To use Active Directory as the user data store, your deployment must meet these requirements:
Access Manager 7.1 requires patch 1 for your specific platform. For information about patch 1, see Access Manager 7.1 Patch Releases in Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 Release Notes.
Active Directory must be running on Windows Server 2003 with “Windows Server 2003 forest functional level” enabled. For more information, see: