Acoustic Transact Connector Setup Guide

This article describes how to set up the Acoustic Transact (formerly Silverpop Transact) connector.

Connector Actions

Action Name AudienceStream EventStream
Send Transactional Email

Configure Settings

Go to the Connector Marketplace and add a new connector. Read the Connector Overview article for general instructions on how to add a connector.

After adding the connector, configure the following settings:

  • API OAuth2 Client ID

    • Required
    • OAuth2 Client ID
    • Contact Acoustic Support for assistance.
  • API OAuth2 Client Secret

    • Required
    • OAuth2 Client Secret
    • Contact Acoustic Support for assistance.
  • API OAuth2 Refresh Token

    • Required
    • OAuth2 Client Refresh Token
    • Contact Acoustic Support for assistance.
  • Transact API Pod Number

    • Required
    • Your transact server number, which usually matches your Acoustic Campaign Organization Pod number.
    • Hint: In the example, X is your pod number.
    • Contact Acoustic Support for assistance.
  • Transact API Region

    • Required
    • Your server region.
    • Hint: In the example, ZZ is your region.
    • If not provided, " us" region is used by default.
    • Contact Acoustic Support for assistance.

Action Settings - Parameters and Options

Click Next or go to the Actions tab to configure connector actions.

This section describes how to set up parameters and options for each action.

Action - Send Transactional Email


Parameter Description
Campaign ID
  • Required
  • ID of the Transact Automated Message Group that is used for th mailing.
Recipient Email
  • Required
  • The email address to which the transactional email is sent.
Transaction ID
  • Optional
  • Used by the sender to uniquely identify a transaction.
  • The value that is specified is returned in the Response Document if used in the original request.
Save Column(s)
  • Optional
  • A list of column names from the recipient elements to save to the database in Acoustic Campaign.
  • The column names are case sensitive and must match what was specified in Acoustic Campaign.
  • If you do not use this element, Acoustic Campaign will not save any column names.
Content/Body Type
  • Required
  • Parameter to define if the content body is HTML only or TEXT only.
Content Personalization (Map TAG Value to TAG Name)
  • Required
  • At least one personalization block is required for providing the content for the email to be sent.
  • Each Personalization element contains one Name/Value pair.
  • Map Tag Value to Tag Name__ Where:
    • Tag Name specifies the name of the personalization string used in the body of the mailing template for the mailing, and
    • Tag Value specifies the value of the corresponding TAG_NAME element.
  • Tag Names must exactly match the fields used in Acoustic Campaign.
  • Boolean values (true, false) must be in lowercase.
  • The Transact server does not process any code (logic or transformation) placed in text or CDATA content, including anything inserted by Template fields.
  • If the text contains angle brackets ( < or >), you must enclose it within a CDATA section.

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This page was last updated: December 21, 2021