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Dealing with OS and Identity

FIM 2010 Self-Service Password Reset ActiveX Misconfiguration Issues

This post is about some of the errors you may find when setting up SSPR with Forefront Identity...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/11/2012

Enabling Safe Mode in Windows 8 Developer Preview

Just a quick post to describe how to enable Safe Mode in Windows 8 Developer Preview. If you are...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 09/16/2011

Office 365 Directory Synchronization Tidbits, Part 2: More about Filtering

In this post I will comment a little bit more on object filtering. As you probably know, Microsoft...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 07/11/2011

Office 365 Directory Synchronization Tidbits, Part 1

In this post I will try to cover some details that may help to understand how Microsoft Online...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 07/05/2011

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 CEP

In june 2011 the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 CEP program is launched. CEP stands for...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 05/11/2011

Analyzing a Crash Dump, aka BSOD

Today I have to face a weird behavior in my laptop since a few of days ago. It only happens that...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 03/20/2011

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Ramp Up

At my job role, I have being asked several times about what resources I would recommend to technical...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 12/14/2010

Playing with Windows Phone 7 as USB Storage

Disclaimer: Procedures here are fully unsupported. Use at your own risk. Today I will post about my...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 12/10/2010

Internet Explorer Protected Mode Elevation Policy and Administrative Templates

Overview: You probably have run through the following popup when using Internet Explorer add-ons and...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 10/29/2010

Dual Boot Hyper-V VHD

This is a note to myself and others about how I added a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V VHD as dual boot...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 10/25/2010

SQL Script: Finding duplicates on supposedly unique values

Unsupported: Use at your own risk Sometimes you load data into metaverse that is supposed to be...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 08/12/2010

SQL Script: Delete all CS and MV data

Unsupported: Use at your own risk This script will delete all the records from FIM Sync database...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 08/12/2010

SQL Script: Delete Run History

Unsupported: Use at your own risk These three simple lines allow you to clear the Run History. You...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 08/12/2010

Standalone Network Emulator Tool

All credits go for Lonny Kruger and Ivan Neganov.  NEWT (Network Emulator for Windows Toolkit)...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 03/05/2010

Hacking Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 Logs

Disclaimer: The information in this article is for educational purposes only, provided "AS...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 01/22/2010

The Case Of… Windows 7 Network Connections empty folder

Well... this is not an Identity Management specific post, but I would like to make my blog more...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 01/11/2010

Things to Consider when Provisioning to AD / ADAM

Active Directory / ADAM provisioning can be tricky (and same may apply to other LDAP directories)...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 05/12/2009

Dealing with OpenLDAP XMA 1.1: Avoiding duplicate-object errors and bad csentry object type

When you first try to import from an LDAP using this XMA, you may get duplicated objects. This is...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/30/2009

Dealing with OpenLDAP XMA 1.1: Undocumented Parameters

Along with the parameters available in the Configuration Guide, there are a few that are not...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/30/2009

Dealing with OpenLDAP XMA 1.1: Working with Deltas

OpenLDAP XMA can run delta imports using a timestamp attribute you define or the changelog. The MA...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/30/2009

Dealing with OpenLDAP XMA 1.1: Inspecting Records in Inport File

There is a great tool in MIIS 2003 Resource Kit 2.0 called FileViewer.exe. This tool provides a way...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/30/2009

Dealing with OpenLDAP XMA 1.1: Template Bugs and Quick Fix

I was not able to find much guidance out there about the issues I found when attempting to use this...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/15/2009

Connecting to Critical Path Directory Server with ILM 2007 FP1

In my current customer I have to extract identity information from Critical Path directory. I was...

Author: Juan Antonio Diaz - MSFT Date: 04/15/2009