FIM 2010 R2 hotfix rollup package (build 4.1.3613.0) released

Yesterday Microsoft released a new hotfix rollup package (build 4.1.3613.0) for Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.

There are fixes to nearly all parts of FIM (BHOLD, Portal/Service, Sync, Extensions, CM)

For details see Microsoft KB:

This hotfix supersedes all previous hotfixes.

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Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) vNext public CTP


some small preview of new features of the next FIM release, rebranded as Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) is available on Microsoft Connect site:

Microsoft Connect: Identity Management Site

Access to this site requires you to sign an Enduser Licence Agreement, but SignUp is free.

The following features are currently available for preview:

  • Privileged Access Management (PAM)
  • New Self-Service Password Management (SSPR) with Azure MFA
  • Certificate Management (CM)


Overview of current Azure AD sync tools and which to choose.

Because I was not on Microsoft TechEd 2014 in Barcelona, I watched a lot of the videos regarding Identity Management and Azure AD. Seems to me Hybrid Identity is the great keyword in future.

A lot of slides and videos has sync service from on-premise to Azure AD on their topic, there were also a preview of the next release of AAD Sync / AAD Connector.

Thinking about all the current Sync Tools I thought it was a good idea to write a short explanation on all this tools and which to choose. In addition what to use FIM/MIM for.

Currently you can use the following four tools:
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