Create a reporting right

Use the steps below to create a reporting right and associate a reporting structure with this new reporting right.

  1. Open the Tools dashboard and select Report Administration to open the Reporting Services Administration screen.
  2. Select Rights Management > New User/Group Right to open the New Right screen.
  3. Specify this information:
    Specify a right name for the new reporting right.
    Specify a description for the reporting right.
    This field defaults to the logged-in user. If necessary, change the owner by clicking the User and Role icon and select another owner.
    Note: The owners and roles listed in the User and Role Selector are provided by Framework Services.
    Start Date
    Specify or select the date the right becomes available.
    End Date
    Specify or select the date the right becomes unavailable.
    Select Active.
    Specify users and roles to whom rights are assigned by clicking the Users and Roles icon and moving users, roles and groups to the right-hand pane.
  4. Click Save to display the Import Structure button.
  5. To import a structure, click Import Structure and select a structure.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Specify the right details by setting value associations for each data element.
    Note: Specifically, you are creating associations between rights, structures and elements, based on the value of the elements. For example, a hypothetical set up might be: if element XYZ equals 10, structure ABC, to which XYZ is attached, is included in the right being established.
    Data element
    This is a data element of a reporting structure for the reporting right. You cannot modify this field.
    The relationship of the data element to the value.
    Note: Lawson Role Migration can not process contains or within range associations.

    Association options are.

    • equal to
    • not equal to
    • less than
    • less than or equal to
    • greater than
    • greater than or equal to
    A particular subset of the data element to be used for filtering reporting data.
  8. Click Save to save the right details parameters.
  9. To include another group for the current structure, click New Structure Group and set elements associations for that group.
  10. To add another reporting right, click Save and New and repeat this procedure.