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Analyzer capacity license is a consumption-based licensing model introduced in Qlik Sense February 2019 which allows a pool of user to consume apps by unit of time (unit is 6 minutes) without the need of having a license assigned to a user (named user).

When a user from the pool logs in the hub and opens an app he/she will consume 1 unit after 6 minutes and extra unit will be consumed thereafter in increments. For example: If the user stays in for 15 minutes, 3 units will be consumed (18 minutes) as a unit started is marked as a unit consumed.
No consumption is registered if the user is logged in but idle (not opening apps, sheets,...).

When all analyzer units have been consumed, no users from the pool can access Qlik Sense, until the monthly reset occurs. To avoid lockout, coverage can be added to the subscription. Coverage is a function that allows to buy minutes packages automatically when consumed, it can either be unlimited or with a defined ceiling. For more information see Page 2 B. Analyzer Capacity under License Metrics Qlik Sense 

Here is an example of licence with 1000 minutes of Analyzer Capacity: More information under Analyzer Capacity License 

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Here is an example in Qlik Sense Enterprise on Cloud Services (QSEoCS): Some documentation is available under "Analyzer capacity (minutes)" in License / User Allocation

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Important:
An access to the Internet is required to use this type of license.
You must have a Signed License Key (SLK) to replace the serial number (old license). More information under Licencing Qlik Sense for Analyzer Capacity

Differences between licensing types:

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Reference:

Analyzer capacity license and comparison with other licences allocations and how to check usage 

2 Comments
Partner
Partner

Both the help file and your article speak of units of 6 minutes, yet your screenshot shows 1000 minutes.

1000/6 = 166,67... so I hope you see the confusion. Please explain. You get an extra unit for the price of 2/3 or something? Or are the units flexible in size?

Could you also please tell me the minimum Sense version that is required for this license? The links refers to April 2019, but I like to know the absolute minimum.

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Support
Support

Capacity licenses do indeed come only in chunks of 1000 minutes, and yes that does mean at particular units, you end up with an effective 2-4 extra minutes per month.

April 2019 is the minimum version where you can see the usage of capacity licenses.

February 2019 is the absolute minimum version where capacity functionality can work, but it is far from recommended as you cannot even see the usage within the QMC in that version.

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