Category Archives: FIM (ForeFront Identity Manager) 2010

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010

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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#FIM2010 MIISActivate – FIM Sync service terminated with service-specific error %%-2146234334

Originally posted on Identity Underground:
This article has been posted on TNWiki at: FIM2010 Troubleshooting: MIISActivate – FIM Sync service terminated with service-specific error %%-2146234334. ? Situation ? Failing over a FIM Sync Server to the standby FIM sync server…

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#FIM2010 R2 Scoped Sync Rules – Part 2 (The Experience)

So I decided to take up the challenge on a recent FIM2010 R2 project – outlined in the first part of this post. Lets just say there are plenty of FIM folk who would simply ask ‘why?’ … Why would … Continue reading

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#FIM2010 R2 Scoped Sync Rules – Part 1 (The Vision)

There have been numerous attempts since the concept of ‘declarative sync rules’ was first introduced with FIM 2010 to eliminate the need for rules extensions altogether, but rarely have these been successful.  In all but the most trivial of scenarios … Continue reading

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A new angle on an old #FIM2010 problem

Anyone working with the FIM Sync engine, in its current or previous guises, for any length of time will be familiar with the age old dilemma – how best to ensure uniqueness constraints of a newly provisioned AD account.  Or … 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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