ForgeRock Service Broker for PCF

Enabling OAuth2 Flows for Cloud Foundry Applications

The ForgeRock Service Broker for PCF is a lightweight, simple way to protect RESTful microservices. The service broker supports standards, including OAuth2, and automates the process of creating OAuth 2.0 client profiles. Developers can easily enable a persistent identity that is portable across clouds for people-to-service and service-to-service (API-to-API) use cases.

Seamless OAuth2 Client Registration

The ForgeRock Service Broker enables all Pivotal Cloud Foundry applications to automatically and seamlessly register to the ForgeRock Identity Platform as OAuth2 clients.

Secure Service-to-Service Calls with OAuth2

With OAuth2 as an identity protocol, the ForgeRock Identity Platform protects microservices and applications by securing API-to-API transactions running within Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Convenient OAuth2 Client Credential Management

The ForgeRock Service Broker securely and conveniently stores credentials in the cloud controller, ensuring they are easily accessible in the environment by Pivotal Cloud Foundry applications.

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ForgeRock Overview

ForgeRock is the Digital Identity Management company transforming the way organizations interact securely with customers, employees, devices, and things. The ForgeRock Service Broker is part of the ForgeRock Identity Platform™, a digital identity system of record which monetizes customer relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent, and leverage the internet of things.

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Integration Features

Option to broker a connection to a service running external to Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

The service is documented with instructions for setup and operation.

“ForgeRock’s Pivotal Cloud Foundry broker delivers a simple way for developers to easily bring state-of-the-art identity capabilities, including authentication, multifactor authentication, authorization and adaptive risk to Pivotal Cloud Foundry.”

Daniel Raskin, SVP Product, ForgeRock

How it Works

The ForgeRock Service Broker allows Cloud Foundry applications to access OAuth2 features provided by the ForgeRock Identity Platform.

The Service Broker registers bound applications as OAuth2 clients with the ForgeRock Identity Platform and enables applications to perform the following:

  • Request OAuth2 access tokens using the Client Secret and Client ID from the environment
  • Access applications or microservices with obtained OAuth2 tokens
  • Validate OAuth2 access tokens from the requesting applications or microservices

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