ForgeRock Access Management Certification

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

  • The exam consists of 100 questions that must be completed in 120 minutes.

  • Questions are multiple choice.

  • You must achieve a minimum score of 67% to pass.


It is recommended that you attend the ForgeRock Access Management: Core Concepts course before attempting the exam. The ForgeRock Access Management Customization and APIs course will also be of benefit to exam candidates. 


  • Attendance on AM-400 ForgeRock Access Management: Core Concepts (required)

  • Attendance on FR-421 ForgeRock Access Management Customization and APIs (recommended)

  • Experience installing and configuring ForgeRock Access Management in a production environment 

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. 


Objective 1: Protecting a website using ForgeRock Access Management

  • Implement basic authentication with ForgeRock Access Management

  • Protecting a website using ForgeRock Access Management

  • Configuring User Self Service


Objective 2: Extending Authentication

  • Extending authentication functionality

  • Retrieving user information

  • Increasing authentication security


Objective 3: Refining access control

  • Control access through the use of policies and policy conditions

  • Extend entitlement through Step Up Authentication


Objective 4: Extending services with OAuth 2.0 based protocols

  • Integrating Low Level Devices with OAuth 2.0

  • Integrating Mobile Applications with OpenID Connect 1.0

  • Sharing Resources with UMA

  • Implementing Social Authentication


Objective 5: Preparing ForgeRock Access Management for Production

  • Customizing ForgeRock Access Management End User pages

  • Hardening ForgeRock Access Management Security

  • Administering ForgeRock Access Management

  • Installing and Upgrading ForgeRock Access Management

  • Clustering ForgeRock Access Management

  • DevOps


Objective 6: Federating across Entities using SAML2

  • Manage access to resources by defining authorization policies in ForgeRock Access Management

  • Implementing Single Sign-On Using SAML2

  • Delegating Authentication using SAML2

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