Connect 2021.3 Release Notes

Last modified: May 27, 2022
Release Note Product Versions
Version Date Release End of Support
2021.3 August 11, 2021 Major February 11, 2023
2021.3.6.79ae5cbc* May 12, 2022 Minor February 11, 2023

*Fix for CVE-2022-22965 Spring4Shell Vulnerability

More information on the CVE-2022-22965 Spring4Shell vulnerability you can find in the Community article Alteryx’s Response to CVE-2022-22965 Spring4Shell Vulnerability. In this Connect version we upgraded the Apache Tomcat Server to version 9.0.62. 

New Features

Custom Field Position

We’ve added a Custom Field Position option in Administration > Asset Configuration. Here you can specify where the custom field is supposed to be placed on a data asset page. For more information how to set up the custom field position, visit the Asset Configuration help page. 

Additional Enhancements

  • Change in Allowed Characters in LDAP: Now you can use special characters from all languages when loading users and directories from Active Directory. Additionally, the restriction rules changed. For more information, visit the Settings help page. 

  • Close All button added: Now you can use the Close All button to collapse the opened list of all entries back to its default state.  

  • Change in the usage of We've changed the usage of from online to offline. Fonts are now available at all times and do not need to be downloaded by the end user.  

  • Alteryx End User License Agreement: EULA has been updated. To check it, go to the Help menu in the top toolbar. 

Metadata Loaders

Microsoft SharePoint Online Loader

You can now upload metadata to Connect from Microsoft SharePoint. Check the Load Metadata from Microsoft SharePoint Online help page for more information.  

Microsoft PowerBI Changes Affecting Lineage 

With the 21.3 Connect release, there are lineage affecting changes in the structure how Microsoft saves the report lineage (‘dataMashup’). For new PowerBI reports saved in the latest format the lineage would not be available. 


Fixed and Known Issues

Major Release Version 2021.3


ID Description Version Issue Status
DE29663 Use one email address for sending from Connect.   2021.3 Fixed
DE29840 Excel Output replaces Cyrillic and Japanese characters with underscore in the ‘Save As’ dialog.   2021.3 Fixed
DE33491 Connect HDFS loader produces error.   2021.3 Fixed


There are no known issues.      
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