Reporting: Set Access Control for a Report

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Jul 29, 2016
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This topic provides instructions on how to set access control for a report. 


Make sure that:

  • You have understood the components of the Report view. For more information, see Report View.
  • You have understood the access permissions the user will have depending on the user role. For more information, see Manage Access for a Report or Report Group.
  • You have a minimal 'Read & Write' access permission to set access permissions for a report. 

Perform the following steps to set access permissions for a report:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, click Dashboard > Reports.
    The Manage tab is is displayed.
  2. Click Reports.
    The Report view is displayed. 
  3. In the Report List panel, select a report and click list_options_button.png > Permissions.
    The Reports Permissions dialog box is displayed, as shown below:
  1. Based on the user role, select the appropriate buttons.
  2. (Optional) Select the checkbox, if you want to provide read access permission to rules in the reports.

Note: On selecting the check box, all dependent rules are given READ access permission, provided the permissions for the report is higher compared to the permissions of the rules.

  1. Click Save.
    A confirmation message that the permission is set for the selected report is displayed.