Last week Søren Granfeldt released the first update to his hugely popular Granfeldt FIM/MIM PowerShell Management in over 2 years. This post looks at the latest release and using the new Granfeldt FIM/MIM PowerShell Management Features.
The new features are:
- A new option to specify an auxiliary set of credentials that is passed to scripts.
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It has been a while since I wrote a Microsoft Identity Manager or even a Granfeldt PowerShell Management Agent related post. Primarily because it has been quite some time since I have done any development for MIM. The last few weeks though I have, and I wanted to output PowerShell Management Agent Events to the Windows Application Event Log.… keep reading
As I’m sure you are familiar (with my many posts on the topic), the Granfeldt PowerShell Management Agent is extremely flexible. When used to integrate Microsoft Identity Manager with modern REST API’s it is easy to retrieve pages of results from a REST API and process the objects through the Management Agent.… keep reading
Yesterday I was modifying the Schema configuration on a Granfeldt PowerShell Management Agent on a Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 Server.
I was changing the Anchor attribute for a different attribute and on attempting to refresh the schema or view the configuration I got the following error;
Unable to retrieve schema.… keep reading
If you use PowerShell extensively you should be familiar with the Invoke-RestMethod cmdlet and the ability for PowerShell to call API’s and receive information. The great thing about Invoke-RestMethod is the inbuilt conversion of the results to PowerShell Objects. However there are times when you need the raw response (probably because you are trying to bend things in directions they aren’t supposed to be; story of many of my integrations).… keep reading
Generating Schema.ps1 for the Granfeldt FIM/MIM PowerShell Management Agent
Getting started writing your first Forefront/Microsoft Identity Manager Granfeldt PowerShell Management Agent can be a bit daunting. Before you can do pretty much anything you need to define the schema for the PSMA.… keep reading
In the last 12 months I’ve lost count of the number of PowerShell Management Agents I’ve written to integrate Microsoft Identity Manager with a plethora of environments. The majority though have not been of huge scale (<50k objects) and the import of the managed entities into the Connector Space/Metaverse runs through pretty timely.… keep reading
This solution on first look is quite random. A management agent that consumes a flat file (comma separated file) isn’t ground breaking, but when the twist is that the CSV file is in an email in an Exchange Inbox, it’s quite a different scenario.… keep reading
Forefront / Microsoft Identity Manager does not come with an out-of-the-box management agent for managing SharePoint Online.
Whilst the DirSync/AADConnect solution will allow you to synchronise attributes from your On Premise Active Directory to AzureAD, SharePoint only leverages a handful of them.… keep reading
When using Forefront / Microsoft Identity Manager for provisioning users into Active Directory, determining which organisational unit (OU) to place the user in varies from customer to customer. Some AD OU structures are flat, others hierarchical based on business, departmental, functional role or geography.… keep reading