To use the Xtract Universal tool you will have to add it to a workflow.


Following settings have to be specified for the Xtract Universal tool in the Alteryx Designer.

the name, IP or domain and port the server can be accessed with within the network.

the name of the desired extraction. When clicking the arrow next to the text area, all available extractions will be loaded into a dropdown menu. Only those extractions will be displayed, for which you selected the alteryx destination type in Xtract Universal designer. For this functionality the Xtract Universal server has to be up and running.

The Send SAP credentials setting is only required, if the Require SAP Credentials checkbox has been flagged in the Security tab in the extraction’s General Settings. This might be useful in self service scenarios, where each extraction needs to be executed using an individual user’s SAP credentials instead of the one, globally defined in the Xtract Universal SAP source.


When selecting the Parameters tab, the tool will load the available parameters for the specified extraction. Those can be edited by checking the Override field and entering a new value.


You can read more about custom parameters here.

If the connection to the specified Xtract Universal server could be established without any errors, the tool will have a tooltip in the following format: [Extraction] @ [Server]