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Change user name display in Access Point

We currently have our Access Point configured to accept user authentications from Windows (DSC Local Directory). But, unfortunately, the display name on the main page of the Access Point is being shown as:

"Welcome MACHINENAME\username"

Is there a way for us to display only the user name on the welcome message of the main page? I know that with LDAP Connector I can change this setting, but how can I do it with Local Directory.

Qlikview Configuration:

  • QlikView Enterprise Edition Enterprise Server + Qlikview Development & Test Server
  • Build Number 11.20.12904.0
  • DSC: Local Directory
  • Authentication: Allow anonymous
  • Authorization: DMS

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for your time.

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Valued Contributor III

Re: Change user name display in Access Point

Hi Isabelle,

You cand do that by using this expression:

='Welcome ' & Subfield(OSUser(), '\', 2)



New Contributor

Re: Change user name display in Access Point

Sorry, but change where exactly?

The Access Point main page code is mainly a bunch of HTML file and JS scripts. The only file that seems to refers the welcomeName is the accessPoint.js.


Re: Change user name display in Access Point


In the Accesspoint.JS look for the line


$("#nav_utility").append('Welcome <span class="welcomeName">' + ap.encodeHTML($(d).find("value[name='User']").attr("value")) + "</span> ");

Change the attr 

You have two options value and text. Change whatever the current value to the other and see what is displayed.



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Re: Change user name display in Access Point


I made the change above and nothing happened. Should I restart the QV webserver for this to take effect?

I'm trying to change the use name from machine name\user name to just user name in access point.


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