Excellent description of RCDCs

Please see David’s excellent guide to using RCDCs: http://www.ilmbestpractices.com/blog/2009/11/fim-rcdc-explained-in-brief.html


Using PowerShell to automate tasks in FIM

Markus has put together a great set of example PowerShell scripts which automate many tasks in FIM.  Check them out today in the Scriptbox: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ilm2/thread/807617bc-b560-4cbe-a137-b9f338bfbd8e  


Another great tweak from Paolo

Check out another useful tweak from Paolo with the unsupported web service client.  Paolo adds another strongly-typed class to the client:  https://espace.cern.ch/idm/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=14


Shout out to Paolo for tweaking the unsupported client

Paolo at Cern has been using the unsupported client and contributing back to the community with bug fixes.  It’s always exciting to see developer adoption of our platform! http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ilm2/thread/ffc16720-0dfb-4131-b676-9225f15b4f72?prof=required


The IDA Guys and RC1 unsupported client

Many thanks to The IDA Guys for getting together an unsupported client for RC1.  We in the product group are deeply grateful for the great work the field do in extending the value of FIM for our customers. http://blogs.technet.com/idaguys/archive/2009/10/04/fim-2010-rc1-resource-management-client-sample-announcement.aspx


A new face in the Identity Management blog community

A colleague on the product team recently joined the ranks of bloggers in the Identity Management community.  Please welcome Darryl, and I look forward to his insights on FIM! http://blogs.msdn.com/darrylru/default.aspx


Forefront Identity Manager 2010 RC1 is released!

Check out the exciting announcement: MSFT Identity and Access news- Forefront Identity Manager RC1 and ADFS 2.0 SAML interoperability


Reminder: The IDA Guys Blog

This is a friendly reminder that The IDA Guys have some great content to check out.  For example, http://blogs.technet.com/idaguys/archive/2009/07/29/manageability-for-identity-and-access-management-solutions.aspx


Reminder: “Forum Greatest Hits”

A recent conversation with a customer reminded me about Markus and Ahmad’s “Greatest Hits” on the TechNet forums: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/identitylifecyclemanager/thread/284da8d2-201c-42ca-bc63-00651c0b80b8