Add permissions to restrict access to individual reports

Notice: An alternate implementation using TracFineGrainedPermissions is discussed in #11049 and effectively does the same thing as this plugin. TracFineGrainedPermissions only work for the report realm in Trac 1.0.2 and later. If you are running Trac 1.0.2 or later, you may want to consider using TracFineGrainedPermissions rather than this plugin.


This plugin can be used to restrict users to see only specific reports. The plugin lets you choose permissions for each report. The users have to have at least one of the permissions to be able to see it on the 'Available Reports' page and to access it directly.

How to choose the permissions or groups needed to view a report:

The first report is not visible:

If a user tries to access the report via changes in the url, then (s)he will get the following message:

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for PrivateReportsPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out PrivateReportsPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


General instructions on installing Trac plugins can be found on the TracPlugins page.

The component rule for activating the plugin is:

privatereports.* = enabled

This is only needed if activating the plugin by editing trac.ini rather than from the Plugins administration page.

Add PrivateReportsPolicy to the list of permission_policies. Generally it should be the first entry in the list.

permission_policies = PrivateReportsPolicy,
    DefaultPermissionPolicy, LegacyAttachmentPolicy

Recent Changes

18179 by Cinc-th on 2021-04-10 08:05:12
PrivateReportsPlugin: prepare further development.
18178 by Cinc-th on 2021-04-10 08:03:02
Version 1.3.0 with support for Trac 1.4 and Trac 1.6. Other version may also still work because only Jinja2 template was added.
18177 by Cinc-th on 2021-04-10 07:58:06
PrivateReportsPlugin: added Jinja2 template. Bumped version to 1.3.0. Added classifiers to


Author: mhenke
Maintainer: Ryan J Ollos
Contributors: rjollos

Last modified 3 years ago Last modified on Apr 25, 2018, 12:48:46 AM

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