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-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

Support-Tip: (GALSYNC): Exchange 2010 Provisioning: extension-dll-timeout on Export

APPLIES TO:  Forefront Identity Manager 2010, R2, R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016, SP1   ENVIRONMENT / ASSOCIATED WITH THE BREAK – FIX SCENARIO Synchronization Service Engine GalSync Management Agent (Connector) Microsoft Exchange 2010   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION GalSync Management Agent configured for Exchange 2010 provisioning was failing on Export with “extension-dll-timeout”.  The export would… Read more

SUPPORT-TIP: (INSTALL): Custom Action DetectServiceAccount causes install to fail

APPLIES TO Forefront Identity Manager 2010 / R2 / R2 SP1 – Synchronization Service Engine Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 / SP1 – Synchronization Service Engine PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION Attempting to upgrade the Synchronization Service Engine, it fails prematurely.   TROUBLESHOOTING ACTIONS Obtain a Windows Installer Verbose Log In the Verbose log, look for Return Value… 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-Tip:(CM): FIM/MIM Certificate Management (CM) and Certificate Management Agent (cmAgent) certificate issued by a Foreign Certification Authority (CA)

  Applies To: Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (All builds) Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 & R2 SP1 Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 & SP1 PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION CM is servicing a Certification Authority (CA1), however it was different Certification Authority (CA2) that issued cmAgent certificate. CM certificate requests targeted to CA1 will fail (Denied by Policy… Read more

Support-Tip:(SYNC): stopped-server status during a synchronization

NOTE A Support-Tip is the Problem / Cause / Resolution of a specific issue.   APPLIES TO: Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 & Service Pack 1 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 & Service Pack 1 Forefront Identity Manager 2010 ENVIRONMENT Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1 (4.4.1237.0) PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION During the course of a… Read more

Support-Tip: (FIM MA): App-Store-Import-Exception Run Status

  NOTE A Support-Tip is the Problem / Cause / Resolution of a specific issue.   ENVIRONMENT Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 FIM Service Management Agent PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION While executing a Full Import (Stage Only) and/or a Delta Import (Stage Only) on the FIM Service Management Agent you may receive the Run Status… Read more

Support-Tip: (SYNC): Unexpected Error – 0x8023044d (SQL operation fails because of data overflow.)

  NOTE A Support-Tip is the Problem / Cause / Resolution of a specific issue.   ENVIRONMENT Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 (4.3.1935.0) Extensible Management Agent v2.0   PROBLEM SCENARIO DESCRIPTION In the execution of a Full Synchronization on a ECMA v2 connector, several objects return an “unexpected error” in the Synchronization Errors section of the… Read more