Microsoft Identity Manager is the new name of the next major release for the formerly called – Forefront Identity Manager (FIM). MIM (like FIM 2010 R2) will be part of the Azure Active Directory Premium (AADP) offering. So if you are already an AADP subscriber, you can benefit from the existing FIM capabilities and upcoming MIM goodies. MIM is scheduled to be generally available later in the first half of 2015. Yesterday, Microsoft announced preview #2 of MIM.
This preview come with the following list of features & scenarios:
- Privileged Access Management (PAM): support for running with Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers in addition to Windows Server vNext domain controllers, a new REST API and code sample web portal, new enterprise grade PowerShell cmdlets and a new PAM security monitoring service with one way trust between PAM forest and CORP forest.
- Certificate Management (CM): Client Certificate Management REST API and a Modern Application that leverages it with an updated user experience, Cross forest cert support, CM server side event logging and new self-configured Performance counters.
- Password Self Service: Self Service Account Unlock alongside Self Service Password Reset
- In place upgrade from FIM 2010 R2 to MIM 2015
Read more about it here.