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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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Error: "The account is locked" when running a workflow after a database password has changed.
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Snowflake External Tables are not showing in the Alteryx Visual Query Builder tab.
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While trying to connect to Snowflake from Alteryx Designer, using Input Data tool, the following error is thrown after running the workflow: Error: Input Data (1): Error SQLExecute: No active warehouse selected in the current session. Select an active warehouse with the 'use warehouse' command.
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Numeric values show "[Null]" instead of a blank cell using the Input Data tool.
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Importing Thai data from Oracle Database using Oracle ODBC driver is displaying the Thai characters as garbled characters in Alteryx. This can be addressed by setting a parameter in the driver to unconditionally change the data type to support Unicode.
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Data types W_String or VW_String are not available for Flat File ASCII files.
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Error: "ORA-21500: internal error code, arguments: [%s], [%s], [%s]" when pulling Spatial data from Oracle using Input data tool.
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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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Connecting to an Oracle APPS schema causes Designer to get stuck in "Not Responding".
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Error: "An Item with the Same Key has already been added" with Sharepoint List Input Tool
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Error: "ORA-12592 TNS Bad Packet Error" occurs when running a workflow.
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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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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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Internal Error in Field_Blob::GetAsSpatialBlob: Invalid SpatialBlob when using Spatial Object in SQL Server
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While trying to connect the Oracle DB through Designer, it results in the below error: "Connection Error: Attempt to load Oracle client libraries threw BadImageFormatException. This problem will occur when running in 64 bit mode with the 32 bit Oracle client components installed." You have installed 64 Bit Oracle 11g client in the machine, where you have the Designer.
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ERROR: "General error; 1033 error while parsing protocol" while connecting to SAP HANA DB using the Input Data Tool in Designer
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Issue   When using the Salesforce Input tool, the following error is seen at run-time:   400: Bad Request     This may only occur on some tables It fails almost immediately after the workflow starts running. It may also been seen on the Salesforce Credentials screen along with the error: invalid_grant: authentication failure     Environment   Alteryx Designer Version 2018.3+ Salesforce Input tool Version 4.0 or 4.1   Diagnosis   Confirm where you are seeing the error. If it is on the Salesforce Credentials configuration page when you click Connect, and you see "invalid_grant", please see Solution B.   Otherwise, validate the query to get a more verbose error log.   1. Use the Query Builder option (this is the default option) and select the Table and Output Fields you want to read in. 2. Change to the Custom Query option and click the Validate button:   3. If you receive the error: "OPERATION_TOO_LARGE: exceeded 100000 distinct ids", see Solution A.     Solution A   The data you are attempting to pull is too large to be returned in one call based on the Salesforce API limits used by the Salesforce Input Tool. Limit the number of results returned by modifying the WHERE Clause (SOQL) in the tool's configuration:     Please see the Additional Resources section below for a guide on SOQL (Salesforce Object Query Language). Here are some suggestions:   Try limiting date fields by relative dates : CreatedDate = THIS_YEAR Try limiting a string field to a certain value: Name='SFDC Computing' You can also combine conditions with logical operators like AND & OR: Name='SFDC Computing' AND NumberOfEmployees>25 For more advanced comparisons, you can perform fuzzy matches by using the LIKE operator.  For example, you can retrieve all accounts whose names start with SFDC by using this condition:  WHERE Name LIKE 'SFDC%' - The % wildcard character matches any or no character. The _ character in contrast can be used to match just one character.     Solution B   The credentials are incorrect. Please confirm your Username, Password, and Token are correct.     Additional Resources   Salesforce Knowledge Base - Write SOQL Queries Salesforce Knowledge Base - Reset Your Security Token
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Connecting to Hadoop HDFS/Hive/Impala/Spark with Alteryx Designer.
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