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  • Server/Publisher

    Version 11.2 for Microsoft Windows

    First Edition, Lund, Sweden, October 2012

    Authored by QlikTech International AB

  • Copyright1994-2012QlikTechInternationalAB,Sweden.Underinternationalcopyrightlaws,neitherthedocumentationnorthesoftwaremaybecopied,photocopied,reproduced,translatedorreducedtoanyelectronicmediumormachine-readableform,inwholeorinpart,withoutthepriorwrittenpermissionofQlikTechInternationalAB,exceptinthemannerdescribedinthesoftwareagreement.QlikTechandQlikViewareregisteredtrademarksofQlikTechInternationalAB.ActiveDirectory,Excel,InternetExplorer,Microsoft,.NET,SharePoint,SQLServer,VisualStudio,Windows,Windows7,Windows2000,WindowsNT,WindowsServer,WindowsVista,andWindowsXParetrademarksofMicrosoftCorporationintheUnitedStates,othercountries,orboth.CASiteMinderisaregisteredtrademarkofComputerAssociates.ChromeisatrademarkofGoogleInc.FirefoxisaregisteredtrademarkoftheMozillaFoundation.IBMisatrademarkofInternationalBusinessMachinesCorporation,registeredinmanyjurisdictionsworldwide.IntelandCoreDuoaretrademarksofIntelCorporationintheU.S.and/orothercountries.NetWeaverandSAParetrademarksorregisteredtrademarksofSAPAGinGermanyandinseveralothercountries.NovellisaregisteredtrademarkofNovell,Inc.,intheUnitedStatesandothercountries.OracleisaregisteredtrademarkofOracleand/oritsaffiliates.SafariisatrademarkofAppleInc.,registeredintheU.S.andothercountries.Salesforce.comisatrademarkorregisteredtrademarkofSalesforce.com,Inc.WikipediaisaregisteredtrademarkoftheWikimediaFoundation.Othertrademarksarethepropertyoftheirrespectiveownersandareherebyacknowledged.

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  • Contents

    Contents

    Part 1 Introduction 71 Overview 91.1QlikView 91.2QlikTechSupportServices 91.3Conventions 91.4AboutthisDocument 10

    2 Whats New in QlikView 11 Server? 113 System Requirements 173.1QlikViewServer 173.2QlikViewPublisher 18

    Part 2 Installation 194 Upgrading QlikView 214.1UpgradeConsiderations 214.2UpgradeProcedure 214.3Multi-machinePreparation 22

    5 Installing QlikView Server 255.1LoggingtheInstallation 265.2ObtainingtheMSIpackage 265.3CompletingtheInstallation 26

    6 Building a Farm 296.1Planning 296.2Root/FirstInstall 306.3AddingServicesonOtherMachines 306.4Clustering 30

    Part 3 Architecture 337 Roles 357.1QlikViewwithPublisher 357.2QlikViewwithoutPublisher 367.3QlikViewServer 377.4WebServer 387.5DirectoryServiceConnector 397.6ManagementService 407.7DistributionService 417.8ReloadEngine 41

    8 Logging 438.1LoggingfromQlikViewServer 438.2SessionLog 438.3PerformanceLog 458.4EventLog 468.5End-userAuditLog 478.6ManagerAuditLog 48

    9 Documents, Data, and Tasks 519.1UserDocuments 51

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    9.2SourceData 529.3SourceDocuments 529.4Tasks 52

    10 Service by Service 5510.1QlikViewServer 5510.2QlikViewDistributionService 5810.3QlikViewPublisherRepository 6010.4ConfigurationFiles 6110.5WebServer 6310.6DirectoryServiceConnector 6610.7QlikViewManagementService 67

    Part 4 Security 6911 Security Overview 7112 Protection of the Platform 7312.1Functionality 7312.2SpecialAccounts 7312.3Communication 73

    13 Authentication 7513.1AuthenticationwhenUsingQlikViewServerinaWindowsUserEnvironment 7513.2AuthenticationwithaQlikViewServerUsinganExistingSingleSign-onSoftwarePackage 7613.3AuthenticationUsingneitherIWAnorSingleSign-onSoftware 7713.4QlikViewServerAuthenticationUsingCustomUsers 78

    14 Authorization 8114.1DocumentLevelAuthorization 8114.2DataLevelAuthorization 81

    Part 5 Licensing 8315 Client Access Licenses 8515.1CALTypes 8515.2Identification 8615.3DocumentCALRestrictions 8615.4CombiningDifferentCALs 8615.5LicenseLease 8715.6ClusterLicensing 8715.7ColdStandbyServers 87

    16 Editions of QlikView Server 8916.1Editions 8916.2FeaturesandLimitations 91

    Part 6 Appendix 9317 Silent Installation 9517.1Settings 9617.2Dialogs 9617.3AdditionalDialogs 10017.4MST 10117.5AdditionalInformation 102

    18 Clustering QlikView Servers 10318.1WhyClusterQlikViewServers? 103

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    18.2RequirementsforClusteredQlikViewDeployment 10418.3BuildingandInstallingaQlikViewCluster 106

    19 Clustering QlikView Publisher 11119.1Introduction 11119.2WhyClusterQlikViewPublisher? 11319.3RequirementsforaClusteredQlikViewPublisherDeployment 11319.4Security 11519.5ConfiguringQlikViewPublisherClustering 11719.6Troubleshooting 120

