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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
How to format common ODBC DSN-less connection strings
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No Teradata Parallel Transport logs are being created when a workflow, that includes a Teradata Bulk Connection, is executed.
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This article is written to provide an idea to output an excel sheet per data stream within one workflow using a batch macro.
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Error "Failed to decrypt data: Key not valid for use in specified state." when trying to connect to data source
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Corrupted Data when writing V_STRING, V_WSTRING, WSTRING to a CLOB using OCI or when writing V_STRING to a CLOB using ODBC
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Adding or overwriting a worksheet in a workbook that contains a pivot table, corrupts the file and an attempt to repair the excel sheet removes the pivot.
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This article explains the steps in configuring the Personal Access Token in Tableau Online server, in order to use this in Alteryx Designer for a successful PAT(Personal Access Token) based connection
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How to collect Wireshark traces to troubleshoot network-related issues.
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API connections give access to many web-based applications, database systems, or programs by exposing objects or actions to a developer in an abstracted format that can easily be integrated into another program.
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When doing Teradata bulk loader There's no difference between the two output options Append (Ignore Duplicate Rows) and Append (Mark duplicate Rows).
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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 should upgrade to version 2021.3.3 or later and then download and install the tool version that says " Fixed blank screen issue when authenticating in Designer 2021.3.2.54175. Please note that you also need to update to Designer 21.3.3.63061 or later.." Alternatively in the short term, you can use version 2021.3.1 of Designer or Server.
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Nothing happens when clicking on the Save button when manually creating a connection string.
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Error: "internal error in SRC_GetCosmeticName_Raw" when creating new database connections.
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Error: "Primary Key required for Update option" when using Update option for Output on Hive.
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Error: "Error encountered when executing file transfer: Failed to upload file" when using the Snowflake bulk option in the Output data tool.
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Outputting to SQL Server by the Output Tool option "Create New Table" resulted in CREATE TABLE Permission Denied.
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Uploading duplicate data using Postgres Bulk Update reports as successful, when the update has actually failed with a unique constraint violation error.
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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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