Support-Tip: (PCNS) Passwords stopped synchronizing, Passwords stopped working

PRODUCT FOCUS Password Change Notification Service (PCNS) PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION Recently worked on an issue where after a database restore, passwords were no longer synchronizing from Active Directory to the Target datasource. NOTE An issue like this one, could occur if the Synchronization Service Database is restored from backup. CAUSE In reviewing the Application Event… Read more

Backing up the Synchronization Service Encryption Key

After you install FIM (Forefront Identity Manager) or MIM (Microsoft Identity Manager) one of the first things you need to do after you ensure that the correct people that will be administrating or supporting the the Synchronization Service are include…(read more)… Read more

Portal Customization – Updating Attributes for All Users Search (Column Headers)

You may need to update the attributes that are displayed for all users when searching for a user which can be used to help narrow down your search results, or maybe you need to look at attribute values of several users at once with out having to click…(read more)… Read more

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 build 4.1.3599.0 released

Today, Wednesday September 3rd, saw Microsoft release a new hotfix rollup package (build 4.1.3599.0) for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.  The official documentation for this build can be found on the Microsoft support website under knowledgebase (KB) article 2980295.  Download link is here.  This build supersedes 4.1.3559.0. The hotfix contains a number of updates: 9… Read more