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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 to use the Enumerate Resources Activity to search for a group : System.InvalidOperationException: An error [...]

By | 2013-04-11T13:09:00+00:00 April 11th, 2013|FIM Troubleshooting|0 Comments

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 the following error: Microsoft.ResourceManagement.WebServices.Exceptions.UnwillingToPerformException: Other ---> System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Reraised Error 50000, Level 14, State 1, Procedure [...]

By | 2013-04-09T15:27:34+00:00 April 9th, 2013|FIM Troubleshooting|0 Comments

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 the necessary upgrades to the FIM Sync Service, a technical reference for the SharePoint/LDAP connectors [...]

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, analyze and secure the massive streams of machine data generated by all your IT systems [...]

By | 2013-04-01T10:07:54+00:00 April 1st, 2013|FIM Resources, FIM Tools|0 Comments

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: The Summit is a multi-year journey to understand both emerging identity technologies and implementation best [...]

New FIM Tool: FIMDelta

While reinstalling FIM Portal in our development environment, one of my colleagues was working on some XSLTs to parse the changes.xml file produced during FIM Portal migration and produce a summary that would allow us to cull out any schema elements and policies that we didn't want to reintroduce to our 'clean' development environment. A [...]

By | 2013-03-27T14:20:30+00:00 March 27th, 2013|FIM Resources, FIM Tools|0 Comments

FIM Hotfix Rollup 4.0.3684.2 Available

On March 19, 2013, Microsoft released FIM Hotfix Rollup 4.0.3684.2 for Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010. A minor hotfix, this patch has two specific features: New version (4.0.2.0) of Microsoft.MetadirectoryServicesEx.dll. It is not clear what has changed in the new version of this dll, however it mentions you may need to fix references in your Rules [...]

By | 2013-03-20T13:14:42+00:00 March 20th, 2013|FIM Hotfixes, Service Packs & Updates|0 Comments

CustomizedObjects.aspx: Unable to process your request

Having recently performed a FIM 2010 R2 SP1 Upgrade, I was then required to apply some changes made in an earlier release using the FIM 2010 Migration scripts. In hindsight, I probably should have done this in reverse order (apply changes, then upgrade), as the changes.xml file contained a bunch of deletions related to specific [...]

By | 2013-02-22T00:34:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|FIM 2010 R2 SP1, FIM Troubleshooting|0 Comments