Help & DocumentationGetting DataWorking with Qlik SenseSourcing Data from Qlik SenseCreate a Qlik Sense Configuration File (deprecated in 6.x)

Create a Qlik Sense Configuration File (deprecated in 6.x)

Qlik Sense Configuration file is used by the system to:

1. Create a file

In the opt/mi/datacollector/plugins/ directory, create a configuration file using the following command:

touch qliksense.conf 

2. Open the file using any editor of your choice

3. Define the following parameters

Insert these 2 parameters and provide values for them:

  • client_key_path: specify a path to the client.pfx certificate file.
  • client_key_pass: enter the password that you used when creating the client.pfx file.


client_key_path=C:\Program Files (x86)\Metric Insights\Certificates\

Save your entries.

To see the complete list of variables that can be specified in the Qlik Sense configuration file, go to qliksense.conf

4. Give access permissions to the "qliksense.conf" file by issuing this command

chmod 777 qliksense.conf