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Connecting QlikView Server to a Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS deployment

Before you can publish QlikView documents or links, you must first connect your QlikView Server installation to a Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS deployment.

Prerequisites

To publish QlikView documents or a links to a QlikView document, you must have:

  • A version of QlikView Server April 2020 or later.
  • A valid Publisher license.
  • A configured Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS cloud installation.
Note: To access QlikView documents from a published link on the cloud hub, the user will need to be able to access the QlikView server the link was distributed from.

Connecting QlikView Server to a Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud deployment

Do the following:

  1. In the QlikView Management Console, go to the System tab, open the Setup section, then select the Cloud Deployments folder.
  2. Select the Plus icon Add button to create a new cloud deployment connection.
  3. In the Service URL field, enter the first part of the cloud tenant URL, for example <tenant_name>.<region>.qlikcloud.com/.
    Select Apply to create the connection. Under Cloud Deployments you will see connection you just created.
  4. Select the connection, then select the General tab.

    1. In the Deployment name field, enter a name for the cloud deployment.
    2. In the API endpoint field, enter the URL to the Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud deployment that you want to publish to.
    3. Select a web server from the Web Sever drop-down menu.
    4. Under Distribution Settings, you can disable the distribution of links, documents, or both.
  5. In the Issuer configuration section, click Generate configuration to generate the local bearer token.

    • To connect to a Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS deployment, select Qlik Cloud Services format.
  6. Copy and save the local bearer token to a preferred location. You will need to add it to the Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud deployment to complete the connection with your QlikView Server deployment.
    Adding the bearer token to the Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud hub
  7. Select Apply to confirm the configuration.

Adding the bearer token to the Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud hub

To create a secure connection between your QlikView Server and your Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud hub, the QlikView Distribution Service (QDS) generates a bearer token that you add to your Qlik Sense Enterprise deployment. The bearer token has a signed key that is used in all API calls between the cloud hub and the QlikView Server.

For Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS

To add your bearer token on Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS:

  1. In the Management console, go to Identity provider, then Create new.

  2. From the drop-down menu, select Multi-cloud.

  3. Add a description for this identity provider.

  4. In the Local bearer token section, paste the bearer token that you generated in the QlikView Management Console.

  5. Click Create to complete the identity provider setup.

Note: If you are setting up your Qlik Sense Enterprise cloud hub tenant for the first time, see Setup with a local bearer token.

Once the connection between the QlikView Server and Qlik Sense cloud deployments is complete, you can create tasks to distribute QlikView documents or links to the connected cloud deployments.

Publish a QlikView document in a Qlik Sense cloud hub

Publish a link to a QlikView document in a Qlik Sense cloud hub

Once the connection between the QlikView Server and Qlik Sense cloud deployments is complete, you can create tasks to distribute QlikView documents or links to the connected cloud deployments.

Publish a QlikView document in a Qlik Sense cloud hub

Publish a link to a QlikView document in a Qlik Sense cloud hub