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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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Status 500: Server Error UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION: An unexpected error occurred. Please include this ErrorId if you contact support: 1049741870-255018 (1453348545)
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When trying to create a new dataset using PowerBi Tool, Designer shows 400 Bad Request error
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Workaround for defect TDCB-1263/DE20744 that was fixed in Designer version 2021.4.
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Error: "Failed to connect to okta. Error code=401" when connecting to Snowflake using Okta SSO and MFA.
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"Error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 or greater is required" when installing Python library 'pandas-dedupe' in the Jupyter Notebook interface
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Python tool will not load Jupyter Notebook if the Detour tool is used and the path is diverted to another path where the Python tool is not on by default.
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Installing a package from the Python tool is an important task. In this article, we will review all the possible functionality included with the Python method Alteryx.installPackages().
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Instructions on how to disable the AMP Engine feature.
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Alteryx.read() returns "attempt to seek past the end of the file" on an empty incoming data source
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When user tries to input CSV file that has delimiter character encapsulated in quotes (so that it should not be considered a delimiter), connector will not consider the file valid.
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The ODBC connection error "Netsuite ODBC Connection Error "[NetSuite][ODBC 64bit driver][OpenAcess SDK SQL Engine]You have entered an invalid e-mail address, password or context (AccountID, RoleID) information" occurs when connecting to NetSuite via a Input Data tool.
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If you have installed a Designer 2020.2 and later (along with having an active license for them) but the Intelligence suite tools seem to be missing you can follow these steps to reinstall them.
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When trying to add a license key to Alteryx License Server an error - The System cannot find the file specified - may be seen if the password contains a pipe character |
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Platform Product: Designer Issues – Working with Alteryx Customer Support Engineers (CSEs)
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When publishing a workflow to Gallery or Scheduler (Designer + Desktop Automation) or when packaging a workflow for export, checking the boxes for what to include and what to exclude seems to work inconsistently as of Designer 2020.2. The workaround will tide you over until you can upgrade to 2021.2.
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Making a copy of a workflow that contains a Python tool will cause the JupyterGuidDir to be duplicated. Because of this reason, both copies will point to the same Jupyter Notebook document. If the user makes changes on one copy, the other will be changed too which is not desirable.
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How to enable Jupyter Server log which is no longer created by default in 2020.1.
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The Sequel Viewpoint software is breaking Designer from loading.
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When utilizing the new PostgreSQL bulk loader to write to the database you get an error.
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When installing alteryx, the installer gets stuck on the python dependency window
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