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Event based trigger (AWS SQS) in combo with Alteryx Desktop Scheduler (no Server)

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Hi all, 


I've tried to find similar topics but couldn't find any (please correct me if I'm wrong). 


I have a situation where I use Alteryx Desktop Scheduler (not Server) to run multiple workflows on schedule with intervals as low as hourly. One requirement is to run one of the workflows based of a trigger from AWS SQS messages (or file changes in AWS S3). 


What is the best solution to make that happen? I can't use the event trigger macro (workflow running 24hrs re-iterating until the event happened) as that would block the other workflows from running causing an indefinite queue. I also can't use the Gallery API as there is no Server license. 


I was thinking if the specific workflow which is event triggered could be set up in windows task manager on the same machine/computer, but i'm not sure if it will cause a conflict if Alteryx+Scheduler is active in 2 instances in parallel for the period of time that the event based workflow runs in a separate Alteryx+Scheduler instance. Not sure if the second instance will also start triggering the workflows that are on the scheduler. 


My proposed solution in summary, running on a Windows Server:

  • Alteryx+Scheduler running 24/7 executing all scheduled workflows
  • Alteryx+Scheduler running in parallel instance for a short period of time (random time of the day) in parallel to the Alteryx+Scheduler running 24/7







Hi @ThomasT - FYI - Each license of Alteryx Desktop Automation (Scheduler) is a single named user license and may not be shared between multiple users. Also, it does not grant rights to deploy Alteryx Desktop Automation within Windows Server OS or virtualised environment.