Support-Tip: (INSTALLATION): Installation Companion – Accounts Reference

PURPOSE The purpose of this blog is to cover the different accounts / service accounts that are needed/required in a Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 solution.  Documented here are these accounts for an Identity Manager solution with explanation of their responsibilities. NOTE This blog does not cover the MIM Certificate Management, BHOLD or PAM Scenarios  … Read more

Support-Info: (CONNECTORS): Supported Active Directory (AD) Version for Active Directory Management Agent (AD MA)

All, I recently fielded a question concerning the Active Directory Management Agent and the lowest supported Active Directory Version.  I felt that this would be some good information to share here as well. NOTE It is important to note that Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 that as of March 2018, it is out of Mainstream… Read more

Support-Release: (CONNECTORS): Release of Generic Connectors v1.1.830.0

Al We are happy to announce the release of the MIM 2016 SP1 generic connectors version 1.1.830. Release Notes:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnectsync-connector-version-history  – Bit delayed , Should be updated by this evening.   See release notes below Download :  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51495  1.1.830.0 As a note the download is replicating through the ether and pages could be cached ctrl+f5 may… Read more

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-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: (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-Warning (LIFECYCLE): Support ends for ILM 2007, 2007 FP1, 2007 FP1 SP1

Hello, Please be aware that as of July 11, 2017, Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007, 2007 FP1, 2007 FP1 SP1 will no longer be supported. What do I and my company need to do? The recommendation is to investigate moving from ILM 2007, FP1, FP1 SP1 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 (MIM 2016) SP1.  … 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: (INSTALL): SharePoint was not detected

  APPLIES TO: Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 RTM (4.3.1935.0-4.3.2266.0) Service and Portal (Specifically Portal)   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION You attempt to install Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 RTM Service and Portal onto a machine that has SharePoint 2016 installed.   NOTE FIM 2010, FIM 2010 R2, FIM 2010 R2 SP1 and MIM 2016 RTM Portal is… Read more