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  What’s changing? Previously, customers could choose whether they wanted to secure their pages and tracking links via SSL. The responsibility of procuring, maintaining, renewing, and securely sending the certificates to Marketo lie entirely with the customer – Marketo just hosted them. In 2017, Chrome and Firefox announced they would begin flagging any unsecured pages with clear ‘NOT SECURE’ warnings in their 2018 releases to encourage the use of SSL, and even distrusted certificates from certain providers. This essentially designated the certificate as a foundational security necessity to prevent customers fleeing from unsecured sites.   This change reinforced the increasing need for companies to protect their data and mitigate against online security threats. Recent studies have shown that ~45% of organizations are targets of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, typically lasting a few hours, and potentially costing companies not only lost revenue, but also customer data and overall trust. [1]   Simply put, an SSL certificate just isn't enough anymore, which is why Marketo updated how we manage SSL certificates and the overall security of our customers' landing pages with the introduction of Secured Domains, a comprehensive managed service, in early 2018.   How is Secured Domains different than an SSL certificate? In contrast to our previous solution, Secured Domains is less focused on the SSL certificate itself, and rather the security and performance benefits gained from our partnership with Cloudflare, an industry leader in secure solutions. Secured Domains not only includes the necessary SSL certificates, but, more importantly, provides robust security protection thanks to the investment made to secure our servers, which host Marketo landing pages, behind Cloudflare’s trusted security infrastructure.   With Cloudflare’s enterprise-grade tools securing our servers, we protect against security vulnerabilities and attacks on your Marketo pages. Once Secured Domains is implemented for your instance, your domains will be protected via the following:   Managed Web Application Firewall (WAF): keeps your pages secure by filtering and deflecting malicious attacks DDoS Protection:  keeps your pages live by absorbing attacks and preventing the pages (and Marketo's infrastructure) from crashing Content Delivery Network (CDN): a load balancer to distribute page views based on geolocation, which allows landing pages to load more quickly   Secured Domains also shifts the ownership of SSL certificates onto Marketo, which eliminates the hassle of Marketing & IT teams having to manage them and, because they renew automatically, you no longer need to worry about your landing pages crashing due to an expired certificate. The certificates are provisioned by Cloudflare and authored by DigiCert at an enterprise-level offering. For more information, please see our Overview & FAQ: Secured Domains for Landing Pages.   How do I learn more about Secured Domains? If you’re an existing customer, please contact your Marketo Customer Success Manager to add Secured Domains to your subscription. As of September 2019, a base Secured Domains package, which secures your first landing page domain and first tracking link domain, is now included automatically upon your next Marketo renewal. If you are unsure how to get in touch with your Customer Success Manager, please contact CustomerCare@marketo.com .   If you’re considering Marketo for your marketing automation solution and would like more information on Secured Domains and how it can improve your site security and performance, please contact GRP-Marketo-Sales@adobe.com.     Note Due to the security and risk mitigation enhancements we've made to protect Marketo servers, all customer domains are now hosted on Cloudflare. Marketo customers will be required to use the auto-renewing SSL certificate included with Secured Domains unless an exception is granted (more information on exceptions can be found in the FAQ). If you use more than the 1 landing page domain and 1 tracking link domain covered under the base offering, additional domains may simply be added on a la carte - talk to your CSM or Sales contact for pricing details.   [1] Tim Matthews, Imperva, DDoS Impact Survey Reveals the Actual Cost of DDoS Attacks, 12 Nov. 2014  
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    Overview Add Leads to Static Lists Use Custom Fields Overview Lead records have two primary components – lead attributes and activity logs. Lead attributes are the fields and field values within the lead record. For example, Job Title is a lead attribute. Lead Name is a lead attribute. Activity logs record the actions Marketo or the lead themselves have taken. For example, sending an email to a lead is an activity that would show in the activity log. If the lead opens the email or visits a tracked page, those activities would show in the activity log as well.   Activities in the activity log are only retained for 90 days, 25 months, or 37 if you have purchased the premium data retention option. The official Marketo Data Retention Policy can be found here:  Marketo Activities Data Retention Policy   The main way to store activity data beyond the Data Retention Policy timeframe is to use the Bulk Extract API. There are two other ways you can keep a reference of these activities after the end of the Data Retention period, and they can be referenced within the Marketo UI. This article will show you how that can be done.     Add Leads to Static Lists Static lists will retain lead membership even if the activity of adding the lead to the list has been removed. This will let you have lists dedicated to specific criteria that would otherwise be removed after the data retention time period has been passed.   For example, Smart Campaign membership history is not retained after 25 months. If you are searching for members of a Smart Campaign, but a lead first became a member of the Smart Campaign more than 25 months ago, the search results would not include that lead.   An easy way to work around that is to add your leads to a static list as part of the flow of the campaign. When creating your Smart Campaign, create a new static list with the same corresponding name (makes it easier to identify later). When building the flow of your campaign, add the "Add to List" flow step so that all leads going through the campaign will be logged on the list.         