This is Part Two in the two-part blog post on managing users profile photos with Microsoft FIM/MIM. Part one here detailed managing users Azure AD/Active Directory profile photo. This post delves deeper into photos, specifically around Office 365 and the reason why you may want to manage these via FIM/MIM.… keep reading
Whilst Microsoft FIM/MIM can be used to do pretty much anything your requirements dictate, dealing with object types other than text and references can be a little tricky when manipulating them the first time. User Profile Photos fall into that category as they are stored in the directory as binary objects.… keep reading
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.… keep reading
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 Person, Group and Contact) and in situations where they are case-sensitive. … keep reading
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.… keep reading
I have a complex customer environment where Microsoft Identity Manager is managing identities across three Active Directory Forests. The Forests all serve different purposes and are contained in different network zones. Accordingly there are firewalls between the zone where the MIM Sync Server is located and two of the other AD Forests as shown in the graphic below.… keep reading
Update 21 April ’17. The LithnetMIISAutomation PS Module now has a -Force switch for Delete-CSObject
As often happens in development environments, data changes, configurations change and at some point you end up with a whole bunch of objects that are in no-mans land.… keep reading
Lotus Notes. My old nemesis as both a user and as an Administrator is back to haunt me again.
There’s a reasonable amount written by others on the trials and tribulations of getting the FIM/MIM Notes MA configured and working. However they are all referencing older versions of the MA and older versions of Domino.… keep reading
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
Today I was performing a standalone installation of the MIM Self Service Password Reset Portals (Enrollment and Reset). These Portals rely on IIS and not the normal prerequisites associated with the MIM Service Portal (SharePoint etc). As such using PowerShell I’d only installed the Web Server Role with the usual dependencies.… keep reading