Lync 2013 Management Shell Error Enabling Users

We recently received a request from a customer with issues related to an ‘Insufficient access rights to perform the operation’ error occurring when using the cmdlet Enable-CsUser.

They were displayed with the following:

Thankfully, we have another simple and quick fix for this one.

Go to Active Directory Users and Computers (with Advanced Features turned on
in the View Menu), then go to Properties on the User that you can’t enable on Lync, and in the Security tab, click on Advanced.

Then check “Include Inheritable Permissions from this object’s parent“, apply and the problem will be instantly solved.  Now you are able to add the user in Lync.


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