[REFERENCE] Installing Forefront Identity Manager Certificate Management Components on Windows Server Certificate Authority

About FIM CM installation files

  • Initial install requires the MSI package. MSI packages are available in major releases (RTM, SP1, etc.). 
  • Rollup patches are typically MSP files.



Steps to install CM CA components in non-standard location:

Start the install from MSI as expected.

On this screen:

  • Unselect FIM CM Portal
  • Unselect FIM CM Update Service
  • Select the top FIM CM Certificate Management level
  • Select browse and choose the desired installation location

Samples of the pop-up command prompts that may be seen during install

Patching the Custom Installed Components

Simply run the MSP file. MSIexec.exe detects the existing installation and updates it accordingly.

Appendix I – File system notes

Custom install location only places files in the custom location. No files places in %programfiles% .

Patching updates files in custom location. Nothing updated in %programfiles% .