ForgeRock Directory Services Core Concepts

Course Details
Code: DS-400
Tuition (USD): $3,500.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$3,500.00 • Virtual (5 days)

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.

Skills Gained

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

Who Can Benefit

The following are the target audiences for this course:

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


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