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How to request a control number and LEF

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How to request a control number and LEF


The instructions apply to obtaining your control number and LEF. Signed License Keys (SLK) are sent by email and need to be requested from Qlik Support.


  1. Login to the Qlik Community and click Support.

              *If you do not have a Qlik account (username and password) please see the article How to Register for a Qlik Account

  2. Click Licenses & Archived Cases

  3. Click View Licenses and Archived Cases 

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  4. Click License Information

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  5. Choose the appropriate license/s.

  6. Click Request Control Number" or "Download LEF"

    For LEF downloads note that Pop-Up should be enabled on your browser to allow the above page to be shown.

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    Clicking Download LEF provides the LEF immediately. 
    Request Control Number triggers an email that will arrive in a few minutes.  



If the authentication fails an error will appear. In this case, contact Qlik Support, providing the affected license key/s in the description that you wish to receive a control number for.


Related Content: 

The Signed License Key (SLK) and the License Enabler File (LEF)
How to license a QlikView or Qlik Sense server without Internet access


This video will demonstrate how to view a license Enabler File or LEF and Control Number.

If you are looking for a Signed License Key,
this has been sent via email.
If you can’t find your Signed License Key, contact Support.

First visit and login with your QlikID email address and password.

Click on License Information at the top of the page
and verify the account.

You will be shown a list of Active and Expired Licenses.

You can use the filter to search for a specific license.
Click the checkbox next to the license.
Then click on Request Control Number" or "Download LEF"

Clicking Download LEF provides the LEF immediately. 
Make sure that no pop up blockers are enabled that prevent the pop up from showing.

Request Control Number triggers an email that will arrive in a few minutes.  

I hope this helped.

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