Managing Content

One way to manage content on a report server is to store every report in a single location, such as the Home page, but before long, you’ll find that the number of reports becomes so large that it is difficult to manage security and to find content. You can use folders to simplify report management and usage. You can move content to a new folder later and, on a native-mode server, use a linked report to set up variations of a single report for applying different properties such as security or parameters.

Using Folders to Organize Content

Folders are useful for organizing content into logical groups by subject matter, target audience, security, or any combination of these. Folders can be nested into a hierarchical structure, and you ...

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