Managing the Report Content Using Report Manager: Part I
is the snapshot of the features available when you click on the data source
with Data Source Item.
is the snapshot of the features available at the folder level.
with the Folder Level.
Since security can be applied at the various levels
of the report items lets us look at a worked example of security implementation.
Sample Security Implementation using SSRS.
To implement the security using the SSRS let us create
two users – ReportDeveloper and Reportbrowser. Both
users be the standard users rather than Administrator users to test the
security features of the SSRS.
the Internet explorer and type http://localhost/reports to open the report
manager. Once the report manager has been opened then click site
settings on the home page.
on the security tab on the left pane and then Click on New Role
the system Username as ReportDeveloper and assign the user the role of the System
Ok to add the role.
create a new role for user Reportbrowser as System User
ok to add the role.
how the screen looks like once the roles have been added.
on the folder settings on the report manager home screen.
on the New Role Assignment
10. Assign the Content
manager role to ReportDeveloper, and the Browser role to the ReportBrowser
11. Click Ok to
add new role.
12. This how the screen
looks like once the roles have been added.
13. Now login as the Reportbrowser
user and try to delete a report.
14. The system will ask
for the confirmation of the deletion of the report. Click Ok.
15. The system will
then throw a following error sighting the permission issues.
16. Now login as the ReportDeveloper
user and try and delete the report the system will delete the report after the
delete confirmation is clicked ok as the ReportDeveloper has the appropriate
rights and is the system administrator.
is how we can set the permissions for the users accessing the reports and
restrict the use of the reports to the limited and controlled access. In the next
article we will see look at how to set report execution properties.
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