Tag: Directory Synchronization

Ask Dr. K: Directory Synchronization Vs. Provisioning

Inspired by the Daimler-Chrysler series of ads around the enigmatic Dr. Z, I am starting a new series in my blog called “Ask Dr. K” (you’ll find a link to that section on the right under Site Navigation). This is also a play on the fact that some of my colleagues mockingly refer to me

Analyzing Microsoft’s approach to provisioning

Gartner’s MQ report on provisioning calls out the different approach that Microsoft has taken to the provisioning space. Termed the “enterprise access management” approach, it essentially advocates the externalized authn and authzn model that requires less pushing of data into target system repositories, and more pulling of data by the target systems from MIIS at