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AlteryxSpatialPluginsEngine.dll could not be loaded

DaveF
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)
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Error: AlteryxSpatialPluginEngine.dll could not be loaded: The specified module could not be found

 

Environment Details

 

When running workflows which reference the AlteryxSpatialPluginEngine.dll used with an Oracle database, you may see the following error:

 

AlteryxSpatialPluginsEngine.dll could not be loaded: The specified module could not be found
 
  • Product - Alteryx
    • Summarize Tool
    • Spatial Tools
  • Databases
    • Oracle (spatial data)

 

Cause

 

Specific cause is unknown. Known to be related to setting up Oracle database connections.


 

Resolution

 

Solution A

 

  1. Add the Alteryx bin path to your PATH variable in User Environment Variables. The path depends on whether you have Admin or Non-Admin Alteryx installed:
    • Admin: C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin
    • Non-Admin: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Alteryx\bin
  2. Note: To access Environment Variables, search your Windows desktop for "Environment Variables", then click "Edit Your System Environment Variables" and follow the screenshots below:

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Solution B


In some instances you may be presented with the following error once you've made the changes. This can occur if the path variables precedence need to moved above any oracle path set under system variables. User variable are specific to the logon user and are appended to system variables. 
 

The plugin "C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\plugins\AlteryxSpatialPluginsEngine.dll" could not be loaded: The specified procedure could not be found. (127)

 

  1. Add the Alteryx bin path to your PATH variable in System Environment Variables. The path depends on whether you have Admin or Non-Admin Alteryx installed:
    • Admin: C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin
    • Non-Admin: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Alteryx\bin
  2. Once added move the added variable to the top of the list.
Note: To access Environment Variables, search your Windows desktop for "Environment Variables", then click "Edit Your System Environment Variables" and follow the screenshots below:
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Lisa_M
7 - Meteor

Doesn't work for me.  Any other suggestions?