Category Archives: Troubleshooting

This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms

Or when FIM Filters go bad… I’m currently taking a new project into production for the first time, and was a bit confused when the Sets being uploaded started failing with the FIPS error above – especially as I don’t … Continue reading

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Just in time–debugging

I’ve recently rebuilt a development environment – replacing my older Windows 2008 FIM R2 rig with a Windows 2012 MIM and hit an odd problem when trying to trigger the just in time debugger from within my code. Normally to … Continue reading

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Unexpected ‘Unable to process your request’ error

I have an established MIM server that I’m currently developing on that started to throw ‘Unable to process your request’ errors whenever I attempted to move away from the initial landing tab of any RCDC – including the “System” ones … Continue reading

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Sync run profile fails for some connectors

We’re in the process of building a demo environment for a presentation when two of our connectors stopped synchronizing with a credential error. The error thrown is “Unable to run the Management Agent” / “The Management Agent failed to validate … Continue reading

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FIM EventLog records errors on searches

I’m currently debugging some custom workflow activities and updating the logging code so it produces more useful information (apparently my ‘development’ error codes aren’t human readable enough!) and noticed that I was getting lots of ‘KeyNotFound’ exceptions in the event … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings

Sometimes FIM strikes me as being way to clever for its own (and usually my) good – and I’ve been looking into a problem for a client that ticks this box big time. They have a number of email notifications … 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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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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