Insights and Outlooks from the Digital Identity Market Leader

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.
Feb 8, 2013 3:49:00 AM
Ever wonder why documents always say use module protect when using FIM CM and Thales HSM together? Why use the HSM in a less secure mode when it is designed to be a K of N device?
Jan 8, 2013 5:23:21 AM
Sets and groups are different object types in FIM, but often people would like to have sets based on group membership. We figured out a way to do that with some custom attributes.
Nov 20, 2012 3:57:00 AM
With the new features of FIM 2010 R2 such as external SSPR, reporting, and BHold (not to mention all of the other extras - like the the gains in performance, new connectors, etc.), folks are of course interested in updating their [...]
Oct 2, 2012 6:54:08 AM
FIM requires several service accounts and groups, each with their own configuration requirements. However, there isn’t a single document that I’ve found that lists out all the accounts and the access they need. This is a compilati [...]
May 14, 2012 4:43:32 AM
A recent requirement for a project was to have users and groups provisioned from Domain B to Domain A. Simple enough, but a catch was that, as applications were migrated to Domain A, their groups would be “owned” by Domain A, whic [...]
Jan 24, 2012 4:00:49 AM
I was recently helping someone new to FIM come to grips with the multivalued attribute (MVA) table. The MVA table can be used to populate a multi-valued attribute—in a common scenario, this would be the member attributes of a grou [...]
Aug 22, 2011 10:01:17 AM
Recently, I have been involved in several client projects that involve the distribution and synchronization of user accounts between multiple organizations. This is a little different than the standard synchronization scenario, wh [...]