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The cloud hub

In the cloud hub, you can create, share, and interact with apps. You can also interact with other content such as links and charts.

The cloud hub is divided into four sections:

  • Home
  • Explore
  • Your profile
  • Settings

Home

When you log into the cloud hub, you start in Home. The first time you log into the cloud hub, Home will have a welcome message containing resources for getting started. If you close this message, you can choose to show it again in Settings.

What you see in Home depends on your license. If you have a professional license, Home displays content you created, charts you have added to the hub, and your favorite apps. If you have an analyzer license, Home displays recently added apps, charts you have added to the hub, and your favorite apps.

The Home section of the cloud hub (Professional license)

The Home page of the cloud hub

Explore

In Explore, you can view the apps and spaces to which you have access, as well as other content. By default, Explore displays all apps, charts, and links from the spaces to which you have access. You can select individual spaces from the spaces drop-down to view apps, links, and charts from that space. You can filter the types of content displayed.

You can view apps and other content in either a tile view or list view. You can select what type of content to display. You can also filter content by tag. When filtering content by tag, you will only see the tags that contain at least one app, link, or chart to which you have access.

Apps can be sorted by alphabetically, by creation date, or by modification date. You can filter apps by apps you own or apps others own.

The Explore section of the cloud hub

The Explore section of the cloud hub

Profile

Your profile allows you to view your favorites, your personal collections, and content you have added to the cloud hub in both your Personal space and in shared spaces. You can access your profile by clicking your profile icon. You can create new apps in Your content. You can view your favorites and collections in Favorites. For more information, see Creating apps in the cloud hub.

Apps and other content can be sorted alphabetically, by creation date, or by modification date.

A profile in the cloud hub with the profile icon menu open

The profile icon menu open in the cloud hub

Settings

Settings is available from the profile menu. In Settings, you can:

  • View and edit your personal information
  • View and edit your subscription notifications settings
  • View all the shared and managed spaces to which you belong

Notifications section in Settings

Notifications section of Settings

Authenticating against Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes

You can authenticate your Qlik Sense Desktop client against Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes. To do so, you must generate an authentication link in the hub.

Download and authenticate Qlik Sense Desktop

  1. Open the hub.

  2. Go to Settings, select Personal info.

  3. Under Qlik Sense Desktop, click Download to download Qlik Sense Desktop.

  4. Install Qlik Sense Desktop.
  5. Click Authenticate to add a server authentication link to your Qlik Sense Desktop installation. You can then click on that link in Qlik Sense Desktop to authenticate.

Apps

In the cloud hub, you can create new apps, duplicate existing apps, or upload apps. You can upload apps exported from the cloud hub or other versions of Qlik Sense. You can keep your apps private or you can share them with other cloud hub members. To learn more about Qlik Sense apps, see Creating apps.

Each app in the cloud hub displays the app name, owner, and the modification date. You can view the type of app and tags applied to the app by hovering your cursor over an app. On a touch device, you can view the app type and tags by tapping Arrow Up on the app. You can click on the app to open it. You can click More to view more options for the app including:

  • Viewing app details

    You can view app details by clicking DetailsDetails has four sections:

    • Details provides an overview of app information. It shows the dates of app creation, last modification, and the last reload. Details also shows the tags applied to the app and who can access the app.
    • Reload history displays a log of You can view the reload history for an app from Details.
    • Published copies shows all the managed spaces to which the app has been published.
    • Notifications lets you to subscribe to and manage notifications for certain app events.
  • Editing the app

    You can change the app name, description, tags, and space.

    Editing app details in the cloud hub

  • Duplicating the app

    You can create a copy of the app.

    Duplicating apps in the cloud hub

  • Reloading the app

    You can manually reload the app data.

    Manually reloading app data

  • Scheduling reloads for the app

    You can create a schedule to automate reloading app data.

    Scheduling reloading app data

  • Deleting the app

    You can delete the app from the cloud hub.

    Deleting apps

You can also add QlikView apps to the cloud hub. QlikView apps can only be viewed and have different options than Qlik Sense apps in the cloud hub. For more information, see QlikView in Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes.

Charts

You can add visualizations from apps into the cloud hub. This enables you to closely monitor important visualizations without opening apps.

Monitoring visualizations in cloud hubs

Spaces

Spaces are areas in the cloud hub where apps are stored. Spaces can be personal, shared, or managed.

All users have a personal space where apps they create are stored by default. Personal spaces are private. You can share your personal apps by moving them to a shared space.

Users with a professional license can create shared spaces. Shared spaces are private when first created. Shared spaces allow collaborative development of apps. Spaces also limit access to apps in the space. Access to apps in the space is granted by adding members to the space.

Managed spaces can be created by tenant administrators. Managed spaces are used to provide strictly controlled access to apps that might have sensitive data. Apps are developed in other spaces and then published to the managed space.

You can select spaces to which you have access to from the drop-down in Explore. You can also create new spaces from the spaces drop-down.

For information on navigating spaces, see

For more information, see Working in spaces.

Organizing apps in the cloud hub

You can organize apps using tags, favorites, and collections.

You can add tags to your apps to group them with related apps. Apps can be tagged during creation or by editing the app. You can only tag your own apps or apps in a space in which you have edit permission. Tags are shared in the cloud hub, but you can only view your own tags and tags assigned to apps that have been shared with you.

You can favorite apps, both your own and apps created by other members. To favorite an app, click the star icon on the app.

You can organize your favorite apps into collections. Collections enable you to group both your own apps as well as those of other cloud hub members. Collections are not shared with other cloud hub members. To add an app to a collection, when you favorite an app, click Add to collection.

To view your favorites and collections, click your profile icon, and then select Favorites.

Notifications and subscriptions

You can receive notifications for events in the cloud hub, such as for when new apps are added to a space or when you are added to a space. You can view them by clicking the Notifications icon. You can manage your notification subscriptions for spaces and individual spaces in Settings.

Information note

Groups cannot receive notifications. If you have been added to a space as a part of a group, you cannot receive notifications from that space.