This tutorial provides steps for creating an Oracle Eloqua source connection using the Adobe Experience Platform user interface.
This guide requires a working understanding of the following components of Platform:
If you already have an authenticated Oracle Eloqua account on Platform, then you may skip the remainder of this document and proceed to the tutorial on creating a dataflow to bring marketing automation data to Platform.
In order to connect Oracle Eloqua to Platform, you must provide values for the following authentication properties:
|Endpoint||The endpoint of your Oracle Eloqua server. Oracle Eloqua supports multiple data centers. To find your endpoint, login to the Oracle Eloqua interface with your credentials and then copy the base URL portion from the redirect URL. The format for your URL pattern is
|Username||The username of your Oracle Eloqua server. The username must be formatted as
|Password||The password corresponding to your Oracle Eloqua username.|
For more information on authentication credentials for Oracle Eloqua, see the Oracle Eloqua guide on authentication.
Once you have gathered your required credentials, you can follow the steps below to link your Oracle Eloqua account to Platform.
In the Platform UI, select Sources from the left navigation to access the Sources workspace. The Catalog screen displays a variety of sources with which you can create an account.
You can select the appropriate category from the catalog on the left-hand side of your screen. Alternatively, you can find the specific source you wish to work with using the search option.
Under the Marketing automation category, select Oracle Eloqua, and then select Add data.
The Connect Oracle Eloqua account page appears. On this page, you can either use new credentials or existing credentials.
To use an existing account, select the Oracle Eloqua account you want to create a new dataflow with, then select Next to proceed.
If you are creating a new account, select New account, and then provide a name, an optional description, and the appropriate values for your Oracle Eloqua credentials. When finished, select Connect to source and then allow some time for the new connection to establish.
By following this tutorial, you have authenticated and created a source connection between your Oracle Eloqua account and Platform. You can now continue on to the next tutorial and create a dataflow to bring marketing automation data to Platform.