Use Custom Fields Lead attributes and their field values are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. Use Smart Campaigns to populate custom fields with values based on activities your leads take. This will allow you to filter leads by these lead attributes that are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. A side benefit to this is that it is faster to search by lead attributes than by searching through lead activity logs.   Example: This approach can work for many different activities, but let’s use form fill outs as an example.   Let’s say you want to be able to identify leads who have been very active and have filled out more than 5 forms over their lifecycle. You could use the filter “Filled Out Form” with the “Min. Number of Times” constraint set to 5. However, if one of those forms filled out occurred more than 25 months ago, the filter would only be able to access 4 form fill activities in the activity log. Therefore, the lead would not pass the filter.   Instead of using the “Filled Out Form” filter, set up a Smart Campaign to write to custom fields that show you how many forms they’ve filled out, and when the first one was. Here’s how to do it:   1. Create two new custom fields in Marketo, one Score Field, and the second a Date Field.   2. Create a new Smart Campaign   3. Add the trigger “Fills Out Form” set to “is any” to the Campaign Smart List     4. Add these two Flow Steps to the Campaign Flow: Flow Step 1 : “Change Score” Score Field Name: your score field name Change: +1   Flow Step 2 : “Change Data Value” Add Choice to Flow Step Choice 1: If “your score field name”  “is empty” Attribute “your score field name” New Value: {{system.date}} Default Choice: Do Nothing       This campaign will listen for any time a lead fills out a form, add +1 to your score field, and if it’s the very first form they’ve ever filled out, it will log the date of when it was done. If the lead has ever filled out a form in the past, there will already be a date value in the date field, so the flow choice would just skip over it and do nothing.       Results You’ll See: With the original goal of identifying leads who have filled out more than 5 forms you’ll be able to filter for leads that have filled out at least 5 forms. In addition, this campaign will let you search for leads based on when they had filled out their very first form, regardless of how long ago it was. Since it’s stored in a lead field, it’s a lead attribute that is not affected by the Data Retention Policy at all.        
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  This is a article attached image Marketo offers a number of ways to contact Marketo Support directly for assistance from our different support regions.   Support Portal Please log into your Instance and then Navigate to "Community." This will take you to Marketing Nation and from there you can reach the Support Portal by clicking "Support."   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. This is a article attached image   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)1 242 3030 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 AUS EST 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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  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)1 242 3030 UK: 0800 151 3030   Languages Supported: English, French, German, Portuguese Observed Holiday: 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 Holiday: New Year's Day                             ANZAC Day Christmas Day                             Good Friday Easter Monday                             Boxing Day Japan: Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm JST JP: +81 3 6478 6080   Languages Supported: Japanese Observed Holiday: 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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What is HSTS? The HTTP Strict-Transport-Security response header (often abbreviated as HSTS) lets a web site tell browsers that it should only be accessed using HTTPS, instead of using HTTP.  This prevents man-in-the-middle attacks by telling the browser it should never interact with their domain without first establishing a secure HTTPS connection.   What does this mean for Marketo assets? A domain can assert the HSTS policy for all of it's subdomains.  This means both the subdomains used for Marketo landing pages and the subdomains for Marketo tracking links must also be secured with SSL certificates.  If HSTS is asserted and the Marketo subdomains are not secured, people that visit landing pages or click on tracked links in emails will receive security errors and browsers will not load the pages.   This is resolved by purchasing both Secured Domains for Landing Pages and Secured Domains for Tracking Links.  There are very few exceptions where a domain utilizing HSTS will not need to secure both landing page domains and tracking link domains.   How do I know if my domain is using HSTS? Reach out to your IT and/or web development team to confirm whether or not your domain utilizes HSTS and if both Secured Domains and Tracking Links are necessary for your business.  If your website utilizes HSTS and has the "include subdomains" flag set to true, you will need to secure both your landing page domains and tracking link domains in almost all circumstances.   Google Chrome has a built in HSTS checker that you can use to verify your HSTS settings.   1.  Visit the root domain of your website with the Chrome browser.  For example, if your Marketo landing pages use visit.acme.com, navigate to acme.com.  This will load the domain's HSTS policy into Chrome.   2.  Navigate to chrome://net-internals/#hsts in Chrome.  This will load Chrome's HSTS checker.   3.  In the "Query HSTS/PKP domain" section, type in your domain you wish to check.  Click "Query".     4.  If the query returns "Found" with a list of configuration settings, you will need to check two settings: If either "status_upgrade_mode" or "dynamic_upgrade_mode" have the value "FORCE_HTTPS" or "STRICT", then the domain is enforcing HSTS and all connections are made over HTTPS. If either "static_pkb_include_subdomains" or "dynamic_pkp_include_subdomains" are equal to "true", then all subdomains are subject to the HSTS policy. If both of the above are true then both Secured Domains for Landing Pages and Tracking Links may be required.   