Updating the FIMMA to include Custom Attributes in the FIM Portal.

You may find yourself creating new Custom Attributes or even a custom Resource in the FIM Portal. If you only plan on managing these Custom Resources and or Attributes in the FIM Portal than you would not need to add them to the Synchronization Service and FIMMA, but if you intend to manage these new…


Backing up the Synchronization Service Encryption Key

After you install FIM (Forefront Identity Manager) or MIM (Microsoft Identity Manager) one of the first things you need to do after you ensure that the correct people that will be administrating or supporting the the Synchronization Service are include in the correct Synchronization Service Admin Groups is to back up the Encryption Key. The…


Performing an In-Place Upgrade of FIM 2010 R2 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 – Service and Portal

Due to this being the First release of Microsoft Identity Manager i specifically wrote this with the current version highlighted. Before you Begin Be sure to have Fresh backups of the FIMService Database ( See your SQL Administrator for assistance ) If running a VM i would also do a snapshot ( Although this is…


Performing an In-Place Upgrade of FIM 2010 R2 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 – Synchronization Service

Due to this being the First release of Microsoft Identity Manager i specifically wrote this with the current version highlighted. More details on MIM Service and Portal Upgrade Posting…. Before you Begin Be sure you back up your encryption ( See the Section on Backing up Encryption Keys for assistance ) Be sure to have…