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How to: Create, Delete, or Modify a Role (Report Manager)

SQL Server 2005

  1. In Report Manager, click Site Settings on the global toolbar.

    • To create an item-level role, click Configure item-level role definitions in the Security section.
    • To create a system-level role, click Configure system-level role definitions in the Security section.
  2. Click New Role.

  3. Type a name for the role definition. The name can be a maximum of 256 characters. It can include spaces and special characters.

  4. Optionally type a description to identify the role to users.

  5. Select one or more tasks for the role definition, and then click OK.

The role is saved to the report server database. After it is saved, it becomes available to all users who have permission to create role assignments.

  1. In Report Manager, click Site Settings on the global toolbar.

  2. Perform one of the following:

    • To delete an item-level role, click Configure item-level role definitions.
    • To delete a system-level role, click Configure system-level role definitions.
  3. Click the role definition that you want to delete.

  4. Click the Delete button at the bottom of the page, and then click OK.

  1. In Report Manager, click Site Settings on the global toolbar.

  2. Perform one of the following:

    • To modify an item-level role, click Configure item-level role definitions.
    • To modify a system-level role, click Configure system-level role definitions.
  3. Click the role definition that you want to modify.

  4. Modify the task list or the description. You cannot modify the name.

  5. Click OK to save changes.

The modified role is saved in the report server database. After it is saved, the changes immediately affect all role assignments that include the role.

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