Skip to main content

Official Support Articles

Search or browse our knowledge base to find answers to your questions ranging from account questions to troubleshooting error messages. The content is curated and updated by our global Support team

Announcements
CUSTOMERS ONLY: Now accepting customer applications for the 2023 Luminary Program: SUBMIT NOW

How To Enable/Disable Centralized Logging Mode

cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Daniel_Seo
Support
Support

How To Enable/Disable Centralized Logging Mode

Centralized logging has been deprecated with the Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows Mary 2021 release. This article is only valid for previous versions. 

The article explains how to enable/disable Centralize logging mode when the logging database has already been set up during the installation, as well as how to remove the currently filled up database. 

If the database has not yet been created/setup see How to set up the Qlik Sense Logging Service

Environment: 

  • Qlik Sense September 2017 to February 2021.

 

1. Verify Centralized Logging mode

( Please see relevant article: How To Verify if Qlik Sense Is Running With Centralized Logging Service )

  • Open CMD.exe as Administrator
  • Go to Logging folder: cd C:\Program Files\Qlik\Sense\Logging
  • Execute the following: Qlik.Logging.Service.exe validate
  • Verify CentralizedLoggingEnabled: True or False


User-added image

 

2. Enable Centralized Logging mode

Execute the following command: 

cd C:\Program Files\Qlik\Sense\Logging\Qlik.Logging.Service.exe update -d on

  User-added image


 

3. Disable Central logging mode

Execute the following command:

cd C:\Program Files\Qlik\Sense\Logging\Qlik.Logging.Service.exe update -d off


User-added image
 

4. Optional step to disable/reduce the Qlik Sense logging database


See this article for details: Qlik Sense: Steps to reduce Excessive HDD space occupied by PostgreSQL.

Labels (1)
Comments
jonas_viklund
Contributor III
Contributor III

Hi, do I need to disable the Qlik Logging Service aswell to be sure that this is off?

Best regards, Jonas

Sonja_Bauernfeind
Digital Support
Digital Support

Hello @jonas_viklund 

If you plan not to use the Logging Service, disabling the actual Windows service is recommended.

All the best,
Sonja 

Version history
Last update:
‎2022-05-02 02:55 AM
Updated by: