Modifying report's general properties

Use this procedure to modify the general properties of published reports. Only the report owner or an administrator can modify the reports general properties.

  1. Open the Tools dashboard and select My Reports. The Reports screen is displayed.
  2. Click the report's details link. The General Properties screen is displayed.
  3. Specify this information:
    This field displays the name given when the report was published. If you change the report's name,Reporting Services changes the name of the publish report as well as all instances of the report. Changing the report name does not create a new published report.
    This field shows the description given when the report was published.
    This field shows whether the report is enabled or disabled. When you disable a report, no one except the report's user or owner can view or modify the report.
    This field shows the type of file that was published. This field is read-only.

    The file type is not the same as the output option. To change the file's output option, click the Output Options link and specify the files default and allowed output options.

    This field shows the ID of the published reports.
    This field shows the name of the report owner. To reassign a report to a different owner, click the Reassign button and specify the person to whom you want to assign the report ownership.
    Publish Date
    This field shows the date the report was published. This field is read-only.
  4. Click Save.