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Restrict folder access in Report Server

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 
Hi There, I am creating folders each of our end users in Report Server, who upload their reports to their respective folder. I want to allow users to see and access only their folders and they should not be able to see others folders available on the Report Server, it is possible? If Yes, how do I do it? Thanks for your help. Regards, Suresh


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