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What versions of Policy Agents are compatible with AM/OpenAM?

Last updated Jun 26, 2019

The purpose of this article is to provide compatibility information between Policy Agents and AM/OpenAM versions. Also included is the supported Java® versions for each combination.


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Policy Agents and AM/OpenAM compatibility

Caution

Web policy agents 4.x and JEE policy agents 3.5.x are not supported in AM 6.5; you will need to upgrade to the latest Agents 5 release ahead of upgrading to AM 6.5. 

Web policy agents

The following matrix indicates compatibility between AM/OpenAM and Web policy agent versions:

  Web Agents 5.x Web Policy Agents 4.x
AM 6.5.x Yes (5.0.1 or later) --
AM 6 Yes (5.0.1 or later) Yes *
AM 5.5 Yes Yes
AM 5 and 5.1.x -- Yes
OpenAM 13.x -- Yes
OpenAM 12.x -- Yes

* New Agents Profiles on AM 6 are not compatible with Web Agents 4.x by default and will require setting the AM Login URL and AM Logout URL to work with AM 6. Additionally, the experimental REST login mode that was introduced in Web Agents 4.1.0.30 will not work with AM 6.0.0.x. See How do I configure AM 6.0.0.x to work with older policy agents (Web 4.x and JEE 3.5.x)? for details. 

Java policy agents

The following matrix indicates compatibility between AM/OpenAM and Java policy agent versions:

  Java Agents 5.x JEE Policy Agents 3.5.x
AM 6.5.x Yes (5.0.1 or later) --
AM 6 Yes (5.0.1 or later) Yes *
AM 5.5 Yes Yes
AM 5 and 5.1.x -- Yes
OpenAM 13.x -- Yes
OpenAM 12.x -- Yes

* New Agents Profiles on AM 6 are not compatible with JEE Agents 3.5.x by default and will require setting the AM Login URL and AM Logout URL to work with AM 6. See How do I configure AM 6.0.0.x to work with older policy agents (Web 4.x and JEE 3.5.x)? for details.

Note

It is strongly recommended that you always upgrade to the latest maintenance releases for the specific versions of AM/OpenAM and Policy Agents you have deployed.

Java Compatability

Java 11

  • AM 6.5 and later.
  • Java Agents 5.6 and later.

Java 8

  • AM 5 and later; OpenAM 12.x and 13.x
  • JEE Policy Agents 3.5 and later

Java 7

  • AM 5.0 and 5.1.x; OpenAM 12.x and 13.x
  • JEE Policy Agents 3.5

Java 6

  • OpenAM 12.x
  • JEE Policy Agents 3.5

Software and Hardware requirements

AM/OpenAM

Web Policy Agents

Java EE Policy Agents

See Also

What versions of DS/OpenDJ are compatible with AM/OpenAM?

What operating systems are ForgeRock products supported on?

FAQ: Configuring Policy Agents in AM/OpenAM

Installing and configuring AM/OpenAM

Maintenance and Patch availability policy

ForgeRock End of Service Life (EOSL) policy

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