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Beta | Create & Manage Connections for Batch Jobs Overview

The Connections screen is used to connect to other platforms for submitting or retrieving batch jobs (e.g., conversion data, action modifications/reversals, etc.) to impact.com for batch processing. The tool currently supports FTP, SFTP, and SMTP (Email) connection methods.

Don't have Connections on your account?

Since this feature is in beta, you might not have it on your account yet. If you don't, refer to this article to learn how to submit conversion data via FTP or email.

View the Connections screen

  1. From the left navigation menu, select ellipsis-v-solid.svg [Menu] → Settings.

  2. In the left column (Account), go to the Tools section and select Connections.

The Connections screen shows existing connections, statues, and actions, and is where you can create new connections.

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Columns & filters

Name

Given name of an existing connection.

Type

Refers to the type of data this connection processes (e.g., conversion data, action modifications, etc.)

Direction

Refers to the direction of the data that this connection supports: Inbound is data coming into impact.com, Outbound is data going out of impact.com to another platform.

Method

Refers to the transfer method this connection uses: FTP, SFTP, or Email are currently supported.

Status

Refers to the latest status for the connection:

  • None

  • In Progress — data transfer via this connection is currently in progress.

  • Completed — data transfer via this connection has recently been completed.

  • Failed — data transfer via this connection has recently failed; view the connection history for details.

Last Active

Refers to the last time this connection's status was updated.

Actions

Lists actions you can take for this connection: Edit or View History to see the status history for this connection.

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