ForgeRock Directory Services Core Concepts

ForgeRock Directory Services Core Concepts (DS-400 Rev A)

 

Description

The ForgeRock Directory Services Core Concepts course is for students who want to learn how to implement ForgeRock Directory Services (DS) in a ForgeRock Identity platform deployment and as a standalone service. Current platform best practices are used to deploy and maintain DS. Using lab exercises in this course, students gain hands-on experience with the important features and capabilities of ForgeRock Directory Services, which they can use to deploy ForgeRock Directory Services on the job.

Note that Revision A of this course is built on version 6.0 of ForgeRock Directory Services.

 

Target Audiences

The following are the target audiences for this course:

  • System Integrators
  • System Consultants
  • System Architects
  • System Developers
  • System Administrators

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand how DS is used in a ForgeRock Identity platform deployment
  • Install DS as a standalone service or as an external data store for the ForgeRock Identity platform
  • Monitor and tune DS for different deployment types using HTTP and LDAP
  • Implement access control and privileges
  • Configure delegated administration
  • Backup and restore backends
  • Import and export data
  • Manage custom attributes
  • Manage log publishers
  • Manage entries using CLI and REST
  • Implement High Availability using Replication
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot Replication
  • Manage DS in a ForgeRock Identity Management deployment
  • Manage DS in a ForgeRock Access Management deployment
  • Deploy a distributed topology

 

Prerequisites

The following are the prerequisites to successfully completing this course:

  • Basic knowledge and skills using the Linux operating system to complete labs
  • Basic knowledge of LDAP, JSON, REST, Java

Duration: 5 days

 

Course Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing ForgeRock Directory Services (DS)

  • Lesson 1: Understand how DS is used in the ForgeRock Identity Platform
  • Lesson 2: Installing DS
  • Lesson 3: Managing entries
  • Lesson 4: Protecting entries
  • Lesson 5: Locating default log files
  • Lesson 6: Understanding DS monitoring capabilities

Chapter 2: Maintaining DS in a ForgeRock Access Management Deployment

  • Lesson 1: Preparing an external configuration and identity store
  • Lesson 2: Preparing an external CTS
  • Lesson 3: Performing essential administration tasks
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and tuning DS in an AM deployment
  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting DS in an AM deployment

Chapter 3: Deploying DS as a User Store

  • Lesson 1: Populating backends
  • Lesson 2: Managing custom attributes
  • Lesson 3: Delegating administration
  • Lesson 4: Managing authentication policies
  • Lesson 5: Using REST to manage entries
  • Lesson 6: Implementing high availability and scalability through replication
  • Lesson 7: Monitoring and tuning a user store
  • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting replication

Chapter 4: Maintaining DS in a ForgeRock Identity Management Deployment (IDM)

  • Lesson 1: Managing repositories
  • Lesson 2: Provisioning subscribers
  • Lesson 3: Synchronizing passwords
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and troubleshooting DS in an IDM deployment

Chapter 5: Creating a Distributed Topology

  • Lesson 1: Exploring DS scalability options
  • Lesson 2: Configuring a distributed topology
  • Lesson 3: Monitoring and tuning a distributed topology

 

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