Forefront Identity Manager Resources

Forefront Identity Manager Resources

This article is a survival-guide-like list of community resources across the Web.
This also contains links to important TechNet Library articles about Forefront Identity Manager (FIM). 

Please feel free to add more links to this list as they become available.

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Search Wiki for FIM FIM 2010 Hotfix RSS FIM 2010 SDK Documentation Download MS BRS Trial Environment Customizing the Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Portal
How to: Debug an Existing Extension Download Microsoft® Forefront™ Identity Manager 2010 R2 Best Practices Analyzer Forefront Identity Manager Resources FIM 2010 Wiki Articles
Configuring FIM CM Groups, Templates, and Permissions FIM Ultimate File Connector FIM Forum at TechNet
Forefront Identity Manager Connector for Lotus Domino 8.x Ramp Up - Implementing Forefront Identity Manager 2010




FIM Experts corner on User Forum:            

RSS Feeds

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Most of the blogs below also have a feed available.

Product Pages


White papers

Learning FIM 2010

Getting Started

Learning (Courses, Training, Exam)

Searched the Microsoft Learning catalog for Forefront Identity

Hands-on Virtual labs

Test Labs

Beta-testing & Pre-releases requires registration and login to access the Connect site

Technical Libraries

FIM 2010

Click this link to the FIM 2010 Tech library

FIM 2010 R2

FIM 2010 Developer Reference

Click this link to access the FIM 2010 Developer reference


Webcasts, Videos, and Events


Webcasts sorted on date



Online Community


Social Media


This article contains an overview on the FIM 2010 related articles on TechNet Wiki.Search the Microsoft Technet Wiki for more items related to FIM, some examples (alphabetically) below:
More to find at :FIM 2010 Wiki articles catalog page


Blogs with focus on FIM : moved to this Wiki article  FIM 2010 Community, feeds & blogs
Looking forward to see your blog in there!


Search Microsoft Download center for Forefront Identity Manager or FIM

Updates & Hotfixes

To get an updated, complete list, search for the latest FIM hotfixes on Microsoft Support
See also the RSS feeds.

Code & CodePlex

The following list of projects is sorted alphabetically: 


Other Media


Articles & Magazines


See Also

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  • Steve Light - MSFT edited Revision 258. Comment: Added link for wiki article ◦FIM Troubleshooting: FIM Portal - unable to process your request error

  • Carsten Siemens edited Revision 256. Comment: Fixed misspellings

  • Carsten Siemens edited Revision 255. Comment: Fixed misspellings

  • Peter Geelen - MSFT edited Revision 254. Comment: Blog links updated

  • Søren Granfeldt edited Revision 247. Comment: Renamed codeplex project from FIM XML Framework to FIM Codeless Provisioning Framework

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 243. Comment: Removed (en-US) from title

  • Ross  Currie edited Revision 241. Comment: Added new FIM R2 Handbook

  • Steve Light - MSFT edited Revision 239. Comment: Editor fighting me... adding links to the wiki troubleshooting links

  • Steve Light - MSFT edited Revision 238. Comment: Added link for wiki article FIM Troubleshooting: Installation Hot Fix Update Rolls Back Without Warning or Error

  • Mike Crowley edited Revision 235. Comment: removed links to beta eval guides (no longer available)

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  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 10. Comment: updated link to

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 15. Comment: Added developer reference links
  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 16. Comment: How Do I Guides - added

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 19. Comment: added e-book link

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 21. Comment: Update with new roadmap

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 24. Comment: Added a "See Also" link.

  • Paolo Tedesco edited Revision 27. Comment: Added link to web service client on CodePlex

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 28. Comment: Added FIM Powershell cmdlets link

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 35. Comment: Added horizontal line.

  • david_lundell edited Revision 39. Comment: updating link to installation guide

  • david_lundell edited Revision 41. Comment: Fixing broken link on Installation Guide underneath Product Overview in the Getting Started Section

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 42. Comment: Added download link to BRS eval environment

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 53. Comment: remove broken links & redundant layout

  • Peter Geelen edited Revision 54. Comment: RSS feed links added

  • Way to go, Peter!

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