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SSRS Browser role.

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I am setting up the security for SSRS.

For a user who will only need to see report reports should I only assign them to the 'Browser' role.
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spot on, that is exactly what the role is created for
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I have a user setup with the 'Browser' role and their System Role Assignments is set to 'System User'.

They still however can see the 'Data Sources' folder.

Is there a way in which I we can stop them seeing this folder?
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go to the properties of the DS and make it hidden
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sorry that should be the datasource folder
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I now becomes hidden for everyone including me. How do I unhide it or have it hidden for some users and visable for others?
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for you, just click the show details icon in the folder. for others it is hidden. This is how it works
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That does work. But when I click show details using an account with just the 'Browser' role I can still see the 'Data Sources' folder.
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have you tried having a separate folder for the datasources and then putting security on that?
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thanks
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