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Blank screen when running a Real Time Trend in SMS Webclient

Goals and Symptoms

When viewing a real time trend in the SMS Webclient (SMSWeb), the user gets a blank white screen on the web page.

Facts and Changes

Real Time Trends

Causes and Fixes


The blank screen may be caused by the server name containing a special character, either an underscore, dashes, or etc...
Example: "http://



Access the webclient using the IP Address from any remote PC or "
localhost" if on the server.
Example: "http://localhost/PowerlogicWEB/"

Correct the Server Name

1. To change a server name, the user will need to uninstall SMS, rename the server and then reinstall SMS.
2. If the user wants to rename the server without a reinstall, please be aware that multiple steps must be taken and the user should contact Technical Support at 615-287-3400.

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