ForgeRock Access Management Customization and APIs (AM-421)

This course provides a hands-on technical introduction to ForgeRock® Access Management (AM) APIs and customization use cases. Students examine AM extension points and gain the skills required to extend and integrate an AM deployment in a real-world context. Development best practices are demonstrated in a series of labs.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • List the extension points of AM
    List which customizable components are affected in common AM use cases
    Understand the basic concepts of scripting
    Use the administration interface to look up, edit, and configure scripts
    Describe how AM performs authentication
    Review authentication nodes and authentication trees
    Design and implement a custom authentication node
    Describe how scripted authentication works
    Explore how client-side scripts are used with authentication nodes and trees
    Describe how server-side scripted authentication operates with authentication nodes and trees
    Use the administration interface to create and test authentication trees containing scripted nodes
    Discuss the policy concepts in AM
    Implement an EntitlementCondition or a scripted condition
    Describe the ForgeRock® Common REST API (Common REST)
    Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) in AM
    Authenticate users through the REST API
    Manage identities and realms through the REST API
    Implement password reset and user self-registration by using the REST API
    Query the list of dashboard applications through the REST API
    Use the policy engine to protect non-URL-based resources
    Describe the policy management and evaluation REST APIs
    Describe OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect, including how to use their HTTP endpoints
    Demonstrate scope validation and customize the default behavior
    Explain the basic concepts of user-managed access (UMA)
    Configure AM as an UMA authorization server
    Manage UMA resource sets
    Demonstrate how to customize the UMA workflow

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