Below steps are needed for changing the physical machine name where QlikView Server installed. This is often a missing server migration step not yet documented under at the time of writing of this article under Upgrading and migrating QlikView ServerEnvironment:
Step1. In QMC, change the name of every QlikView Service to localhost
Step2. Stop All of the QlikView Services
Step3. Go to C:\ProgramData\QlikTech\ManagementService\QVPR
Use a text editor(e.g. notepad++) and seach all files for the old computer name, and replace them with NEW computer name
(Examples of XML files to review for update, depending on the services running on the server, are DistributionService; DSCResource; QDSCluster; QlikViewServerResource; QVSCluster and QVWebServiceResource)
Step4. Go to C:\ProgramData\QlikTech\ManagementService\
Open Config.xml using text editor. Search old computer name and replace it with NEW computer name
Step5. Change the computer machine name from OLD to NEW.
Step6. Restart the machine.
Step7. Start all of the QlikView Services
Step8. Go to QMC and Reassign the CAL manually
Step9. Go to QMC and Change the Owner of ServerObject/Bookmark manual