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ForgeRock Professional Certification Exams

Demonstrate Your Identity Skills

ForgeRock offers world-class certifications designed to validate and recognize IT professionals with the technical capabilities and real-world experience needed to effectively design, deploy, and manage ForgeRock technology based identity solutions.

Certification Offerings

The ForgeRock Certified OpenAM Specialist exam is targeted at IT professionals responsible for administering and deploying ForgeRock OpenAM solutions. The exam validates your ability to install, configure, administer, troubleshoot and maintain components of ForgeRock OpenAM.

  • The exam consists of 100 questions that must be completed in 120 minutes.
  • Questions are multiple choice.
  • You must achieve a minimum score of 65% to pass.

It is recommended that you attend the ForgeRock OpenAM Deployment course before attempting the exam. The ForgeRock OpenAM Customization and APIs course will also be of benefit to exam candidates.

Prerequisites

• Attendance on FR-420 OpenAM Deployment (required)
• Attendance on FR-421 OpenAM Customization and APIs (recommended)
• Experience installing and configuring OpenAM for deployment

Certification Exam Registration

Once you have met the prerequisites, the next step will be to visit Pearson VUE, here you can book and pay for your exam. If this is your first time taking a ForgeRock certification exam, please create a new web account using the Candidate ID provided in order to schedule the exam that you have been authorized to take. This is required even if you have taken other certification exams at Pearson VUE and have an existing account.

Objectives

1: Communicate how OpenAM fits into an Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution
• Describe basic concepts and terminology around the Identity and Access Management (IAM) technology and introduce OpenAM
• Describe the deployment of OpenAM in an IAM solution using a simple case study (the OpenAM story)

2: Protect access to a customer-facing portal on a single DNS domain
• Perform an installation of OpenAM
• Configure OpenAM for multiple realms
• Integrate an external identity repository with a realm in OpenAM
• Configure OpenAM to provide user self-service for a customer-facing portal
• Integrate Web Applications with OpenAM
• Install and configure a policy agent on a web server to allow all authenticated users access to the web site content
• Perform basic OpenAM monitoring and troubleshooting

3: Add authentication to your customer-facing portal
• Describe the Authentication Lifecycle in OpenAM (and configure social login)
• Configure OpenAM Authentication for account lockout and add adaptive risk and HOTP authentication modules
• Describe the details of an authenticated session in OpenAM

4: Provide a single access management service across multiple DNS domains using CDSSO
• Configure Cross-Domain SSO (CDSSO) to provide a single access management service for users across multiple distinct domains

5: Add mobile phone support to the customer-facing portal
• Describe how OpenAM supports authentication and authorization for mobile devices
• Configure OpenAM to add support for mobile devices

6: Extend the customer-facing portal to include authorization
• Manage access to resources by defining authorization policies in OpenAM
• Authorization Policy Evaluation
• Configure authorization policies to manage access to resources

7: Extend access management services across organizational boundaries using Federation technologies
• Describe the different Federation technologies and use cases
• Configure SAML 2.0 federation to allow single sign on and single log functionality out across organizational boundaries
• OAuth2 and OpenID Connect

8: Move your OpenAM IAM solution from development/test to production
• Customize OpenAM for a consistent user experience
• Deploy OpenAM in a production environment
• Upgrade an OpenAM deployment