jingalls

  • Touching every file in every subdirectory

    A friend recently asked me how to touch every file in a folder and subfolders. Let's say he has an executible called "dosomething.exe" and wants to run that program against every file in the parent folder and subfolders. Here's a quick script to do such...
  • Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Eventlogs, Events and Monitoring

    Greetings from Redmond. Today I want to discuss something universal to all people involved with FIM and Windows servers in general, Event Logs. The Event Logs are one of the places you will find information, warning and error messages from the FIM product...
  • What is the latest version of FIM?

    The latest official public release of FIM as well as previous versions of the product are listed here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13394.microsoft-s-identity-software-public-release-build-versions.aspx Best,...
  • TechNet Article: FIM2010R2-TROUBLESHOOTING-SSPR] Error 3003: "The current user account is not recognized by Forefront Identity Manager. Please contact your help desk or system administrator."

    Greetings from an airplane! I have added a new Technet article on troubleshooting FIM SSPR's 3003 error. I hope you find it useful. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/20213.fim2010r2-troubleshooting-sspr-error-3003-the-current...
  • FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3451.0 Released

    Greetings from the field! A few days ago we released FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3451.0. Like all FIM hotfixes, it is a cumulative meaning you will get all the new features and bug fixes of prior hotfixes (and Service Pack 1 if you haven't installed it...
  • FIM 70-158 Certification

    Greetings from Redmond! Are you interested in FIM? Been working with FIM for some time? I encourage you to take exam 70-158: Forefront Identity Manager 2010, Configuring . I felt this was a good assessment of real world situations, a few of which I had...
  • TechNet Article: How to Use PowerShell to Display the FIM Security Groups

    Greetings from the field! I've posted a PowerShell script you can run on the FIM Synchronization server to display the names of the FIM security groups: How to Use PowerShell to Display the FIM Security Groups The script will come in handy...
  • FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3461.0 Released

    Greetings from Redmond, Quick post to let you know we released a cumulative FIM hotfix a few weeks back... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2870703 Our Wiki has also been updated to reflect the update. Best, Jeff Ingalls
  • Scheduled Deprecated Features of FIM

    For those who have MIIS 2003, ILM 2007, FIM 2010 or FIM 2010 R2, we recently released an article on features that are scheduled to be released in a future release of FIM . Please review it and start your planning! Best, Jeff Ingalls
  • FIM 2010 R2 SP1 Officially Released

    Greetings from the field! OK, I can now say that Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 SP1 is officially announced. This is a big milestone for the product as we have added official support for Windows 2012, SQL 2012, SharePoint 2013, Visual Studio...
  • FIM 2010 Update Rollup 2 now available!

    Update Rollup 2 (build 4.0.3606.2) is available for Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010. This hotfix package resolves several issues and adds several features that are described in the "More Information" section. Additionally, this update...
  • FIM R2 SSPR

    Greetings from Redmond! The number #1 question I get asked is "How can I quickly setup FIM self-service password reset?" The first item you will need to do is go through the deploying FIM 2010 R2 checklist of requirements, before you begin and...
  • From the Field: FIM Q&A - Mar 12, 2012

    Q1: I want to connect FIM to a data source that does not have an in-the-box Management Agent. What is the process of purchasing an extensible Management Agent from a Microsoft partner? Will this impact my support with Microsoft? A1: The FIM 2010 Management...
  • FIM Lotus Domino 8.x Connector RTM now available!

    Email from Andreas Kjellman (Microsoft program manager for I&AM): "We have just released the RTM for Lotus Domino 8.x Connector to Microsoft Download Center. It is an optional component for FIM2010 Update 2. Note that this connector is not supported...
  • A (Comprehensive) FIM 2010 Terminology Document

    Greetings from Redmond! Over the past several months I have been listening to customer feedback around learning and understanding FIM 2010. As I collected the feedback and talked with customers it is evident that the steep learning curve is not due...
  • Final Post Here

    I have moved my blog to http://jeffingalls.blogspot.com
  • FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3479.0 Released

    Greetings from the field! FIM Hotfix 4.1.3479.0 has been released under KB 2889529. Please see the KB for what is included in this cumulative hotfix. Link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2889529 Best, Jeff Ingalls
  • From the Field: FIM Q&A - April 9, 2012

    Welcome to this edition of FIM Q&A. This week I am going to focus on Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). WMI is critical for FIM to function from running/stopping run profiles to syncing passwords. Let's get right to it... Q1: My WMI is...
  • FIM 2010 R2 Hotfix 4.1.3469.0 Released

    Greetings from Redmond! We released hotfix 4.1.3469.0 a few days ago. The hotfix is available here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2877254 Best, Jeff Ingalls
  • Hello PFE!

    Greetings from Redmond! I trust that you all are fully recovered from the holiday break and are ready to tackle your new year goals. This is a quick post to say what's new...and explain the delay in blogging. I hired into Microsoft about a year ago...
  • Goals

    There are three types of blogs: useful, interesting/entertaining, and other which is usually the opposite of both. The goal of this blog is to be in bucket #1 and bucket #2. More to come...
  • FIM R2 Officially Released Today

    "We’re pleased to announce general availability of FIM 2010 R2. Details of the announcement can be found on the Server & Cloud news blog @ http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2012/06/14/forefront-identity-manager-2010-r2-now-available...