QlikView Server and Publisher

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Table of Contents
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  • Learn how to install and utilize the feature-rich QlikView with a step-by-step approach
  • Configure the appropriate environment for your server implementation
  • Discover how to shield your QlikView server by implementing third-party security
  • Share and manage your data using the QlikView Publisher

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 176 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : January 2014
ISBN : 1782179852
ISBN 13 : 9781782179856
Author(s) : Stephen Redmond
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Enterprise Products and Platforms, Enterprise

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with QlikView Server
Chapter 2: Standard Installation Process
Chapter 3: Exploring the QlikView Management Console in Detail
Chapter 4: Managing and Securing QlikView Documents
Chapter 5: Installing QlikView Server Enterprise
Chapter 6: Configuring the QlikView Publisher
Chapter 7: Alternative Authentication and Authorization Methods
Chapter 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting QlikView Server

  • Chapter 1: Getting Started with QlikView Server
    • Supported Windows Servers
      • Other Windows options that you need to consider
        • IIS
        • Authentication
        • Browser
        • Internet Protocol
        • Print spooler service
      • Windows hardware considerations
        • Memory
        • CPU
        • Ready reckoner
      • Virtualization
    • Licensing and Server types
      • Client licenses
        • Named User license
        • Document license
        • Concurrent license
        • Usage license
      • QlikView Small Business Edition Server license
      • QlikView Enterprise Edition Server license
      • QlikView Extranet Server license
      • QlikView Information Access Server license
      • QlikView Publisher license
    • Deployment options
      • Single server
      • Server/Publisher
      • Enterprise
    • Service Oriented Architecture
      • QlikView Server
      • QlikView Management service
      • QlikView Web Server/Settings service
      • Directory Service Connector
      • QlikView Distribution Service
    • QlikView clients
      • QlikView Desktop Client
      • QlikView Plugin Client
      • QlikView Ajax Zero Footprint Client
      • QlikView iPad App
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Standard Installation Process
    • Preparing the QlikView environment
      • Service Account
      • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
      • Connectivity
      • Obtaining QlikView software
      • Confirming installation policies
    • Installing the QlikView Server step-by-step
    • Testing the implementation
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Exploring the QlikView Management Console in Detail
    • Looking at what has been installed
      • Services
      • Folders
        • Extensions
    • QlikView Management Console
      • Licensing
        • Adding and updating licenses
        • Managing client licenses
      • The Root and Mount folders
        • The QVS folder structure
        • Create the new Root and Mount folders
        • Licenses gotcha!
      • Understanding other QlikView Server settings
        • Alternate extensions path
        • Session collaboration
        • Logging
        • Security
        • Alerts
      • Management Service settings
        • The General tab
        • The Repository tab
        • The Auditing tab
      • Customize QlikView Web Server settings
        • The General tab
        • The Authentication tab
        • The AccessPoint tab
        • The Ajax tab
        • The Web tab
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Managing and Securing QlikView Documents
    • Securing QlikView Documents
      • By license
      • Section Access
      • NTFS Access Control List (ACL)
      • Document Metadata Service (DMS)
        • Enabling DMS
    • Other Document properties
      • Document Server settings
        • Server Objects (collaboration)
        • Availability
        • Performance
      • Document metadata
      • QlikView Server reload tasks
    • Using Event Driven Execution (EDX)
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Installing QlikView Server Enterprise
    • Installing the QMS and DSC service
    • Testing the services installation
      • QMC config
      • DSC config
      • Server certificates
    • Establishing the shared folder
    • Installing the QVS service
    • Testing the QVS installation
      • The Settings file
    • Installing the QDS (Publisher) service
    • Testing the QDS installation
      • QDS config
    • Creating the Publisher folders
    • Installing the QlikView Web Service on IIS
    • Testing the web installation
      • QSS config
      • IIS settings
      • Website
    • Connecting servers to QMS
      • Directory Service Connector
      • QlikView Servers
      • QlikView Distribution Server – Publisher
      • QlikView Web Server
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Configuring the QlikView Publisher
    • Exploring the QMC Publisher components in detail
      • System setup
        • General
        • Alert E-mail
        • E-mail Templates
        • Advanced
      • Section Access Management
      • Source Documents
      • Supporting Tasks
    • Creating tasks
      • Reloading a task with manual distribution
      • Loop and reduce with automatic distribution
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Alternative Authentication and Authorization Methods
    • Types of Directory Service Provider (DSP)
    • Enabling DMS authentication and establishing ACLs in the QMC
      • DMS Authorization options
    • Configuring Directory Service Providers
      • Configuring a Configurable ODBC DSP
        • Configuring the DSP
      • Configuring a Configurable LDAP DSP
        • Configuring the DSP
      • Configuring a Custom Directory DSP
      • Testing DSPs
      • Testing Custom Directory authentication
    • Enabling HTTP header authentication
    • QlikView ticket authentication
      • Enable CTE server authentication
      • Requesting a ticket
      • Ticket testing of VBScript
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting QlikView Server
    • Locating and interpreting logfiles
      • Locating the QlikView Server logs
      • Locating the Publisher/Reload Engine logs
      • Locating the Directory Service Connector logs
      • Locating the Management Service logs
      • Locating the web server logs
    • Using QlikView administration dashboards
      • Configuring and using the QlikView System Monitor application
      • Using the QlikView Governance Dashboard
    • Using QlikView power tools
      • Server Agent
      • QV User Manager
      • SharedFileViewer
      • Other power tools
    • Reviewing the Windows event logs
    • Summary


