AADSync – The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters

  Wonder why you get this error as we have seen this is a know issue in many of the MIIS/FIM products installations. Below is the error and the suggested fix: Log Name:      ApplicationSource:        ADSyncDate:          1/12/2015 12:47:11 PMEvent ID:      6313Task Category: ServerLevel:         ErrorKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      AADSync.contoso.comDescription:The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for…

AADSync – Configure filtering Part 1

I have had several cases with questions on AADSync Filtering. As a general rule I never use Outbound filtering as these are not saved during upgrade. In this posting we will discuss one of the options used to filter objects as it is described in the msdn article : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn801051.aspx  by using the cloudFiltered(negative filtering…

FIM CM was unable to decrypt necessary data error

  Troubleshooting Steps: Enable FIM CM Tracing:(http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/4020.how-to-capture-a-verbose-log-for-clm-or-fim-cm.aspx ) Enable CAPI Logging: (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/benjaminperkins/archive/2013/10/01/enable-capi2-event-logging-to-troubleshoot-pki-and-ssl-certificate-issues.aspx ) After looking at the CM logs we seen that the Cm was unable to find the correct certificate. "DOMAIN\USERA" "DOMAIN\USERA" 0x00000F60 0x00000006 Data to be decrypted: MIIDZAYJKoZIhvcNAQcDoIIDVTCCA1ECAQAxggF4MIIBdAIBADBcMEUxEzARBgoJkiaJk/IsZAEZFgNsb2MxGzAZBgoJkiaJk/IsZAE=. "2014-03-19 14:37:27.14 -06" "Microsoft.Clm.Security.Principal.RevertToSelfContext" "Microsoft.Clm.Security.Principal.RevertToSelfContext RevertIfImpersonating()" "DOMAIN\USERA" "DOMAIN\USERA" 0x00000F60 0x00000006 Reverting to the process identity…

Enabling Windows Installer verbose logging via registry

Recently , I had sever instances were we needed a installer log for change mode for FIM. I had the details but my colleague Peter documented this quite we for us: https://identityunderground.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/note-to-self-enabling-windows-installer-verbose-logging-via-registry-while-troubleshooting-fim2010-hotfix-installation-fail/ Thanks Peter