Posts Tagged ‘identity management’

Forefront Identity Manager 2010: Best Identity and Access Management Product

December 30, 2010 Leave a comment

Forefront Identity Manager 2010


Just a quick and short post about Forefront Identity Manager. Anyway, it’s really nice to see that Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (ex. Identity Lifecycle Manager) won the gold award by Information Security Magazine in identity and access management category.


Despite a large field of battle-tested competitors, Microsoft’s legacy identity product narrowly surpassed IBM for our No.1 ranking. Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007, which was replaced in March by Forefront Identity Manager 2010, features identity synchronization, user provisioning, and management of certificates and smartcards; it requires Windows Server 2003 or 2008 and SQL Server. Readers gave it solid marks across the board, particularly for ease of use, integration with associated products and comprehensive and flexible reports.


Cheers to Forefront Identity Manager!


Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 RC1 VHD download

November 10, 2009 3 comments


Forefront Identity Manager 2010

New VHD available from Microsoft – Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Rc1. This VHD is really useful to get you going with FIM, because clean FIM installation and configuration can take pretty much time. You need to install all FIM components (and believe me, there are a lot of components), configure provisioning etc, etc.   Anyway, now with FIM 2010 VHD available for download, you can try all features:

  • Provisioning of users and groups to AD
  • Creating new dynamical groups
  • Self service password reset
  • Integration with office
  • And much more…

If you are interested in identity management, grab your VHD here , create Hyper-V Virtual Machine and manage your identities.