Install the Qlik REST Connector for QlikView

The Qlik REST Connector must be installed manually for QlikView. For Qlik Sense, the Qlik REST Connector is installed automatically and does not require separate installation. The connector can be excluded from the Qlik Sense installation if necessary.

Excluding the Qlik REST Connector from Qlik Sense installation.

Warning: If any version of the Qlik REST Connector is installed on the system, it must be uninstalled before the current version can be installed.
Note: If you intend to use the REST Connector with QlikView on a system with Qlik Sense Desktop, you install it with the QlikRestConnector_setup.exe after you have installed Qlik Sense Desktop.

System requirements

Version 1.3 of the Qlik REST Connector runs only on systems with 64-bit processors. It can be installed on any 64-bit system that runs QlikView. Those systems include:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mircrosoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10

Version 1.3 of the Qlik REST Connector also requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later version.

The Qlik REST Connector runs with QlikView and is designed to work with the same web browsers as QlikView.

Installing the connector

Do the following:

  1. Download the QlikRestConnector_setup.exe file from the Qlik download site.

    Note: The Qlik REST Connector is obtained from Log on with a registered customer or partner account and select Support. On the Qlik Support page, select Customer Downloads and then select the Connector tab.
  2. Run the QlikRestConnector_setup.exe.

    The Qlik REST Connector installation wizard sets up the installation environment and completes the installation.

    The connector is then available from QlikView with the name Qlik REST Connector.

  3. Start QlikView.

When you open the Edit Script dialog in QlikView, the REST Connector is available as a connector.

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