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I'm trying to delegate control of a distribution list... easily done in earlier version of exchange.  The user has the "owner" rights on the DL properties page, but as i understand it i need to add specific AD privileges as well.  i'm running the powershell as administrator with the following command:

Add-ADPermission -Identity "List Name" -user "user's name" -accessrights WriteProperty -Properties "Member"

each time i try, it errors out with the following:

Active Directory operation failed on "domain controller name".  This error is not retriable.  Additional info: access is denied.

AD Response ... insuff_access_rights

i've read numerous posts that i need the inherited privileges from parent object check box checked, but that does not solve the issue.  any help is appreciated.
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jhaff
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stanley_starsCommented:
Does the account you are using have the appropriate Exchange role Permissions? Organization Administrator role would for sure work...
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adam_smithCommented:
Are you using Exchange 2010 or 2007? If you are using 2010 you need to use the -bypasssecuritygroupmanagercheck to be able to add a managedby person on the list. The managedby users should be able to manage the members of the list.
If you are using 2007 you need to run something like this:
add-adpermission -identity 'group' -User 'group manager' -AccessRights WriteProperty -Properties "Member"

Hope this helps.
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jhaffAuthor Commented:

i'm in 2010 - the cmdlet you entered is exactly what i have in my post.  do i simply add the -bypasssecuritygroupmanagercheck to my cmdlet ?
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adam_smithCommented:
Set-DistributionGroup group -ManagedBy manger -BypassSecurityGroupManagerCheck

this will allow the manager to manage group membership.
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