Support-Info: (RUN HISTORY): How to use the MIIS_RunHistory WMI Class

  PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to provide an illustration of how to utilize the WMI Namespace Provider, MicrosoftIdentityIntegrationServer, to pull information about the Run History (Operations Tab).   Through the MIIS_RunHistory class, we can gather information about each run. For successful objects, we can only grab numbers. If there is a synchronization error,… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Filtering – Control which groups sync to O365

Hello again! Today, I wanted to share a simple scenario that I recently worked on to control which groups get synchronized to O365 (Azure). This is very similar to filtering with users. I am using one of the latest builds of Azure AD Connect and will be using the cloning feature of Azure AD Connect… Read more

[SUPPORT TROUBLESHOOTING] Duplicated Contact Objects

All! Hello again! Tim Macaulay here, SR. Support Escalation Engineer with the Microsoft Identity Support Team here at Microsoft. Today, I would like to discuss a topic that we see a lot in support dealing with a Global Address List Synchronization (GalSync) solution. In support we have worked several issues around “duplicated contact objects” appearing in… Read more

[NOTESCONNECTOR-INFO] Full Import returns stopped-extension-dll-exception

Content provided by Brandon James.  Support Escalation Engineer of the Identity Management Team here at Microsoft. Environment Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service Engine 4.1.3441 Lotus Notes Connector: 1.0.597.910 Executed Action Full Import Status Received Stopped-extension-dll-exception Stack Trace (Found in the Application Event Log) The extensible extension returned an unsupported error. The stack trace is: “System.NullReferenceException: Object… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT): Filter Provisioned CNF Objects

Hello again!  Tim Macaulay here from the Identity Support team here at Microsoft.  Recently I worked through an issue where we had CNF objects that had fully synchronized to the cloud.  These objects were in some weird state in Active Directory, so our goal was to prevent these objects from making it to the cloud… Read more

[INFO-SYNCSERVICE] Export with Exchange Provisioning Enabled

Hello again!  Tim Macaulay, SR. Support Escalation Engineer here with the Identity Support team at Microsoft. Today, I wanted to discuss a topic that I spend a lot of time discussing on the phone and thought I would share with the community.  That topic is what happens when I run an Export on an Active Directory… Read more

Support-Tip: (AADCONNECT) How to create a custom sychronization rule for attribute flow (transformation flow)

In support we see many cases come through looking to create a customized synchronization rule to adhere to different business rules utilizing the Azure AD Connect (Azure AD Sync Services (AADSync)) Tool.  Here, I am creating this blog to provide some guidance on how to create a custom synchronization rule inside of the Azure AD… Read more

Support-Info: (Sync): Run Profile Optimization

Products Involved Discussed Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service Microsoft Identity Manager Synchronization Service Purpose: The purpose of this document is to discuss from a high level how to optimally execute run profiles to effectively and efficiently reach the intended goal. Disclaimer This document will discuss the execution of run profiles simultaneously.  However, running more than… Read more

Support-Release: (CONNECTORS): Hotfix rollup build 1.0.419.911 of the Generic LDAP Connector for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 (#FIM2010) has been released

On Friday I posted that an updated build of the Web Services connector for FIM 2010 R2 had been released on Thursday 23rd.  I forgot to post that the Generic LDAP connector for FIM 2010 R2 had also been updated. On Thursday 23rd October Microsoft released a new build (1.0.419.911) of the Generic LDAP connector… Read more

Support-Release: (CONNECTORS): Hotfix rollup build 1.0.419.911 for the Web Services Connector for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 (#FIM2010) has been released

Using the Web Services connector for FIM 2010 R2?  Well the good news is that Microsoft just shipped a new build (October 23rd) with a bunch of required fixes and updates.  Full details can be found in knowledgebase article kb3008178.  Download link is here. For posterity, I’ll duplicate the pertinent information from kb3008178 here. Issues… Read more