Support-Tip: Creating SharePoint Profile Store Management Agent

FOCUSED PRODUCT / PRODUCT(S) USED FOR BLOG Here is the list of products, build versions that I utilized for this blog write up! Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1 (4.4.1302.0) SharePoint Management Agent for FIM/MIM (4.3.2430.0) [Download] Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Single Server Farm – User Profile Service BLOG PURPOSE: My focus here is… Read more

Support Tip: MIM SP1 PAM install failure: CreateAuthenticationPolicyAndSilo Error The user has insufficient access rights.

When installing Microsoft Identity Manager Service Pack 1 (MIM SP1) with PAM using an installer account (MIMAdmin), you encounter a SILO error. When installing with verbose logging enabled ( msiexec /i “Service and Portal.msi” /l*v C:\temp\setup.log ) you will see the following: Failed creating authentication policy/silo.The user has insufficient access rights.at System.DirectoryServices.Protocols.LdapConnection.ConstructResponse(Int32 messageId, LdapOperation operation,… 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

[INFO] Installing the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service and Portal (With SSPR) – Clean Install

As you may be aware, the new version of identity – Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 – has been released. While the in-place upgrade of the service and portal from FIM 2010 R2 to MIM 2016 is covered in great detail here , I would like to take…(read more)… Read more

[INFO] Configuration of the Privileged Access Management (PAM) feature

Consideration before you install this feature Have you Already Installed MIM 2016 ? Was it a Clean Install or an Upgrade ? Have you verified that you have all PAM Prerequisites completed ? Prerequisites ( Will Be posted shortly…(read more)   MIMPAM Module: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/identitymanager/mimpam/vlatest/mimpam PAM RESET API Service Details: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-identity-manager/reference/privileged-access-management-rest-api-service-details Privileged Access Management Rest API… Read more

Performing an In-Place Upgrade of FIM 2010 R2 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 – Service and Portal

Due to this being the First release of Microsoft Identity Manager i specifically wrote this with the current version highlighted. Before you Begin Be sure to have Fresh backups of the FIMService Database ( See your SQL Administrator for assistance…(read more)… Read more

Installing the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 (4.3.1935.0) Service and Portal – Upgrade from FIM 2010 R2

Due to this being the First release of Microsoft Identity Manager i specifically wrote this with the current version highlighted. Before you Begin Be sure to have Fresh backups of the FIMService Database ( See your SQL Administrator for assistance…(read more)… Read more

Installing the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 (4.3.1935.0) Synchronization Service – Upgrade from FIM 2010 R2

Due to this being the First release of Microsoft Identity Manager i specifically wrote this with the current version highlighted. More details on MIM Service and Portal Upgrade Posting…. Before you Begin Be sure you back up your encryption…(read more)… Read more