User access to Report Server (Report Manager)

As seen in Chapter 3, Overview of SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 Architecture, Features, and Tools, Reporting Services uses role-based security to grant access to Report Server. Only users in the group of Local Administrators group have permissions to objects on the Report Server. Report Manager assigns roles to users in a Native mode installation.

Basically there are two types of roles:

  • System-level roles: System-level roles grant access to items on the site and are not bound to anything specific. In order to add a user to an item-level role, you should also add him to a system-level role. While adding a user to a role you choose from among the existing roles. Role management (create, modify, or ...

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