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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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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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MIMWAL Demo

Update – A copy of this session is available on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TaTvfbgBJQ The FIM Team have organized a briefing and Demo about MIMWAL for Februarys session – should make for an interesting demo and discussion. From – https://www.thefimteam.com/fim-team-user-group/ Date:10th … Continue reading

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Microsoft WAL Library goes public

Microsoft have released their FIMWAL / MIMWAL “Workflow Activity Library” for building advanced workflows within FIM  / FIM. Code and more details can be located here: http://microsoft.github.io/MIMWAL/ If you’re at all interested in creating advanced workflows however it’s going to … 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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HomepageConfiguration–IsConfigurationType

I’m currently working on some tools to upload portal elements and have been struggling with uploaded Homepage Configuration items – they upload, but they don’t display. Turns out that the IsConfigurationType flag needs to be set otherwise the Homepage item … Continue reading

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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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