This article describes the new connector workflow, how it works, and newly available enhancements and actions.
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Connectors now display a new, intuitive workflow and an updated interface used for building and maintaining server-side connectors and actions to benefit EventStream API Hub and AudienceStream CDP users. The enhancements allow for easier reporting, simplify integration set up, and offer real-time reporting for success and error counts.
The following video provides an overview of the new features and enhancements for connectors:
New and Enhanced Features
The following list provides an overview of the enhancements now available with this connector update:
Updated interface When accessing connectors, the initial default view is an expanded snapshot of your current server-side connectors rather than the entire integration marketplace
Spotlight search Using the new Spotlight Search feature, you can begin typing a connector name for the connector you are looking for and the list will populate matches as each character is typed. From the search results, you can go directly to available options for that connector and drill-down into the details.
Updated connector summary When you add a connector, the first page summarizes information about the connector, including what you will need, actions supported, and internal and external resources related to the connector.
Updated workflow An updated workflow in the interface reduces steps and simplifies the setup process for new server-side connectors. The interface walks users through each step of the connector setup and displays the action options already assigned for each technology.
Set a connector by configuration You can now set different configurations for a single connector. For example, you can have different configurations for your developer, sandbox, and production accounts.
View incomplete actions When configuring actions for a connector, a status indicator to the right of each required action displays "COMPLETED" or "INCOMPLETE" to provide a quick view of completeness before moving on. Optional actions do not display this status.
Summary view Prior to clicking All Done, a summary view displays the data flow for your configuration. The gray highlighted area shows completed items and the area with no highlight shows suggested next steps.
Toggle actions on and off Previously, you could only toggle an entire connector on or off, which turned all associated actions on or off. You can now toggle individual actions on or off, or toggle the entire connector.
Reassign new actions You can now create actions and reassign those actions to server-side connectors that are already built.
Enhanced reporting Server-side connector reporting for AudienceStream and EventStream now shows total success and error counts, in real-time, and allows users to download the error information to a .csv file for examination.
Roll back to a previous connector version You can now roll back to any previous version of a connector.
Let's Get Started!
To start adding and configuring connectors using the new interface, go to About Connectors.