SetUnattendedExecutionAccount Method (WMI MSReportServer_ConfigurationSetting)

Specifies the account used to execute reports unattended.


Public Sub SetUnattendedExecutionAccount(UserName as String, _
    Password as String, ByRef HRESULT as Int32)
public void SetUnattendedExecutionAccount (string UserName, 
    string Password, out Int32 HRESULT);


  • UserName
    A Windows account to be used for unattended executions.

  • Password
    The password for the specified account.

    [out] Value indicating whether the call succeeded or failed.

Return Value

Returns an HRESULT indicating success or failure of the method call. A value of 0 indicates that the method call was successful. A non-zero value indicates that an error has occurred.


The SetUnattendedExecutionAccount method does not verify whether the report server can log in as the specified user.

It is not possible to use the SetUnattendedExecutionAccount method to run unattended executions in the context of the report server Windows service.


Namespace: root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ReportServer\RS_<EncodedInstanceName>\v10\Admin

Platform: Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Vista; Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 1 (SP1); or Windows 2000 (all versions)