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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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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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Building in #MIM2016 Solution Resilience

Disasters can happen for all sorts of reasons, and when we’re automating we risk large-scale mishaps. What sort of precautions do you take to disaster-proof (or at least contain) your IAM solution? 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

Posted in Event Broker for FIM 2010, FIM (ForeFront Identity Manager) 2010, MIM (Microsoft Identity Manager) 2016, Uncategorized, XML Programming | 1 Comment

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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The (#FIM2010) service account cannot access SQL Server …

Ran into this old chestnut just now and thought that it was worth re-visiting the outcome of an old forum post on the subject. Before I get to the point, by way of background I always start out the installation … Continue reading

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