Yahoo DataX Connector Setup Guide

This article describes how to set up the Yahoo DataX connector.

API Information

This connector uses the following vendor API:

  • API Name: Yahoo API
  • API Version: v1
  • API Endpoint: https://datax.yahooapis.com
  • Documentation: Yahoo API

Batch Limits

This connector uses batched requests to support high-volume data transfers to the vendor. Requests are queued until one of the following 3 thresholds is met:

  • Max number of requests: 10000
  • Max time since oldest request: 60 minutes
  • Max size of requests: 100 MB

Connector Actions

Action Name AudienceStream EventStream
Add User to Segment
Opt Out

Configure Settings

Navigate to the Connector Marketplace and add a new connector. For general instructions on how to add a connector, see the About Connectors article.

There are additional steps for configuring the Yahoo Data X connector in the Connector Configuration screen. If you are implementing this connector for the first time, follow these steps:

  1. Click Update Taxonomy File.
  2. In the Update Taxonomy File screen, enter the Yahoo MDM Number to add it to the taxonomy branch.
  3. Click Create Account (Profile) Segment.
    This adds two nodes to the taxonomy file, one for your Tealium Account Name and one for the Tealium Profile Name.

After you have updated the taxonomy file, or if you have previously configured this connector, follow these steps:

  1. Click Add Audience to Taxonomy.
  2. Enter a Name for the audience.
  3. Select a GDPR Mode (required).
  4. Select a value for Euconsent (required).
  5. Click Add Audience.

You can now configure an action for the connector. Select the Taxonomy ID that matches the ID that was assigned to the audience.

Click Done when you are finished configuring the connector.

Action Settings — Parameters and Options

Click Continue to configure the connector actions. Enter in a name for the action and then select the action type from the drop-down menu.

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

Action — Add User to Segment

Parameters

Parameter Description
URN Type The user identifier (URN) Type.
URN Value The user identifier (URN) Value.
Taxonomy ID (Required) The ID of the taxonomy.
Timestamp Represents when the qualification occurs. A UNIX epoch time in seconds.
Expiration Timestamp Represents when the qualification expires. A UNIX epoch time in seconds, up to 90 days in the future.
Taxonomy ID (Required) The ID of the taxonomy.
Timestamp Represents when the qualification occurs. A UNIX epoch time in seconds.
Expiration Timestamp Represents when the qualification expires. A UNIX epoch time in seconds, up to 90 days in the future.
Value The attribute’s value.

Action — Opt Out

Parameters

Parameter Description
URN Type The user identifier (URN) Type.
URN Value The user identifier (URN) Value.
Taxonomy ID (Required) The ID of the taxonomy.
Timestamp Represents when the qualification occurs. A UNIX epoch time in seconds.
Expiration Timestamp Represents when the qualification expires. A UNIX epoch time in seconds, up to 90 days in the future.
Taxonomy ID (Required) The ID of the taxonomy.
Timestamp Represents when the qualification occurs. A UNIX epoch time in seconds.
Expiration Timestamp Represents when the qualification expires. A UNIX epoch time in seconds, up to 90 days in the future.
Value The attribute’s value.

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This page was last updated: October 13, 2022