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…

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Management Agent Configuration – Part 4: Delimited Text File Management Agent

This is Part 4 in a series of commonly used management agents. In Part 1 we looked at configuration of an Active Directory Management Agent (ADMA); in Part 2 we looked at the configuration of the FIM Service Management Agent (FIMMA), and in Part 3 we looked at the configuration of a Microsoft SQL Management…

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Management Agent Configuration – Part 3: SQL Management Agent

This is the third part in a series dealing with basic configuration of commonly used management agents. In Part 1 we looked at configuration of an Active Directory Management Agent (ADMA), and in Part 2 we looked at the configuration of the FIM Service Management Agent (FIMMA). With this post, we’ll take a look at…

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Management Agent Configuration–Part 2: FIM Service Management Agent

This is the second post in a series on management agent configuration. In Part 1, I covered configuration of an Active Directory management agent. In this post, I’d like to step through the FIM Service Management Agent (FIMMA). While you don’t necessarily have to have a FIMMA, you cannot move data between the Portal and…

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Management Agent Configuration – Part 1: Active Directory Management Agent

Hey party people – long time, no see! You may have noticed (or maybe you didn’t) that I took a hiatus from blogging for a while. Well I’m back and kicking off my return with another post series, this time about management agents. Although eventually I’d like to cover the configuration of all commonly used…

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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…