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How to Apply a Signed License Key (SLK) to Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows

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Feb 13, 2023 6:09:51 AM

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Mar 12, 2019 11:18:02 AM

This article covers the details of how to license a Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows server with a Signed License Key (SLK).




About the Signed License Key:

  • It replaces the 16 digits license key and control number.
  • It is a JSON Web token.
  • It uses secure communication, HTTPS://

To apply a Signed License Key, a secure network connection is required to be established: A signed license key requires connectivity to See List of IP Addresses behind and for details.

It can establish in any of the security scenarios below: 


All nodes in a Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows on-premise multi node environment need access to the license server. 

How to apply the license:

  1. You receive the Signed License Key via email after a successful purchase
  2. Launch the Qlik Sense Management Console
  3. If not immediately prompted for a license, go to License Management

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  4. Open Site License in the menu to the right
  5. Paste in your full key. Thi sis the JSON token you received in the email.
  6. Click Apply

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Hello Support

How do we reuse the signed license key ? Is it possible to reuse the key once we decide to uninstall the environment where the SLK is used and install fresh Qlik sense in a different region  or Data center ?


Digital Support
Digital Support

Hello @tomissac 

That is possible, yes. Note that the Signed License key will sync user allocation. So prior to moving servers and/or decommissioning the old server, we'd recommend you delete the current user assignments, as they will otherwise be carried over.

All the best,

Contributor III
Contributor III

Dear @Sonja_Bauernfeind  & @Andre_Sostizzo ,


I would like to ask a question regarding access to In a multi-node deployment, do all servers (master & rim nodes) need to access the aforementioned URL? As far as I know, Qlik Repository Service runs on every node and handles licensing among other activities .


Many thanks for your time & answers.




Digital Support
Digital Support

Hello @ifytra,

All nodes require access, not only the central node (Qlik Sense). 

I'll update the articles on this topic to clarify this. Thank you for asking!


All the best,

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