Manage Data Sources manage-data-sources

Create a Data Source create-data-source

To create a new data source, go to Audience Data > Data Sources > Add New and complete the steps for each section described here. Administrator permissions are required to create a data source.

See Data Source Settings and Menu Options for descriptions of these different controls.

Data Source Details details

To complete the Data Source Details section:

  1. Name the data source.

  2. (Optional) Describe the data source. A concise description helps you define the role or purpose of the data source.

  3. Provide an integration code. Generally, integration codes are optional. They are required when you want to:

  4. Choose an ID Type. ID Type options include:

    • Cookie
    • Device Advertising ID
    • Cross-device (Required to create a Profile Merge Rule). Note, for some customers, this selection exposes the ID Definition options.
    note note
    For each organization that is provisioned for Audience Manager and Experience Platform, even if you do not have segment sharing set up between the two apps, when you create a cross-device data source, a corresponding identity namespace is created in Experience Platform.
  5. Choose an ID Definition option. Options include:

    • Person
    • Household

Data Export Controls export-controls

Data Export Controls are optional classification rules you can apply to a data source and destination. They prevent you from sending data to a destination when that action violates a data privacy or use agreement. Skip this section if you do not use Data Export Controls.

Data Source Settings settings

These settings determine how a data source is identified, used, and shared. You can also enable error reporting for inbound data files. To complete the Data Source Settings section:

  1. Select a Data Source Setting check box to apply an option to your data source.
  2. Click Save.

Delete a Data Source delete-data-source

Delete a data source that you no longer need.

Please note the following restrictions:
  1. Click Audience Data > Data Sources.
  2. Select the check box next to one or more data sources.
    You can use the Search box to locate the desired data sources if you have a long list.
  3. Click , then confirm the deletion.