Lithnet

  Lithnet specialize in Identity Management, building add-ons and tools for Microsoft Identity Manager and its predecessor Forefront Identity Manager. I’ve written extensively about using their add-ons and tools, to the point that sometimes finding those posts can be a little time consuming. This page looks to address that by listing the key posts that …

Configuring the Lithnet REST API for the FIM/MIM Service post MIM Version 4.4.x.x

Last year I wrote this post on installing and configuring the Lithnet REST API for the FIM/MIM Service and integrating it with Azure API Management. This week on a fresh installation of Microsoft Identity Manager with SP1 I was installing the Lithnet REST API for the FIM/MIM Service and was getting errors from the WCF …

Lithnet Password Protection for Active Directory

Today Ryan Newington released the latest Open Source project from Lithnet; Lithnet Password Protection for Active Directory. I’ve posted extensively about leveraging Lithnet services in conjunction with Microsoft Identity Manager. In fact many of the solutions I’ve built for customers just wouldn’t be as functional without Ryan’s extensive contributions to the Microsoft Identity Management community …

Implementing Azure API Management with the Lithnet Microsoft Identity Manager Rest API

Introduction Earlier this week I wrote this post that detailed implementing the Lithnet┬áREST API for FIM/MIM Service. I also detailed using PowerShell to interact with the API Endpoint. Now lets imagine you are looking to have a number of Azure Serverless features leverage your Rest API enabled Microsoft Identity Manager environment. Or even offer it …

Getting started with the Lithnet REST API for the Microsoft Identity Manager Service

Update: Feb 2019 See this post for additional information configuring the Lithnet REST API for FIM/MIM post MIM v4.4.x.x Introduction A common theme with my posts on Microsoft Identity is the extensibility of it particularly with the Lithnet tools that Ryan has released. One such tool that I’ve used but never written about is the …

Using the Lithnet PowerShell Modules to generate full object metadata FIM/MIM HTML Reports

How many times have you wanted a consolidated report out of FIM/MIM for an object? What connectors does it have, what are the values of the attributes, which Management Agent contributed the value(s) and when? Individually of course you can get that info using the Metaverse Search and looking at the object in MIM Portal. …

Scripting queries for Lithnet Get-MVObject searches into the Microsoft Identity Manager Metaverse

It probably seems obvious by now, but I seem to live in PowerShell and Microsoft Identity Manager. I’m forever looking into the Microsoft Identity Manager Metaverse for objects. However, sometimes I get tripped up by the differences in Object Classes between the FIM/MIM Service and the Metaverse, the names of the Object Classes (obviously not …

Scripting the generation & creation of Microsoft Identity Manager Sets/Workflows/Sync & Management Policy Rules with the Lithnet Resource Management PowerShell Module

Introduction Yes, that title is quite a mouthful. And this post is going to be quite long. But worth the read if you are having to create a number of rules in Microsoft/Forefront Identity Manager, or even more so the same rule in multiple environments (eg. Dev, Staging, Production). My colleague David Minnelli introduced using …

Remotely managing your FIM/MIM Synchronisation Server using Powershell and the Lithnet MIIS Automation Powershell Module

Background I’ve been using Ryan’s Lithnet MIIS Automation Powershell Module for a few months now as you’ve likely seen from some of my blog posts. The module and its installer direct you to install the module on your FIM/MIM Synchronisation Server. This all makes perfect sense as the FIM/MIM Synchronsation Sever is more of your …

Using Azure Functions with the Lithnet MIIS Automation Powershell Module to query your Microsoft Identity Manager Metaverse

This is the 2nd blog continuing on from this post which is an introduction to using Azure Functions with the Lithnet FIM/MIM Powershell Modules. If you haven’t read that one please do so to get up to speed before this one as it has more detail around the setup. Overview This post details┬ásimilar functionality to …