Security Tab

Use the Security tab to control which users can create or view reports of this report type. Security can be established, using one of the following options:

  • Viewable by creator only

  • Viewable by selected security groups

  • Viewable by users with the System: Submit Reports access grant

View or modify each field on the Security tab, as described in Table 8-8. Report Type window Security tab field descriptions.

Note: The report manager (any PPM user with the System: Edit All Reports access grant) has permission to override the security group settings.

Table 8-8. Report Type window Security tab field descriptions

Field Name

Description

Reports can be submitted and viewed by

Select the users who can use this report. Choices include:

  • All users with Report Browsing access (meaning users with the System: Submit Reports access grant)

  • Only users in the allowed Security Groups

The following fields are enabled only if the value for Reports can be submitted and viewed by is set to Only users in the allowed Security Groups.

Users in the allowed security groups can submit, but each report can only be viewed by its creator

Option for the results of the report to be viewable only by its creator.

Restricted Security Groups

Select one or more security groups that are restricted from using this report type.

Allowed Security Groups

Select one or more security groups that are allowed to use this report type.

Always restrict new Security Groups

Option to automatically add any new security groups to the Restricted Security Groups list.

Note: Only security groups that have Edit Report Types AND View Report Types access grant can be shown in Restricted Security Groups field and Allowed Security Groups field.