Month: April 2013

FIM2010 R2 SP1 now supported on Azure IaaS (IdMaaS?)

Paul Williams over at Microsoft announced yesterday on his blog that Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has now gone into General Availability. With that release, Paul points to a KB article (KB2721672) that indicates FIM 2010 R2 SP1 is

Posted in Azure Active Directory, IdMaaS

What is FIM Best Practice?

I was having a conversation with some other FIM Consultants recently about a particular site I’d been working on, and the attempts I’d made at enforcing FIM Best Practice. At this, one of them asked me, “Well, what do you consider

Posted in FIM Best Practice

An error occurred while enumerating the filter ‘/group[DisplayedOwner=’XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX’]’

Seems to be the week for silly errors. I was working on a custom workflow activity today, where I want to retrieve any group that has a particular DisplayedOwner, but kept getting the following error when the workflow was trying

Posted in FIM Troubleshooting

Cannot insert duplicate key row in object ‘fim.ObjectValueReference’ with unique index ‘IX_ObjectValueReference_ObjectKey_AttributeKey-Filtered_Multivalued’.

I was working on a custom workflow activity today that was using the Update Resource activity to update a multivalue field in an object. Unfortunately, the request was coming up as ‘failed’ and in the Event Viewer, I was seeing

Posted in FIM Troubleshooting

Microsoft Releases SharePoint User Profile, Generic LDAP and PowerShell Connectors to Connect

On March 28, 2013, Microsoft put out Release Candidates for several new FIM Synchronization Service Connectors, including: SharePoint User Profile Connector Generic LDAP Connector for Open LDAP PowerShell Connector The Release Candidate downloads are available via Microsoft Connect, along with

Posted in ECMA2, FIM Connectors, FIM Hotfixes, Service Packs & Updates, FIM Release Candidates, FIM Resources, FIM xMA

OCG Releases Splunk for FIM

If you’re not familiar with Splunk (I wasn’t), it’s essentially an Enterprise monitoring and reporting tool that produces reports based on data generated by IT systems. According to the Splunk website, “it’s the easy, fast and resilient way to collect,

Posted in FIM Resources, FIM Tools

More Redmond Identity 2014 Details

Oxford Computer Group sent out an e-mail this past Friday, informing alumni that their early-bird alumni special had been extended from March 31 until April 15. In addition, there was a bit more information in the e-mail about the conference:

Posted in Redmond Identity, Redmond Identity 2014, Redmond Identity Access and Directory Knowledge Summit 2014