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Where to set the permissions for User Accounts for Centrify Report Services in SSRS

11 April,19 at 11:50 AM

In the documentation for Centrify Report Services, it mentions setting up permissions in SSRS for user accounts that need to access Report Services to view (Report Viewer) and write (Report Writer) reports. 

 

This article goes over the section for "Required SSRS permissions" (Report Admin, Report Viewer, Report Writer) in below table from the documentation.

 

https://docs.centrify.com/en/css/2017.3-html/index.html#page/Reporting%2FBefore_installing_-_prerequisites.2.html%23ww1044578

 

 report services table1-edit.jpg

 

In order to set permissions for SSRS, you need to be logged into the Report Server with your Report Admin or the installer/administrator account used to install and configure Centrify Report Service. 

 

Site Settings is in the top right corner of the browser.

 

 Centrify Report Services-sitesettings.PNG

 

 

In Site Settings, Click on Security and then New Role Assignment

 

Report Services - Security - New_Role_Assignment-edit.png 

 

Add the user or group using the following syntax: \ or \

Then check the desired Role for the user or group from the selections below.

Click Ok.

 

 Report Services - New_Role_Assignment.PNG

 

 

Folder Settings is also found on the initial page after logging into Centrify Report Services.

 

 Centrify Report Services-FolderSettings-edit.PNG

 

In Folder Settings -> Click on "Security" -> Click on "New Role Assignment"

 

 Report Services - Folder_Settings - New Role Assignment1-edit.PNG

 

In the "New Role Assignment", Add the user or group using the following syntax: \ or \

Then check the desired Role for the user or group in the sections below.

Click Ok.

 

Report Services - Folder_Settings - New Role Assignment.PNG

 

Centrify documentation:
https://docs.centrify.com/en/css/2017.3-html/index.html#page/Reporting%2FConfiguring_SQL_Server_Reporting_Services_(SSRS).8.html%23ww1052268

 

See following link as a reference:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/security/grant-user-access-to-a-report-server

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