ForgeRock Blog Archive

Tag: OpenDJ

Sean Flynn

Author: Sean Flynn

Get Your Questions Answered at ForgeRock BackStage Knowledge Base

Sep. 14, 2015

Senior Director Customer Success, Americas Mission:  At the end of 2014, we quietly rolled out our new ForgeRock BackStage Knowledge Base, a one-stop shop for support information on all ForgeRock products, tools and resources. Since then we’ve continually added new articles and how-to content to the point where we wanted to put out a formal…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

ForgeRock Software Not Affected by ‘Heartbleed’ Security Flaw

Apr. 11, 2014

A few days ago, it was announced that there is a major vulnerability in OpenSSL, known as Heartbleed. ForgeRock customers running enterprise software will not be affected by this vulnerability. Important notes: ForgeRock’s products (OpenAM, OpenIDM, OpenDJ, OpenIG) do not incorporate openssl. OpenSSL is a commonly used component of open source software and Linux distributions, whereas the vast majority of ForgeRock software runs on the Java…

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Author: aaskasen

Native REST in OpenDJ and the REST2LDAP Gateway

Dec. 16, 2013

Directory Services are an ideal way to structure and store identity data at exceptional scale. The long-serving protocol of choice is LDAP. Integrating with or building solutions around directories often involved LDAP SDKs designed some 15 years ago with almost zero standards to build on.   For Java platform developers, however, the JNDI API emerged.…

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Author: aaskasen

ForgeRock Common REST API Overview

Nov. 21, 2013

One of the unique features of the ForgeRock Open Identity Stack is that all components of the stack share a single, easy-to-use RESTful web API. REST stands for Representational State Transfer and is a technique that relies on stateless, client-server and cacheable communication where the HTTP protocol is used. Not only is REST a more…

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Rebecca Golden

Author: Rebecca Golden

Calling all Open Identity Stack-ers! Join us in the French countryside for our first European OIS Summit!

Aug. 12, 2013

Ready to jump into the world of open source IAM? Then you should plan to be at Domaine de Béhoust in France, 14 – 16 October. After our first sold out Summit in Pacific Grove, California, we are taking the show on the road and kicking off our second Summit with an amazing line-up of…

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Daniel Raskin

Author: Daniel Raskin

I Won’t REST Until You Understand REST! (Talkin’ to You Business Guy!)

Nov. 9, 2012

REST has been a strong theme among the Identerati in 2012. Initiatives like OAuth2, OpenID Connect and SCIM all have RESTful underpinnings and represent an industry embracing the API economy. When asked why REST is special most respond by saying “it’s lightweight!.” To developers that statement is accepted unconditionally. To business folks, however, that statement is…

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Author: lpoitou

OpenDJ 2.5.0-Xpress1 is Now Available

Jul. 24, 2012

I’m happy to announce that a new revision of OpenDJ, the open source LDAP directory server in Java has just been released. OpenDJ 2.5.0-Xpress1 is a new stable release of the main development branch of the OpenDJ project. OpenDJ 2.5.0-Xpress1 brings you the latest features such as: Capability to delegate authentication to Microsoft Active Directory…

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Author: lpoitou

What a Week!

Jul. 6, 2012

It’s been one of these weeks, where you’re so busy that you hardly have the time to tweet, let even blog. The week started on Sunday morning with an early flight to London (after a very short night thanks to my daughter end of the year party). On Monday, I’ve been driven to Bristol, to…

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Author: lpoitou

OpenDJ 2.4.5 is Now Available

Feb. 28, 2012

I’m happy to announce that a new revision of OpenDJ, the open source LDAP directory server in Java has just been released. OpenDJ 2.4.5 is an update release of the OpenDJ project and improves reliability with SSL connections, replication meta-data indexes and Java 7. The full details about the release have been posted in the…

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Author: lpoitou

Benchmark Proves OpenDJ Fastest Directory Server!

Dec. 21, 2011

Isode has just released a benchmark of their M-Vault R15.1 directory server, and has run some comparative tests against OpenLDAP and OpenDJ. While the benchmark demonstrates that M-Vault is one of the best directory server out there (the new release has some really impressive search performance) , I paid more attention to the write performance,…

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