How to authenticate Qlik Sense Desktop against a Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows server
Upon launch, the Qlik Sense Desktop needs to be authenticated against either the Qlik Sense SaaS backend or a Qlik Sense Enterprise server.
!Client authentication is not supported on test servers.
This authentication is done using an authentication link.
Clicking Add authentication link brings up instructions:
If you have user access forQlik Sense Enterprise, you can authenticate against theQlik Sense Enterpriseserver when you startQlik Sense Desktop. Before you can authenticate, theQlik Sense Enterpriseauthentication link must be generated by your administrator in theQlik Management Console.
YourQlik Senseadministrator will provide you with information about how you can receive the link using one of the following methods:
Retrieving the client authentication link from yourQlik Sense Enterprisehub .
Receiving the client authentication link from your administrator.
Receiving a hubs.ini file from your administrator that contains the authentication link.
Qlik Sense Desktopmust be installed on your computer before you start any of the following procedures.
Retrieving a client authentication link from the Qlik Sense Enterprise hub
Do the following:
Go to the Qlik Sense Enterprise Hub.
Click the three dots in the top toolbar of the hub, and then clickClient authentication.
A dialogue box opens asking you to confirm that you want to open the authentication link using Qlik Sense Desktop (QlikSenseBrowser). Confirm the dialogue.
Qlik Sense Desktopopens and a new authentication button for the enterprise server is added to the welcome page underAuthenticate againstQlik SenseEnterprise.
Click the authentication button to log in. You may be asked to enter yourQlik Sense Enterprisecredentials.
You are now authenticated andQlik Sense Desktopopens.
After this, when you launchQlik Sense Desktop, you can click the authentication button and log in using yourQlik Sense Enterprisecredentials.
Receiving the client authentication link from your administrator