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On the General tab, the settings of the current QlikView Server (QVS) cluster can be managed.



The name of the QlikView Server cluster. To edit the name, enter a name in this text box.

Serial Number

Presents the serial number of the QlikView Server software license.


To set up a QlikView Server cluster, enter the control number for the QlikView Server software license in this text box.


To add a cluster node entry, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane, and configure the following new text boxes:

  • URL
  • Enter the path to the second QlikView Server in this text box.



  • Link Machine Name
  • If the QlikView Server cluster is not exposed externally with the same name as is used internally, an external name must be entered in this text box. This is to enable QlikView documents in the Microsoft Internet Explorer plugin. To mimic the behavior of version 8.5, it is possible to enter (FromRequest) (including the parenthesis) in this text box. The name exposed externally will then be the same as the URL that the client uses to connect to the QlikView AccessPoint, that is, the setting is taken from the request coming from the client.

    Note: If this text box is left empty, the name exposed for the clients will be the computer name of the QlikView Server.


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