Qlik Sense does not automatically allow for a simple log out, and may log the user back into the Hub without the need to reauthenticate. It will use windows pass through authentication and not require manual login.
Here we will cover:
- How to use a different user to log in to Qlik Sense than the currently logged in user, or
- How to enable forms authentication in Qlik Sense.
Both without the need to reconfigure the currently used Virtual Proxy. For more information on how to configure or create a new Virtual Proxy see Qlik Sense: How to create a new Virtual ProxyEnvironment:
Qlik Sense any version
The following messages are displayed in the QMC or Hub:
You have been logged out.
Your session has expired.
Click “Log in” to be directed to the login page"
But when user clicks "Login", they don't get the option to supply username and password but are logged in immediately.
The user logging on to the Hub or QMC wants to use different user credentials than the one currently authenticated by the operating system / browser.
Close the browser and use use Incognito/InPrivate mode in order to refresh the login cache.
Create a new virtual proxy with a new prefix and replace the default 'Windows authentication patter
' with 'forms
1.Open QMC-> Configure System-> Virtual Proxies
2. Edit proxy -> select Authentication from Properties
3. Change Windows authentication patternfrom "Windows" to "Form"
Follow these steps to ensure the proxy is correctly configured: Qlik Sense: How to create a new Virtual Proxy
, including the linking to a main proxy and the adding of an engine node for load balancing.
Accessing the hub or QMC is now possible through the new URL (new/hub or new/qmc).
Logging in or logging out will now always prompt with the below: