Hi all,

 

This is a very frequent question from customers and partners. How can I discover and train myself on IDentity and Access (IDA)products ?

Here is a link of books and online training for that. Hope this helps !

 

ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM)

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This book is written by an MVP,  David Lundell (MVP).

It presents the basics of identity and access, what is ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM)  and how to configure it.

I think it is a very nice book discover Identity management

Online trainings :

FIM : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ff793470.aspx

Forums : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/ilm2/threads

 

Forefront Unified Access Gateway

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2 books are available for you. The first one on MS press, the second one – the Administrator’s handbook – has been written by two experts, who have more than 10 years of experience on this subject.

Did not have the opportunity yet to look at them, for sure written experienced people.

Online trainings : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ff793469.aspx

Forums :

·         English : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/forefrontedgeiag/threads

·         French : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/fr-FR/1134/threads

 

ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM) / Card management

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If you have a “Smartcard” project, you will need to use FIM/CardManagement to automate everything.

This book covers this aspect and also how to use a hardware security module.

No online training

Forum (FIM)

 

Direct Access and IPV6 for Direct Access

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There is no Direct Access book because there are a lot of materials. Because DA is based on IPV6 (and sub protocols), this book is excellent.

UAG DirectAccess deployment guide:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd857320.aspx

Introduction to IPv6:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb726944.aspx

DirectAccess Technical Overview for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd637827(WS.10).aspx

UAG DirectAccess prerequisites:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd857262.aspx

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ADFS and Identity Access Control

If you want to understand Federation, this book is in fact “free”. §You can download it from Microsoft Web Site.

Book available for free :

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4C09FFE4-43DD-4FCC-BE35-C897C9BC4386

UAG and ADFS V2 (Part  of UAG Service Pack 1) will come soon.

 

 

 

I will update this post if new things arrive !

 

Regards