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Set user agent in a HTTPS request from Alteryx Designer Download tool

Because Alteryx  Designer is using basic authentication (not our standards like Kereberos and NTLM), Alteryx Designer failed to pass our proxy authentication.  Our network security support decide we will use user agent to identify the request is coming from Alteryx Designer and let the authentication thru.  Then we realize Alteryx Designer also does not set the user agent for the HTTPS request.  We are requesting Alteryx set the user agent value for the download tool https request,

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KylieF
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Your idea and feedback is appreciated!

 

Our product team is constantly striving to make our products better, and the user feedback we received is critical in that mission. We recommend checking out our Submission Guidelines as they go into greater depth on the criteria needed for an idea to reach product as well as go over the boards in general. Make sure to also check out other user’s ideas!

Magne
7 - Meteor

Here is a treat to a work around for User-Agent: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Alteryx-Designer-Desktop-Discussions/API-connect/td-p/547507 

 

I tested this, and it at least it works on the OFAC Sanction lists.