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-Tip: (SYNC): Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service” error when you attempt to open the MIISCLIENT.EXE

APPLIES TO Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Synchronization Server / R2 / R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 / 2016 SP1 Azure AD Connect Sync   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION You attempt to launch the Synchronization Service Manager Console either by clicking on the icon on the Start Menu or by attempting to launch the MIISCLIENT.EXE and… Read more

Support-Info: (INSTALL-UPGRADE): MIM 2016 Upgrade Issues on builds 4.1.3646 / 4.1.3634 / 4.1.3627 / 4.1.3733 / 4.1.3766

All, Hello!  Just wanted to post a reminder here for when you are upgrading from Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016.  This is a great blog and a great resource for information around this topic. APPLIES TO: Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 builds 4.1.3646.0 4.1.3634.0 4.1.3627.0 4.1.3733.0… Read more

Support-Info: (DOCS): Documentation Update for MIMPAM CMDLETS

All, We recently posted some new documentation around the PowerShell CMDLETs for PAM.  You can find that information at the below link. MIMPAM Module:     ADDITIONAL PAM DOCUMENTATION PAM RESET API Service Details: Privileged Access Management Rest API Reference: Privileged Access Management for Active Directory Domain Services:  … Read more

Support-Info: (SYNC SERVICE): Export Run Profile: Information, Testing, Troubleshooting

NOTE This is a newer version of an older blog post.  Mainly formatting changes and the move to our current central blog site for support. APPLIES TO:. Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Azure AD Connect PURPOSE… Read more

Support-Info: Criteria Based Groups (Negative Conditions vs. Positive Conditions)

UTILIZED PRODUCTS Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1 (4.4.1302) SQL Server 2012 BLOG PURPOSE: Discussion of Criteria Based Groups and the difference between a negative condition vs. a positive condition. SCENARIO: Use of Negative vs Positive Conditions Recently, I worked on an issue concerning the use of Negative Conditions within a Criteria Based Group… Read more

Support-Tip (Connectors): 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: Troubleshooting Synchronization Error: ambiguous-import-flow-from-multiple-connectors

Hello again! I am writing today on the Synchronization Error – “ambiguous-import-flow-from-multiple-connectors”. I have worked several issues to where people ask what does this error mean and how can I generally start to review and fix this synchronization error. DEFINITION: ambiguous-import-flow-from-multiple-connectors This is a synchronization error that is displayed in the Synchronization Service Engine Manager… 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

[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