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Deploying and Managing Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003

This four-day, instructor-led course provides students with an understanding of how Microsoft® Identity Integration Server 2003 can be used to synchronize identity data across multiple sources according to business rules.

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Who is the course for

A successful deployment of MIIS 2003 involves a wide range of skill sets from individuals in different roles. This course is intended for systems engineers, architects, and developers who will be part of a team responsible for implementing MIIS 2003. Each should have thorough experience in Microsoft Windows® 2000 or Windows Server™ 2003, with some understanding of Microsoft SQL Server™ and directories and a working knowledge of programming languages. An awareness of the business issues surrounding the management of employee data and familiarity with related technologies such as Lotus Notes or Novell eDirectory will be beneficial.

What we teach you

At Course Completion After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Configure a metaverse schema.
  • Active Directory
  • Create management agents for a number of external sources, including Microsoft Active Directory® forest, Active Directory in Application Mode (ADAM), and SQL Server - in a basic configuration.
  • Configure management agents, including connector filters, join rules and attribute flow for straightforward scenarios.
  • Configure and verify data flow.
  • Create and debug simple rules extensions.
  • Provision and control Active Directory and ADAM accounts, including groups with Exchange enablement.
  • Manage passwords using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Web applications.
  • Backup and restore MIIS.
  • Manage MIIS using WMI.
  • Understand the security implications of an MIIS installation, and ensure a basic level of security.

Required skills

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Familiarity with the following technologies:
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Active Directory
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Databases (both flat and relational)
  • A programming language such as Microsoft Visual Basic®
  • Completed Course 2279, Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Active Directory Infrastructure, or have equivalent knowledge

Teaching methods

Instructor-led classroom training with self-paced practical exercises in virtual environment

Teaching materials

Microsoft official training student kits (book, CDs)

Course Outline

Module 1: IdM Systems and Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003

This module provides an overview of Identity Management (IdM) Systems, and the concepts and architecture of MIIS 2003.


  • The purpose of an Identity Management System
  • The Metadirectory and other features of MIIS 2003
  • MIIS 2003 Overview
  • Essential MIIS Concepts and Terminology

Lab 01: Exploring the MIIS Classroom Installation

  • Verifying the Classroom Configuration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of an IdM System and of a metadirectory
  • Describe the features and architecture of MIIS 2003
  • Understand the concepts and terminology involved

Module 2: Introducing the Identity Manager

This module provides an overview of the Identity Manager ? the MIIS 2003 administration tool.


  • Using the Identity Manager
  • The Management Agents Tool
  • The Metaverse Search Tool
  • The Operations Tool
  • Other Identity Manager Tools

Lab 02: Import and Run and HR MA

  • Importing a Management Agent
  • Running a Management Agent Import
  • Performing Simple Metaverse Searches

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Find their way around the Identity Manager
  • Import a Management Agent
  • Import data from SQL Server
  • Search the metaverse

Module 3: Introduction to Management Agents

This module introduces Management Agents and Run Profiles in some detail.


  • The ?Staging Steps? of Management Agent Configuration
  • The ?Synchronization Steps? of Management Agent Configuration
  • Run Profiles
  • Delta Imports

Lab 03A: Configuring a File-based MA

  • Creating a Text File MA
  • Creating an Import Run Profile

      Lab 03B: Delta Imports

      • Create a Delta View in SQL Server
      • Configure an MA for Delta Import

      After completing this module, students will be able to:

      • Create and configure a Management Agent
      • Configure Run Profiles
      • Understand the purpose of Delta imports

      Module 4: Data Flow in Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003

      This module examines in detail how data flows in MIIS 2003. It lifts the lid on the synchronization engine, also considering export flow and precedence. Finally it covers manual operations like preview and manual joining.


      • Staging, Synchronization and Export
      • Inbound and Outbound Synchronization
      • When do rules run?
      • The Connector Space and Preview
      • Holograms and Synchronization
      • Exports
      • The Metaverse Schema: Metaverse Design
      • Manual Joining and Disconnection

      Lab 04A: Staged and Synchronization Run Profiles

      • Creating Staged and Synchronization Runs
      • Previewing the Effect of Synchronization

      Lab 04B: Export Attribute Flow

      • Export Attribute Flow
      • Export Run Profiles

      Lab 04C: Metaverse Design, Creating a SQL Server Management Agent

      • Adding Metaverse Attributes
      • Creating a SQL Server Management Agent

      Lab 04D: Experimenting with Joins, Connectors and Disconnectors

      • Manual joining
      • Manual disconnecting

      After completing this module, students will be able to:

      • Understand how the synchronization engine works
      • Configure Management Agents attribute flow rules for import and export
      • Configure a metaverse schema
      • Understand the need for, and perform, manual joining

      Module 5: Introducing Programming Aspects

      This module introduces the programmable aspects of MIIS 2003.


      • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
      • Introducing WMI
      • Managing Microsoft Ide

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