Author Archives: Jay

Adding PCNS to an ECMA2.0

One of my favourite tools that comes with working at Oxford Computer Group is an ECMA2 called the “delta generator” – at it’s simplest it’s a faster version of the FIM SQL management agent, but it’s got a few extra … Continue reading

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ECMA 2.0 – Changing Capabilities

I’m working on a project at the moment that requires an MA that writes out it’s major operations (Add, Update, Delete) into separate CSV files – in theory this should be a fairly straight forward Export Only ECMA 2.0 to … Continue reading

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E_MMS_SCHEMA_CLASS_NOT_FOUND

I was helping a colleague work on a deployment this week and we needed to change the attribute in the target system we were working on. Naturally there was a rule extension in place that needed updating as well so … Continue reading

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Working with FIM Exports

We’ve all been there – you run one little export-fimconfig cmdlet and next thing you know you’ve got a ton of data to process – and given the number of cross links between the different FIM objects you know it’s … Continue reading

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Tricky Permissions / When MPR go bad

I’ve reached that special time of the project when it’s time to kick the tyres and test things before releasing an update onto the unsuspecting client and as I’m going back through the test scripts using a number of user … Continue reading

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VMware Upgrades

I’ve been a fan of VMware pretty much since workstation was first released and use it on both my windows and mac environments (mainly because unlike the competition I can move a VM I’ve been working with on my laptop … Continue reading

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Feeling Lazy

I’m currently working on a project where I need to toggle transitions into a set – not an uncommon requirement, but one where I’m getting tired of using the GUI to locate my current “volunteer” user and set the required … Continue reading

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Pesky Internal Database

I’ve spotted this one a couple of times recent – on different systems and not both ones I’m responsible for looking after (it’s always good to know it’s not purely my fault!) where after a reboot the FIM service isn’t … Continue reading

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The Perils of Loading Assemblies in powershell

After adding the script to load a new DLL into the GAC and AIC, I’ve been doing some additional work on my workflow libraries – including moving some functions into a central library rather than copying and pasting code between … Continue reading

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