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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Visual Query Builder does not populate schemas containing only views for Snowflake
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"Error: Input Data (1): Error opening connect string: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (SECDoClientHandshake()).]SSL Security error.\08001 = 18" after upgrading SQL Server to 2019 and disabling TLS 1.0 and 1.1
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SQL Server read performance is slow in Designer.
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How to Edit Environment Variables for Oracle
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This article details different methods for connecting to an Oracle database from Alteryx.
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How to Connect to Databases Outside of Alteryx.
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Not able to clear the connection string history. There is no option or button to clear it.
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How to clear the INDBC file history in the Manage In-DB Connections window.
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Spatial Data from SQL Server shows up as "None", "Null", or other characters in the Input Data tool.
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How to format common ODBC DSN-less connection strings
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Error: "Query timeout" when running a workflow connected to Amazon Athena.
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Stored Procedures are powerful and helpful, however, in Designer and Server it is required for them to have a return value. If that is not the case the error "no columns returned" will occur.
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Not able to select a different database for existing Gallery connections for SQL Server within Designer.
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When connecting to a DB2 Database via ODBC in Designer, some Date datatype from a column are coming up Null
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Error: "Cursors are not supported" or "Cursor support is not an implemented feature" when running a workflow against SQL Server or Azure Synapse.
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Troubleshooting the error: Data source name not found and no default driver specified when connecting to a database in Designer.
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A description of how the Local Staging functionality within the Snowflake Bulk Loader works
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