Directory Services

Fuel Digital Transformation with Massive Scale and High Availability

Let’s be frank. Your identity platform is only as good as its foundation. “Identity done right” gets done wrong without a rock-solid directory to store and access all that identity data.

Born from our telco heritage, ForgeRock Directory Services is the gold standard and was designed from the beginning for massive scale. A high-performance, high availability, web-scale directory that delivers throughput in the tens-of-thousands of logins per second to fuel organizations, like yours, with the power needed for today – and tomorrow’s – digital transformation.

Product Brief

Directory Services in short

Download our datasheet, which provides an overview of our Directory Services solution

Customer Story

PLUS Retail uses the ForgeRock Identity Platform to deliver a better customer experience and drive revenue.

Overview

Get the details

Learn more about why our directory solution is a good fit for digital businesses

Migration Guide

Need to get off Oracle DSEE?

Learn about how our features compare to Oracle Directory Services Enterprise Edition.

Get Started Here

Get the technical resources and documentation to get started with ForgeRock Directory Services

Technical Resources
Administration Guide

Guide to configuring and using ForgeRock Directory Services features.


Developer's Guide

Guide to developing client applications, server extensions, and applications that embed servers by using ForgeRock Directory Services.


Full Documentation

Full Directory Services documentation.

IAM owner? We've got your back.

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a compelling tool and can be even more effective when used strategically.  The extent of the value depends upon how available you make identity to the business applications and services used in achieving business goals. As an IAM owner, this task is more difficult than it appears. Fortunately, organizations are increasingly understanding the value of IAM and how it is fundamental to digitally transforming business.

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Open Banking: Are You Ready, Australia?

“Future money will know where it has been, who has been using it and what they have been using it for. The use of cash is already in decline and is certain to vanish from polite society.” David Birch, acclaimed commentator on digital financial services, controversially declares this in his book Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin. In it, Birch talks about how technology is changing money and then explores where it might be taking us.

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User Login Analytics & Metrics: The Deeper Dive

As login journeys become more complex, the need to effectively monitor their performance becomes more important. In our last Intelligent Authentication blog post and video (include link), we covered how User Login Analytics (ULA) provide the necessary tools to deliver metrics and insight that improve login experiences. Using that as a jumping off point, we now do a deep dive into ULA and monitoring the performance of those login journeys. Understanding patterns in how users and devices  access services is critical.

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Open Banking Hackathon 2018: The Journey Continues

The ForgeRock Open Banking Hackathon was a success! The event featured coders from all over, building applications against a fully working reference implementation of a PSD2 Open Banking standard. Chris Michael, Hackathon Judge and Chief Technology Officer at Open Banking, pointed out that this was the first hackathon to run using the full Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) model bank, calling it 'a world first'.

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The Science and Art of Designing the Login Journey

Goldilocks may well have ended up an expert in Intelligent Authentication because she was onto something about that bowl of porridge: not too hot, not too cold, but rather just right. The Goldilocks principle, when applied to customer experience, helps determine the acceptable amount, type and detail of friction in a user login journey.

In the latest video in our Intelligent Authentication series, we cover how access to that data helps provide that “just right” experience for your customers.

 

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The OpenID Connect Neighborhood
1 month 1 week ago
Understand OpenID Connect by analogy and learn how it relates to OAuth2. In my last article, I described the benefits of living in the OAuth2 apartment building. Something I didn’t mention is that the neighborhood my building is in is really unique, too. There are several other buildings like mine (OAuth2-enabled) in the area, which has turned out to be […]
Jake Feasel
The OAuth2 Apartment Building
1 month 1 week ago
Understand core OAuth2 concepts by analogy and learn how the various ForgeRock Identity Platform components relate to OAuth2. I live in a modern apartment building. It’s a very nice place – pet friendly, upscale furnishings, prime location. One of the best parts about my apartment building, though, is that it has electronic locks available for all the doors. This is […]
Jake Feasel
Using IG to Protect IDM For Secure and Standards-Based Integration
2 months ago
ForgeRock Identity Management (IDM) has a rich set of REST APIs capable of performing many actions; this is one of the great values that IDM has to offer. However, with such a broad set of APIs available out of the box, it is reasonable to want to limit which of those REST APIs are directly available to the public. The […]
Jake Feasel
We love feedback on our documentation!
3 months ago
We as the ForgeRock documentation team appreciate the feedback that you provide. It helps us improve our work, it helps us make our documentation (docs) more relevant to you, our users. To that end, we’ve improved our feedback processes. If you have an issue with a specific document, look for a bug icon in the upper-right corner of our documents. […]
Mike Jang
ForgeRock Identity Microservices with Consul on OpenShift
3 months ago
Introduction Openshift, a Kubernetes-as-a-Paas service, is increasingly being considered as an alternative to managed kubernetes platforms such as those from Tectonic, Rancher, etc and vanilla native kubernetes implementations such as those provided by Google, Amazon and even Azure. RedHat’s OpenShift is a PaaS that provides a complete platform which includes features such as source-2-image build and test management, managing images […]
Javed Shah
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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Manage billions of digital identities on new cloud, mobile, and IoT services, all with one unified platform. Try it out today. 

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