These release notes cover multiple versions of DS software, starting with version 5.5. They are designed to make it easier to upgrade, especially when you are skipping releases.
Some older DS versions have reached the end of service life (EOSL). If you are still running an EOSL version, upgrade as soon as possible to an actively maintained version.
Directory Services software provides an LDAPv3-compliant directory service, developed for the Java platform, delivering a high-performance, highly available, and secure store for the identities managed by your organization. Read these notes before you install or upgrade Directory Services software.
The easy installation process, combined with the power of the Java platform, makes this the simplest and fastest directory service to deploy and manage. Directory Services software comes with plenty of tools. Directory Services software also offers REST access to directory data over HTTP.
Directory Services software is free to download, evaluate, and use for developing your applications and solutions. ForgeRock offers training and support subscriptions to help you get the most out of your deployment.
ForgeRock® Identity Platform serves as the basis for our simple and comprehensive Identity and Access Management solution. We help our customers deepen their relationships with their customers, and improve the productivity and connectivity of their employees and partners. For more information about ForgeRock and about the platform, see https://www.forgerock.com.
The ForgeRock® Common REST API works across the platform to provide common ways to access web resources and collections of resources.