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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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Error: "FATAL: password authentication failed for user" when PostgreSQL or Greenplum credentials contain special characters when connecting in Designer.
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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 format common ODBC DSN-less connection strings
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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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When trying to read data from Hive, the error: "SQLPrepare: [Simba][Hardy] (80) Syntax or semantic analysis" is thrown in the server while executing a query.
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Troubleshooting the error: You must specify a sheet name.
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Not able to select a different database for existing Gallery connections for SQL Server within Designer.
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Workflow worked in versions before 2020.3 After upgrading to 2020.3 receive error "An unknown error occurred in II_PushRecord"
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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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Error: Can’t find the file: “[path\FileName]”. Make sure the file path is correct. Error text being revised from Error: File not found "[path\FileName]"
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A description of how the Local Staging functionality within the Snowflake Bulk Loader works
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How to download and install SQL Server ODBC drivers.
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User is getting an error when loading data to Snowflake using the local bulk loader option with an Internal Named Stage.
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Error: "ORA-12170: TNS:Connect timeout occurred" when running a workflow.
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How do I identify the column(s) responsible for the SQL Server error, “String or binary data would be truncated”.
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Error: "Incompatible with the Client software" when connecting to Teradata in Designer
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Error: "Unsupported data type 'bit'", when writing data with a Boolean to Snowflake.
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Error: "Login failed for user ' '" when connecting to SQL Server with Azure Active Directory.
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Receiving timeout errors when attempting to use the MultiSubnetFailover=true parameter in a SQL Server Availability Group with a multi-subnet listener.
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"No table chosen; Please select a Table from data source".
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Error: "There were errors with LOADING please check your ERROR TABLES", when writing data using Output Data tool to Teradata.
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