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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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User is attempting to connect to Hadoop Hive with Kerberos 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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Error "Failed to decrypt data: Key not valid for use in specified state." when trying to connect to Amazon Athena
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Connector tools that use "Sign in via Internet Browser" do not work correctly with Designer or Server 2021.3.2. To use those tools, you must either authenticate with one of the options other than "Sign in via Internet Browser", down-rev to 2021.3.1, or upgrade to a version that includes a fix to TCPE-12 (Not available at the time this is being written.)
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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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"I have a bajillion files that I need to bring into my workflow... wayyyyyy too many for me to use individual Input Data tools! What's the best way to do this?"                    - every Alteryx user ever
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Error opening "SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'aurora_version'" when connecting to MariaDB via ODBC.
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If a column name contains brackets, the search function in the results panel would fail.
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The Visual Query Builder is not displaying the table columns for PostgreSQL connection.
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"Error (1170) Unexpected response received from server. Please ensure the server host and port specified for the connection are correct. (1170) " when using HIVE ODBC Connection
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Using SQL Server connections, "date" datatype fields are changed to "V_WString"
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Error: "An item with the same key has already been added" when selecting Oracle Quick Connect
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Error: "Test Query Error near 'as': syntax error" when executing a 'WITH' clause against a SQLITE table
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When outputting to Oracle, the Designer result panel shows ORA-00001: unique constraint violated.
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Receive "ERROR: The session is read-only" using pre/post SQL option in the Input Data tool when attempting to perform any operation that is not a select statement, such as dropping/creating tables
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This KB is extracted from the Inspire 2019 Tips + Tricks and outlines how to connect to a document library (Sharepoint) via Alteryx.
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Snowflake Connection Failure - Error SQLDriverConnect:[Snowflake][Snowflake] (4) REST request for URL xxxxxx failed: CURLerror (curl_easy_perform() failed) – code=6 msg=’Couldn’t resolve host name
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This article addresses the replacement of PDF Input tool with the Image Input tool starting from 21.2 version of Alteryx Designer
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Error: "SQL30082N Security processing failed with reason "15" ('PROCESSING FAILURE')" when connecting to DB2 using the Input Data tool.
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Error: "ORA-12557: TNS: protocol adapter not loadable" when trying to connect to an Oracle database
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