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Error: "HTTP Error 403: Forbidden", when using Output Data tool to Hive HDFS in an encrypted zone.
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User is attempting to connect to Hadoop Hive with Active Directory Kerberos (Kerberos SSPI) in Alteryx and getting an error: Failed to get username: Routine Error: Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information. The test button in the ODBC DSN is successful.
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Where do you start when you see "An Unhandled Exception occurred"?
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An Unhandled Exception occurred when opening a workflow
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When using Excel spreadsheets in Alteryx, sometimes there may be difficulty in reading the data. Viewing the spreadsheets in XML format is an excellent way to check for encoding or formatting issues.
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This article contains a list of common causes for being unable to run a workflow on a Gallery and solutions for each cause.
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Error: "You have found a bug. Replicate, then let us know. We shall fix it soon." when pulling data from Snowflake.
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Error: "CURLerror (curl_easy_perform() failed) - code=35 msg='SSL connect error'." when connecting to Snowflake.
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Error: "ORA-12592 TNS Bad Packet Error" occurs when running a workflow.
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An "Unhandled Exception" thrown when starting Designer, appears when the user clicks on the splash screen. Looking at C:\ProgramData\Alteryx\ErrorLogs reveals the following error type: System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException Message: Could not find a part of the path 'F:\.....'
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The error message appears when using System Settings in Alteryx Designer.
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If you observe an error message like Error: Salesforce Input (1) File " ", line 1 os.environ['PATH'] = r"... please read on to learn how to adjust the environment variables to resolve it. This can happen with any one of several Connector tools, not just the tool mentioned in the example.
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Error: "ORA-00900: invalid SQL Statement" occurs when running a procedure in the Pre or Post SQL Statement for Input or Output Data tools.
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Error: "Oracle driver: You are not licensed to use this DataDirect Technologies product" when connecting to Oracle in Designer.
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While trying to run an App, the Action tool errors out as - "Render(8): The file is not a supported format" in the Alteryx Designer.
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Cannot update passwords in the Input Data or the Output Data tool.
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Error, "Error SQLPrepare: [Teradata][ODBC Teradata Driver][Teradata Database] The object name is too long in NFD/NFC." when connecting to Teradata.
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Simple fix when receiving an encoding error in a PostgreSQL connection
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