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Export Web Based Reports from SAM 6.1

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Created by Riggs Clough, last modified by Kevin.Swinson on Dec 13, 2017

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Updated: July 14, 2016


This article overviews how to Export Web based reports in 6.1/6.1.1 (where the Import/Export button is not available).



  • SAM version 6.1
  • SAM version 6.1.1


To Export:

  1. Open Database Manager or SQL Management Studio.
  2. Connect to Orion server.
  3. Select report which you need to export. For example: SELECT definition from [dbo].[ReportDefinitions] where reportid=129.
  4. Copy text from the "definition" column, to the clipboard (Ctrl + C).
  5. Open a notepad and paste the contents into that.
  6. Save this as a .xml file, make sure to also select UTF-8 encoding.


To Import:

  1. Open the following URL (replace the host-name with your Orion server Web Console name): http://host-name/Orion/Reports/import.aspx
  2. Select the file you exported.
  3. Click Import.



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