    20 OEM 12120.1General 12120.2DetailedFunctionDescription 121

    21 DSP Interface 12321.1DirectoryServiceProvider 123

    22 SNMP 12522.1MIBFile 126

    23 Deploying MSI Packages with Group Policies 12923.1General 12923.2DeployingtheMSIPackage 12923.3Step-by-stepGuide 130

    24 Certificate Trust 13524.1Architecture 13524.2Requirements 13624.3Installation 13724.4UsingMicrosoftManagementConsole 140

    25 QlikView Server Extensions 14325.1AddingExtensionstoQlikViewServer 143

    26 Configuring Microsoft IIS for Custom Users 14527 Triggering EDX Enabled Tasks 149

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  • Part 1 Introduction

    Part1Introduction

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  • 1 Overview

    1 OverviewThisdocumentdescribesQlikViewServerandcontainsinformationoninstallation,architecture,security,andlicensing.Thedocumentalsoincludesanumberofappendixesthatprovideadditionalin-depthinformation.

    1.1 QlikViewQlikView ServerQlikViewServerisaplatformforhostingandsharingQlikViewinformationoveranintranetortheInternet.QlikViewServerconnectsusers,clienttypes,documents,andobjectswithinasecureenvironment.

    QlikView PublisherQlikViewPublishermanagescontent,access,anddistribution.Byreducingdata,eachusercanbepresentedwithtailoredinformation.TheQlikViewPublisherserviceanduserinterfacearefullyintegratedintoQlikViewServerandQlikViewManagementConsole(QMC).

    1.2 QlikTech Support ServicesContactQlikTechifproductsupport,additionaltraining,orconsultationconcerningapplicationdevelopmentisneeded.ConsulttheQlikTechhomepageforcurrentinformationonhowtogetintouchwiththesupportservices:http://www.qlikview.comQlikTechInternationalheadquarters:

    QlikTech International150 N. Radnor Chester RoadSuite E220Radnor, PA 19087USA

    Phone: +1 (888)-828-9768Fax: 610-975-5987

    Forotherlocations,visittheQlikTechhomepage(seeabove).

    1.3 ConventionsStyle CodingMenucommandsanddialogoptionsarewritteninbold.Filenames,paths,andsamplecodearewritteninCourier.

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    http://www.qlikview.com/

  • 1 Overview

    Environment VariablesThepathsdescribedinthisdocumentuseenvironmentvariables.ThevariablesandtheequivalentpathsinWindowsVista,Windows7,andWindowsXParepresentedbelow.

    Environment Variable

    Windows Vista/Windows 7 Windows XP

    %ProgramData% C:\ProgramData C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data

    %ProgramFiles% C:\Program Files C:\Program Files

    %UserProfile% C:\Users\[username] C:\Documents and Settings\[username]

    1.4 About this DocumentThisdocumentdescribesQlikViewServerandQlikViewPublisherversion11.2.Thecontentsofthesoftwareaswellasthedocumentmaychangewithoutpriornotice.

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  • 2 Whats New in QlikView 11 Server?

    2 Whats New in QlikView 11 Server?ThischapterdescribesthefunctionalitythathasbeenaddedorimprovedinQlikView11Server.

    Context Sensitive HelpContextsensitivehelphasbeenaddedinQlikViewManagementConsole(QMC).

    LDAPsConfigurableLDAPDSPforLDAPs(LDAPviaSSL)supporthasbeenadded.

    Audit Logging by DocumentInsomecases,itisrequiredtogenerateauserauditlog,sothateveryqueryisregisteredanditispossibletoseewhodidwhatretroactively.QlikView10Servercandothis;however,theswitchisfortheentireservereitheralldocumentsareloggedornodocumentislogged.Inaddition,ifthereisalargenumberofselectionsinalistbox,noteveryselectionislogged.InQlikView11Server,thisloggingcanbedoneperindividualdocument.Inaddition,loggingofeveryselectioncanbeenabled.

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  • 2 Whats New in QlikView 11 Server?

    Enable/Disable Document Download, Exporting, and Printing per Document and UserInmanysituations,thesystemmanagerwantstopreventanyharddatacomingoutofQlikViewServer.Inthesesituations,downloadsofthe.qvwfile,printing,andexportingarenotallowed;onlytheinteractivesessionwithQlikViewServerispermitted.InQlikView10Server,thisfunctionalityisavailableatthedocumentlevelonlyfordownloading.InQlikView11Server,thishasbeenimprovedsothatthefunctionalityisavailableonaperuserlevelaswellasthecapabilitytoenableanddisableexportingandprintingonaperdocumentanduserlevel.

    Supporting Task for .qvd CreationThecreationof.qvdfilescanbeaddedasaSupportingTask.

    Note!Thisisnotareplacementforcreating.qvdfilesusinga.qvw.SeetheQMConlinehelpformoreinformation.

    Distribution to Email within a .qvw DocumentA.qvwfilecanbedistributedtoemailrecipientsdefinedinafieldinthedocument.

    Alert Email to Document AdministratorsAlertemailscanbesenttodocumentadministrators.

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  • 2 Whats New in QlikView 11 Server?

    License TrackingTheuseoflicenseshasbeenaddedtotheQlikViewEventServerlogs.Thefollowingeventsarenowlogged(whenusinglowverbositylogging):

    l PGO,Recreating[filename]frombackupl PGO,Recreatingcorruptfile[filename]l PGO,Creatingfile[filename]l License,Licenseleasedtouser[username]onmachine[machine

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