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QlikView license Issue

Hi

About license of QlikView 9 , we can use both CAL (client access license ) and sessions licenses.

What is the difference between CAL (client access license ) and sessions licenses?

For each license, which scenario is used in?

Thanks.

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QlikView license Issue

Hi,

The following extract from QV would answer your question.

There are four different types of CALs available:
• Named CAL (an identified user on a server) - Access is based on user identity
and valid for all documents on the server, that is any number of concurrent
sessions from one user on one machine at a time is allowed.
• Document CAL (an identified user within a given document) - Just as
above, the access is based on user identity, but the CAL is valid only for one
document. If the same user connects to two documents using this licensing
method, he will hence consume two Document CALs.
• Session CAL - Each Session CAL allows one user to access one QlikView
document, that is to have one session at a time. Anonymous users are
allowed, no identification of the client user is necessary.
• Usage CAL - Each Usage CAL gives the right to initiate one session (single
document) per running 28-day period. The session may last a maximum of
one hour. Any activity after the first hour has expired will count as a new
session (albeit without visible interruption). No identification of the client
user is necessary.

Thanks,

Syed

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QlikView license Issue

HI,syed

Thank you for your reply.

I have another question:

Which license is better to reduce cost of license?

Looking forword for your help.

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QlikView license Issue

HI,

Thank you for your reply.

As you said, there are four different types of CALs available.

• Named CAL (an identified user on a server

• Document CAL (an identified user within a given document

• Session CAL

• Usage CAL

Which license is better to reduce cost of license?

Looking forword for your help.

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QlikView license Issue

Type of License to choose depends on various factors. However, with experience, i could say the best would be Document CAL.

If the Data Model is created properly, you would have the flexibility to consolidate various reports in just one QV document. Hence, reducing the number of Licenses per user.

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