Run on Policy Update - Retroactive Policy Enforcement

Somewhat hidden within Forefront Identity Manager 2010, there is a very useful feature for action workflows called “Run on Policy Update”.  Here are the situations where you may find this feature useful: 1.  You are creating a new Management Policy Rule (MPR), such as one to provision all users an AD account, and you want…

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Farewell!

As a lot of you may already know, after 4 years of working on MIIS / ILM / FIM I’ve decided to leave Microsoft. No, I’m not being fired, nor am I jumping ship to a competitor 🙂 Rather I am leaving Microsoft to pursue a MBA at Columbia starting this fall.  If I have…

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Opening the mailbox:

 Question from one of our readers:   From: Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 11:06 AMTo: Bobby GillSubject: (Bobby and Nima’s Forefront Identity Manager Blog) : Question about FIM/OutlookImportance: High     Good afternoon Bobby and Nima’s.   I read your blog often as I await the release of MMS…I mean MIIS…I mean ILM…I mean FIM…

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Introducing Hierarchical Provisioning

Yesterday I was eating my bowl of Frosted Miniwheats (by Kellogg) for dinner  and out fell a coupon for another free box of Miniwheats. “Oh hot lam!” I exclaimed to myself. I had totally not seen the offer stamped on the front of the box for a free box of Miniwheats when I had purchased…

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Dependencies - not just for avoiding taxes!

What’s our name again? Whoa, new product name! For those of you who have been chasing butterflies for the past month, what was once known to us as Identity Lifecycle Manager “2” is now called Forefront Identity Manager.  I know, it’s not the sexiest name in the world and is probably the 5th different name…

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