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Start engine


Qlik Sense performs the following procedure:

  1. The Qlik Sense Engine Service (QES) sets the current execution mode (that is, server or desktop).
  2. The QES parses the command line arguments.
  3. The QES configures the logging.
  4. The QES detects the operating system and version.
  5. The QES initializes the collate and memory structures.
  6. The QES sets the termination handlers, starts the internal threads, and checks the license.


In case of success, log entries are written in the following files throughout the procedure:

  • <MachineName>_Service_Engine.txt


Registration failure

Registration failure error
Description Command=Start engine;Result=-1;ResultText=Error:Server crash
Message Server crashed on registration

Proceed as follows:

  1. Check that the default \App folder exists.
  2. Check the status of the network controller.
  3. Check the status of the network port.

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