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

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Customer Story

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

Overview

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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.

Login Freedom: The Advantage of Giving Users Choice

How many headaches have you endured due to a forgotten password? Me? Too many to count. At the end of a busy week I just want to kick back and watch a movie online -- problem is I’ve been logged out and can’t remember my password. A one-time password sent to my mobile phone may suffice but will still require me to type using my phone and remote control. If I could choose, I would use Face ID or Touch ID authentication methods which already exist on my mobile device.

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eSIMs: The KYC Challenge & Self-Service Identity

In many countries around the world there is a regulatory requirement to capture and authenticate name and address data for every mobile phone subscription; be it contract or pay-as-you-go [PAYG], with or without a new device included in the deal (e.g. SIM only). Typically, this ‘Know Your Customer’ [KYC] regulation needs a document check of a valid government issued form of Photo Identification; Passport, Driving Licence, or ID Card for example.

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The IoT Opportunity: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is working towards making its customers more sustainable and efficient by leveraging the data collected from its smart devices. Schneider Electric's Head of IoT,  Cyril Perducat says IoT is at the center of their digital transformation, and in order to create business value for customers, Schneider is leveraging AI, mobile, cloud, and sensor technologies.

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MFA Was Never Enough

2017 saw the launch of our bottom up redesign of the authentication capability within Access Management. Our previous functionality focused on linear authentication chains.  While this provided considerable power and maturity, we knew many customers wanted more. We started analysing the market, working with key customers and analysts back at the start of 2016.  We went through a root and branch approach and released our intelligent authentication trees feature later in 2017.

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The Open Banking Revolution

The transformation of banking services is setting a new trajectory for a hyper relevant target – personalised wealth management. Two ground-breaking pieces of legislation, PSD2 and GDPR, are causing a shift in the mental model for all who engage in designing the methods of high value, trusted digital engagement in Financial Services.

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Using IG to Protect IDM For Secure and Standards-Based Integration
18 hours 52 minutes 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!
4 weeks 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
1 month 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
Monitoring the ForgeRock Identity Platform 6.0 using Prometheus and Grafana
2 months 1 week ago
All products within the ForgeRock Identity Platform 6.0 release include native support for monitoring product metrics using Prometheus and visualising this information using Grafana.  To illustrate how these product metrics can be used, alongside each products’ binary download on Backstage, you can also find a zip file containing Monitoring Dashboard Samples.  Each download includes a README file which explains how […]
Craig McDonnell
ForgeRock Identity Platform Version 6: Integrating IDM, AM, and DS
2 months 4 weeks ago
For the ForgeRock Identity Platform version 6, integration between our products is easier than ever. In this blog, I’ll show you how to integrate ForgeRock Identity Management (IDM), ForgeRock Access Management (AM), and ForgeRock Directory Services (DS). With integration, you can configure aspects of privacy, consent, trusted devices, and more. This configuration sets up IDM as an OpenID Connect / […]
Mike Jang
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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