System requirements for Qlik NPrinting Engine

These Qlik NPrinting Engine requirements are for configurations where each Qlik NPrinting component is installed on a different computer.

If you install more than one component (for example, the server and the engine) on the same computer, the minimum hardware requirements increase.

Qlik NPrinting Engine can be installed on both physical and virtual machines. In both configurations, virtualized applications are not supported. For example, the Qlik NPrinting Engine will not work if it is installed on a different computer from QlikView Desktop, and it is distributed as a virtualized application.

By default, only one Qlik NPrinting Engine is available for each Qlik NPrinting Server license. If you want to add additional engines to your Qlik NPrinting environment, you need to purchase them.

System requirements
Component Required
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 is currently supported only if connections to Qlik Sense are not required.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Only 64-bit architecture is supported.

Processors (CPUs) Multi-core x64 compatible processors with a minimum of two cores

2 GB is required for each core with the minimum of 4 GB of RAMĀ in total.

QlikView Desktop must have enough memory to manage the QlikView documents that you use as reporting data sources. Note that if you create MultiDoc reports, all QlikView documents used as data sources will be opened at the same time. A MultiDoc report is a report with data from many QlikView documents.

Disk space 300 MB minimum required to install.
Storage Only Windows, local or shared, storage is supported.
QlikView Desktop
  • QlikView Desktop 11.20 SR15 or higher and 12.00 SR5 are supported.
  • QlikView Desktop 12.10 SR1 or higher is supported starting from Qlik NPrinting 17.2.2 and includes On-Demand reports.
  • QlikView Desktop November 2017 or higher is supported for use with Qlik NPrinting 17.3.1 or later.
  • QlikView Desktop Personal Edition is not supported.

QlikView Desktop is required on the Qlik NPrinting Engine computer. QlikView Server and QlikView Desktop must be the exact same version, including the release number.

QlikView Desktop must be installed locally on the same physical or virtual computer as the Qlik NPrinting Engine.

QlikView Desktop is not required if you are only connecting to Qlik Sense apps.

Server clocks

Clocks of Qlik NPrinting Server and Qlik NPrinting Engine Windows servers must be synchronized within a tolerance of 2 seconds.

A Windows server synchronizes its clock with the domain controller one, so, if Qlik NPrinting Server and Qlik NPrinting Engine are in the same domain, this should assure clocks synchronization. We suggest not to manually remove this option.

If you install Qlik NPrinting Server and Qlik NPrinting Engine on Windows servers of different domains you must be sure that clocks are synchronized within a tolerance of 2 seconds.

Platform security TLS 1.2 must be enabled.

Additional software installed

The following software is installed during the Qlik NPrinting Engine setup, unless it is already installed and it must not be removed:

  • PDF X-CHANGE 5.0.269
  • .NET framework: 4.6.2 or higher.

    .NET framework version 4.6.2 is installed when you install Qlik NPrinting Server, Qlik NPrinting Engine, or Qlik NPrinting Designer. The installation of .NET framework version 4.6.2 requires an active internet connection. If .NET framework version 4.6.2 or later is not already installed on a computer without an internet connection, the installation will fail. You must install the .NET framework version 4.6.2 or later on computers without and internet connection before you install Qlik NPrinting Server, Qlik NPrinting Engine, or Qlik NPrinting Designer.If an internet connection is not available on a computer with .NET framework version 4.6.2 or later already installed, the installer will skip this part of the installation.