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Enterprise Identity Management with Microsoft Forefront Identity Management [Video]

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  • Implement all the features of FIM 2010 R2
  • Set up Smart Card management
  • Configure FIM 2010 R2 to automate account management in Active Directory
  • Configure the self-service password reset feature of FIM 2010 R2
  • Incorporate FIM 2010 R2 Certificate Management to allow managers to issue smartcards
  • Generate comprehensive reports in FIM

Forefront Identity Manager is an Identity Management system, that helps you manage digital identities, enable restricted access permissions, provide self-service features, implement a complete IdM solution, and synchronize information between typical systems illustrated by an HR system and Active Directory.

In this video tutorial, we will follow a fictive company called “The Company”, as it implements a complete Identity Management solution, helping you to understand the implementation of an IdM solution based on FIM 2010 R2. We will go the whole nine yards, from installing FIM 2010 R2 to implementing synchronization, workflows, and self-service features.

Using FIM 2010 R2, The Company will help guide your efforts to modernize your Identity Management solution by showing you how to implement both automation and self-service functionality.

Using the HR system as a master system for users, The Company will be able to automate account management in their Active Directory. Adding self-service will help people help themselves by enabling them to be productive again, for example, if users forget their password or want to join groups without the need to call the helpdesk.

This video course will open your mind to the possibilities of FIM 2010 R2.

Style and Approach

Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done.

This video course tells you the story of a fictional company, imaginatively called The Company, as they implement an efficient Identity Management system utilizing best practices. The course contains practical examples and a step-by-step approach to help you learn how to develop your own solution quickly and efficiently.

  • Successfully install FIM 2010 R2 SP1 on Windows Server 2012
  • Set up your very own complete FIM solution including self-service
  • Implement self-service enrolment of Smart Cards using FIM
Course Length 2 hours 35 minutes
ISBN 9781782177425
Date Of Publication 24 Jul 2014


Kent Nordström

Kent Nordström wrote his first lines of code in the late 70s so he’s been working with IT for quite some time now. When Microsoft released its Windows 2000 operating system he started a close relationship with them that has continued since. For many years Kent has been working part time as a sub-contractor to Microsoft Consulting Services and has been doing many of the implementations of FIM and its predecessors for multinational companies and large organizations in Sweden. Apart from FIM, Kent is also well known within the community for his knowledge around Forefront TMG, Forefront UAG and PKI. Find out more by visiting his blog on http://konab.com.