(Beta) Google Ad Manager 360 connection

Overview

The Google Ad Manager 360 connection enables batch upload for publisher provided identifiers (PPID) into Google Ad Manager 360, via Google Cloud Storage.

For more details on how publisher provided identifiers work in Google Ad Manager 360, see the official Google documentation.

IMPORTANT

This destination is currently in Beta and is only available to a limited number of customers. To request access to the Google Ad Manager 360 connection, contact your Adobe representative and provide your IMS Organization ID.

The Google Ad Manager 360 destination exports CSV files to your Google Cloud Storage bucket. Once you’ve exported the CSV files, you must import them into your Google Ad Manager 360 account.

Destination specifics

Note the following details that are specific to Google Ad Manager 360 destinations.

  • Activated audiences are created programmatically in the Google platform and populated in the CSV file.

Supported identities

This integration supports the activation of identities described in the table below.

Target Identity Description Considerations
PPID Publisher provided ID Select this target identity to send audiences to Google Ad Manager 360

Export type and frequency

Refer to the table below for information about the destination export type and frequency.

Item Type Notes
Export type Profile-based You are exporting all members of a segment, together with the applicable schema fields (for example your PPID), as chosen in the select profile attributes screen of the destination activation workflow.
Export frequency Batch Batch destinations export files to downstream platforms in increments of three, six, eight, twelve, or twenty-four hours. Read more about batch file-based destinations.

Prerequisites

Allow-listing

NOTE

The allow list is mandatory before setting up your first Google Ad Manager destination in Platform. Please ensure the allow list process described below has been completed by Google before creating a destination.

IMPORTANT

Google has simplified the process to connect external audience management platforms to Google Ad Manager 360. You can now go through the process to link to Google Ad Manager 360 in a self-service manner. Read Segments from data management platforms in the Google documentation. You should have the IDs listed below at hand.

  • Account ID: Adobe’s account ID with Google. Account ID: 87933855.
  • Customer ID: Adobe’s customer account ID with Google. Customer ID: 89690775.
  • Network code: This is your Google Ad Manager network identifier, found under Admin > Global settings in the Google interface, as well as in the URL.
  • Audience Link ID: This is a specific identifier associated with your Google Ad Manager network (not your Network code), also found under Admin > Global settings in the Google interface.
  • Your account type. DFP by Google or AdX buyer.

Connect to the destination

IMPORTANT

To connect to the destination, you need the Manage Destinations access control permission. Read the access control overview or contact your product administrator to obtain the required permissions.

To connect to this destination, follow the steps described in the destination configuration tutorial. In the destination configuration workflow, fill in the fields listed in the two sections below.

Authenticate to destination

To authenticate to the destination, fill in the required fields and select Connect to destination.

  • Access key ID: A 61-character, alphanumeric string used to authenticate your Google Cloud Storage account to Platform.
  • Secret access key: A 40-character, base64-encoded string used to authenticate your Google Cloud Storage account to Platform.

For more information about these values, see the Google Cloud Storage HMAC keys guide. For steps on how to generate your own access key ID and secret access key, refer to the Google Cloud Storage source overview.

Fill in destination details

To configure details for the destination, fill in the required and optional fields below. An asterisk next to a field in the UI indicates that the field is required.

  • Name: Fill in the preferred name for this destination.
  • Description: Optional. For example, you can mention which campaign you are using this destination for.
  • Bucket name: Enter the name of the Google Cloud Storage bucket to be used by this destination.
  • Folder path: Enter the path to the destination folder that will host the exported files.
  • Account ID: Fill in your Audience Link ID with Google.
  • Account Type: Select an option, depending on your account with Google:
    • Use DFP by Google for DoubleClick for Publishers
    • Use AdX buyer for Google AdX

Enable alerts

You can enable alerts to receive notifications on the status of the dataflow to your destination. Select an alert from the list to subscribe to receive notifications on the status of your dataflow. For more information on alerts, see the guide on subscribing to destinations alerts using the UI.

When you are finished providing details for your destination connection, select Next.

Activate segments to this destination

IMPORTANT

To activate data, you need the Manage Destinations, Activate Destinations, View Profiles, and View Segments access control permissions. Read the access control overview or contact your product administrator to obtain the required permissions.

See Activate audience data to batch profile export destinations for instructions on activating audience segments to this destination.

In the identity mapping step, you can see the following pre-populated mappings:

Pre-populated mapping Description
ECID -> ppid This is the only user-editable pre-populated mapping. You can select any of your attributes or identity namespaces from Platform and map them to ppid.
metadata.segment.alias -> list_id Maps Experience Platform segment names to segment IDs in the Google platform.
iif(${segmentMembership.ups.seg_id.status}=="exited", "1","0") -> delete Tells the Google platform when to remove disqualified users from segments.

These mappings are required by Google Ad Manager 360 and are automatically created by Adobe Experience Platform for all Google Ad Manager 360 connections.

UI image showing the mapping step for Google Ad Manager 360.

Exported data

To verify if data has been exported successfully, check your Google Cloud Storage bucket and make sure the exported files contain the expected profile populations.

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