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Open Source Identity Management Patterns and Practices Using OpenAM 10.x by Waylon Kenning

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Chapter 2. Installing OpenAM 10.x

In the previous chapter we talked about the broad concepts of Identity Management, including authentication. In this chapter we'll be covering how to install OpenAM 10.x, an application used to do authentication. We'll be doing this installation on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition machine. The topics this chapter will cover are:

  • Downloading OpenAM 10.x
  • Prerequisites for OpenAM 10.x
  • Installing OpenAM 10.x

Downloading OpenAM 10.x

The first step is to download OpenAM. Like most open source products, there are two different flavors:

  • OpenAM
  • OpenAM Enterprise

So what's the difference? The OpenAM Enterprise Download Stack page http://forgerock.com/download-stack/ states:

ForgeRock's Enterprise products are fully-productized, ...

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