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ennioaoki
Contributor III
Contributor III

Restore apps in another server

Hi, guys.

Here is my scenario: I would like to backup apps (and only apps and objects related to them - like extensions and keep custom sheets to their owners) from a server and restore in another one.

Reason: test of new QS versions before apply in production server and to check if custom extensions broke.

Restrictions: we have tons of apps, there are another users and sensitive info. And we'd like to test the exact app in the new version.

Any tip would be really helpful.

Thanks!

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ennioaoki
Contributor III
Contributor III
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Oh, I'm sorry if I misunderstood you...

I'm supposing it due the fact the QlikClient certificate being generated in a server with a host name from the other one (see this attachment from a later post - I'm via TS in brspqliksense and the QlikClient is pointing to brdcqliksenprx). 

But I'll uninstall, install it again and let you know!

ennioaoki
Contributor III
Contributor III
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Turns out it's related to Windows services user.

In the Qlik's help it's mentioned "We recommend that you use a dedicated Windows user account to run the Qlik Sense services" but, actually, I had to use a dedicated Windows user account.

As QlikClient certificate is personal, user carries them out to AD and conflicts when the same account runs the services on different servers.

Once I use a different service account, the issue is gone.

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