Dinesh Patel


Ego is a word that has many different meanings and these meanings are extrapolated from the context in which the word is used. In & of itself, it is neither good nor bad but neutral (to my understanding, it is the case with all words) until we come and attach a certain meaning to it,…


Egoism; the tendency to think of self and self-interest. The terms “egoism” and “egotism” may refer to:


Egotism is the drive to maintain and enhance favorable views of oneself, and generally features an inflated opinion of one’s personal features and importance. It often includes intellectual, physical, social and other over estimations.


Email address (AD attribute “mail”) not updating during FIM sync

Best Practices for the FIM Portal Administrator Account

The FIM Portal includes a built-in administrator account which is created at installation time. This account needs to be treated with extra care, and in particular must never be deleted. This article outlines a number of best practices which, while not requirements, will help with the smooth running of your FIM Portal.

FIM 2010: Declarative vs Classic

FIM 2010 R2 Showdown: Classic vs. Declarative The vast majority of old hands at the presentation declared for Classic both before and after the presentation. During the presentation I attempted to view anything you could do without code as declarative whether it came from a sync rule or not, especially if it was a new…

Synchronizing Active Directory Users

Today we are going to provision Active Directory users let’s now take a walk thru on how to create an outbound synchronization rule and associated workflows and MPRs, import outbound synchronization rules and their associated EREs to the metaverse, and manage accounts in Active Directory.

AD FS 2.0 Step-by-Step Guide: Federation with Oracle Identity Federation

This guide provides step-by-step instructions for configuring a basic identity federation deployment between Microsoft® Active Directory® Federation Services 2.0 (AD FS 2.0) and Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) by using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 protocol (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193996) with the SAML2.0 HTTP POST binding.