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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
This article clarifies the questions around Connectors deprecation happening in 2022.3 for a set of connectors to begin with.
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Connectors (latest versions) such as SharePoint and OneDrive are unable to decode a customer’s certificate in the certificate store that contains some characters.
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Connectors troubleshooting landing page
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When running a workflow with Publish to Tableau tool using TDE / Hyper the workflow returned an error "Error: The file was not uploaded successfully"
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"Timeout Error: IPC_NamedPipe::Select(WaitForMultipleObjects)" occurs when attempting to connect to a data source, or create and/or refresh extracts with Tableau Desktop.
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Tableau data source names resulting in an error via the Publish to Tableau Server Tool
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This article outlines the effect of Tableau's decision to require Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for connecting to Tableau Online, and how this could be fixed in Alteryx Designer/Server
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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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Tableau Function Translation Guide
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I recently set up an app that got me One Step Closer to Alteryx Nirvana. Check it out!
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The partnership between Alteryx and Tableau is becoming stronger and stronger, and the seamless effortless integration has been made easier through the Publish to Tableau Server Tool. This article demonstrates the use of the Publish to Tableau Server tool, available on the Alteryx Analytics Gallery.
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make pulling information from MongoDB easier
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Every so often we get questions about a .tde (Tableau Data Extract) file that is being output from Alteryx that has a file size of 30k when the original data is much larger. When the file is opened in Tableau this error sometimes comes up: An error occurred while communicating with data Source ‘yourfilename.tde’
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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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Publish hyper file to Tableau Server 2020.2 or Online does not contain Number OF Record field. This might cause the the views/dashboards be broken.
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Troubleshooting the error InboundNamedPipe when writing out a .hyper file from an Output tool or the Publish to Tableau Server tool
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User receives error when outputting hyper file: Failed to start a new Hyper instance. Context: 0x86a93465 Caused by: The Hyper server process exited during startup with exit code: 1, Command-line: ""C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\Tableau\bin\hyper\hyperdstarter.exe" -x "database_directory=C:\Users\SVRC0049\AppData\Local\Temp"
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This error may occur with Desktop Automation schedules. It can be corrected by changing the Alteryx Service log on account.
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When attempting to publish a workflow to your private Gallery which contains the Publish to Tableau Server macro, you may encounter an error similar to this: “Cannot find macro "PublishToTableauServer_v1.08.1\Publish to Tableau Server.yxmc"
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Is it possible to change a Qlikview Dashboard to Tableau using Alteryx?
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