Adding a user with a role to SSRS report

In this recipe, we will add a user with a few roles to SSRS.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we will add QUERYWORKS\tstark as a browser and Content Manager to the customer list report.

For your environment, you can identify a user you want to add to an existing report and which roles you want to assign to them.

How to do it...

Let's explore the code required to add a user with a role to SSRS:

  1. Open PowerShell ISE as an administrator.
  2. Add the following script and run it:
    $reportServerUri = "http://localhost/ReportServer/ReportService2010.asmx" $proxy = New-WebServiceProxy -Uri $reportServerUri -UseDefaultCredential $type = $Proxy.GetType().Namespace $itemPath = "/Customer Reports/Customer List" #this will hold all ...

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