Apache Fortress

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Apache Fortress
Developer(s)Apache Software Foundation
Stable release
2.0.3 / November 12, 2018 (2018-11-12)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeAccess Control
LicenseApache License 2.0
Websitehttp://directory.apache.org/fortress/

Apache Fortress is an open source project of the Apache Software Foundation and a subproject of the Apache Directory. It's a standards-based access management system, written in Java, that provides role-based access control, delegated administration and password policy services with LDAP.

Standards implemented:

Fortress has four separate components:

  • Core - Java Access Management SDK
  • Realm - Web Container security for Apache Tomcat
  • Rest - HTTP protocol wrappers for the APIs
  • Web - HTML pages for the APIs

History[edit]

Fortress was first contributed in 2011 to the OpenLDAP Foundation[1] and moved to the Apache Directory project in 2014.[2]

Releases[edit]

Version Date
2.0.3 2018-11-12 (current release)
2.0.2 2018-09-12
2.0.1 2018-07-20
2.0.0 2017-06-26
2.0.0-RC2 2017-05-04
2.0.0-RC1 2016-11-07
1.0.1 2016-07-22
1.0.0 2016-04-12
1.0-RC42 2016-03-19
1.0-RC40 2015-04-10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Request for Contribution of Identity Access Management Software to OpenLDAP Project". OpenLDAP Foundation. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Notice to donate Fortress to the Apache Directory Project". Apache Software Foundation. 16 September 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2016.

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