Salesforce Commerce Cloud Connector Advanced Module

The Salesforce Commerce Cloud Connector Advanced page provides several options you can use to tweak and/or test your connector settings.

Each option on this page is explained in the table below.

Task Description
Test Mode Enabling this turns off the exchange of data. You can use Test Mode if you are concerned there is a problem with the Connector or if you are testing and do not want to bring data from your development or staging environment into Bronto. Test Mode is enabled by default. Salesforce Commerce Cloud Connector allows you to individually manage the different pieces of data:
  • Send Messages as Tests Enabling this will send messages configured in the Message Module to contacts with active, onboarding or transactional status. This will allow you to test messages that may not yet be approved for transactional sending.
  • Disable Contact Import Enabling this will turn off automated contact imports if you have enabled the Contacts Module. You can still use Contact Import Tests on the Advanced tab to test contact imports.
  • Disable Opt-In Import Enabling this will turn off automated opt-in imports if you have enabled the Opt-Ins Module.
  • Disable Order Import Enabling this will urn off automated order imports if you have enabled the Orders Module. You can still use Order Import Tests on the Advanced tab to test order imports.
  • Disable Content Tag Recommendations Import Enabling this will turn off any Bronto Content Tag recommendations you may have configured.

We recommend the following settings during testing.

  • Send Messages as Tests: No
  • Disable Contact Import: Yes
  • Disable Opt-In Import: No
  • Disable Order Import: Yes
  • Disable Content Tag Recommendations Import: No
Note: To test Orders and Contacts, see the Order Import Test and Contact Import Test below.
Cooke Management Enabling Transfer Cookies Across Sessions will allow cookies to transfer across your sites. This is especially important for sites with multiple storefronts that have a shopping cart persist across sites (Example: one site with tabs and a shared checkout process).
Service Timeouts You can manually adjust timeout settings for various API processes:
  • Connector API (seconds)
  • Bronto API Connection (seconds) Number of seconds before an attempt to connect to the Bronto API will time out.
  • Bronto API Request (seconds) Number of seconds before an API request will time out.

Dynamic Imaging Service (DIS) Dynamic Imaging Service (DIS) leverages Salesforce Commerce Cloud image management functionality to create a default image view that can be applied to the images you import. To use this setting, you need to already be set up with Salesforce Commerce Cloud's DIS. To create and use a default image view:
  1. Set Use Dynamic Image Service to Enabled.
  2. Click Create New DIS View Type located under the Dynamic Imaging Service area.
  3. Set the Width and Height you want to scale images to.
  4. In the Scale mode list select Fit to scale images down to this size or Cut to crop images to this size.
  5. Enter a name for the image type in the Name box. The name you use must match a Salesforce Commerce Cloud pre-configured image type (icon, thumbnail, small, medium, large, hi-res).

    This field is the Name you will provide in other areas of the Connector for the Image View Type when you want to use this image view.

  6. Click Save to save the Image View Type.
  7. When you have finished configuration for the DIS settings on the Advanced page, click Save Changes.
  8. Update the Image View Type field with the name from step 4 on either the Orders or Messages tab.
Schedule Import Manually runs an import so you can see if your import configuration settings will import data as expected. To kick off an import, select the import type from the list and click Execute.

After you run a process you can view the results in the Execution Results area. Click View Results for a detailed report.

Contact Import Test Tests the connection by searching for a contact in Salesforce Commerce Cloud and optionally importing the contact in order to test that the data import is configured properly. To test contact imports:
  1. Select whether to search by Email or Customer Number.
  2. Enter either the email or customer number in the Search For box.
  3. Select whether or not you want to import this customer's data into Bronto as you test.
  4. Click Execute.
  5. Locate your import test in the Execution Results area and click View Results for a detailed report.
Order Import Test Tests the connection by searching for an order in Salesforce Commerce Cloud and optionally importing the order in order to test that the data import is configured properly. To test order imports:
  1. Enter the order number in the Order Number box.
  2. Select whether or not you want to import this order data into Bronto as you test.
  3. Locate your import test in the Execution Results area and click View Results for a detailed report.
Reset Import Status Changes the import status in Salesforce Commerce Cloud for orders or contacts that have a time stamp within a specified time range. You might want to use this to mark contacts or orders that have previously been imported to not imported so that you can update the data in Bronto using new connector settings. Or you might want to mark items that have not been imported as imported if you have a chunk of data in Salesforce Commerce Cloud you know you don't want imported into Bronto. To reset the import status:
  1. Select the type of data you want to work with from the Type to Reset list.
  2. In the Mark As Imported list select No if you want to update the data so that Salesforce Commerce Cloud does not recognize it as imported or Yes if you want to mark the data as imported.
  3. Use the Created After and Created Before calendars to establish a date range for the data you want to apply this change to.
  4. Click Execute.
  5. Locate your import test in the Execution Results area and click View Results for a detailed report.
Verify Installation Checks the connector installation details and provides a log in the Execution Results area that can be used to debug issues. Click Execute to run the installation verification.
Execution Results Here you can see the results of the tests you have run using the options on this page. Click View Results for a detailed report.