FIM 2010 RC1 Resource Management Client Sample Announcement

The FIM 2010 RC1 client is unsupported sample source code and documentation that shows how you could build a client to communicate with the FIM Web Service.  This sample client was inspired by Joe Schulman’s public client last year and the documentation is based on the documentation Joe released in April.  Joe’s client was written…

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Forefront Identity Manager 2010 RC1 released

The long awaited RC1 release of Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager is finally here.  Yes, we’ve been waiting a long time but good things take time and when it comes to FIM 2010 there are a lot of good things.  FIM 2010, aka “ILM2”, is the next iteration of Identity Management tools from Microsoft.  While it…

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Poor Man’s Secure eDirectory Synchronization

Securing Transactions between ILM 2007 and eDirectory I had a client that required that I connect securely between ILM and eDirectory for provisioning and synchronization of Active Directory to eDirectory user objects.   To use TLS there are two options.  First, certificate services can be utilized to provide the necessary security for making the connection.  Second,…

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Overiview of authentication mechanisms in AD LDS

Hello All, I have been working with a customer on application authentication project with AD LDS (Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services) and ADAM (Active Directory in Application Mode) and I thought it might be interested to share my experience on this blog.  There are many things to share but I will focus this blog entry…

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TEC 2009 Part 3

Greetings All, This is my first public blog post.   Like many of the other posters on this blog, I was at the Las Vegas 2009 TEC conference as a speaker.  I presented on ILM “2” Best Practices, which was largely a repeat of a presentation that Bahram Rushenas and I presented internally shortly before TEC…

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Who are the IDAGUYS?

The IDAGUYS are… Aung Oo Bahram Rushenas Barry McAnulty Brian Mohr Eric Huebner Glenn Walton John McGlinchey  Mark Kradel Mike Dube’ Pradeeb Bethi    

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NEVER Say it will only take Five Minutes…. (The case of the ILM SQL Management Agent trying to connect to a database with a trailing space in the name)

Before I begin to explain this post heading, I wanted to say a few words about my contribution to the “IDA Guys” blog.  I was excited for the opportunity to participate in this blog.  One of the reasons I wanted to participate is that through the years I have received help from many, many people…

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The Experts Conference Continued…

Following on from Brian’s last post about The Experts Conference, I also wanted to share my experience with the conference and talk about a session that Markus Vilcinskas and I delivered.  This year marked the 6th TEC event that I attended, and I firmly believe that if you work with Microsoft Identity and Access technology (and…

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The Experts Conference

In the spirit of sharing a conference experience, I wanted to create this summary.  I returned recently from The Experts Conference (formally The Directory Experts Conference).  This conference was hosted by Netpro in the past, but is now hosted by Quest Software because they purchased Netpro last year.  This conference is focused on Microsoft’s directory,…

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