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Stop renaming connections after saving

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Stop renaming connections after saving

Attaching my name to a connection just because I save it ?   Is this another odd design decision ?

Even if I manually specify the name, Qliksense will override my action and the ONLY

option is to open QMC and manually change the name back.

 

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Partner
Partner

I second this

 It is quite annoying, and I am still looking for a use case where the current behaviour makes sense. 

Partner
Partner

Current behavior makes some sense if you want to allow self-service creation of new connections, but still need to distinguish between user-made data connections, and the governed ones.

Partner
Partner

And while we are at it.  Can we please be able to create  a data connection from QMC soon?

 

Currently, we have to open an app, create a data connection from the editor. Then go to QMC and edit the name.

And, the fun part: How do you do this on a QAP server? (Since you cannot open an app.)

Employee
Employee

Hi there,

we are looking at it in a slightly different way within our Qlik Sense Enterprise on Cloud Services & Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes deployment options. First of all, Data Connections are no longer created via the MC within those deployment types. You can create them via the App as you already do it today. But what we are about to add here is the ability to create / manage Data Files & Data Connections right out of the Hub. And here it is important to have a look into our new concept which is Working in spaces  as part of the Qlik Sense Hub. As part of those Spaces and especially as part of Shared Spaces, you are able to store connections in Spaces and share them across your deployment. The main goal here is to deliver a more governed and maintainable way of managing Data Connections across the whole platform.

Best regards,

Thomas

 

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