What's in a name?

On April 28, 2014 Symas released version 1.0-RC36 of Fortress which included a renamed software package structure using org.openldap.


Release 39 - Add SSL Communication
  • August 10, 2014
  • Certified platforms include:
    • Centos 6.3 32/64 bit
    • Ubuntu 12.04 32/64 bit
    • Windows 32 bit


Follow the README-QUICKSTART.html document in the root folder of the download package for instructions to install and use Fortress IAM.

Platforms supported are Redhat, Debian and Windows with others (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, OS X, ...) available on request.

Fortress Overview

Fortress is a standards-based and open source IAM system that provides ANSI RBAC (INCITS 359) management and enforcement capabilities to networked applications and systems.

Demonstrate End-to-End Security Enforcement using Open Source

The purpose of this application is to demonstrate correct security techniques inside a Java Web environment. Topics covered include Authentication, Authorization, Confidentiality and Audit. Both declarative and programmatic controls will be covered.