Reporting Services – Troubleshooting NT Authority\Network Service access denied

Description: If the following message is received in MarketingPilot when running the report:

The permissions granted to user ‘NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE’ are insufficient for performing this operation. (rsAccessDenied)

Or in Reporting Services:


Check the following:

On the report server open the report manager:  http://localhost/reports

Once you open the report manager you need to add browser rights to the Users group:

  • Click on the Properties tab
  • Click New Role Assignment
  • Type in “Users” to the Group or user name field
  • Select Browser under Roles
  • Click OK

RS Role Assignment

You should end up with at least the following two Security Roles and you should be able to run the report successfully.

RS Role View


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