FIM 2010 R2 – Installation Companion Documents

All, I have put together these installation companion documents for FIM 2010 R2.  Basically, I am going through a clean installation of FIM 2010 R2 in a distributed setup against clean Windows Server 2008 R2 systems.  I am using Hyper-V for everything except my SQL Server which is a physical box.  Here is the collection…

Service Is Not Available Troubleshooter

Have you received that infamous “Service Is Not Available” message, and scratch your head as to what to do?  Here is a Service Is Not Available Troubleshooter. Service Is Not Available Troubleshooter:


  Tracing is a very valuable tool when troubleshooting different issues in the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 product.  There are different types of tracing, so I wanted to take a moment to cover each of these different types of tracing.   Types of tracing for the FIM Service How to enable FIM Service Management Agent…

FIM-REFERENCE: FIM 2010 – Installation Companion – Accounts

So in support we do receive a lot of installation type calls.  One thing that is discussed is the accounts needed for the installation.  I decided to throw together a wiki that has the accounts needed.  The goal of the article is to provide a list of accounts that is recommended to be created, and…

FIM-SYNC: Novell eDirectory MA – Server Down

All, Recently ran into an issue with Novell eDirectory Management Agent.   Here is a document i put on the issue i worked on. FIM-SYNC: Novell eDirectory MA – Server Down:

O365DIRSYNC – Backend SQL Server Database is full

All, Here is a document on the issue for Office 365 / DirSync where we are using SQL Server Express with DirSync and the backend database is running out of space. OFFICE 365 DIRSYNC – SQL BACKEND IS FULL: