Insights and Outlooks from the Digital Identity Market Leader

Feb 25, 2015 9:58:00 AM
The goal of this article is to provide a checklist for validating Microsoft's Forefront Identity Manager's (FIM) configuration for optimal performance. As there are many different technologies involved in a FIM deployment, I thoug [...]
Sep 17, 2014 11:11:00 AM
Recently I worked on a customized self-service password reset (SSPR) solution leveraging FIM 2010 R2. The SSPR functionality provided out of the box by FIM 2010 R2 is quite comprehensive. In the design sessions with the customer, [...]
Sep 8, 2014 9:45:53 AM
Last week a user reported having reset his password, but it hadn’t changed in the connected HR system. As this is an indication that the Password Change Notification Service (PCNS) wasn't working, I checked the Event Viewer on the [...]
Jun 25, 2014 11:56:00 AM
A client recently requested the ability to use data in an externally-generated file to perform batch attribute updates for Users in the FIM Service. What made this more complicated than expected was that some of the user attribute [...]
Jun 18, 2014 6:27:00 AM
At first, this question might initially seem like an apples vs. oranges situation. We’ll find out that in some cases it’s not, and that making the best strategic choice for your needs depends on a number of factors.
May 12, 2014 9:56:15 AM
With Windows AAD (Azure Active Directory), ADFS 3.0 (Active Directory Federation Service), and OWIN (Open Web Interface for .NET), you will find your corporate individual core identity, making connections between your corporation [...]
May 5, 2014 6:47:15 AM
Recently we started using a custom script to install and configure FIM in a consistent manner. During more than a few manual installs, I’ve been asked to install FIM into a drive or directory other than “C:\Program Files\Microsoft [...]
Apr 30, 2014 2:57:26 PM
If you have spent time with FIM you know, and if you have not, you will soon learn that migrating a FIM Service configuration from one environment to another can be very difficult.