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 is a standards-based and open source IAM system that provides ANSI RBAC (INCITS 359) management and enforcement capabilities to networked applications and systems.
The last paper in this series described an approach to enforce security policy within Apache Wicket applications using a Fortress Tomcat security realm. It prescribes the use of Fortress for Java EE and Spring security and introduces basic RBAC concepts of roles and permissions.