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  Welcome to Marketo Support This guide provides individual links that covers the following topics: Marketo Support Policies Service Level Agreement How to Contact Marketo Support How to Submit a Case Tips on Effective Case Submission Managing Authorized Support Contacts (Support Admins) Managing Your Cases How to Escalate    
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When a new lead enters Marketo from a  form fillout or  List Import,  Marketo automatically searches for a lead with the same email address.  If that lead exists, the existing lead is updated instead of creating a duplicate. However, Marketo does not automatically de-duplicate leads who are already in your database. This is especially a problem for new customers who often have many duplicate leads in their database. Also, if you add a new lead directly into Salesforce ( through the Salesforce import process or web-to-lead forms) Salesforce will create a duplicate lead that gets synced into Marketo. When this happens, you can use Marketo to find and fix those duplicates.   How Marketo handles duplicates   The primary consequence of duplicates is that one lead record could have the most relevant information about that lead while your sales rep is looking at the incomplete duplicate.   For example, say that you have a duplicate lead in your database and that lead fills out a form on your website. Marketo generally updates the lead record that was most recently updated. In another case, say you run a campaign to email your lead database and two duplicates are included in your campaign run. Marketo automatically detects the duplicate email address and ensures that only one email is sent to that lead. That Email send and subsequent activity will be attributed to the Lowest Lead ID.   When you merge leads, their entire history is combined, and you can control which fields are kept in the final lead. You won't lose any information or tracking.   Most customers have many duplicates when they start with Marketo. After initially de-duplicating your database, the work to keep your database de-duplicated is usually very small. You should work to stop the sources of duplicate leads and make Marketo your single point of entry for all new leads.   Finding Duplicates   Go to the Lead Database section of the app. Then click on the Possible Duplicates list in the tree. Click the grid header that says Email .  You can sort by email address to see the duplicates next to each other. Selecting multiple leads Select two leads that have matching email addresses.  You can do this by holding the "control" key down while clicking on the two different leads.  (You can merge more than two at a time, but start with two.) Tip: Sometimes clicking too fast will make the grid select incorrectly.  Clicking a little slower usually helps. When you have two rows selected or highlighted, click the Merge Leads button in the toolbar.   The Merge Dialog A dialog will appear showing you all the fields that differ between the two leads.  You need to pick which values to keep in the merged lead.  Not every field is displayed -- just the ones that you need determine appear. By default, the values from the most recently updated lead will be selected (with a check and highlighed yellow). To pick a different value for the merged lead, click the checkbox next to that value. If you want to enter your own values for the merged lead, click the Custom field for that row then type in your own value: When you're done, click Merge .  The winning values will be kept in the merged lead; the other values will be discarded. Important : Clicking merge will instruct Salesforce to merge the records properly.  All Salesforce and Marketo activities are merged into the remaining lead.  Nothing is lost.  Campaign History is also kept.   Duplicate pattern matching You will notice that the Possible Duplicates list has a Smart List tab.  Click on the Smart List and you will see it's using the "Possible Duplicates" filter on the "Email Address" field. You can change this filter to search other fields for duplicates. Click the little green plus in the definition. Note : You should use only one Duplicate Fields filter in your Smart Lists.  If you want to check multiple fields, always use the green plus button to add multiple fields; don't drag in a second filter. When you change the Duplicate Fields filter, you should sort the Leads grid by the column you're checking to put the duplicates next to each other. EasyMerge Program Marketo offers a service for mass-merging of duplicates.  Please contact your Customer Success Manager to inquire about this service. What happens when I merge two leads in Salesforce? When you merge leads or contacts in Salesforce, Marketo will also merge the matching leads in your lead database. See this article to learn more about how that works: https://docs.marketo.com/display/public/DOCS/Find+and+Merge+Duplicate+People#FindandMergeDuplicatePeople-EffectinSalesforce    
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Issue Description This describes the difference in how filter logic applies to triggers and filters in a Smart Campaign Smart List.   Issue Resolution You can view the video on this here .   Filter logic in a Smart List only applies to filters (the green criteria) and not triggers (the orange criteria.) If you have multiple triggers in a Smart Campaign, they will always operate on ANY/OR logic, which is to say, only one of the triggers needs to fire in order for the Smart Campaign to run. The filter logic you select, whether it is AND, ANY, or Advanced, will be used to further filter the leads after the trigger has fired.
