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Issue Best practices for avoiding corruption in cloned assets. Solution When cloning assets you should always clone from the original asset. Say that you have email A, and you clone that original email into version B, and then clone version B into C, and clone C into D, etc.  There is potential for asset corruption when clones are cloned repeatedly. It is best to clone the original rather than making clones of clones. When creating assets, whether they are individual assets like emails or complex assets like programs, set one as the master asset and clone all copies from the master.
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Issue Why is there a difference between the Exhausted Count displayed in an Engagement Program Stream vs. a smart list using the "member of engagement program stream is exhausted" filter? Solution To account for the difference in a smart list that is displaying a different number of people that have exhausted the content in a stream, in the smart list account for the other conditions the Exhausted Count uses: Engagement Program Cadence of "normal" - this can be included as a constraint on the "Member of Engagement Program" smart list filter The members were not blocked - this can be included in the smart list by using the smart list filters: member of smart list is not blocklisted, unsubscribed = false, marketing suspended = false, email address is not empty and/or email invalid is false. Have not exceeded the communication limit at the last nurture cast - there is no specific smart list filter for this, so it will need to be manually checked in a lead's activity log. Root Cause The Exhausted Count represents the latest exhausted number after the last run/cast. It has other conditions like the nurture cadence of a member should be "Normal", and the member was not blocked or have not exceeded the communication limit at the last nurture cast. If the smart list is configured as follows, then it will display a different number as it does not account for the engagement program cadence of 'Normal' and if a member is not blocked and has not exceeded the communication limit at the last nurture cast. #1: Member of Engagement Program is any Exhausted Content is true Program is [Program Name] Stream is [Stream Name] Environment Engagement Program Exhausted Content Smart List
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Issue When trying to create a new Engagement Program, you get an error stating that your instance has reached maximum number of active engagement programs.     Solution Due to engineering constraints and as well as to have better user experience, we have limited the total number of active Engagement Programs to 100. So you can create as many Engagement Programs as you want, but when you try to activate more than 100, you will get an error message that says “You have reached 100 Active Engagement Programs. Please deactivate some of your existing Engagement Programs to activate this program." The easiest way to see all your Engagement Programs is to use the filter on the navigation tree.  Click the filter icon and select Engagement Programs from the list. This will allow you to see which Engagement Programs are no longer needed so that you can deactivate them to make room for more.
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Issue Will custom settings, such as Launchpoint integrations, API configurations and SFDC sync settings, remain in place when doing an instance copy, or will they be overwritten?     Solution All permanent configuration settings which can be done to a Marketo instance are reset to the default values or settings in the destination instance. Everything is copied except for the below list: Lead Database and activity history are not copied CRM configuration is reset on the destination instance. Users are not copied. CRM Field Mappings are removed in the destination instance except for standard mappings, and must be set during the Field Mapping Stage of CRM sync initialization. RCA information is not copied. Program subscriptions are not copied. Campaign History is not Copied. CNAMES for Email links and LPs are not copied. All Account-string based properties are modified accordingly. Munchkin ID of the destination instance is preserved. Sales Insight Admin Configuration is Reset. Outlook licenses are not copied. All pre-existing data on the destination instance will be destroyed. Asset IDs for emails, landing pages, and programs will match Launchpoint and API integrations are not copied   If data may exist on the destination instance prior to the copy process, this may require that you work with your Success Manager to obtain a replacement instance for the copy to be completed.
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Full Details of all Marketo Support Offerings:   Support Levels Offered Service Level Response Targets   Global Contact   https://support.marketo.com :             Online Support Portal for Case management and Knowledgebase search support@marketo.com :                     Email to Case Submission supportescalations@marketo.com :   Contact Support management regarding Support services marketocares@marketo.com :            Questions regarding Support or Community access   Regional Contact Information Americas: Hours: M-F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Toll Free US: +1 877 270 6586 Direct: +1 650 376 2303   Languages Supported: English, Spanish Observed Holidays: New Year's Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day and the Day After Christmas Day New Year's Eve Europe, Middle East, & Africa: Hours: M-F, 8am to 5pm GMT Europe: +353 (0)1 511 9556 UK: 0800 151 3030   Languages Supported: English, French, German, Portuguese Observed Holidays: New Year's Day Easter Monday Christmas Day St. Stephen's Day Australia Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm AET ANZ: +61 2 8310 7646   Languages Supported: English Observed Holidays: New Year's Day                            ANZAC Day Christmas Day                             Good Friday Easter Monday                             Boxing Day Japan: Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm JST JP: +81.03.4233.9014   Languages Supported: Japanese Observed Holidays: New Year's Holiday                      Marine Day Coming of Age Day                      Respect for Senior Citizens Day