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In the book i use some fictive HR data. Here you can download the SampleSQLData script required to generate the SQL database.
Will give you an overview of the environment and the example company I will use in the book.
Architectural overview of FIM 2010 R2 and all of it’s components
Discussing different ways of separating FIM R2 Server roles to different servers. Prerequisites and Installation guides for all components.
Common configuration like the FIM Service Management Agent is described.
How to configure FIM to manage provisioning, management and de-provisioning of users.
How to configure FIM to manage provisioning, management and de-provisioning of groups.
How to configure FIM for the Self-Service Password Reset feature.
Discusses how FIM will fit into the puzzle when a company starts to use cloud services like Office365. This chapter will also cover the role FIM might play when managing federated identities.
How to configure Reporting in FIM 2010 R2.
How to customize the UI of the FIM portal.
Discusses different ways of customizing data using for example SSIS or custom workflow activities. Will also discuss how to combine classic and declarative synchronization.
How to configure FIM Certificate Management to be able to issue Smart Cards.
How to troubleshoot typical errors and how to do backup and recovery of FIM 2010 R2.