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I wish to allow a user rights to join computers to domains but not give access to all admin

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Hi all, i wonder if you could help, as per the title "I wish to allow a user rights to join computers to domains but not give access to all admin" We have a local domain and i would like to be able to allow a trusted user access to join new computers to this domain but don't really want to give them full admin rights or indeed access to admin areas etc.
Is this possible?
many thanks
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You need to delegate the appropriate permissions to the specific user our group.

On your server..
1. Click Start, click Run, type dsa.msc, and then click OK.
2. In the task pane, expand the domain node.
3. Locate and right-click the OU that you want to modify, and then click Delegate Control.
4. In the Delegation of Control Wizard, click Next.
5. Click Add to add a specific user or a specific group to the Selected users and groups list, and then click Next.
6. In the Tasks to Delegate page, click Create a custom task to delegate, and then click Next.
7. Click Only the following objects in the folder, and then from the list, click to select the Computer objects check box. Then, select the check boxes below the list, Create selected objects in this folder and Delete selected objects in this folder.
8. Click Next.
9. In the Permissions list, click to select the following check boxes:
    Reset Password
    Read and write Account Restrictions
    Validated write to DNS host name
    Validated write to service principal name
10. Click Next, and then click Finish.
11. Close the "Active Directory Users and Computers" MMC snap-in

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Brilliant thanks for that
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