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Delegating permissions on OU

Posted on 2014-12-01
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Hi,

I have assigned reset permissions to a group using the delegate wizard and created a custom tool using the mmc snap in for the users to reset passwords on the OU to which they have permissions.  The AD is at 2003 level and I know the tool works as I can access the OU using the tool as a domain admin.

However, when people in that group try to access the OU which I have delegated control to using the same tool, they cannot access it?
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Question by:Nick_D
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by:A Karelin
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What do you meen "cannot access"?
Do they have read permission for the OU?
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by:Walter Padrón
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by:Nick_D
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Hi Walter

This is exactly what I have done.  Created a reset password tool from a new taskpad view and delegated control of the OU to a new security group which this person is a member of.  However, when they try to open the tool they get an error that the MMC cannot build the snap-in.  When I try it using my credentials it works fine so it must be a permission error.
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Walter Padrón earned 500 total points
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It could be a problem with the MMC itself or the .Net framework.

Try to run MMC with "Run as administrator" option and also check the Application event log for errors.
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by:Nick_D
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Sorry for the delay getting back to you, been out of the country.  Running as administrator still present the same issue?
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