General Web connector cannot connect to API Endpoint
Article Number: 000055328 | Last Modified: 2018/11/21
The user tries to use General Web connector- Raw response table to connect to a REST data source.
The error message comes from QlikWebConnectors: "There was an error running the table (status code = 500, No such host is known)"
Tested via local browser or with Qlik REST API Connector in qvw file works fine. The endpoint works as expected there. Also it has worked in older versions of web connectors.
Qlik Web Connectors: November 2017 and later
Changes introduced in Nov 2017 blocks the DNS access to localhost for security consideration.
Edit deploy.config file to enable the localhost access as advanced configuration.
Reference: "Allow local host access