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DE28137: Error: "The external program "D:\Alteryx\bin\AlteryxEngineCmd.exe" returned an error code: 1: The system could not find the environment option that was entered." when the called workflow ends with warnings

clarab
Alteryx
Alteryx
Created

Issue

 

Using AlteryxEngineCmd.exe in the After Run event of a workflow to call another workflow returns the following error if the latter workflow completes with warnings.
 

Error: Designer x64: The Designer x64 reported: Error running Event #1: The external program "D:\Alteryx\bin\AlteryxEngineCmd.exe" returned an error code: 1: The system could not find the environment option that was entered. (203)


 

Environment

  • Alteryx Designer
    • Version(s) < 2022.1


Cause


Defect (DE28137) has been logged to:

  • Provide a better message. The current one is misleading.
  • Or, returns no error message if the workflow completes with just warnings.

 

Resolution


This issue has been addressed in Designer version 2022.1.1 and above. 


An example of the message in version 2022.1.1:

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