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How to run Workflow from Google Drive using "Run the workflow from its original location on disk" option in Desktop Automation

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How to run Workflow from Google Drive using the "Run the workflow from its original location on disk" option in Desktop Automation


Using the "Run the workflow from its original location on disk" option in Desktop Automation will require Alteryx Service to have access to the location. To run the workflow on a mapped Google Drive using this option will require you to change the default local system account to the Windows account that has the access to Google Drive.

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Prerequisites 

  • Alteryx Designer
    • All
  • Google Drive for Desktop
 

Procedure

1. Open Services and select Alteryx Service.

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2. Right-click and select Properties.
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3. Click on "Log On" tab.
4. Change the "Log on as" to "This account".
5. Enter the Windows account that has access to the mapped Google Drive. 

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6. Click "Apply".
7. Restart Alteryx Services.