Common Services

One Platform to Rule Them All

We believe in a developer-friendly fellowship underpinning everything we do. Our identity services are shared across the entire platform to eliminate typical inefficiencies: no more hours spent reconciling multiple APIs, UIs, files, documentation, elves and squirrels, what have you.

The platform was designed from the ground up for realistic, human-grade scale. You have billions of identities? We have massive scale, session-failover, and high availability to match. All that’s left to consider is what to do with the time that is given to you.

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Identity Platform in Short

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Leader in Adaptive Authentication

KuppingerCole named ForgeRock a leader in the adaptive authentication space

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REST Framework

Access web resources and collections of resources using the Common REST API.


Platform Guide

Overview of the ForgeRock Identity Platform

Identity Management: Beyond the Basics

Putting Identity at the Heart of Your Customer Engagement Strategy

When it comes to Customer Identity Management, the digital transformation era is well underway. Single sign-on capabilities or push authorization are not new ideas.

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A Family Affair: Personalizing The Customer Experience

Knowing the Difference between Consumer and Customer

In the world of digital identity we often talk about the importance of a frictionless customer journey as the key to achieving a positive customer experience. The challenge is balancing this with security and privacy. Yet, for many product-centric companies, the link between customer experience and digital identity can sometimes be an elusive concept.

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Digital Identity Management and Communications Services

How Digital Identity Management Platforms Take Communications Services to the Next Level

The communications industry has been in a state of transformation for decades. Because of this, communications service providers (CSPs) are reinventing themselves to provide services that go well beyond providing telecommunications and network products. These new services offer an opportunity to gain a broader share of wallet by offering lifestyle services for consumers and enterprise services for businesses.

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API Security: Awareness and Moderation are Key

A Buddhist approach towards addressing the uncertainty of API Security

2500 years ago, light was shed on the philosophy of moderation. It was the key to health and happiness as taught in Buddhism. Similarly, this approach also applies to our reckless world of technology. Take the API economy, for example. Organizations utilize and depend on APIs to create new revenue streams and monetize their core business.

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ForgeRock Identity Cloud: Early Access Program

We started a journey last December with the release of the ForgeRock Identity Platform 6.5, which helps customers transition millions of users from on-premises to cloud-hosted services in minutes. Today ForgeRock is excited to announce this next phase, an identity solution delivered natively in the cloud.

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ForgeRock DS and the LDAP Relax Rules Control
3 months ago
In ForgeRock Directory Services 6.5, we’ve added the support for the LDAP Relax Rules Control, both on the server and our clients. One of my colleagues, involved with the customers’ deployment, asked me why we’ve added the control and what it should be used for. The LDAP Relax Rules Control is an LDAP extension that allows a directory user agent […]
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Explaining index-entry-limit in ForgeRock Directory Services / OpenDJ
3 months 1 week ago
A few years ago, I’ve explained the various resource limits in OpenDJ, the open source LDAP and REST directory server. A few months ago, someone read the post and asked on twitter about the index-entry-limit: The index-entry-limit is probably the least understood parameter in the OpenDJ directory server, as was the AllIDThreshold in Sun Directory Server (and its siblings : […]
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Better index troubleshooting with ForgeRock DS / OpenDJ
3 months 2 weeks ago
Many years ago, I wrote about troubleshooting indexes and search performances, explaining the magic “debugSearchIndex” operational attribute, that allows an administrator to get from the server information about the processing of indexes for a specific search query. The returned value provides insights on the indexes that were used for a particular search, how they were used and how the resulting […]
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Kubernetes Process Namespace sharing and the JDK
3 months 2 weeks ago
Kubernetes 1.12 introduced process namespace sharing, which is the ability for containers in a pod to share the same process namespace.  One of the neat things that you can do with this feature is to split your containers up into slim runtime containers, and optional debug containers that have all the tools required for troubleshooting. For Java applications we want […]
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Platform

An Identity Platform Built with the IoT, CIAM, and You in Mind

Digital Identity

YOUR CUSTOMERS...

Millions of customers use your digital services--whether cloud, mobile, or IoT. Protect their digital identities and consolidate customer information, so it's easy to create and personalize the customer experience. 

IoT

Their Things...

Cars, drones, street lights, gas pumps, wearables, medical devices...they all have a digital identity. With ForgeRock, you establish who these devices belong to, and decide how and with whom (or what) they interact. 

Privacy

Their Choice.

Protect and respect privacy. With ForgeRock, you can let your customers share data selectively. Ask them what’s okay to share, how, when, and with whom. Put them in charge, and they’ll put their trust in you.

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