Restore deleted app in Qlik Sense, Import app in Qlik SenseArticle Number: 000048675 | Last Modified: 2019/02/19
The same steps can be applied when restoring and importing from one Qlik Sense environment to the other.
Qlik Sense applications are stored as files, and they resides at file shared folder who is mandatory for Qlik Sense environment.
! Deleting Qlik Sense application from Qlik Management Console (QMC) is irreversible process, and this process delete Qlik Sense file from the file shared folder.
- Qlik Sense all versions
Application is deleted in QMC:
When Qlik Sense application file is deleted from QMC, process deletes application file from file system where it's stored.
Application needs to imported into the environment:
If from any reason applications need to be restored in a Qlik Sense freshly installed environment, follow steps 1-10 from Resolution section
In order to succesfully restore Qlik Sense Application to the Qlik Sense environment, you must ensure backup strategy using your backup software tool for your shared folder, where Qlik Sense Application files are stored.
! If no backups of files are available, no restoration will be possible.
1. Find the App filename
The App filename is composed with APP_ID and no extension. If only the app name is known, the app ID may be found in the AuditActivity_Engine log found under \\<rootShare>\Log\Engine\Audit\ by default. An example showing App id followed by App name follows:
492 220.127.116.11 20180521T180500.118+0200 QlikServer1 0ccd5e9f-e020-4b76-a84d-144bdf903765 20180521T180500.112+0200 18.104.22.168 Command=Reload app;Result=0;ResultText=Success 0 0 2290 INTERNAL sa_scheduler d296b870-da06-4311-bacc-038992b1c954 c047d8a7-148c-4ea6-97f2-10290e706cd7 License Monitor Engine Not available Doc::DoReloadEx Reload app 0 Success 0ccd5e9f-e020-4b76-a84d-144bdf903765
2. Add extension ".qvf" to the app file
This will make the file readable and importable.
3. Go to QMC, section -->"Apps" and hit "Import button
4. Find the file and click "Open"
5. Add App proper name (like it was before)
6. App is imported and received new APP_ID
7. Find the proper stream where the app resides
8. Go to section "APPS" select the app, hit "Publish"
At the bottom of the list:
The Publishing dialogue:
9. Hit "Ok", app is being published - IMPORTED back
10. The confirmation message should now print as Successful in the App list.
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