Skip to main content

New to Qlik Sense

If you’re new to Qlik Sense, start with this Discussion Board and get up-to-speed quickly.

Skip the ticket, Chat with Qlik Support instead for instant assistance.
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Not applicable

Automatic export of QVF

Hi to the community!

We would like to know if it's possible to export automatically a qvf. We would like to do a versionning and a back up everytime there is a modification we're doing.

I found an interesting answer on a conversation, but I would like to know is it something we need to developp, or is it already integrated for Qlik ?

Re: Auto / Batch Export apps to qvf from Qlik Sense Server

We do a copy of the app before doing a single modification, and the suppress it when it is validated.

We know how export from the qmc manually, but is there a possible trigger (like for the daily, hourly load) for the app export automatic?

Thanks a lot!


2 Replies
Partner - Master III
Partner - Master III

if you are interested in versioning of Qlik Sense App take a look at this extension Qlik Branch

it could be a good starting point.

Partner - Creator II
Partner - Creator II

Hello Elise,

maybe not what you are looking for but you could just use a powershell script to automatically copy apps to a different folder when they are modified:

$appPath = "D:\SenseRoot\Apps\"

$watcher = New-Object IO.FileSystemWatcher

$watcher.Path = $appPath

$watcher.EnableRaisingEvents = $true

$watcher.IncludeSubdirectories = $false

$watcher.NotifyFilter = [IO.NotifyFilters]'FileName, LastWrite'

Register-ObjectEvent $watcher "Changed" -SourceIdentifier SenseAppChanged -Action {

$ext = [System.IO.Path]::GetExtension($eventArgs.FullPath)

if ($ext -eq ".lock") { return }

Copy-Item -Path $eventArgs.FullPath -Destination C:\tmp\backup\ -Force

write-host "Created backup for: $($eventArgs.FullPath)"