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Overview A triggered campaign launches automatically when a specific action occurs. For example, you can use a triggered campaign to automatically send an email to a lead after she completes a form. Triggered campaigns have at least one trigger in their Smart List. When the lead activates a trigger and passes through the other filters in the Smart List (if you have any), the lead will immediately proceed through the campaign's Flow. In a Smart Campaign, the Smart List palette contains a separate folder with Triggers. These are the events you can use to activate your triggered campaigns. Be careful when using multiple triggers.  If you use two or more in a campaign, any single trigger can activate the campaign. Email Triggers Trigger Name Description Clicks Link in Email If someone clicks on a link in an email. This can be a specific link(s) or any link. Email Bounces If an email bounces from an address. Email Bounces Soft If an email bounces due to an auto‐reply, full mailbox, etc. Email is Delivered If an email is delivered to someone. Opens Email If someone opens an email. Unsubscribes from Email If someone opts out of email. Salesforce Specific Triggers Trigger Name Description Activity is Logged If an activity is logged in salesforce.This can include a logged call or task created. Activity is Updated If an activity that is already created is updated. Added to Opportunity If a contact is added to an opportunity. Added to SFDC Campaign If a lead/contact is added to a Salesforce campaign. Clicks Link in Sales Email If someone clicks a link in a sales email (an email sent through Sales Insight). This can be a specific link(s) or any link. Is Sent Sales Email If someone is sent a sales email (an email sent through Sales Insight). Lead is Converted If a lead is converted into a contact in Salesforce. Lead is Deleted from SFDC If a lead is deleted from Salesforce. Lead is Synced to SFDC If a lead is synced to Salesforce from Marketo. Opens Sales Email If someone opens a sales email (an email sent through Sales Insight). Opportunity is Updated If an opportunity is updated. Owner Changes If the owner of a record in Salesforce changes.This can be to a specific user or to any user. Removed from Opportunity If a contact is removed from an opportunity. Removed from SFDC Campaign If a lead/contact is removed from a Salesforce campaign. Sales Email Bounces If an email bounces from an address. Sales Email is Received If an email sent via Sales Insight was delivered. Status is Changed in SFDC Campaign If a lead/contact status changes within a Salesforce campaign. General Triggers Trigger Name Description Added to List If a lead/contact is added to a Marketo static list. Campaign is Requested If a contact/lead is sent into a Marketo campaign. Clicks Link If someone clicks on a link. This can be a specific link(s)or any link that is tracked. Data Value Changes If any data value on a record, includes all fields available for edit/update in Marketo and Salesforce is changed. Fills Out Form If someone fills out a form. Has Interesting Moment If someone has an interesting moment. Lead is Created If a Marketo lead is created. Removed from List If a lead/contact is removed from a Marketo static list. Revenue Stage is Changed If a revenue stage within a revenue cycle model is changed. Score is Changed If a lead score is changed. Send Alert If someone does something, send an email alert. Visits Web Page If someone clicks and visits a web page.This can be a specific page(s) or any web page.
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  This is a article attached image Upon signing a contract with Marketo you are provisioned a Marketo instance and a Support Service. There are four different types of Support Services which are available to meet different customer support needs: Online (Legacy) Business  or PREMIER SUPPORT BUSINESS (Legacy) Premier or PREMIER SUPPORT ENTERPRISE (Legacy) Elite or PREMIER SUPPORT ELITE Each Support Service has a different Service Level Target (SLT). An SLT is the amount of time Marketo Support targets to make first contact with you after a support case has been submitted. SLTs differ for each Support Service and priority level. Priority levels range from Priority P1 to Priority P4. Here are the SLTs and priority levels for each Support Service:   Priority Online (Legacy) Business PREMIER SUPPORT BUSINESS (Legacy) Premier PREMIER SUPPORT ENTERPRISE (Legacy) Elite PREMIER SUPPORT ELITE P1 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour 30 minutes 30 minutes 30 minutes 15 minutes P2 4 hours 3 hours 2 hours 2 hours 1 hour 2 hours 30 minutes P3 6 hours 5 hours 4 hours 4 hours 2 hours 2 hours 1 hour P4 3 days 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day   Here are the descriptions for each priority level: 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   Find more information About Support here!  