If the query returns "Not Found", or is not using a "FORCE_HTTPS" or "STRICT" policy then the landing page and tracking link subdomains may not have strict HTTPS requirements.   Always verify with your IT and/or web development team as to what your domain's security policies and requirements are.  Failure to properly secure your landing page or tracking domains according to your domain's security policy may result in landing pages or tracking links not resolving in browsers.  A lack of a strict HSTS policy does not necessarily mean you do not need to secure your Marketo domains.       My domain asserts HSTS on my subdomains but I do not have HTTPS encryption with my Marketo subscription.  What do I do? Reach out to your Customer Success Manager to discuss purchasing Secured Domains for Landing Pages and Secured Domains for Tracking Links.  Configuration instructions can be found below: Overview & FAQ: Secured Domains for Landing Pages Overview & FAQ: Secured Domains for Tracking Links
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  Market Support is here to help you with your issues in the quickest and most effective manner possible.  In order for us to do that, there are a few things we really need from you before you click the submit button to create a support case with us.   First, have you searched the community for a solution? The best kind of support case is the one you don't have to submit.  The Marketing Nation Community is an expansive site with a lot of content.  Have you checked Product Docs or Support Solutions for a resolution to your problem?  Have you checked to see if there is a community discussion thread that covers your question?  The Marketing Nation community is a 24 x 7 customer resource and a quick search for a keyword and phrase maybe all that separates you from a solution to your problems.   Second, what's the best way to reach Marketo Support? Marketo Support offers a variety of ways to reach our support team.  Depending on your issue, some of the support channels might be better suited than others.   Please be aware that only contacts from your company/organization that have been identified as an authorized support contacts or authorized support administrators can submit cases to Marketo Support.       Marketo Support (Support) The Marketing Nation Support area features a case submission application that allows you to select your case priority and also select what the Case Issue and Sub-Issue is.  These selections allow our automated case routing system to assign the case to the available support engineer that can best assist you.   Spark customers can submit cases through the support portal only
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  Once you have submitted a case to Marketo support, we provide a simple way of staying connected to your case and the cases submitted from you company through the Marketo Support Portal.   You can access the support portal through your Marketo instance by selecting Help and Customer Support: You can also access the support portal directly at https://support.marketo.com and login with your Marketo credentials (login and password.)   Once you are in the support portal you can Create a Case for Marketo Support or you can also review any cases that are open and being worked on by support or review your case history.   From the My Cases navigation: You can access the following case views: Open – Cases that are being triaged by Support and pending Support’s response Closed – Cases that were created by you and are now closed Pending Fix – Cases that were created by you where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Company Closed – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues that are now closed Company Pending Fix – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Company Open (only viewable from Case List filter) - All open cases submitted for the account   To view specific case details, click a case number.   From the Case Details, you can perform the following: Close your Case - Select the "My Case is Resolved" button to close your case Add Comments - Provide additional comments to support or respond to a Support question Add Attachment - Provide any screenshots or documents that will help illustrate the issue you are reporting   If your case has been closed there are two options available to you.     Reopen - You can reopen your case if you are not satisfied with the case resolution   Case Survey - Once your case has closed, please consider offering feedback on the level of Support you received.
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Issue When I go to the Support area of Nation, I do not have full access to all the areas and tools.   Solution Our system is specific about how you need to access the Support Portal before we can authorize you to use it. The proper steps to take for us to authorize, and for you to submit cases, are as follows:   Log into your instance Click the Community tile (step 1 image) Click Support in the top banner (step 2 image) Click Submit a Case option (step 3 image) Choose from top options depending on what you need to do (step 4 image) Create a case, Manage authorized contacts, edit your Info   Simply going straight to the nation.marketo.com will not have the desired result. You must access the Support Portal from your instance by using these steps so that our system recognizes you properly. If this is your first time following these steps, your view of Step 3 will be different- not to worry, as that will be updated for you manually. Step 1 Step 2   Step 3 Step 4   If you experience issues, please email marketocares@marketo.com
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Issue Issue Description Tracked links in emails resolve to "Your connection is not private", or other security warnings in the browser, when clicked.   Solution Issue Resolution The browser is expecting the branded link domain to be secured with a SSL certificate. Subscriptions without Secured Domains for Tracking Links: Please contact your Customer Success Manager to discuss purchasing a subscription to Secured Domains for Tracking Links. Subscriptions with Secured Domains for Tracking Links: Please contact Marketo Support to provision a SSL certificate onto your tracking link domain. More information can be found here Overview & FAQ: Secured Domains for Tracking Links
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