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"Unable to find connection 'x' " when workflow is scheduled
When running a workflow via the Scheduler (for Designer with Automation), the following error is observed:
Unable to find connection "x"
Designer with Automation
Windows Operating System
1. Confirm that you are using Designer with Automation and not Alteryx Server. You can confirm this by opening the Alteryx System Settings from Designer under Options > Advanced Options > System Settings. On the Setup Type page you will see Designer and Scheduler Only selected.
2. Confirm the In-Database connection is setup as a User connection. You can check this from Designer by navigating to Options > Advanced Options > Manage In-DB Connections and choosing the Data Source and Connection name you are using. It will show next to the name of the Connection:
Alternatively, you can check in the drop-down for the Connection Name Connect In-DB tool or the Data Stream In tool:
The In-Database connection in use is a User connection; scheduling requires a System connection or a File connection.