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Alteryx changes dependencies location to external even all are unchecked when publishing

PiotrGa_1
5 - Atom

I am using Alteryx 2020.3.4, the same as server,.

 

When publishing we uncheck all dependencies to be taken from absolute paths. This approach is desired.

After publishing all dependencies are in _external.

 

However when we created a new test workflow with one of the dependencies moved to external in above example and do the same it was ok - taken from absolute path.

 

What can be the reason of this behavior?

 

thanks

Peter

 

 

mbarone
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Where are you unchecking them?  In the Manage Asset window when publishing?  Do you have a screenshot?

PiotrGa_1
5 - Atom

Hello,

 

sure... Please find below the steps I took:

 

1) Precheck - before promotion:

PiotrGa_1_0-1612191830064.png

(All paths are absolute - desired state)

 

2) Unchecked assets before publishing

PiotrGa_1_1-1612192053808.png

3) Check after publishing:

PiotrGa_1_2-1612192598917.png

All dependencies are external.

 

When I copy for instance Block_Until_Done to new workflow and publish for test with the same steps it works as I expected - path is preserved.

 

 

Thanks in advance

 

mbarone
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Yep, looks like you did everything correctly from what I can see.  I just tested it myself and I cannot replicate the behavior you're seeing.  This is probably a good case to submit to support (support@alteryx.com).