Adding security groups to Reporting services security doesn’t take effect until IIS is restarted


If you grant Reporting services permissions (via http://servername/Reports  | folder properties | security) to Windows security groups, you may find out that people belonging to those groups don’t immediately get the expected access rights.

For performance reasons IIS caches authorization tokens. For more details on how to configure it, see the following KB article:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q152526/

 

Comments (4)

  1. zigzag says:

    So setting these properties will not require a restart of IIS every time you add a new user to a group?

  2. Tudor Trufinescu says:

    That is correct.

    -Tudor

  3. Tom Garth says:

    Is there a similar fix for SSRS 2008 that is not using IIS? I'm having the exact same problem.

    Thanks,