Activating the license

The first time you start the QMC, the Site license properties page is displayed. All fields are empty and you must enter the license information. Entering the license information makes you the root administrator (RootAdmin) for the Qlik Sense site.

You can license Qlik Sense Enterprise using a serial and control number or a signed key. You must use a license with a signed key if you are licensing analyzer capacity access.

Note: After changing to a license with a signed key, you cannot return to using the old serial and control number license model.

Do the following:

  1. If licensing Qlik Sense using a control and serial number, fill out the mandatory fields.

    1. Enter the following:
    2. The property group Site license contains properties related to the license for the Qlik Sense system. All fields are mandatory and must not be empty.

      Property name Description
      Owner name The user name of the Qlik Sense product owner.
      Owner organization The name of the organization that the Qlik Sense product owner is a member of.
      Serial number The serial number assigned to the Qlik Sense software.
      Control number The control number assigned to the Qlik Sense software.
      LEF access The License Enabler File (LEF) assigned to the Qlik Sense software.
    3. Expand LEF access and click Get LEF and preview the license to download a LEF file from the Qlik Sense LEF server. Alternatively, copy the LEF information from a LEF file and paste it in the text field.

      LEF was successfully retrieved is displayed.

      Note: Failed to get LEF from server is displayed if the serial number or control number is incorrect.
  2. If licensing Qlik Sense using a signed key, enter the signed key in the dedicated field.
  3. Click Apply in the action bar to apply and save your changes.

    Successfully licensed is displayed.

  4. Click Close.

You have now activated the license. Next you need to allocate professional access or user access to yourself.

Note: You give users access to Qlik Sense by managing the access types: professional or analyzer access (user-based license) or user access or login access (token-based license), according to which consumption model you prefer for accessing Qlik Sense.

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