Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Working on a custom Reporting User Role and Custom Security Scope???

Working on a custom limited Reporting User roles with new custom security scope?

Viewing report from Web is working fine but Reports node in Configuration Manager Console showing No items found?

Working on a new custom reporting user role and assign with All/Default security scope to the user/user group would not give you any problem to view the report in Configuration Manager Console. However, if you are also creating a new security scope and limited the user/user group to the new security scope, you would most probably hit the problem of No items found.

Tips:

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Most likely you will have the configuration similar to the screen captured above. Limiting the user/user group to a collection and also with a new Security Scope.

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Click on Associate assigned security roles with specific security scope and collections. Then select your custom Reporting user role and click Edit

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Click on Add, and add the Default Security Scope

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The Default security scope will then link to the custom reporting user role

Not to forget, most of us could forget this. When we creating a custom reporting user role, we copy the Read-only Analyst and removing all settings except Run Report. Please remember that it still require minimum Read permission on Site else you will hit the problem of No items found.
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Bye bye No items found!!!!!

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