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 šŸ™‚ Rather I am leaving Microsoft to pursue a MBA at Columbia starting this fall.  If I have…


ILM "2" also comes as a hybrid…

For those of you who are MIIS / ILM 2007 pros, when seeing the Codeless Provisioning functionality one of the first questions that comes to mind is “can I use my existing rules extension in ILM “2”?”. Of course. At a basic level, with ILM “2” RC, you can take an existing ILM 2007 deployment…

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How to make ILM "2" scream.

One of the big features of ILM “2” RC are the changes we have made to the portal and server to enable ILM to scale higher. In the portal and in the ILM service we’ve tuned, and jiggered with the way we interact with SQL and on the wire to make the ILM experience faster…

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Announcing Identity Lifecycle Manager “2” Release Candidate

We’re back! Today we have a guest blogger to announce the Release Candidate for ILM “2”:     Iā€™m Lori Craw, group product manager covering identity and security at Microsoft. Today I am pleased to announce the exciting news that the Identity Lifecycle Manager ā€œ2ā€ Release Candidate (RC) is now available.   ILM ā€œ2ā€ builds…

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Extending ILM "2" to manage and provision computer objects

One topic for ILM ā€œ2ā€ that came up repeatedly at TechEd IT Pro North America this year was extensibility.  Specifically, many customers asked how the system can be configured to manage an arbitrary resource, enabling them to apply policies to and provision any resource they care about.  To demonstrate this, I included a demo in Fred…

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