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Andre_Sostizzo
Digital Support
Digital Support

Qlik Sense Upgrade Guide - Step-by-Step plus common issues and tips included

Last Update:

Sep 17, 2021 5:15:34 AM

Updated By:

Sonja_Bauernfeind

Created date:

Mar 31, 2020 11:05:18 AM

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These instructions will walk you through the upgrade process step-by-step and include best practices and tips and tricks to provide a comprehensive guide. 

 

Checklist before performing a Qlik Sense upgrade: 

  • Read the release notes and review the system requirements for the Qlik Sense version you intend to upgrade to. 
  • Create an upgrade plan including testing and maintenance windows 
  • Draw up a rollback plan in case of unexpected results
  • Test! Prior to any upgrade, validate the new version in a test environment mirroring the production environment
    • Validate Qlik Sense Apps and their visualizations: Do they still behave as expected?
    • Tasks: Do Apps reload and build as expected?
    • APIs: Are API calls still functioning as expected?
    • Extensions: Verify installed extensions
    • Customizations: Validate that customizations such as third party authentication modules work as expected.
  • Back up (Backing up a Qlik Sense Site):
    • The Repository Database
    • Certificates
    • Your Qlik Sense Shared folders storing Apps as well as QVD file locations

 

Content of video below and the pdf Guide attached to this article:

  • Updating Qlik Sense (what are patches)
  • Upgrade and centralized logging
  • Preparing to Upgrade Qlik Sense
  • Upgrading Qlik Sense
  • Upgrading Qlik Sense after uninstalling Qlik Sense

For general information about your Qlik Sense deployment or what's new in each individual version, consult Qlik Help Site for your respective version: Guides for Administrators.

Environment:

  • Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows

 

 

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QFabian
Specialist III
Specialist III

Excelent post @Andre_Sostizzo , thank you! i'll share it  because it has relevant information for qlik admins and users!

AbhiUKVM
Contributor III
Contributor III

@Andre_Sostizzo  could you please share the PDF file here as the link is blocked for me. thanks

Sonja_Bauernfeind
Digital Support
Digital Support

Hello @AbhiUKVM 

The file is attached to the article - if the download link for the attachment is blocked, you may need to speak to your local IT to download it for you.

Alternatively, let me know if you want me to attempt and email it to you.

All the best,
Sonja 

AbhiUKVM
Contributor III
Contributor III

Thanks a lot for sharing the document. But I am looking specifically for upgrading from May 2021 to May 2022 . so if you have any more specific document kindly share.. thanks a lot @Sonja_Bauernfeind and @Andre_Sostizzo 

AbhiUKVM
Contributor III
Contributor III
Sonja_Bauernfeind
Digital Support
Digital Support

Hello @AbhiUKVM 

The upgrade steps are universal - and the link you located yourself is accurate for the version you want to upgrade from.

All the best,
Sonja 

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