This guide shows you how to install ForgeRock Identity Management services for identity management, provisioning, and compliance. You do not need a complete understanding of ForgeRock Identity Management software to learn something from this guide, although a background in identity management and maintaining web application software can help. You do need some background in managing services on your operating systems and in your web application containers. Unless you are planning an evaluation or test installation, read the Release Notes before you get started.

Quick Start

Install IDM

Download the IDM software and get a minimal deployment up and running.

Interact With IDM

Introduction to the IDM REST API and browser-based user interface.


Configure IDM to use your selected production repository.

Startup Configuration

Learn about the startup configuration and how to verify system health.

Install in a Cluster

Install IDM in a cluster for availability.

Jetty Configuration

Configure the embedded Jetty server.

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.

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