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Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook

Kent Nordström

This is the only reference you need to implement and manage Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager in your business. Takes you from design to configuration in logical steps, and even covers basic Certificate Management and troubleshooting.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849685368
Paperback446 pages

About This Book

  • A comprehensive handbook that takes you through how to implement and manage FIM 2010 R2
  • Includes how to implement a complete FIM 2010 R2 infrastructure
  • Covers codeless identity management using FIM 2010 R2

Who This Book Is For

If you are implementing and managing FIM 2010 R2 in your business, then this book is for you. You will need to have a basic understanding of Microsoft based infrastructure using Active Directory. If you are new to Forefront Identity Management, the case-study approach of this book will help you to understand the concepts and implement them.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Story in this Book
The Company
The challenges
The solutions
The environment
Moving forward

Chapter 2: Overview of FIM 2010 R2
The history of FIM 2010 R2
FIM Synchronization Service (FIM Sync)
FIM Service
FIM Portal
FIM Reporting
FIM Certificate Management (FIM CM)
Chapter 3: Installation
Development versus production
Capacity planning
Separating roles
Installation order
Post-installation configuration
Chapter 4: Basic Configuration
Creating Management Agents
Schema management
FIM Service MA
Initial load versus scheduled runs
Moving configuration from development to production
Chapter 5: User Management
Modifying MPRs for user management
Configuring sets for user management
Inbound synchronization rules
Outbound synchronization rules
Managing users in a phone system
Managing users in Active Directory
Temporal Sets
Self-service using the FIM portal
Managing Exchange
Chapter 6: Group Management
Group scope and types
Installing client add-ins
Modifying MPRs for group management
Creating and managing distribution groups
Importing groups from HR
FIM Service and Metaverse
Managing groups in AD
Chapter 7: Self-service Password Reset
Anonymous request
Enabling password management in AD
Allowing FIM Service to set passwords
Configuring FIM Service
The user experience
Chapter 8: Using FIM to Manage Office 365 and Other Cloud Identities
Overview of Office 365
Chapter 9: Reporting
Verifying the SCSM setup
Default reports
The SCSM ETL process
Looking at reports
Modifying the reports
Chapter 10: FIM Portal Customization
Components of the UI
Portal Configuration
Navigation Bar Resource
Search scopes
Filter Permissions
Chapter 11: Customizing Data Transformations
Our options
Managing Lync
Selective deprovisioning
The case with the strange roles
Chapter 12: Issuing Smart Cards
Our scenario
Extending the schema
The configuration wizard
Configuring the FIM CM Update Service
Database permissions
Configuring the CA
Installing the FIM CM client
FIM CM permissions
Allowing managers to issue certificates for consultants
RDP using Smart Cards
CM Management Agent
Chapter 13: Troubleshooting
Backup and restore

What You Will Learn

  • Prerequisites for installing FIM 2010 R2
  • How to install and scale the solution
  • Implementation of User Management including Self-Service
  • Implementation of Group Management including Self-Service
  • Configuration of the Self-Service Password Reset feature
  • Getting Reports from FIM
  • Issuing Smart Cards using FIM Certificate Management
  • Troubleshooting FIM 2010 R2

In Detail

Microsoft's Forefront Identity Manager simplifies enterprise identity management for end users by automating admin tasks and integrating the infrastructure of an enterprise with strong authentication systems.

The "Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook" is an in-depth guide to Identity Management. You will learn how to manage users and groups and implement self-service parts. This book also covers basic Certificate Management and troubleshooting.

Throughout the book we will follow a fictional case study. You will see how to implement IM and also set up Smart Card logon for strong administrative accounts within Active Directory. You will learn to implement all the features of FIM 2010 R2. You will see how to install a complete FIM 2010 R2 infrastructure including both test and production environment. You will be introduced to Self-Service management of both users and groups. FIM Reports to audit the identity management lifecycle are also discussed in detail.

With the "Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook" you will be able implement and manage FIM 2010 R2 almost effortlessly.


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