Qlik NPrinting reports in Qlik Sense

Reports can be distributed from Qlik NPrinting to the Qlik Sense hub.

Recipients must be named users who are part of the Active Directory user group in both Qlik Sense and Qlik NPrinting. The reports are private and can only be viewed by the user to whom they are distributed.

Reports can be viewed from the hub by clicking Reports. Report formats include PDF, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PixelPerfect, and HTML.

Note: You cannot currently delete Qlik NPrinting reports from the Qlik Sense hub.
Note: Reports cannot be found with Qlik Sense search.
Note: This functionality is not available in Kubernetes.

Distributing Qlik NPrinting reports to Qlik Sense

You can schedule the distribution of Qlik NPrinting reports to Qlik Sense.

Requirements

To enable and configure the distribution of Qlik NPrinting reports to Qlik Sense, the following is required:

  • Your Qlik NPrinting version is 17.1 or newer.
  • Certificates (client.pfx, server.pfx, and root.cer) have been exported, by your Qlik Sense system administrator, from the Qlik Sense QMC. You have to include a secret key when exporting the certificates.
  • The certificates have been installed, by the Qlik NPrinting administrator, on all computers where the Qlik NPrinting scheduler service is running.
  • A firewall rule has been created allowing inbound connections on port 4243 of the Qlik Sense QRS.

  • To configure report distribution in Qlik NPrinting, you need to be a Qlik NPrinting scheduler service user with Publish tasks authorization. The following information is also required:
    • the central node address for the Qlik Sense server. This is available from the Qlik Sense QMC under Nodes.
Note: See the Qlik NPrinting help for more detailed procedures about installing certificates, and configuring report distribution from Qlik NPrinting to Qlik Sense.

Do the following:

  1. Log into Qlik NPrinting as a user with Publish tasks authorization.
  2. Select Destinations and then select Hub. Add the Qlik Sense hub as destination. You need the central node address for the Qlik Sense server.
  3. Create a Publish task and then specify a Qlik NPrinting app, reports, users, schedule, and the hub as a destination.

Connecting to Qlik Sense apps in Qlik NPrinting

You can create connections from Qlik NPrinting to Qlik Sense apps. You can then use the data to create and design reports in Qlik NPrinting.

Requirements

To enable and create connections from Qlik NPrintingto Qlik Sense apps the following is required:

  • The same certificate requirements apply as those for distributing reports to from Qlik NPrinting to Qlik Sense. However, the certificates have to be installed on all Qlik NPrinting Engine computers.
  • A firewall rule has been created allowing inbound connections on port 4243 of the Qlik Sense QRS.
  • To create a connection to a Qlik Sense app in Qlik NPrinting, you need to be an Qlik NPrinting user with Connections tasks authorization. The following information is also required:
    • the proxy address (full computer name) for the Qlik Sense server.
    • the Qlik Sense app id. This is available from the Qlik Sense QMC under Apps.
    • the Windows domain and user name of the Qlik Sense administrator. This is available from the Qlik Sense QMC under Users.
Note: See the Qlik NPrinting help for more detailed procedures about installing certificates, and configuring connections from Qlik NPrinting to Qlik Sense apps.

Do the following tasks in Qlik NPrinting to create a connection to a Qlik Sense report:

  1. Log into Qlik NPrinting as a user with Connections tasks authorization.
  2. Select the Apps drop-down list, and then select Apps from the list. Click Create App to create a new Qlik NPrinting app.
  3. Select Apps and then select Connections. Click Create Connection, select the app that you just created, and then click Qlik Sense as your Source. You will require the following information to finish creating the connection:
    • the proxy address (full computer name) for the Qlik Sense server.
    • the Qlik Sense app id.
    • the Windows domain and user name of the Qlik Sense administrator.

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