Authorization

On the Authorization tab, the user and group access to the current document can be managed. Only specified users are allowed to access the current document, utilizing the QlikView Server (QVS) Document Metadata Service (DMS) authorization.

Security

Note: This tab is only available if DMS Authorization was selected as the authorization method for this QVS.

Users Authorized to Access Document

To create an entry for managing the access of the current document, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane. Configure the following fields:

Access

To configure when the current document is to be available, open the Access dialog by clicking on the Edit icon, , and perform the configuration for one of the following options:

  • Always, meaning that the current document will always be available.
  • Restricted, meaning that the current document will be available as configured:
  • Week Days

    Choose the day(s) of the week for the document to be available, by ticking one of the following check boxes:

    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
    • Sunday
    Note: If no day was chosen, the document will never be available.

    From

    The document will be available from when the specified time is reached. To edit this parameter, enter the preferred value, in the format hh:mm, in this text box.

    Example: 09:00.

    Until

    The document will be available until the specified time is reached. To edit this parameter, enter the preferred value, in the format hh:mm, in this text box.

    Default value: 23:59.

User Type

To configure the access of the current document, do the following:

To manage the authorization of users and groups, select one of the following drop-down list options:

All Users, meaning that all users are authorized (that is, anonymous access to the file is allowed).

Note: The IQVS account controls file access when anonymous access is allowed. This means that the IQVS account has to be provided with the correct file access. The account is by default created as a local account in the QlikView installation. In a clustered environment, the IQVS account must be created as a domain account, so that all nodes can access it.

Anonymous Account

All Authenticated Users, meaning that any authenticated user is authorized.

Named Users, meaning that users that should be authorized are manually added, by searching for users and groups in a domain or on a computer (the names are resolved by the Directory Service Connector).

Users and Groups

Note: This option is only available if Named Users was selected.

To manage users and groups, click on the Manage Users dialog icon, Add users icon.

  • Default Scope
  • Select the directory to be searched, in the drop-down list.

  • Search for Users and Groups
  • Enter the desired search term(s) in this text box, to find a user or a group, and click on the Search icon, .

    User Management Search Functions

  • Search Result
  • This box presents the result of the search, using the desired criteria.

  • Add >
  • To add a user or a group, click on it in the Search Result box and click on this button. Several items can be added at the same time.

  • Selected Users
  • This box presents the selected users and groups.

  • < Delete
  • To deselect a user or a group, click on it in the Selected Users box and click on this button. Several items can be deselected at the same time.

  • << Delete All
  • To deselect all of the users and groups from the Selected Users box, click on this button.

  • Manual Input of User Names
  • This field is used for manual input of user names that do not exist in the specified directory. If the entered user name exists in a directory in the Default Scope drop-down list, the user is listed in the Selected Users box the next time the dialog is launched.

Delete

To entirely remove a configured entry from the list, click on the Delete icon,.

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