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PDF file only shows a screenshot of the Web console login page

Updated May 10th, 2017


This article addresses the issue where the PDF file from a scheduled report does not contain any data except for a screenshot of the Web console login page.


The following error message also appears in the OrionWeb.log file which can be found at C:\ProgramData\Solarwinds\Logs\Orion:

ERROR Solarwinds.Orion.Web.DAL.AccountProfileDAL - Attempted to retrieve properties for nonexistent user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM


NPM 11.5.3


  1. From the Orion server, go to IIS Manager > Solarwinds NetPerfMon > Authentication.

  1. On Authentication, make sure that the following are set to Enabled:
    • Anonymous Authentication
    • Forms Authentication
    • Windows Authentication

  1. Still, on the Orion server, Open Internet Explorer and navigate to Internet Options > Security tab.
  2. Highlight Trusted Sites and click Custom Level.

  1. Under User Authentication, select Automatic logon with current username and password.

  1. Still on Internet Options > Advanced tab.
  2. Under the Security section, deselect Enable Integrated Windows Authentication.

  1. Log in to the Web console and generate the report. 


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