View a PAM User’s Roles with Advanced Search Scope Configuration

During a recent MIM PAM deployment, I was asked if it would be possible to create a page in the portal to display a user’s roles in PAM. Out of the box, MIM does not provide such a view for an administrator. The only view that comes close is the “My PAM Roles” page and…

1

MIM PAM Feature Installer Failure – SetADForestFunctionalLevel

I want to review a huge blocker that held up one of my recent installations of MIM PAM using the MIM Service and Portal installer. There are times where you may be under the impression that your MIM Portal pre-installation configuration work is sufficient to allow the installer to complete without rolling back everything it…


MIM Handy Tip Series – Breadcrumbing

Everyone put your phones down and get your pencils ready. It’s Pop Quiz time! If Kris Tackett and Anthony Marsiglia are given equal precedence for the knowledge attribute as they are the creator’s of this blog and I possess the NULL gene – who wins? Did you figure it out.. Ok, that was a little…


(WAL) – Workflow Example – Removal of a multivalued reference attribute

Special Thanks to Mr. David Hodge for putting the WAL Workflow Documentation together Things to keep in mind • the RemoveValues function requires a “List” to be passed to it. Adding in the GUID into the RemoveValues function didn’t seem to do it. • An example PowerShell activity that allows you to build a list…


Management Agent Advanced Attribute Flows

  In this post we will discuss the Configuration of Attributes flows within a management agent to utilize an attached .dll . The assumption is you already have a Management Agent Created of some sort and now you wish to add advanced attribute flows which utilize a custom extension that is compiled as a .dll…


Delegated Password Reset With FIM/MIM

With this post I’d like to spend some time discussing a common scenario I run into often. Though geared more toward education, I think this solution could also be adapted for a business role. Here’s the scenario: you have FIM (or MIM) in your environment doing, at a minimum, user management. Maybe you have SSPR,…

7

FIM / MIM Preparation Script Version 1

Updated 23 September 2016  MIMPrepScript.zip For the past few weeks my colleague and I who co author this blog have been working on a script to assist in the preparation and prerequisites to install FIM or MIM on your network. The goal is to complete as much of the labor intensive steps as possible that…


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…