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Delegated User cannot modify Active Directory Settings

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Hi all,

We have two separate forest/domains, domain a and domain b. There is a 2 way-trust setup between the two of them.  I am unable to delegate permissions in ADUC on domain a with user accounts from domain b. I can move through the entire process of selecting their accounts, selecting their access, and completing the delegation wizard. I can even view their accounts in the Security Tab when i right click on any OU in my ADUC.  All appears fine and the way it should be.

Unfortunately when the user from domain b tries to access/modify any of the settings for a AD Object in domain A, they get an access denied message. Specifally that user cannot change a password, even thoug they have the correct delegated permission to perform this.

Any ideas on what needs to be done? I can connect in ADUC to all my domain controllers from domain B to domain A, i know its not server specific.
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by:Ram Balachandran
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User in Domain A has sufficient  permission  on Domain B ?  What is the type of Group you are having with privileges - is it Domain Local
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sorry, this is delegation for AD.  That user who lives in domain b who is trying to modify AD settings for a domain A, does not have an account in Domain A.  The trust is what allows me to delegate permissions for Active Direcotry for the user from Domain B.
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Maybe, but this is not an issue anymore as we got rid of PF recently. Thanks for all your help
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we dont use PF anymore.
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