Update rollup 2 for FIM 2010 has been published

Source: Update Rollup 2 (build 4.0.3606.2) is available for Forefront Identity Manager 2010

Update Rollup 2 (build 4.0.3606.2) is available for Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010.
This hotfix package resolves several issues and adds several features that are described in the “More Information” section of the release note.
Additionally, this update contains all servicing fixes that were made since the release of FIM 2010.

One of the important ‘fixes’ is the recall of an earlier fix: the change in the previous hotfix release that treated SQL wildcard characters as literals

This fix also adds support for the new Extensible Connectivity Management Agent 2.0 (ECMA 2) framework.

For more detailed information of this release, please check

FIM 2010 R2 Beta is live on MS Connect – FIM 2010 R2 Community Evaluation Program (CEP)

The Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Community Evaluation Program has been launched.

It allows you to evaluate the pre-release version of Microsoft® Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2. The

Members of this program are able to evaluate the Beta version of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2.

This Beta focuses on the new and improved features included in the FIM R2 release.

  • Reporting
  • Web-based Self-Service Password Reset
  • Improved performance for the initial load of the FIM database
  • Scale and load performance improvements
  • Outlook® 2010 support for the FIM add-ins and extensions
  • SharePoint® 2010 support
  • Improved troubleshooting support.

You can download the installation bits & bytes from the Connect site by

1. Clicking on this link:


2. Logging into Connect

    The download includes the R2 docs and langpacks.

The documents will be published on Technet shortly.


You’ll notice that the download section not only contains the beta software.

There is more…

The program hosts a series off online sessions on different CEP topics
2-Aug-‘11 : CEP Kick-off, FIM 2010 R2 Intro – What’s New
16-Aug-‘11: Reporting
30-Aug-‘11: Web-based Password Reset
13-Sep-‘11: Performance Improvements
27-Sep-‘11: Outlook 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Support
11-Oct-‘11: Troubleshooting Improvements
25-Oct-‘11: Wrap-up and Customer Success Stories

Time to get started!

FIM 2010 ECMA 2.0 Beta Now Available!

The FIM Sync product team has announced that : “the ECMA 2.0 Beta is now available for download from Microsoft Connect! This is an updated version from the EZMA CTP2.

As a member of the CTP, you can find the ECMA 2.0 Beta in the download section of the FIM 2010 Connect program on Microsoft Connect .

Microsoft Connect enables you to connect directly with Microsoft developers, product managers, and other team members to help us make our products the best they can be and meet your needs.

When you file feedback on Connect, make sure you use the FIM Sync feedback bug form for EZMA feedback.

If you also participate in FIM2010, then you will also have access to Product Requests which is for FIM Service/Portal and