Step 7: Perform FIM 2010 Post-Installation Tasks
The FIM1 post installation tasks for the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 test lab consists of the following:
- Pre-allocate Space in the FIM Synchronization Service Database
Pre-allocate Space in the FIM Synchronization Service Database
Because SQL Server performance can suffer when SQL Server must allocate space during processing, you will want to prevent this by pre-allocating space for the FIM Synchronization Service database.
To pre-allocate space in the FIM Synchronization Service database
Log on to APP1.corp.contoso.com as Administrator.
Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft SQL Server 2008, and then click SQL Server Management Studio. This will launch SQL Server Management Studio.
On the Connect to Server dialog box, under Server Type select Database Engine.
On the Connect to Server dialog box, under Server name select APP1.
On the Connect to Server dialog box, under Authentication select Windows Authentication.
Click Connect. This should be successful and the database information will be displayed on the left. The SQL Server Agent should have a green arrow.
On the left, expand Databases, right-click FIMSynchronizationService, and then select Properties. This will bring up the Database Properties – FIMSyncrhonizationService screen.
On the left, click Files.
For the row with FIMSynchronizationService, under Initial Size, change the value to 5000.
For the row with FIMSynchronizationService_log, under Initial Size, change the value to 1000. It should now look like the following image.
Click OK. This may take a few minutes to complete.