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Upgrading the Qlik Web Connectors

Follow these instructions to upgrade your Qlik Web Connectors version.

Upgrading your version

You can upgrade the Qlik Web Connectors while keeping all of your connector settings and any data that the connectors have cached. Upgrading involves two steps: 

  1. Backing up the current version of Qlik Web Connectors.
  2. Installing a new version of Qlik Web Connectors.

Backing up the previous version

Do the following:

  1. Stop the Qlik Web Connectors.

    If you are running Qlik Web Connectors as a service, open the Computer Management application, select Services, right click on the Qlik Web Connectors service and select Stop.

  2. Create a backup of your Qlik Web Connectors folder by zipping the folder and storing it in a safe location on the machine.

Installing the new version

Do the following:

  1. Download the latest version of file from Product Downloads.

    For more information, see Install connectors separately.

  2. Unzip the file and copy the contents of the unzipped folder into the Qlik Web Connectors folder over the over the existing contents.

    Tip noteThe old deploy.config and login.xml files contain login information. You can either copy the login information from the old files to the new files, or you can copy any new elements from the new files into the old files. Whichever method you choose, the deploy.config and login.xml files should contain your login information and any new elements from the updated version.
  3. Merge the old and new deploy.config and login.xml files.

  4. Copy the contents of the backed-up version of App_Data and paste it into your new App_Data folder.

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