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Issue There are two filters available (Acquisition Program and Acquisition Program Name), but only Acquisition Program Name appears in the lead record and is available as a column in the lead views.  What is the difference between these? Solution Acquisition Program is a system-managed field. It isn't available in many picklists, nor in certain filters. Acquisition Program Name is a field that allows you to use this data more freely as it is not locked by the system. Acquisition Program = Master naming for programs Acquisition Program Name = Friendly usable name    
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Issue You need to obtain data in the fields on a Marketo Custom Object.     Solution Marketo does not have Marketo Custom Object data export option in the UI. Smart Lists will show a list of leads with that specific attribute, and you can see custom object data on an individual Marketo record. However, using API, you or your dev team can query the Marketo database to access all values on these objects. Find out more at Custom Objects.    
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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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    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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Issue What is the difference between Program Status Vs. Person Status? Solution Person Status is an attribute on a record and is an over all status for the record. An example would be a lead that has MQL or Marketing Qualified status. Program Status is the status a lead is in within a program. An example for an lead would be in a trade show or any event type program. This would have a program status of "Invited" or Registered. A single lead can have multiple program statuses, one for each program membership they have. A great way to look at it is, I have a Monthly membership to the Gym and a premium membership to the local warehouse club. I have multiple memberships and statuses for those memberships.. However my "Person Status" is different, I am for example licensed to drive in the state I live. My status is either licensed or not..        
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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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Marketo Support's Mission is:  To provide fast and friendly world-class support through creative, flexible solutions to empower Marketo Automation Software success.   Areas of Responsibility: Technical Support Engineers (TSEs) are your initial point of contact for any technical questions or concerns. TSEs are responsible for troubleshooting issues within your Marketo instance and common include:   My Marketo Marketing Activities Design Studio Lead Database Analytics Revenue Explorer (RCA/RCE) Calendar Deliverability Tools Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Web Personalization (RTP) Admin Community   Our TSEs are not web developers and as a result they are unable to troubleshoot most types of custom coding (ie. HTML, JavaScript, XML, etc.). Our support team is able to help with the following types of non-custom code:    Simple Munchkin Code Asynchronous Munchkin Code Asynchronous jQuery Munchkin Code SOAP API REST API   Our TSEs are here to assist you and our support commitment to our customers is to always work towards providing an above and beyond support experience.   Note: Our team is not against looking at custom code and, based on the subject matter expertise, our TSEs might be able to offer suggestions and recommendations, but we do want to make it clear that they are not responsible for fixing or updating any custom code that has been implemented.   Response Time   Our TSEs are bound to responding to your cases and issues within the Service Level Agreements from your account's level of support services.  We track response milestones to ensure that your cases are being handled in a timely manner as dictated by our agreed to Service Level Targets.
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Follow these steps to create a lead performance report with mobile platform (iOS/Android) columns: Learn how to: Create Mobile Smart Lists Create a Lead Performance Report Add Mobile Smart Lists as Columns Create Mobile Smart Lists 1.1   Under Marketing Activities , select a program. 1.2   Under New , click New Local Asset . 1.3   Click Smart List . 1.4   Enter a Name and click CREATE . 1.5   Find and drag the Opened Email filter into the canvas. 1.6   Set Email to is any . 1.7   Add the Platform constraint. We used the Opened Email filter in this example, you can also use the Clicked Email filter as it has the Platform constraint. Is this article helpful ? YesNo   1.8   Set Platform to iOS .   At least one lead must have opened one of your emails on an iOS device in order for the autosuggest to find it. If it does not, you can manually type it in and save.
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  Marketo Champions are customers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the Marketo Community, are experts in Marketo products, are avid contributors in the social world, and are loyal advocates of the Marketo brand. Benefits and perks our Champions receive include:   Access: Meetings with our product and marketing teams to give exclusive feedback Previews: Given early previews to products, features, and releases when available Publicity: Exclusive speaking opportunities at our annual Marketo Summit and other events Networking: Special networking events with Marketo executives and fellow Champions and semi-annual conference calls Ownership: Ownership of content and exclusive activities at our annual Marketo Summit that showcase your expertise and thought leadership Credibility: Special Champion badge on Marketo Community profiles, and profiled on Marketo's corporate website Sweet Swag: Champion-exclusive swag To find out more information and apply, click here. To view a complete list of current Champions, click here. Join the Marketo Elite Today!  
