- open a .qvw stored on a shared folder as a QlikView Local connection in Qlik NPrinting. In this case you must use the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path (\\ServerName\Foldername\...\FileName.qvw). This is a local connection, not a server connection. You must be able to open the document from the Qlik NPrinting Engine computer by using QlikView Desktop runned by the same Windows user that runs the Engine service.
- create a QlikView server connection by specifying the QVP address. In this case you don't need to use the folder path where the .qvw is stored because it is delivered by the QlikView server. Before to create the connection log into the NPrinting Engine computer, run the QlikView Desktop with the Windows user that runs the NPrinting Engine and select Open on Server. You must be able to open the source .qvw.
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I'm not sure how but it seems to have resolved itself, the connection that was previously saying the document doesn't exist has now started working this morning, the only thing I can think of that might have changed was whether any windows updates were applied to the server which restarted the services, either way it can now find the document