Multi-Threading Granfeldt PowerShell Management Agent Imports

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

Microsoft Identity Manager Sync Server HResult 0x80040E14 Error

Spoiler / TL DR; The Microsoft Identity Manager Sync Server HResult 0x80040E14 Error is associated with lack of available resources in your Microsoft Identity Manager environment.

Sizing servers for a Microsoft Identity Manager implementation gets easier the more you do it.… keep reading

Transaction Deadlocked on Microsoft Identity Manager MA Export

In a Microsoft Identity Manager development environment, I had just defined a series of rules and was keen to export a large number of users to the MIM Service. I was pretty confident that I’d done everything correct however it was clear very quickly that something was wrong.… keep reading

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