This series of blog posts is going to review functionality that you can use to be safer when you're building programs directly in production. I'm not suggesting you use all of these every time; there's a level of common sense that you need to deploy here, but it is good to know what options are available.
First, let's focus on functionality available across the entire instance.
Marketo has very granular user permissions that allow you to set up varying roles for users who have less training and/or experience within Marketo. In the Admin section, you can modify user roles so that newer users do not have the ability to take certain actions that have a permanent impact on the database. For example, the following permissions may be restricted:
Smart Campaign Limits
In the Admin section, you can modify Smart Campaign settings so that when a new smart campaign is created, a limit is added to the campaign to abort it automatically when more leads exist in the campaign than the limit.
When a smart campaign is created, you can go to the schedule tab to manually override this for a specific campaign.
Using the Smart Campaign limits provides safety in two ways:
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