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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
This article clarifies the questions around Connectors deprecation happening in 2022.3 for a set of connectors to begin with.
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How to improve performance when reading from or writing to Snowflake.
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After upgrading Designer, clicking on the ellipsis(...) to launch the Query Builder window, results in error "Could not load type 'ActiveDatabaseSoftware.ActiveQueryBuilder.SnowflakeMetadataProvider' from assembly 'ActiveDatabaseSoftware.ODBCMetadataProvider2"
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Assisted Modeling tool will cause an exception if a data set is too huge. Anything around 40K is fine.
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In order to output DUNS numbers from Alteryx's DNB Analytical File, your Account Executive at Alteryx would need to assist you further.
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When a folder name starts with a period (.), the Input Data tool throws a "Can't find the file" error.
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The article provides steps to address the "WARNING: url:'c:\Program FIles\Alteryx\bin\Miniconda3\Common_Config\Wheels' is ignored. It is either a non-existing path or lacks a specific scheme." and the "no matching distribution found for" error when installing YXI.
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Connectors troubleshooting landing page
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There may be a time when there is a need to gather more information on why the Alteryx installation/uninstallation fails. This article will show you how you can enable the installer log.
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Saving a workflow to Gallery fails with an error if there is a configuration issue with "On Success - Show Results to User" option in the Interface Designer window.
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When querying data with ROWID using Oracle OCI driver with the Input Data and Connecting IN-DB tools will result in the following errors: "You have found a bug".
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Receive error “Get Table List Error: Win32 Exception” when connecting to Databricks.
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When using a Python-based connector (e.g. Salesforce Input, Azure Data Lake File Input), an error message referring to CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED appears. With the new releases of the connectors tools there are three additional errors that can happen and can be resolved with these steps.
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Error: "Input Data (1117): Internal Error: Invalid parameter detected in function (null). File: (null) Line: 0 Expression: (null)." when pulling data from PostgreSQL
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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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Error being returned via the Select Tool functionality for field names with updated case type.
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Workaround for defect TDCB-1263/DE20744 that was fixed in Designer version 2021.4.
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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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Information to know about connectors not connecting when a endpoint has Zscaler installed.
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How to troubleshoot a blank "Product Downloads" section or versions not listed on the Downloads & Licenses page
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