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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
How to set up Data Connection Manager (DCM) for Designer and Server?
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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 upgrading Designer from 2021.3 to 2021.4 or 2022.1, you may encounter an error about SRCComposer_x64.dll module not found
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Error "Unable to find the dll: "AlteryxBasePluginsEngine.dll"" in workflows containing a Python-based Connector and a Table Tool
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Google Big Query v3.0 Input tool with ‘Service-to-Service’ authentication errors with "AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'message_types_by_name'"
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When you try to insert a record to an Amazon Redshift table which has a column with attribute IDENTITY(seed, step), the record is inserted fine, but the value of the first column to be inserted is null instead of the value being passed into the Output Data tool.
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Whenever attempting to connect HDFS to a Dynamic Input Tool, users may encounter the error: "Server root URL must be in the form "http://server:port""
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Receive error “Get Table List Error: Win32 Exception” when connecting to Databricks.
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When connecting to Databricks and querying long text fields, the data being returned is truncated to 254 characters.
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Opening an Excel binary file (.XLSB) in an Input Data Tool crashes Designer if Windows patches are not installed.
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After upgrading the Alteryx License Server to 2021.4, any commands entered using the flexnetlsadmin.bat batch script fail with the License Server asking for a valid Server Base URL.
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A column with spatial data and spaces in the column name throws a "Incorrect syntax" error when reading from or writing to SQL Server.
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Designer crashes after closing the first workflow with a Connect In-DB tool and Browse In-DB tool and then creating a 2nd workflow with the same tools.
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Unable to open the Designer instance on the server once DCM was enabled
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Error: "The following fields are not updatable members of the target table" received when performing an update to a record with the Salesforce Output Tool. The column is locked for editing by your Salesforce Administrator or is the incorrect primary key to reference for updating the record.
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When using Amazon Redshift Bulk Connection, Output Data tool option "Size of Bulk Load Chunks (1 MB to 102400 MB)" is set to default when the Bulk Size value is higher than 4K
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