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Your CSV exports with special characters (like foreign languages) may look funny when you open them in Excel.  This is due to a known problem in Excel; it does not correctly handle those characters if you open the CSV directly. First, try these instructions to export your CSV file in Excel 2007 format: Export a list If that export is formatted incorrectly, try the following: Create a new Excel spreadsheet Open the Import External Data feature: in Excel 2003 or earlier. open the Data menu, pick Import External Data, then pick Import Data in Excel 2007, open the Data tab and pick From Text Pick the file you want to import.  The data import wizard will open In the dialog, select Delimited, then under File Origin pick "Unicode (UTF-8)" then click Next Select Comma and uncheck the other options. Click Next. Click Finish Follow the remaining steps and place the imported data in your spreadsheet Your data should now look correct.
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Issue How to export a list of all the field mappings between Marketo and SFDC.     Solution Issue Resolution You can do export field mappings by following these steps: Go to Admin > Field Management. Click over a tab to Field Mapping. Click the export button, next to the search bar at the bottom.  
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Issue Is to possible to set up a distribution list (for internal employees) in Marketo? Solution There is no such feature called "Distribution list" in Marketo. An email can be sent to people only of they are part of your lead database. Alternate Workaround: You can create a excel sheet for your internal employees with their email addresses and import them into a Marketo static list.  You can refer this list in your smart campaign whenever you would need to send a communication email. Note: Mark the email you send as "Operational" to ensure that it reaches all the people in the imported list.    
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Issue Issue Description If a page is not loading in your browser for Marketo, this can sometimes be due to network related issues. We can help troubleshoot by using a HAR file from the browser to see network traffic.   Solution Issue Resolution Instructions to generate a HAR file broken down by browser version: Chrome In Chrome, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. At the top-right of your browser window, click the Chrome menu ( ⋮ ). Select Tools > Developer Tools . The Developer Tools window opens as a docked panel at the side or bottom of Chrome. Click the Network tab. Select Preserve log. You will see a red circle at the top left of the Network tab. This means the capture has started. If the circle is black, click the black circle to start recording activity in your browser. Refresh the page and reproduce the problem while the capture is running. After you successfully reproduce the issue, right click on any row of the activity pane in the Network and click Save as HAR with Content. Save the HAR file. Select the Console tab. Right-click anywhere in the console and select "Save as...". Name the log file Chrome-console.log. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Firefox In Firefox, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. Click the Firefox menu (Three horizontal parallel lines) at the top-right of your browser window. Select Web Developer > Network. The Developer Tools window opens as a docked panel at the side or bottom of Firefox. Click the Network tab. Select Persist logs. After you successfully reproduce the issue, right-click any row and select Save all as HAR. Firefox typically takes a few seconds to prepare the download. A slight delay on this step is normal. Select the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Select all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Safari In Safari, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. In the menu bar at the top, click Develop and select Show Web Inspector. Click Preserve Log. Click the Console tab and select Preserve Log. Go back to the Network tab. Refresh the page and reproduce the problem while the capture is running. Once you have reproduced the issue, select Export. Save the HAR file. Click the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Select all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) In Internet Explorer, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. Click the gear icon in the top right. Select F12 Developer Tools. Click the Network tab Clear the Clear entries on navigate option, which is selected by default. The icon looks like blue arrow with a red X. The green play button (Start Profiling Session), should be selected by default. This means the capture function is running. Refresh the the page and reproduce the problem while the capture function is running. Once you have reproduced the issue, click the Export as HAR icon. The icon looks like a floppy disk. Click the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Copy all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case.
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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 your company through the Marketo Support Portal. You can access the support portal through your Marketo instance by selecting Community in the top right corner: You can also access the support portal directly at https://support.marketo.com and login with your Marketo credentials (login and password). This will not work for users with SSO.   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. Navigate to My Case management: From the My Cases navigation y ou can access the following case views: My Recent Cases* - Cases that you have opened in the past 30 days All Company Recent Cases* - Cases that any authorized support contact has opened in the past 30 days My Open Cases – Cases created by you that are being triaged by Support and pending Support’s response and are more than 30 days old My Closed Cases – Cases that were created by you and are now closed My Awaiting Fix Cases – Cases that were created by you where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date All Company Closed Cases – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues that are now closed All Company Open Cases - All open cases submitted for the account Company Awaiting Fix Cases – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Management Escalations - Escalations opened by you or your colleagues  Survey Cases - Surveys that are available for you to fill out after a case is closed *Cases that have been opened for more than 30 days will move from Recent cases to Open cases   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 by adding a comment in the case. Case Survey - Once your case has closed, please consider offering feedback on the level of Support you received.
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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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