Mastering Microsoft Identity Manager


Microsoft MVP Kent Nordström, author of the Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook, will in this lab give you a chance to learn how the latest version of Microsoft Identity Manager (previously known as Forefront Identity Manager) works. All participants will get a free signed copy of his book!

Kent Nordström is today one of the most requested consultants around MIM/FIM. In tight co-operation with Microsoft he have assisted many large companies and organizations, during their implementation of MIM/FIM. Read more about him at




Administrators and technicians planning, implementing and supporting Microsoft Identity Manager and/or Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.


Basic knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft SQL.


After this course you will be able to implement Microsoft Identity Manager to manage identities within an organization. We also cover some basics around the Certificate Management part of MIM.


Lab manual developed by Kent.
FIM 2010 R2 Handbook written by Kent.

Detailed Content

Day 1: Get started…

  • Introducing MIM
  • Architecture, Installation and Deployment
  • Using the Management Interface
  • Key concepts
  • The role of MIM in hybrid identity scenarios
  • Basic setup

Day 2: Managing Identities…

  • User Management using MIM
  • Privileged Access Management (PAM)
  • Provisioning / De-provisioning
  • Self-Service Password Reset
  • Group Management using MIM
  • Managing virtual Smart Cards using MIM

Day 3: Customizing and Reports…

  • Portal Configuration
  • Extending the Schema
  • Using custom WF libraries
  • Writing rules extensions
  • Reports

11 Replies to “Mastering Microsoft Identity Manager”

    • Kent Post author

      @Hans For you in Norway I think the easiest way is to attend one of my classes in Sweden. Check both Labcenter and Cornerstone for dates.

    • Kent Post author

      Hi Laine, I’m sorry but currently I don’t have anything scheduled in USA at all. Currently it’s only scheduled ad two different training centers in Sweden. But i do deliver in English from time to time due to non-Swedish speaking students. Try my video course to get you started.


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