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Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook by Kent Nordstrom

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Post-installation configuration

Before we can start to use our new FIM environment, we need to perform some post-installation tasks.

Granting FIM Service access to FIM Sync

In order for the FIM Service to manage the FIM Synchronization Service, we need to add the FIM Service service account to the FIMSyncAdmins group. If you are implementing Password Reset, you also need to add the FIM Service service account to the FIMSyncPasswordSet group.

After adding the FIM Service service account to the new groups, you need to restart the FIM Service service in order for the new group membership to take effect.

In the example of The Company, this means that the FIM Service account on the Dev-FIM server should be a member of the FIMSyncAdmins group on the Dev-FIM ...

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