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Qlik Sense: Email notification

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Qlik Sense: Email notification


Customer need Email Notification when failing tasks in Qlik Sense 

There is no UI function in QMC in the current Qlik Sense product. However, there are other solutions available:

1. Using Qlik Alerting

Qlik Alerting is an intelligent alerting platform for Qlik Sense®, providing sophisticated, data-driven alerts that help users more proactively monitor and manage their business. With Qlik Alerting, organizations can manage by exception, increasing the value of analytics by notifying users of potential issues, helping them immediately analyze further, and prompting action based on insight.

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2. Using SmtpAppender in log4net to send mail on failing tasks

Please see Qlik Sense Developer Help Example: SmtpAppender

To configure Qlik Sense to use an appender, a configuration file, LocalLogConfig.xml must be created in the %ProgramData%\Qlik\Sense\<service> folder.

In attached example the SmtpAppender will be used to send an email through Gmail, whenever a task may fail.

  • Create the file LocalLogConfig.xml in %ProgramData%\Qlik\Sense\Scheduler (as it is the scheduler we want to monitor in this example)
  • Add code from the manual link into LocalLogConfig.xml

* NOTE: Attached example has been tested, how to implementing in different environment can be different. If customer/partner has mail server issue which will beyond our product support scope. 


3. Use Qlik SMTP / Notification Connection

Qlik SMTP / Notification Connector: How to set it up 


4. Use a 3rd party developed tool

Below are several solutions offered via *

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Partner - Contributor III

If you own QSE with Professional Analyzer User model you have the right to use Qlik Web Connectors.

One of the connectors is an SMTP connector. (a standard connector, so perhaps available to all)

So use this to setup a connection to your company email to send a message.

Copy the script into a Qlik Sense App - create a reload task on this App

Add a Trigger - execute on Task Failure for each App that you want to track.

You can get smart an use the documenttitle() to add more info to the email message.

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