Support-Info: (SharePoint UPA) FIM Services don’t start: Error creating com objects. Error code: -2147467259

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Microsoft SharePoint 2013 User Profile Synchronization Application (UPA) Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 4.0.2450.51 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 TLS v1.0 is Disabled TLS v1.2 is Enabled   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In this specific issue, the two Forefront Identity Manager Services associated with the SharePoint UPA would not start…. Read more

Support-Tip (INSTALL): Failed to connect to the specified database

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010, R2, R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016, SP1 PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION During the installation of the Synchronization Service Manager and/or the Service and Portal you receive error messages indicating a problem connecting to the database. CAUSE There are several reasons that this happens during the installation. RESOLUTION ITEMS… Read more

FIM SP1 R2 4.1.3766 Upgrade to MIM SP1 4.4.1302 In-place Direct Upgrade

Greetings As of  November direct upgrade from FIM 2010 R2 SP1 (build 4.1.3766.0) to MIM 2016 SP1 (build 4.4.1302.0) is supported. Important: With various components, there are specific instructions that must be followed to ensure the solution is properly upgraded.  Please make sure to read the information below carefully and test the upgrade in a… Read more

Support-Info: (FIM Service MA): RunStatus: Stopped-Server Troubleshooter Resources

All, The stopped-server status is a common item that people can see when working with the FIM Service Management Agent.  The purpose of this blog posting is to help centralize some information to help troubleshoot the stopped-server run status. First, what is a stopped-server run status.  It is a status that is returned in the… Read more

Support-Tip: (FIM Service MA): Stopped-Server: The export session has timed out waiting for responses

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION We are receiving the run status “Stopped-Server” when running the Run Profile “Export”.   The Delta Import (Stage Only and the Full Import (Stage Only) both work successfully. In this scenario, we had 1,000 Pending Deletes that were EREs. FOREFRONT IDENTITY MANAGER MANAGEMENT AGENT EVENT LOG System.InvalidOperationException:… Read more

Support-Tip: (FIM Service MA): stopped-server – Error: 15517: State: 1.  Cannot execute as the database principal because the principal “dbo” does not exist this type of principal cannot be impersonated or you do not have permission.

The “stopped-server” run status is one of those that keeps popping up and having different causes to the run status.  This one I encountered was quite interesting. SCENARIO Export on the FIM Service Management Agent returns a “stopped-server” run status.  In this scenario, the Full and Delta Imports both worked successfully, but the export always… Read more

Support-Tip: (GALSYNC): Exchange 2010 Provisioning: extension-dll-timeout on Export

APPLIES TO:  Forefront Identity Manager 2010, R2, R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016, SP1   ENVIRONMENT / ASSOCIATED WITH THE BREAK – FIX SCENARIO Synchronization Service Engine GalSync Management Agent (Connector) Microsoft Exchange 2010   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION GalSync Management Agent configured for Exchange 2010 provisioning was failing on Export with “extension-dll-timeout”.  The export would… Read more

Support-Info: (DATABASE): What SQL Server is hosting my FIM/MIM database

The purpose of this blog is to provide the registry keys that identify where the FIM/MIM Databases are located.  The complicated one is going to be the SharePoint 2010, 2013 User Profile Sync Service, as that one is compiled into a DLL that hosts that information. Here are the registry keys: FIM SERVICE DATABASES HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\FIMService… Read more

Support-Info(UPA2010): Failed to configure ILM MA

APPLIES TO SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (4.0.2450.49)   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION Attempting to start the User Profile Synchronization Service from SharePoint Central Administration, we see that the Forefront Identity Manager services (Forefront Identity Manager  Service and Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service) both start just fine, but then they move… Read more

Support-Release: New Connectors Update 1.1.551.0

All, We have released an update to our Connectors.  Please find the download link here. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51495 Find more information on the Connectors Version Release History https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnectsync-connector-version-history NOTE These connectors are for FIM/MIM and not supported in Azure AD Connect Sync        … Read more