One of the foundations of Identity Management is the ability to join an identity between disparate connected systems. As we extend our management of identities into cloud services this adds a few twists.
A key concept is to use an anchor that is persistent.… keep reading
For those of you that may have missed it, in early 2016 Microsoft released a hotfix for Microsoft Identity Manager that included a change that removed the ability for multiple management agents on a Microsoft Identity Manager Synchronization Server to simultaneously run synchronization run profiles.… keep reading
I’ve been working on a project where I must have visibility of a large number of Azure AD Groups into Microsoft Identity Manager.
In order to make this efficient I need to use the Differential Query function of the AzureAD Graph API.… keep reading
Update: Aug 2019. See this post that evolves on this process including documenting the MIM Config and generation of a webpage with links for configs.
Last week in a customer development environment I had one of those oh shit moments where I thought I’d lost a couple of weeks of work.… 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
In August 2016 I wrote this post on how to use PowerShell to leverage the Microsoft GraphAPI and use Differential Queries. The premise behind that post was I required a Microsoft Identity Manager Management Agent to synchronize identity information from AzureAD into Microsoft Identity Manager.… keep reading
About seven years ago at a conference in Los Angeles I attended I remember a session where a consultant from Oxford Computer Group gave a presentation on integrating Quest Identity Manager (now Dell One Identity Manager) with the Forefront Identity Manager Portal.… keep reading
During the development of an identity management solution I find myself with multiple PowerShell/RDP sessions connected to multiple environments using different credentials often to obtain trivial data/information. It is easy to trip yourself up as well with remote PowerShell sessions to differing environments.… keep reading
Here is yet another of those Microsoft Identity Manager installation errors that doesn’t give you much information and when looking for a resolution you can’t find an exact match through Dr Google.
Nearing the end of the Microsoft Identity Manager Service and Portal installation you receive the “The Microsoft Identity Manager server database could not be successfully populated” error.… keep reading
Today I was doing a fresh installation of Microsoft Identity Manger 2016 with Service Pack 1 into a new development environment. The exact binary is “en_microsoft_identity_manager_2016_with_service_pack_1_x64_dvd_9270854”
Not too far into the installation of the Microsoft Identity Manager Synchronization Server I got the “Internal Error 2337.… keep reading