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Release 6.0.2



NOTE: After saving changes to your user profile and exiting, please refresh the page.

In your user profile, you can reset your password and change other user settings.

Figure: User Profile Page


  • Name: Display name for your Alteryx® account
  • Email: Email address associated with your account

    NOTE: This value is the user ID. It must be a valid email address and cannot be modified after registration. Some features of the platform fail to work correctly with invalid email addresses.

  • Output Home Directory: Relative path to the directory where your results are stored by default and where your samples are stored.

    Full path concatenates Output Protocol/Host value and this value.

    Do not modify this value unless directed to do so. This path is not validated. If you specify a path to a directory to which you do not have appropriate permissions, all job exports will fail.

    NOTE: Multiple users cannot share the same home directory.

    NOTE: If your HDFS environment is encrypted, any location that you specify to write results for a job must be in the same encryption zone as this directory. For more information, please contact your HDFS administrator.

  • Upload Directory: Relative path to the directory where your uploads are stored.

    NOTE: This setting only applies if Designer Cloud Enterprise Edition is connected to a backend datastore.

    To modify this value, click Change.

    NOTE: You cannot upload to locations to which you do not have write access.

  • Default S3 Bucket: If S3 is your backend datastore, you can review your default S3 bucket.

    NOTE: A Alteryx administrator can change the default S3 bucket in use.

  • IAM Role: If you are using role-based per-user authentication is enabled for AWS, you must specify the IAM role to use to authenticate to AWS.

  • Staging DB: Optionally, you can specify the name of the Hive staging schema to which append Hive operations can be published.

    NOTE: This mechanism only applies if users do not have CREATE and DROP permissions on a production schema. This feature must be enabled. For more information, see Configure for Hive.

  • Password: If desired, you can enter a new password here.
  • Confirm Password: Confirm the above password before saving.
  • Enable all popup helpers: Re-enables the popup help windows. You can then re-review the on-boarding tour.

    NOTE: This change is not applied until you login to the application again.

S3 Storage Access

If you are connecting to AWS to use S3 for storage, you can define the S3 buckets to use for uploads, job results, and temporary files. See Configure Your Access to S3.

Change Avatar Image

NOTE: This feature may need to be enabled. See Miscellaneous Configuration.

You can upload a preferred image associated with your user account. This image appears wherever the application contains a personal identifier, such as at the top of the Settings menu. 

Image requirements:

  • Format: JPG (JPEG), PNG, GIF, SVG, BMP, WEBP
  • Dimensions: square dimensions work best. If you are using a non-square image, you should center the image details along the shorter edge of the image. 


  1. Click the icon at the top of the User Profile page.
  2. Navigate your local desktop. 
  3. Select the file and click Open.
  4. The icon is replaced by the image from the file you uploaded.

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