Cannot load Windows PowerShell snap-in MIIS.MA.Config on Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1

On a Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 Server running the Add-PSSnapin MIIS.MA.Config PowerShell snap-in throws the error

Add-PSSnapin : Cannot load Windows PowerShell snap-in MIIS.MA.Config because of the following error: The Windows PowerShell snap-in module C:\Program 
Files\Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager\2010\Synchronization Service\UIShell\Microsoft.DirectoryServices.MetadirectoryServices.Config.dll does not have the required Windows PowerShell snap-in strong name Microsoft.DirectoryServices.MetadirectoryServices.Config, Version=4.5.286.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35.
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An Azure MFA Management Agent for User MFA Reporting using Microsoft Identity Manager

Microsoft as part of the uplift in Authentication Methods capability have extended the Graph API to contain User Azure MFA information. My customers have been requesting MFA User Reporting data for some time. How many users are registered for Azure MFA?… keep reading

Automated Microsoft Identity Manager Configuration Backups & Documentation to Azure

MIM Backup and Config Nightly Reports

Two and half years ago I wrote this post on creating an Azure Function to trigger the process of Automating Microsoft Identity Manager Configuration backups. The Azure Function piece was a little obtuse. I was using it, as it was the “new thing” and it was my new hammer.… keep reading

Microsoft Identity Manager Graph Connector stopped-extensible-extension-error

Graph Connector Delta Token Expired over 30 Days

Running a Delta Import on the Microsoft Identity Manager Graph Connector returns stopped-extensible-extension-error .

Looking into the Application Event Log we initially see BadRequest.

Graph Connector Delta Token Expired

Digging deeper we find DeltaLink older than 30 days is not supported.

Graph Connector Delta Token Expired over 30 Days.PNG

In this particular case the Microsoft Graph Connector for Microsoft Identity Manager has not run in over 30 days and the Differential Query DeltaLink cookie that I detailed in this post and this post has expired.… keep reading

Microsoft MVP Renewal 2019/20

Microsoft MVP

It’s hard to believe that its been close to two years since I was first awarded Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in the Enterprise Mobility – Identity and Access Management category.

Due to changes in the renewal process and the MVP program, I’ve had quite a long honeymoon period as an MVP.… keep reading

A Rudimentary RACF Management Agent for Microsoft Identity Manager

PowerShell RACF z/OS PowerShell MIM MA

A RACF Management Agent for Microsoft Identity Manager ? Isn’t there one in the box? No. Host Integration Management Agents were deprecated when Microsoft released Forefront Identity Manager as the successor to Identity Lifecycle Manager (ILM). I understand it was partly due to lack of demand for the integration, and the reliance on Host Integration Server (HIS) along with the move in operating system support 32-bit (in ILM) to 64-bit (in FIM).… keep reading

Microsoft Identity Manager PowerShell Management Agent for Oracle Internet Directory

Why a FIM/MIM PowerShell Management Agent for Oracle Internet Directory? Why not just use the Generic LDAP Connector for Microsoft Identity Manager? I needed an integration solution that was able to update an Oracle Database behind Oracle Internet Directory. That meant I required a solution that was able to use LDAP to get visibility as to who/what was in OID, but then make updates into an Oracle DB.… keep reading

Forefront/Microsoft Identity Manager – Attempted to access an unloaded AppDomain

This post is more a note-to-self for future me in case I’m in this scenario again. Today I encountered the error Attempted to access an unloaded AppDomain.

I have a custom Forefront/Microsoft Identity Manager Management Agent that requires multiple credentials for the Web Service it is integrating with.… keep reading

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 Web Service finding the correct version of the Microsoft.ResourceManagement.dll.… keep reading

Error: Failed to connect to the specified database when creating a Microsoft Identity Manager Service MA

Last week I was installing Microsoft Identity Manager into a development environment. The install was using Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 with SP1 and was version 4.5.285.0. The install had gone well, SQL, Synchronisation Server, MIM Service and Portal etc. I had even created a couple of Management Agents.… keep reading