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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints by Mickey Stuewe, Marlon Ribunal

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User security

Before we can let Linda use the report, we need to give her permission to run the report. Security can be set at any level, including the report itself. The security will be inherited from the previous level unless it is overwritten. There are various levels of security that can be given to an individual or a group.

Here's how we'll set Linda's security; we are going to give her permission to access the Finance folder only, and all the reports within.

User security

To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Open up the Finance folder.
  2. Select the toolbar item called Folder Settings.
  3. Select the Security menu item on the left-hand side.
  4. Click on the toolbar ...

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