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ForgeRock is committed to continuing the development of the OpenDJ product and aims to meet Sun's original product roadmap for OpenDS. This roadmap includes the features and direction to which ForgeRock have committed.

ForgeRock wants to ensure that the future roadmap is as open as possible and to that end we have the Wish List . We encourage the community to contribute their thoughts on features they would like to see in future releases of the product on this page.

The Wish List is where we encourage the community to contribute to high level requirements and new features. You are also very welcome to log an RFE in Bugster .

Updated Roadmap.

OpenDJ 2.4 (Released December 2010)
  • Support for Collective Attributes (RFC 3671, 3672)
  • Support for Microsoft Active Directory Permissive Modification Control
  • Improved Import performances and reliability
  • Optimized replication traffic routing to reduce overhead and increase reliability
  • Support for passwords imported from Linux
  • Support for multiple object classes inheritance in the schema
  • Support for disk space monitoring in the server for the database, import and rebuild operations, preventing unexpected behaviors on full disks.
  • Support for monitoring the use of indexes in filters
  • Support for analysis of attribute indexes
  • Support for limit in the number of persistent searches
  • New resource limit policy to throttle the operation rate
  • Improved performances, especially with small DB cache
OpenDJ 2.5 (targeted Q1 2011)
  • Delegation of authentication (pass-through) for AD
  • Password synchronization extension for OpenIDM
  • Enhancements for OpenAM
    • Automatic rebuild-index which rebuilds all dirty indexes
    • More robust upgrade
    • Embedded APIs for above
  • Native Packages for Linux
  • New Mavenized LDAP Client SDK
  • Access log filtering and presentation
  • RESTful HTTP connection handler (experimental)
  • RESTful HTTP administration (experimental)
OpenDJ 3.0 (targeted Q2 2011)



The roadmap represents ForgeRock´s current view of its product development cycle and future directions. It is intended for information purposes only, and should not be interpreted as a commitment on the part of ForgeRock. ForgeRock makes no warranties, expressed or implied, on future functionality and timeline.


OpenDJ 2.6 

OpenDJ 2.6.4 

OpenDJ 3.0

OpenDJ 3.5

OpenDJ 4.0

  • Released in Q1 2017 as ForgeRock Directory Services 5.0
  • Enhancements to the REST to LDAP service
  • Core Directory Proxy Services
    • Load balancing and failover
    • Health-check and high availability
    • Chaining
  • Support for LDAP Transactions (RFC 5805)
OpenDJ 3.1 (targeted Q3 2011)
  •  Enhanced Proxy services
    • Data mapping and transformation
    • Client filtering rules
    • Connection throttling
OpenDJ 3.2 (targeted Q4 2011)
  •  Enhanced Proxy services
    • Data distribution and horizontal scalability
    • Automatic registration and discovery of OpenDJ services
OpenDJ 4.0 (targeted Q1 2012)
  •  New Virtual Directory Services
    • LDAP connectors
    • Database connectors
    • File connectors
    • Join from different data sources
  • Web-based service management console
  • JSON Syntax and Matching Rules

Future Developments are now under the ForgeRock Directory Services product line.