Tag Archives: FIM Best Practice

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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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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Identifying #FIM2010 Database Index Fragmentation

I want to share the following SQL script which I have adapted for FIM from the original here. If you read the blog post you will understand that both FIM databases meet the criteria the author describes (GUID cluster keys) … 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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Server email notifications

Sometimes it pays to take the line that “surely this must be possible already” – especially when it comes to Windows Server components that have evolved with each version of the operating system – in my case today with the … Continue reading

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Managed Service Accounts

A friend posted a link to the latest edition of a document entitled Best Practices for Securing Active Directory from Microsoft IT. Nice document – full of useful tips on the subject. One thing that I noticed was missing, however, … Continue reading

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What is a Directory – a FIM POV

What’s in a word? Let’s break it down … DIRECT … The way FIM likes its object and attribute flows mapped; OR … What do you mean, like there’s a happy alternative??? We’re talking declarative here!!!; Y … Would you … Continue reading

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