Using the MIMWAL for Setting and Communicating the Initial Password for Newly Provisioned Users

A challenge when provisioning accounts to Active Directory using FIM / MIM is how to securely set the initial password and communicate that password to the new user so that they can logon to their computer. In this blog posting I describe a solution that leverages activities available in the MIMWAL to do the following: Configure a Random and Complex Password Sets the Password on the Active Directory User Account that was Provisioned by FIM Continue reading Using the MIMWAL for Setting and Communicating the Initial Password for Newly Provisioned Users

Installing the MIMWAL

The MIMWAL is the publically released version of the FIM WAL v1 and FIM WAL v2 that were previously only available to Microsoft engagement engineers.┬áThe MIMWAL is described by Microsoft as a “powerful solution accelerator for MIM / FIM that provides foundational activities which can be combined to create complex workflows to implement business processes within a MIM / FIM solution simply by configuration instead of coding for days and months.” It is very exciting Continue reading Installing the MIMWAL