troubleshooting Question

PS script to unlock user accounts. And: is Delegation destructive?

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I'm trying to delegate permission to a user to unlock locked accounts.

In Active Directory Users & Computers:  for the OU containing all the users,  I right-click  Delegate Control | pick the person | pick create a custom task to delegate | pick 'user objects | then Pick property-specific | then check "read lockout time" and "write lockout time".

1.  Did this destroy previous permissions  and replace it with just read & write lockout time?
2.  When I run my powershell command, I get a red error: "Unlock-ADAccout: insufficient access rights to perform the operation"

I was following instructions at:

Thanks for any thoughts,
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