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What are the minimal rights a user can have to move, copy files in Active directory?  What groups can he be added into?  Does he need administrative access?
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Are you referring to rights to move and copy files on a file server?  

For a copy operation, the user will need write permissions on the destination directory.

For a move operation, the user will need delete permissions on the source directory and write permissions on the destination directory.

You can assign these permissions to admin and non-admin groups alike; a user does not need to be an administrator to copy or move a file.

Hope this helps.

Laura E. Hunter - Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Networking
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