Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): 0x80230307 (The dimage indicates an add operation, but the image already exists

Hey all, Tim Macaulay here again to share some an interesting issue that I recently worked. PRODUCTS INVOLVED Microsoft Azure AD Connect 1.1.524.0 Number of Connectors: 2 NOTE: Please note, that there is a later build of Microsoft Azure AD Connect available for download in 1.1.649.0. You can download that build here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51495   PROBLEM… 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-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

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-Release: (BHOLD): MIM 2016 SP1 BHOLD Suite Release 6.0.36.0

Hello Community Happy to announce the release of the MIM SP1 BHOLD Suite. It has been a long time coming. Download: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55950 BHOLD Version History: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-identity-manager/reference/version-bhold-history Major Documentation Updates based on feedback BHOLD concepts guide BHOLD installation guide BHOLD developer reference… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Provisioning non-mail enabled user when joining on mail

Hey All, Tim Macaulay here from Microsoft Support for FIM/MIM/AADCONNECT SYNC. Interesting issue I worked on yesterday that I wanted to share with everybody. PRODUCTS INVOLVED Azure AD Connect PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In this scenario, Azure AD Connect was installed/configured to join on the mail attribute.  However, we wanted to synchronize non-mail enabled user objects… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Object reference not set to an instance of an object when adding a new sync rule

PRODUCTS INVOLVED Azure AD Connect 1.1.561.0 Sync Rule Editor PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In AADConnect Sync Rule editor when attempting to add a new Sync Rule, you may receive the error message “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”. ERROR MESSAGE Object reference not set to an instance of an object CAUSE This… Read more

Support-Release: (AADCONNECT): New Version Release 1.1.614.0

Proud to announce that we have released Azure AD Connect v1.1.614.0.  You can download it from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594 Build notes can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/connect/active-directory-aadconnect-version-history#116140  … 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