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Delegating admin rights

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Hi,

I want to delegate permission for a new system administrator to manage below tasks:

1. User password change (windows 2008 DC)
2. Create/ manage new mailbox (exchange 2010)
3. Change user property

How I can provide these permissions to a user called itsupport

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You need to delegate control for above activity

For reset password see this:http://www.petri.co.il/delegate-permission-reset-ad-user-account-passwords.htm

Create/ manage new mailbox
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/5a8aa60f-0a22-44e3-ada5-d3c696087bb3/delegate-control-in-ad

How to Delegate Basic Server Administration To Junior Administrators  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555986

Best Practices for Delegating Active Directory Administration  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?

Step-by-Step Guide to Using the Delegation of Control Wizard
http://www.activewin.com/win2000/step_by_step/active_directory/delegsteps.shtml
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Hi,

Check this

Here is the Step by step procedure with Screenshots

Active Directory rights delegation – overview
http://kpytko.pl/2012/05/16/active-directory-rights-delegation-overview/

 and

How to delegate password reset permissions for your IT staff
http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/1464-how-to-delegate-password-reset-permissions-for-your-it-staff

Hope that helps :)
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1. User password change (windows 2008 DC)

http://www.lostwindowspassword.com/reset-windows-server-2008-dc-password.html

2. Create/ manage new mailbox (exchange 2010)

The Mailbox Management Policy is a discontinued feature. You might find what you need in the new features section on Microsoft's site here.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298136.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123720(v=exchg.141).aspx

3. Change user property

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2184692/updating-active-directory-user-properties-in-active-directory-using-powershell

Hope it helps.
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