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Executing non-SELECT statements

You can execute load scripts that do not start with an SQL SELECT statement, for example UPDATE, INSERT, EXEC, and WITH ... AS with the connectors in the Qlik ODBC Connector Package. This option needs to be enabled.

Enabling non-SELECT queries on Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows and QlikView

To modify or load data by executing scripts that contain non-SELECT statements, the system administrator must first change the allow-nonselect-queries setting in the configuration file QvOdbcConnectorPackage.exe.config from false to true. The QvOdbcConnectorPackage.exe.config file is located in the following locations for installations of Qlik Sense and QlikView:

Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows: ...\Common Files\Qlik\Custom Data\QvOdbcConnectorPackage

QlikView: ...\Common Files\QlikTech\Custom Data\QvOdbcConnectorPackage

Setting allow-nonselect-queries to true allows you to load data using WITH ... AS or EXEC stored procedures.


SQL WITH app_owner AS (SELECT "ID","Owner_ID" FROM public."Apps") SELECT "Owner_ID", COUNT("ID") as "AppCount" FROM "app_owner" GROUP BY "app_owner"."Owner_ID";

Executing statements that do not return data

If you want to execute a query that contains statements such as UPDATE or INSERT, that do not return data, you can use an !EXECUTE_NON_SELECT_QUERY keyword at the end of the query. In this occasion the connector will execute the statement and then return an empty __skip_loading (string __empty_field) table instead.