Support-Release: (CONNECTORS): Hotfix rollup build 1.0.419.911 for the Web Services Connector for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 (#FIM2010) has been released

Using the Web Services connector for FIM 2010 R2?  Well the good news is that Microsoft just shipped a new build (October 23rd) with a bunch of required fixes and updates.  Full details can be found in knowledgebase article kb3008178.  Download link is here.

For posterity, I’ll duplicate the pertinent information from kb3008178 here.

Issues that are fixed

This hotfix rollup fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

Issue 1

The WebServices connector uses 100 percent CPU during password synchronization if many of the password operations fail with a password violation error.

Features that are added

Feature 1

This update adds support for REST-based web services. This includes support for XML and JSON data formats and for parsing these formats.

Feature 2

This update adds support for additional bindings for Transport and Message Level security. The new options are as follows:

  • BasicHTTPBinding
  • WSHttpBinding
  • NetTCPBinding

These bindings also support the following authentication methods:

  • Basic
  • Certificate
  • Digest
  • Windows

Feature 3

In new WebServices connectors, the capabilities page is visible. This makes it possible to configure the connectors’ behaviour.

Feature 4

This update adds event tracing for Windows (ETW) logging to the WebServices connector and the configuration tool.

Feature 5

This update adds new templates for SAP to support the following object types:

  • User
  • Role
  • Group