for FIM 2010

Event Broker for FIM 2010/ILM 2007 from UNIFY Solutions

Managing Identities in a Hybrid World

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of addressing a combined audience of fellow local MVP Pete Calvert‘s Adelaide Windows User Group and the Adelaide System Center User Community.  So I thought I’d post the identitygovernancefor-o365 deck from that meeting here, mainly for the … Continue reading

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Using .Where instead of | Where-Object

I’ve been fighting a problem today whereby the PowerShell Where-Object commandlet was returning results of varying object types from the same XML document.  Specifically, when trying to check for the numbers of adds/deletes/updates from a CSExport xml file, where I had … Continue reading

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Using -ReadCount 0 with Get-Content

Not that I’m an expert in PowerShell by any means, but here’s my tip of the day … use the -ReadCount parameter with Get-Content! From the Get-Content page on TechNet … -ReadCount<Int64> Specifies how many lines of content are sent through the pipeline … Continue reading

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Key #FIM2010 Principles for the New Year and the #MSMIM2015 Timeframe

It’s been an eventful couple of months leading up to Christmas for me, starting with the MVP conference in Redmond and followed closely by my company UNIFY’s 10th anniversary, at which I was taken by surprise to be honoured as … Continue reading

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What is Identity Broker?

To paraphrase an earlier post, FIM Sync would be easy if every system or application was as straight-forward to provision and sync with as the AD or ADLDS connector. It struck me sitting in Chris Cox’s FIM 2010 RC0 training … Continue reading

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Using FIM for Delegated Access Administration

I have had the pleasure of working on a significant Australian Government ADFS project over the course of the past year, and looking back on this now it occurs to me that maybe there are not to many sites in … Continue reading

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Crouching SharePoint, hidden FIM Work

MSN Messenger is a wonderful thing … not only have I just managed to track down my new European friends from TEC2012, but I also seem to have scored a significant new gig for UNIFY on the back of a … Continue reading

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FIM is losing sales to competitors because it is not change event-driven

This was the staggering insight I learned @ TEC2012 from a fellow attendee on the IAM stream.  He confided that of all the new IdM business his (European) company wrote, which was split between FIM and another mainstream IdM platform, about … Continue reading

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Requirements of an ECMA API to support Event Broker too

Today the subject came up as to what is generally required of an API that is being developed to support an ILM ECMA with delta import requirements to also support the creation of a corresponding Event Broker "changes" plug-in (using … Continue reading

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Custom workflow activites for ILM 2007

I’ve been writing a few new plugins for Event Broker lately on the back of some client requirements for what in the FIM world would be regarded as "custom activities".  The latest of these allows an ILM 2007 implementor to … Continue reading

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