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sanketkhunte
Contributor II

What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

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gupta_n8
Valued Contributor II

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

CAL is  Client Access License.

it is a license that will authorize users to access the application over access point of desktop client.

In qlikview there are 4 types of CALs

Named

Document

Session

User

Regards

Nitin

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sujeetsingh
Honored Contributor III

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

Hi it seems that it is a question for me too.

But in Qlikview finction we have a CALL function.

As till i think it is a naming convention followed by the developers .

May be !!

gupta_n8
Valued Contributor II

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

CAL is  Client Access License.

it is a license that will authorize users to access the application over access point of desktop client.

In qlikview there are 4 types of CALs

Named

Document

Session

User

Regards

Nitin

Employee
Employee

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

Hello Sankeet,

CAL stands for Client Access License, and offers different license types depending on the user type and what the user is intending to do.

For example, a Named User CAL is used as a dedicated user license, which means one user has the privilege to see/open as many documents as he/she likes. This license can also be used for the local QlikView Desktop client for development of applications. This is our highest form of license.

We then also have Document CALs which entitle one user access to one document. These are the cheapest in the License model, and users often have more of these. These can be used as a pool of licenses when others such as Named User, Session or Usage CALs are taken.

We then also have Session CALs which are intended for a user to have a license for his session where he can open any document. Once he has left QlikView server, I believe his session is over, and the license is returned to the available pool.

I am attaching a document which should help explain things better.

Please mark as helpful and answered if I have helped to answer your question.

israrkhan
Valued Contributor II

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

Hi,

CAL Stand for "Client Access License", its a license key, which you assign to user or document to open and see document.

There are 4 types of CAL in qlikview

Client Access License (CAL) type:

“User” = Named User CAL, (assign to user or Computer, so user can open any number of documents)

“Session” = Session CAL (its session based, sharing session for some defined time)

“Usage” = Usage CAL (calculated as use browse)

“Document” = Document CAL ( assigned to document)

There are different prices for each CAL you can see the server reference manual for detail.

Hope it helps...

Khan

djsampat
Contributor II

Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

Do you have to purchase CALs every year or is it a once off purchase?

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Re: What is CAL ?? Please explain clearly

You may actually want to sync up with QlikView sales team. They can provide you all such details and probably few more options which you may not know.