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Better Error message when changing system settings on designer only install

Sometimes, when you change the system settings on Alteryx Designer, you get this annoying message :

Error: "Settings Validation Error" Alteryx Service failed to initialize, likely due to inconsistent RuntimeSettings.xml file: Unable to start Queue service, insufficient license



well, well, well...

I found the solution to this page

"Under Environment Setup Type, you must select "Designer Only" if only Designer is licensed"

Maybe instead of the current message, Alteryx can check the licence and help with a "you must choose Designer only option ath the beginning because only Designer is licensed".

Best regards,


7 - Meteor

Thanks for this tip. As you say the message doesn't really point you to a solution. Cheers!!

Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team
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