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Open Access Management (OpenAM) is an access management solution that includes Authentication, SSO, Authorization, Federation, Entitlements and Web Services Security.

Cross Domain Single Sign On (CDSSO), SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0 & OpenID Connect ensure that OpenAM integrates easily with legacy, custom and cloud applications without requiring any modifications. It's a developer-friendly, open-source control solution that allows you to own and protect your users digital identities.


This project is licensed under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL).


Download OpenAM Policy Agents:

OpenAM Quick Start Guide

How-to build

To build OpenAM from source you should use JDK 8

For windows use:

git config --system core.longpaths true
git clone
mvn install -f OpenAM

How-to run after build

Add FQDN host name in /etc/hosts (Windows c:\windows\systems32\drivers\etc\hosts):

Run OpenAM from source:

mvn cargo:run -f OpenAM/openam-server

The next step is then to go to where you'll see the OpenAM welcome page

Important Note

You must allocate at least 1024m (2048m with embedded OpenDJ) heap memory for OpenAM JVM using -Xmx option.

For example, -Xmx2048m

How To Guides

Support and Mailing List Information


Please, make Pull request

Thanks for OpenAM

  • Sun Access Manager
  • Sun OpenSSO
  • Oracle OpenSSO
  • Forgerock OpenAM


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