This guide describes the process of planning a Forefront Identity Manager infrastructure. It addresses the following fundamental decisions and tasks:
- Defining the project scope by identifying which FIM features will be needed and the connected data sources and user population in scope.
- Mapping the features and scope into the FIM server roles that will be required.
- Designing the infrastructure for the FIM Synchronization Service, FIM Service, and Certificate Management.
- Designing the placement and fault tolerance of the supporting SQL Server databases.