Stephen Redmond

Stephen Redmond is CTO of CapricornVentis Limited ( http://www.capventis.com ), a QlikView Elite Partner. He is the author of several books, including  QlikView for Developers Cookbook ,  Packt Publishing , and the popular DevLogix series for SalesLogix developers.

In 2006, after working for many years with CRM systems, reporting and analysis solutions, and data integration, Stephen started working with QlikView. Since then, CapricornVentis have become QlikView's top partner in the UK and Ireland territory, and with Stephen at the head of the team, they have implemented QlikView in a wide variety of enterprises and large-business customers, across a wide range of sectors, from public sector to financial services to large retailers.

Stephen regularly contributes to online forums, including the Qlik Community. His QlikView blog is at http://www.qliktips.com , and you can follow him on Twitter (@stephencredmond), where he tweets about QlikView, BI, data visualization, technology in general, and occasionally marathon running.

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- 1 submitted: last submission 25 Apr 2014

Errata Type | Typo             Page | 72

Heading: "Other document properties" 

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" ... This feature allows users to share one Qlikview AjazZfc session with 
many.... "

 should say AjaxZfc 

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What you will learn from this book

  • Choose the correct operating system and configuration to run QlikView Server/Publisher
  • Install a basic server and understand how it works
  • Deploy an enterprise class QlikView Server system
  • Install a QlikView Publisher
  • Create tasks with QMC Publisher Components
  • Integrate with third party security platforms
  • Monitor and troubleshoot your implementation

In Detail

QlikView is the most flexible enterprise Business Intelligence platform for transforming information into knowledge. Users can effectively consolidate relevant data from multiple sources into a single application, create reports, and visualize content for unprecedented business insight using QlikView. QlikView Server allows the nesting of multiple servers for data load balancing and enables users to access data using their PC and mobile devices. QlikView Publisher ensures that the right information reaches the right user at the right time, and gives further centralized administration and management.

Starting with the basics of QlikView Server, this book will show you how to deploy and manage your clustered environment. You will also learn how to share your data using QlikView Publisher.

With extensive practical examples and quality screenshots, the book starts by giving you a detailed understanding of QlikView Server and will proceed to help you get to grips with managing the server. From deploying a simple QlikView Server on a single-box, to an enterprise deployment on multiple servers, to alternative authentication options, you will learn all the areas that you need to know about.

Finally, you will learn how to share and manage your data using QlikView Publisher, which includes discovering the optimal configurations of QlikView. This book will enable you to effectively manage your QlikView Server and Publisher.


This is a comprehensive guide with a step-by-step approach that enables you to host and manage servers using QlikView Server and QlikView Publisher.

Who this book is for

If you are a server administrator wanting to learn about how to deploy QlikView Server for server management,analysis and testing, and QlikView Publisher for publishing of business content then this is the perfect book for you. No prior experience with QlikView is expected.

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