5-1: Explore the Components and Tools of Active Directory Delegation

Solution overview

Type of solution

Guidance and procedures

Features and tools

The Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, Active Directory ACL editor interfaces, the Delegation Of Control Wizard

Solution summary

Explore the basic tools, concepts, and guidelines involved with the delegation of control within Active Directory.


Understand the capabilities of out-of-the-box methods for managing ACLs in Active Directory.


The delegation of administrative tasks within Active Directory is achieved by managing the access control lists (ACLs) of Active Directory objects. For each task, such as resetting a password, there is a permission—in this case, Reset Password—that ...

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