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If a domain administrator does not have any permissions for an Active Directory object but the domain administrator is the owner of the Active Directory object, the domain administrator cannot read or change the permissions for the Active Directory object in the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in. The domain administrator receives the following error message:
Unable to display security information.
Service Pack InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Hotfix InformationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------- 13-Aug-2002 00:49 5.0.2195.6007 28,432 Dssec.dll
After you start the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, view the security properties of other Active Directory objects for which you have read permissions. Then, open the security properties of the Active Directory object with which you want to work. You can then read and change permissions on the Active Directory object.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265173/EN-US/ )The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
Article ID: 325183 - Last Review: February 19, 2007 - Revision: 2.10