UI: Top-level navigation bar
The highest level of navigation in Qlik Catalog is the global navigation bar at the top of every screen. This menu accesses administrative tasks for all users.
My Cart dropdown displays cart contents.
Users select and add objects (datasets, sources, entities, QVD entities) to My Cart and then check out to actionable targets.
Take Action dropdown displays available actions. Configurable actions will differ across environments:
- Create Dataset
- Add to Dataset
- Publish to Qlik Sense
- Publish to Power BI
Global Search returns search results for objects, properties, and values across the application (all grids and functional modules).
Users with Administrator roles have access to Admin functionality which includes Maintenance Services, Application Logs, Import/Export Metadata, Active Directory synchronization, Data Meter usage, Table Meter usage, Database Driver registration, System Settings, and Qlik Sense.
Select Support dropdown link to select either Help, API Documentation, or About.
Select Help to access Qlik Catalog webhelp at help.qlik.com
Qlik Catalog webhelp includes online help covering the following areas:
- Introduction to Qlik Catalog, Discover, Source, Prepare, Publish, Security, Catalog, and Administration
- Data Source Properties
- Prepare User Defined Functions Table
Select API Documentation to access details about Qlik Catalog’s RESTful APIs. API documentation opens in a separate browser tab.
Select the third Support option About to display information:
- About Qlik Catalog
- Settings for this instance of Qlik Catalog,
- License and registration information.[this tab will only be visible and accessible for SuperUsers]
About this instance of Qlik Catalog
- Product Name
- Schema Version
Settings: Technical parameters required to configure Qlik Catalog
DB Properties: jdbc.driver, jdbc url
Loading dock:loadingdock.uri, loadingdock.base
Archive: archive.uri, archive.base
Receiving: receiving.uri, receiving.base
Shipping: shippingdock.uri, shippingdock.base
Interactive Query: interactive.uri
Hadoop Configuration: hadoop.conf.files, Hadoop.lib.jars
Kerberos Authentication: isKerberosAuthEnabled, java.security.krb5.realm, java.security.krb5.kdc
Global Parameters: enable.profiling, enable.validation, enable.archiving
License: License and registration tab
- License Key: Select Register to enter License Key
- License Expiry: Valid licenses will display expiration