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Just like QlikView, how do I create a connection within Qlik Sense to access and load files that are in my local folder? Every time there are updates made to the files, I need to drag or add them manually and reload the script. Wondering if there is a way to point to the files' location directly.
FYI, I have looked into https://community.qlik.com/t5/New-to-Qlik-Sense/Loading-Data-from-Harddisk-Not-as-attached-file/td-p... and this didn't seem to help as I don't have access to Server app location.
I am accessing Qlik Sense from my browser and my firm does not give me access to sharefolder\StaticContent\AppContent\
location on the server.
But this path must be accessible by the engine service on the server running the load script.
So, if you are developing and running an app using Qlik Sense Desktop on your local machine, then yeah for testing a development you could use a local file path. But this will only be accessible to you.
Or if you have a single node deployment and the file is stored on the Qlik Sense server and the Service Account has Read and Write permissions, that could work but falls apart once you add a second node.
A UNC path open and accessible to the Qlik Sense Service Account is the best option, so if you don't have access to \\sharefolder\StaticContent\AppContent\ you can create a different shared folder the SA can reach to read the files from and create a folder connection in the load script pointing to that share.
2 notes to keep in mind:
So, I'd review the few articles I've linked and work with your organization to find the best solution and rights permission for your organization.
You cannot create Local folder connections on Enterprise Qlik Sense Server
Simply because the QlikSense server does not have access your Local Machine.
The ideal solution is to have Network Access Storage or SFTP / FTP drives that are accessible from the Server
where users can create folders /upload files and then create Folder connections to those locations from QlikSense
Engage with the QlikSense administrator in your organization
Your QlikSense Administrator should create the connections to respective folders in the SFTP drive and assign users access to those connections as needed
reach out to your QlikSense Administrator / support team