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Security Groups in Power BI Report Server

Hi,

 

We have Power BI Rpeort Server (May 2019 ) on-prem ediion installed

 

We have created reports connecting to SSAS Tabular Mode (Live Connection)

 

We have implemented Custom Authentication (reference: https://github.com/Microsoft/Reporting-Services/tree/master/CustomSecuritySample)

 

Now , we have different folders created nd Subfolders  for Power BI Reports

For restricting access , we have manually added the user id in Manage -Security of each folder

and it is working fine as expected

 

eg : User 1234 when logged in can See only Folder A

User 789 when logged in can see only Folder B

 

My question is Now we have 150 users , I need around 80 users sshould have access to Folder A

Instead of manually adding user ids in the Manage - Security (in Folder Security)

 

Can a group be created ? so that i can assign group to the Folder A..and then assign User IDs to the group

 

Is this possible in PBIRS?

 

 

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Re: Security Groups in Power BI Report Server

You can't create groups directly in PBIRS, but if you get security groups created in Active Directory you can use those instead of individual users. This actually works quite well in our organization as people raise a help desk ticket requesting access to specific report areas and our help desk people just have to add them to an AD group, they don't need to know anything about SSRS.

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