String Deleter Cloud App Documentation

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Purpose

There are situations where you need to delete certain strings from a Contact field to (somehow) normalize it.

This is now possible with this App.

This document will show how this Cloud Action can be used inside Campaign Canvas.

Set-up in Oracle Eloqua

Please follow these instructions to set up this cloud app in your Oracle Eloqua instance.

  • Log in to Oracle Eloqua.
  • Click on Get App below to install.

        NOTE: If prompted to log again, please do so.

  •  In the next screen, click “Sign In” and then “Accept”
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  • In the next screen, click “Sign In” and then “Accept”
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  • You’re all set. The cloud action is ready to be used.
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How to use

The following instructions show a basic/simple usage.  You can incorporate this Cloud Action to any existing campaign.

  • Create/Open a campaign
  • Click on “Actions” on the top left side then “Show All Steps” and then locate the “String Deleter” Cloud Action under the Actions options (colored in purple).
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  • Drag and drop the cloud action to the canvas area. Connect the corresponding elements to the dropped App
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  • Double click the String Deleter step, you will see some options for this element.
    • Rename the step if needed  
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  • Click the pencil icon to open the settings for this step.

You will need a user to log in and configure this Cloud Action. If you don’t have one, you can create one. If you do, use your user to Log In in the page shown in the following screenshot:

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For this Cloud Action, you need to indicate the Source field, the Destination field and the Strings to delete.
When you’re done setting up the fields, click “Save Settings”.
If you have done changes and you want to go back to the initial values, use the “Revert Changes” button.  

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  • Recommended: Create an element in the campaign in case an error happens, in this example it’s a Wait Step. Check the box to “Automatically route contacts with errors from cloud app”, select the step where you want the contacts to be routed.  
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  • That’s all. Activate the campaign, put some contacts in it and see the String Deleter in Action!

License Information

You need a license to configure and execute this Cloud App. Otherwise in the configuration page you will see the following error:

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Additionally, if you happen to see records stuck in the Cloud Action step, it may be due to a missing or expired License which you can get with your corresponding Account Manager.