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Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Handbook by Kent Nordstrom

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Chapter 8. Using FIM to Manage Office 365 and Other Cloud Identities

When I started writing this book, there was a rumor that Microsoft would ship a new Management Agent for Office 365 in FIM 2010 R2. It is now clear that this will not be the case. In this chapter, I will show how FIM 2010 R2 might fit into the puzzle of managing Office 365 identities, and also how FIM might play a role in Identity Federation scenarios.

In this chapter I will:

  • Give an overview of Office 365
  • Show some tips for setting up DirSync
  • Discuss the role of FIM in Federation and OTP scenarios

Overview of Office 365

Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based service offered to companies for end-user services such as Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. It is constantly evolving, so the ...

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