Sailthru is a cross-platform marketing company whose platform tracks user preferences and behavior on clients' websites, email, and mobile apps. To learn more about the Sailthru API, visit their page (https://getstarted.sailthru.com/new-.../api-overview/).
There are two versions of the Sailthru connector—a simplified and an advanced version. The major difference is that the advanced version allows you to configure a range of specific or relative dates for the data in your report, whereas the simplified version only lets you enter a number of past days. Also, the advanced version offers an additional report type—"Emails." This topic discusses the simplified version of the report. To learn about the advanced version, see Sailthru Advanced Connector.
You connect to your Sailthru account in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the Sailthru connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.
To connect to your Sailthru account and create a DataSet, you must have the following:
A Sailthru API key
A Sailthru API secret
You can obtain both of these by logging into your Sailthru account and navigating to the Account Settings page.
Check here (https://my.sailthru.com/settings/api_postbacks) to see if IP whitelisting is enabled for API access on your Sailthru account. If so, your credentials will not validate in the connector until you add Domo's IPs to the whitelist. A current list of Domo's IPs can be found here: http://knowledge.domo.com?cid=whitelistingip
Connecting to Your Sailthru Account
This section enumerates the options in the Credentials and Details panes in the Sailthru Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.
This pane contains fields for entering credentials to connect to your Sailthru account. The following table describes what is needed for each field:
|API Key||Enter your Sailthru API key.|
|API Secret||Enter your Sailthru API secret.|
For information about obtaining these credentials, see "Prerequisites," above.
Once you have entered valid Sailthru credentials, you can use the same account any time you go to create a new Sailthru DataSet. You can manage connector accounts in the Accounts tab in the Data Center. For more information about this tab, see Managing User Accounts for Connectors.
This pane contains a primary Reports menu, along with various other menus which may or may not appear depending on the report type you select.
Select the Sailthru report you want to run. The following reports are available:
|Status||Select the Blast status you want to filter your results by.|
|Number of Days||Enter the number of past days you want to retrieve data for. You can have up to 90 days of data in your report.|
|Email Address||Enter the email address of the user you want to pull information for.|
Select the type of statistic you want to pull information for.
Blast Stats by Blast retrieves stats organized by Blast.
List retrieves information about your subscriber counts for a specified date. You can choose to pull all lists OR all subscribers not broken down by list.
Send retrieves aggregated information from transactionals over a specified date range.