Delegation is the assignment of Authorization to another Entity to carry out specific activities.[1]

Delegation works by authorizing a Subject A to function partially as if they were another Subject B.

Delegation implies Trust. Delegation is when the Trustor delegates to a Trustee

Delegation vs Impersonation#

There are some subtle differences that become import when you get to the details about Delegation vs Impersonation

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