National Founding Day                National Holiday Spring Equinox Day                     Autumnal Equinox Day Day of Showa                              Sports Day Constitution Memorial Day          Culture Day Green Day                                   Labor Thanksgiving Day Children's Day                             Emperor's Birthday Substitute Public Holiday             Year End After-hours Support for Production Down Issues: Online: Enter a Support Portal Case with Priority=P1 Phone: Call Support Line and follow the P1 prompts   Initial Response SLT We ask that you use the following priority definitions when setting your case priority: Priority Description P1 Mission Critical: Core Business function down or potential loss of mission critical data P2 Urgent: Major feature or workflow is not functioning, mission critical workflow and majority of user community is not blocked P3 Important: Normal usability or task completion is impacted but functional or workaround is available P4 Minor: Minor issue requiring a correction, normal workflow is not impacted
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Marketo offers a number of ways to contact Marketo Support directly for assistance from our different support regions.   Support Portal (https://support.marketo.com)   The Marketo Support Portal features a web form submission to submit support cases to Marketo Support.  The form gives authorized support contacts the ability to provide details on the support issue that allows Marketo Support to efficiently and effectively assign your case to the best suited available support engineer.   Email to Case Submission Authorized Support Contacts can email their cases to: support@marketo.com Reminder: Cases submitted by email are all submitted with a P3 Priority   Regional Phone Contact Information Marketo does feature the tried and true means of contact support, by the phone.  Authorized Support contacts with any support entitlement of Business level or higher can contact Marketo Support by calling one of the regional phone numbers listed below.   Region Contact Details Observed Holidays North America Hours: M-F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Toll Free US: +1 877 270 6586 Direct: +1 650 376 2303 Languages Supported: English, Spanish New Year's Eve and Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day and the Day After Christmas Eve and Day Europe, Middle East, Africa Hours: M-F, 8am to 5pm GMT Europe: +353 (0)1 511 9556 UK: 0800 151 3030   Languages Supported: English, French, German, Portuguese New Year's Eve and Day Easter Monday Christmas Eve and Day St. Stephen's Day Asia Pacific Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm AET ANZ: +61 2 8310 7646 Language Supported: English New Year's Day Good Friday Easter (following Monday) ANZAC Day Christmas Day Boxing Day Japan Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm JST JPN: +81 3 6478 6080 Language Supported: Japanese New Year's Day Coming of Age Day National Foundation Day Emperor's Birthday Spring Equinox Showa Day Constitution Memorial Day Greenery Day Children's Day Marine Day Health and Sports Day Respect for the Aged day Fall Equinox Labor Thanksgiving Day
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Issue: When updating program or campaign names, those name changes are not updated in other smart lists or flow steps that reference those assets. This is expected behavior for any smart list filter or flow step that uses a string search method to match campaign or program name. This would be all custom fields or any default field that utilizes a string search for matching program/campaign name.  
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Issue You're receiving an error that states 'Not Allowed - Error approving <asset-name> - {{token-name}} : Token key not found' when trying to approve an email asset. Solution Check that token syntax is correctly inserted with no missing left or right 'curly' brackets '{{' '}}' Check that the field name of the token does not have any incorrect spelling (e.g. Email Address) If the token syntax is correct and the field name of the token is spelled correctly, it is possible that the field name of the token contains a Unicode non-breaking space (e.g. between 'Email' and 'Address'). This would have been inserted if it was copied across from a platform that was encoded with Unicode (e.g. Microsoft Word) - To rectify this, delete the space in the token and re-insert it with a normal space using the spacebar on the keyboard. Once this is corrected, the email approval should work.
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There is no trigger available to trigger specifically on when leads sit in an SLA stage past the number of days specified for SLA.   One solution to handle this would be the following:   Create two campaigns that will monitor when the lead enters and exits the SLA Revenue Stage.   1st Campaign - Adds leads to an alert campaign when a lead enters your SLA Revenue Stage   1. Set the Smart List to the trigger for Revenue Stage Change with the constraint for New Stage = Your SLA Stage     2. Set the Flow. - The first step in the flow will be a Wait step that is set to the same number of days of your SLA. - The second flow step will be a Send Alert step that will alert the necessary Lead Owner or other parties. - If a secondary alert is needed after another period of time, create a second wait step followed by another send alert step. Repeat if necessary.     3. Set the Qualification Rule in the Schedule Tab to 'Run flow every time'   2nd Campaign - Removes leads from the 1st campaign if the lead exits the SLA Revenue Stage   1. Set the Smart List to the trigger Revenue Stage Change with the constraint Old Stage = Your SLA Stage     2. Set the Flow step to the Remove From Flow step. Setting the Campaign value to the name of the 1st campaign you created. 3. Set the Qualification Rule in the Schedule Tab to 'Run flow every time'    
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Issue: I am looking for the ID to one of my campaigns for a SOAP API project I am working on. Solution: The ID can be found in the URL of the campaign. 1.1 Log into Marketo, under Marketing Activities , find and select the campaign in question.     1.2 The URL to the campaign will look something like:   The Campaign ID is between "SC" and "A", in the above example it's "1054".    
