Announcing Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Service Pack 1

We are pleased to announce that Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2 is now available for download.  FIM 2010 R2 SP1 provides a number of improvements as well as additional platform support for the latest Microsoft platforms.  These improvements and platform support updates are summarized below:

  • The FIM client now supports Windows 8 and Outlook 2013
  • Enhanced configuration options for customers with dynamic groups
  • Updates to the Extensible Connectivity MA Framework
  • FIM connectors have been updated to support Active Directory 2012, SQL Server 2012, Exchange 2013, Sun 7.x and Oracle 11
  • FIM reporting now supports System Center Service Manager 2012
  • The Microsoft BHOLD Suite has a simplified provisioning configuration

In SP1 the following additional platforms are now supported for the BHOLD, FIM Sync, FIM Service, FIM Portal and FIM Certificate Management components:

  • Windows Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2012
  • SharePoint Foundation 2013
  • Visual Studio 2012

Customers looking to deploy FIM 2010 R2 SP1 to existing installations can apply SP1 using the in-place updates, whilst for new installations a full SP1 integrated set of media is provided.  These installation options along with the supported platforms are shown in the table below.

Current installation

Supported Platforms

In-Place update (MSP)

Full installation (MSI)

FIM 2010 R2 on supported platforms

Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2

Visual Studio 2008

SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2

SharePoint 2010



New installation of FIM 2010 R2 SP1

Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012

Visual Studio 2008, 2012

SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012

SharePoint 2010, 2013

System Center 2012



Microsoft BHOLD Suite (Existing or New)

FIM 2010 R2




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Adam Hall

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

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