General

On the General tab, the host name, port number, level of logging, Directory Service Connector (DSC), and source folder settings of the QlikView Distribution Service (QDS) can be managed.

Cluster

Name

The name of the QlikView Distribution Service (QDS) cluster. To edit the name, enter a name in this text box.

Add

To add an additional QDS node, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane, and configure the following new text box:

  • URL
  • Enter the path to the QDS in this text box.

    Example:  

    http://<mycomputer>:4720/qtxs.asmx

Delete

To entirely remove a configured entry from the list, click on the Delete icon,.

Settings for QDS

Directory Service Connector

Select the DSC to connect to in the drop-down list.

Application Data Folder

The path to the folder in which the data for the QDS is stored. If the QDS is part of a cluster, this path must be changed. The default location after installation may differ depending on the operating system.

Default value: C:\ProgramData\QlikTech\DistributionService.

To select a folder, enter the valid and absolute path in this text box, or click on the Browse icon, , and choose the folder in the Choose Folder dialog.

Logging Level

The log level of the service. Select one of the following options:

  • No Logging
  • Normal Logging
  • Debug Logging
備註: The debug logging level might cause heavy load on the system.

Security

To enable the setting to use secure socket layer communication for the QDS, tick the Use SSL for Distribution Service Communication check box.

Source Folders

備註: The root folder for the user documents in the QlikView Server (QVS) and the source folder for the source documents in the QlikView Distribution Service (QDS) should never use the same folder path.

Disable Task Triggers for Document Administrators

To deny all QlikView Publisher (QVP) Document Administrators to activate any triggers, when creating or editing tasks and triggers, tick this check box. To allow all document administrators to activate any triggers, when creating or editing tasks and triggers, untick this check box.

QlikView Publisher Document Administrators

Add

Source Documents are documents that contain data that is to be made accessible to end-users in the form of distributed User Documents. Source Folders are folders in which the Source Documents reside, and the paths and access rights to them can be configured.

To add an additional source folder entry, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane, and configure the following new text boxes:

  • Path
  • To select a folder, enter the valid and absolute path in this text box, or click on the Browse icon, , and choose the folder in the Choose Folder dialog.

    The default location after installation may differ depending on the operating system.

    Default value: C:\ProgramData\QlikTech\SourceDocuments.

  • Users and Groups
  • To give QlikView Publisher (QVP) Document Administrators access to the specifically defined source folder(s), add or remove users, as follows:

    QlikView Publisher Document Administrators

    To manage users and groups, click on the Manage Users dialog icon, Add users icon.

    • Default Scope
    • Select the directory to be searched, in the drop-down list.

    • Search for Users and Groups
    • Enter the desired search term(s) in this text box, to find a user or a group, and click on the Search icon, .

      User Management Search Functions

    • Search Result
    • This box presents the result of the search, using the desired criteria.

    • Add >
    • To add a user or a group, click on it in the Search Result box and click on this button. Several items can be added at the same time.

    • Selected Users
    • This box presents the selected users and groups.

    • < Delete
    • To deselect a user or a group, click on it in the Selected Users box and click on this button. Several items can be deselected at the same time.

    • << Delete All
    • To deselect all of the users and groups from the Selected Users box, click on this button.

  • Alert E-mail
  • To send alert e-mails to the configured document administrator(s), tick this check box.

Delete

To entirely remove a configured entry from the list, click on the Delete icon,.

備註: To shut down an entry on the QDS, use the QDS shutdown button in the QlikView Management Console. This shuts down the QDS in a controlled way, allowing tasks to run to completion during a grace period before the services shut down. See Services