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How to: Enable HTTP Strict Transport Security in Alteryx Server


How to: Enable  HTTP Strict Transport Security in Alteryx Server 

This article explains how to enable HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) on the Gallery.


  • Alteryx Server
    • All Versions
  1. Open the File Explorer and navigate to C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\server\config

2. Before making any changes, take a backup of the alteryx.config file. You can name it alteryx_backup.config

3. Right-click on the alteryx.config file and open it using a Text editor.

4. Inside the opening file, search for "Strict-Transport-Security".

5. Remove the comment tags in the following section and save the file. 
 <header name="Strict-Transport-Security" value="max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains" />


Before Editing 

After updating the file

6. Restart the Alteryx Service.

Open the command prompt as Administrator and run the following commands to restart the service.
 "c:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\alteryxservice.exe" stop
  Once the service has stopped, run the following command to start the service.
 "c:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\alteryxservice.exe" start
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