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Technically, you cannot move records backwards in a progression status.  The only so called “backward” status that you can change the record to is a progression status of “Not In Program”; however, doing this removes them from the membership of the program.  If you do this procedure, this will allow you to re-add them with a different status.   We mentioned technically this cannot be done but logically, there is another method that allows you to juggle the record’s progression status but in a more lateral movement with what appears to be in a “backward” state.  This is all dependent on how you have your channel steps configured.  To access your channel steps, please do the following:   Choose Admin Choose Tags Click the + next to Channel Locate the channel you wish to configure and highlight it Click the drop-down menu towards the top of Tag Actions, and select Edit   You should now see a pop-up window that allows you to configure the status steps for that channel like the following example:       If you configure statuses that have the same step number, this will allow you to move the record in a lateral movement which, in a sense, is somewhat like a backward progression but it really isn't .  With the example screen capture, I can do a change in progression status of “Invited” to “Attended Show” and vice-versa because the step is with an identical number. If I wanted to change in progression status of “Invited” to “Engaged” and back, it will not work because the step value is not identical. You can reference more information about this in the Marketo Admin: Customize, Create, & Manage Channels article.
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Issue Clearing cache and cookies in your browser will fix a number of different problems related to page display, browser errors, and login issues.     Solution Here are links to the support articles on how to clear cache and cookies for the most commonly used browsers. Chrome Clear cache and cookies - Computer - Google Account Help   FireFox How to clear the Firefox cache | Firefox Help   Safari Safari for Mac: Manage cookies and website data using Safari   Internet Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer   Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy – Microsoft privacy    
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Issue You are using the Marketo Event Check-in App and would like to know what sort of reporting options are available.     Solution There are no native out-of-the-box reports set up to recognize when the Event Check-in App. Depending on the sort of reporting you are looking for, you could use channels and tags in a program and set leads to the appropriate program status, but there is no reporting specific to the app itself.    
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Issue "Added to List" trigger is not firing when a lead is imported to a list when the List Import Mode "Skip new people and updates" is selected.     Solution Campaign triggers fire when the triggering activity is written to the lead's activity log. "Skip new people and updates" mode specifically skips activity logging. Since the "Added to List" activity is not written to the lead record when a lead is imported, the campaign will not be triggered.
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Issue Users for your Marketo instance are unable to log into the instance. Solution Check your landing page URLs and email links. If these are also unavailable, your Marketo instance may have been shut off. Marketo Support can confirm whether your instance has been deactivated, but are not able to reactivate it.  In this situation , please contact your Marketo Account Representative to discuss the status of the instance and regaining access.        
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Issue How to pull out the stats on which devices emails are being opened on.     Solution In a Smart List, you can use the filter "Opened Email" and you have the constraints of "Is Mobile", "Device", "Platform", and "Browser" to choose from. You can build a Smart List for each device you are interested in reporting on.
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Issue You are experiencing slow processing of campaigns, smart lists, and reports.     Solution There are three key components that can slow down an instance: Number of trigger campaigns : Trigger campaigns are always on, always listening.  If there are 50 campaigns triggering at the same time, all the 50 triggers will be in queue, slowing down your processing and routing inside Marketo. Solution: Reduce the number of Triggers. Convert some of the triggers to batches: Batches also run all the flow steps for every lead at once, instead of serially, which reduces total processing time.   Complexity of smart lists : The more complex a smart list, the harder it is for the system to figure it out, which increases backend processing and even creates campaign failures from timeouts. Solution: Reduce the number of nested smart lists called in a smart list. Whenever you ask Marketo to call another Smart List, it has to wait until all of the other smart lists finish, before putting together the final counts. Instead of Marketo looking for the list and running it, just put the filters in the trigger itself.   Volume of Leads: With regular cleaning and good systems design, it is fairly easy to keep your system running fast. Reduce the number of leads that can flow through with filters. Clean up the inactive leads at regular intervals.    
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!!EASTER EGG!! The ball with the Marketo logo in the upper-left corner of the screen is your Superball.  Here's a quick trick to make it bounce like it did when you first got into your Marketo instance: Hold down Ctrl (Command for Macs) + Shift, then hit the 's' key. Happy bouncing!    
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Issue A recent Smart Campaign or Email Program sent Person records in Marketo more emails than should be allowed based on settings in Communication Limit Settings in the Admin area of Marketo. Solution This is commonly caused by one of three things: The emails that sent after the communication limit was hit were Operational. To verify if this is the case, select the email asset from the menu tree on the left and review the summary of the asset in the canvas where you will see if the email is Operational or not. The Block non-operational emails checkbox is not checked in Edit Communication Limit Settings. Setting values the "Per Day" and "Per 7 Days" dropdown menus does not enforce the communication limit. In order for this limit to be enforced, the "Block non-operational emails" checkbox must be checked.  Enable Communication Limits The Email Program or Smart Campaign are not set up to follow Communication Limits. Apply Communication Limits to Smart Campaign Enable/Disable Communication Limits in an Email Program  
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