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I'm hoping you can help me out. I'm running Alteryx Designer 11.7. I've written macros to run certain tasks at 4am each morning, pulling raw data, saving files, and running Alteryx flows.
The problem is that my company WILL NOT allow a machine to remain unlocked, and Alteryx doesn't seem to want to run a workflow with the PC locked. I'll get in in the morning, and log into my machine, and there's Alteryx ready to run on my screen, but it should have run hours ago.
I can't find a way to unlock the PC using Task Scheduler, and my macro creator doesn't have the ability to unlock the PC, just wake it up.
Again, all my other stuff runs just fine, and Alteryx opens to the correct flows, but it will not run.
One possible way, while not ideal, is with AutoHotKey. It's essentially an open source application designed to automate tasks by simulating mouse and keyboard clicks. You might be able to jimmyrig something out of it. I just did a quick Google search and someone posted a batch file that can be used to lock your computer so your AutoHotKey scripts can still run in the background.