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

SUPPORT-TIP: (INSTALL): Custom Action DetectServiceAccount causes install to fail

APPLIES TO Forefront Identity Manager 2010 / R2 / R2 SP1 – Synchronization Service Engine Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 / SP1 – Synchronization Service Engine PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION Attempting to upgrade the Synchronization Service Engine, it fails prematurely.   TROUBLESHOOTING ACTIONS Obtain a Windows Installer Verbose Log In the Verbose log, look for Return Value… Read more

Support-Tip: (SYNC): Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service” error when you attempt to open the MIISCLIENT.EXE

APPLIES TO Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Synchronization Server / R2 / R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 / 2016 SP1 Azure AD Connect Sync   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION You attempt to launch the Synchronization Service Manager Console either by clicking on the icon on the Start Menu or by attempting to launch the MIISCLIENT.EXE and… Read more

Support-Info: (INSTALL-UPGRADE): MIM 2016 Upgrade Issues on builds 4.1.3646 / 4.1.3634 / 4.1.3627 / 4.1.3733 / 4.1.3766

All, Hello!  Just wanted to post a reminder here for when you are upgrading from Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016.  This is a great blog and a great resource for information around this topic. APPLIES TO: Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 builds 4.1.3646.0 4.1.3634.0 4.1.3627.0 4.1.3733.0… Read more