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FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3479.0 Released

Greetings from the field! FIM Hotfix 4.1.3479.0 has been released under KB 2889529.  Please see the KB for what is included in this cumulative hotfix. Link:   Best, Jeff Ingalls


FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3469.0 Released

Greetings from Redmond!   We released hotfix 4.1.3469.0 a few days ago.  The hotfix is available here:   Best, Jeff Ingalls


TechNet Article: FIM2010R2-TROUBLESHOOTING-SSPR] Error 3003: "The current user account is not recognized by Forefront Identity Manager. Please contact your help desk or system administrator."

Greetings from an airplane! I have added a new Technet article on troubleshooting FIM SSPR’s 3003 error. I hope you find it useful.   Best, Jeff Ingalls


TechNet Article: How to Use PowerShell to Display the FIM Security Groups

Greetings from the field! I’ve posted a PowerShell script you can run on the FIM Synchronization server to display the names of the FIM security groups:   How to Use PowerShell to Display the FIM Security Groups   The script will come in handy if the default FIM security group names were not used and nobody…



Greetings from Redmond! The number #1 question I get asked is “How can I quickly setup FIM self-service password reset?”   The first item you will need to do is go through the deploying FIM 2010 R2 checklist of requirements, before you begin and setting up the FIM Sync and FIM Portal components: If you want…


FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3461.0 Released

Greetings from Redmond, Quick post to let you know we released a cumulative FIM hotfix a few weeks back…   Our Wiki has also been updated to reflect the update.   Best, Jeff Ingalls  


FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3451.0 Released

Greetings from the field! A few days ago we released FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3451.0.  Like all FIM hotfixes, it is a cumulative meaning you will get all the new features and bug fixes of prior hotfixes (and Service Pack 1 if you haven’t installed it yet).   See also my article: What is the…


FIM 2010 R2 SP1 Officially Released

Greetings from the field! OK, I can now say that Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 is officially announced.  This is a big milestone for the product as we have added official support for Windows 2012, SQL 2012, SharePoint 2013, Visual Studio 2012, SharePoint Foundation 2013, and Exchange 2013.  For the client extensions we now support Windows…


Scheduled Deprecated Features of FIM

For those who have MIIS 2003, ILM 2007, FIM 2010 or FIM 2010 R2, we recently released an article on features that are scheduled to be released in a future release of FIM.  Please review it and start your planning!   Best, Jeff Ingalls