ForgeRock Identity Platform 7.2

Edge Security

Use the ForgeRock Edge Security software to integrate web applications, APIs, microservices, Internet of Things devices, and cloud-based services with the ForgeRock Identity Platform.

Edge Security modules:


Neither of the Edge Security modules are dependent upon other modules.

Identity Gateway module

ForgeRock Identity Gateway helps you integrate web applications, APIs, and microservices with the ForgeRock Identity Platform, without modifying the application or the container where it runs. Based on reverse proxy architecture, it enforces security and access control in conjunction with the Access Management modules.

ForgeRock Identity Gateway software provides the following capabilities:

  • Protection for IoT services, microservices, and APIs

  • Policy enforcement

  • Adaptable throttling, monitoring, and auditing

  • Secure token transformation

  • Support for identity standards such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML 2.0, and UMA 2.0

  • Password capture and replay

  • Rapid prototyping

Required modules: none.

Feature Description Documentation


User interface for rapid development and prototyping.

Single sign-on

Single sign-on in a single domain and across domains.

Password replay

Secure replay of credentials to legacy applications or APIs.

Policy enforcement

Enforcement of centralized authorization policies for applications requiring Access Management.


OpenID Connect 1.0.

OAuth 2.0.

SAML 2.0.

SAML resources for mobile applications.

Finance APIs

Support for OAuth 2.0 Mutual TLS and Financial-Grade APIs.

WebSocket protocol

Detection of requests to upgrade from HTTPS to the WebSocket protocol, and creation of a secure, dedicated tunnel to send and receive WebSocket traffic.


Throttling to limit access to protected applications.

UMA resource server

Protection for resources and services according to the UMA 2.0 standard.

DevOps tooling

Deployment of basic and customized configurations through Docker.

Integration with ForgeRock Identity Cloud

Protection and integration of APIs and applications with ForgeRock Identity Cloud for authentication and authorization.

Microservices Security Module

Required modules: none.

Microservice Description Documentation

Identity Gateway

Identity Gateway standalone deployed as a microgateway, securing microservices with OAuth 2.0.

Token Validation Microservice

Platform satellite for introspection of stateful and stateless OAuth 2.0 access tokens.

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