Decoding the UNID for the Lotus Notes Management Agent

First here is some background on the issue at hand. I am not a big fan of Lotus Notes, and having to synchronize data with the built in management agent for MIIS/ILM/FIM has brought me my share of joyful moments. Over the years, while monitoring an MA connection to a Lotus Notes database, I would…

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Microsoft IAM Product Name Evolution

It seems as soon as I get the population at work to understand what a product is, a new revision comes along with an entirely different name.  Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003 became Identity Lifecycle Manager (ILM) 2007, which caused a lot of confusion in my enterprise.  MIIS was a known product that people…

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ILM/MIIS Related Community Sites

I figured I’d post some Identity Lifecycle Manager community related sites other than MS’s own.   I had attended one of NetPro’s RoadShow event today where I had mentioned the community as one of the strong points for MIIS/ILM.   Much of what  I have learned (and hopefully shared) have come from these sites, so maybe it…

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ILM and CryptoAdmin: XMA to the Rescue!

In my enterprise,  we use CryptoCard as one of our two-factor authentication providers, which has always been a hands off system for ILM integration.  I believe it was always because the underpinnings of the CryptoAdmin system were never quite understood, and there were other ways to manage the token definitions, that it was never thought…

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ILM 2007 – “Out Of Memory Error” Hot fix is available

The issue with the Out of Memory Error and BAIL errors after installing MIIS SP2 or installing ILM 2007 can be resolved with a Hot fix: ILM 2007: KB 938014 MIIS 2003 SP2: KB 936306 IIFP SP2: KB 938015 I had to request these from Premier Support as they were not available on the KB….

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Welcome to the MetaVerse

When I am out evangelizing the MIIS platform to application owners and developers, many can see the potential in having a Meta-Directory of information regarding a person.  After giving presentations on how we can aggregate all of that disparate data into a common view, the question that often comes up is: How can my application…

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MIIS: FlowRuleName naming conventions

This is more of a personal preference than really a best practice, but it’s something I think deciding up front could save you some time down the road. When you are setting up advanced attribute flow rules, MIIS will auto populate a FlowRuleName based upon the MV and CS attributes you have chosen to involve…

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MIIS import resolution for many to one connectors

A common problem I ran into was managing multiple Active Directory accounts for a single identity.  The concept is a user with a unique correlationID (cID) in the enterprise may have more than 1 account.  Some users tend to have accounts for administrative functions, testing accounts for development, or training accounts for a classroom they…

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Custom List: MIIS/ILM Resources

MIIS Resources MIIStatsMIIS Statistics Module MIIS ExpertsMIIS Experts site and FAQ MIIS User Group (yahoo)MIIS User Group on Yahoo Groups Microsoft Identity and Access ManagementMS Docs on IAM iDM with MIIS – developer.comA good article demonstrating the basics of MIIS

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