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Direct integration with the Experience Cloud Identity Service

This implementation lets customers use the ID service on devices that cannot accept or work with our JavaScript or SDK code. This includes devices such as gaming consoles, smart TVs, or other Internet-enabled appliances. Refer to this section for syntax, code samples, and definitions.

Syntax

Devices that cannot use the VisitorAPI.js or SDK code libraries can make calls directly to the data collection servers (DCS) used by the ID service. To do this, you would call
dpm.demdex.net
and format your request as shown below.
Italics
indicates a variable placeholder.
In this syntax example, the
d_
prefix identifies the key-value pairs in the call as a system-level variable. You can pass quite a few
d_
parameters to the ID service, but stay focused on the key-value pairs as shown in the code above. For more information about other variables, see Supported Attributes for DCS API calls .
The ID service supports HTTP and HTTPS calls. Use HTTPS to pass data from a secure page.

Sample request

Your request could look similar to the sample shown below. Long variables have been shortened.

Sample response

The ID service returns data in a JSON object as shown below. Your response may be different.
{ "d_mid":"12345", "dcs_region":"6", "id_sync_ttl":"604800", "d_blob":"wxyz5432" }

Request and response parameters defined

Request Parameters
Parameter
Description
dpm.demdex.net
A legacy domain controlled by
Adobe
. See Understanding Calls to the Demdex Domain .
d_mid
The Experience Cloud visitor ID. See Cookies and the Experience Cloud Identity Service .
d_orgid
Your Experience Cloud Organization ID. For help with finding this ID see, Requirements for the Experience Cloud Identity Service .
d_cid
An optional parameter that passes the Data Provider ID (DPID), the Unique User ID (DPUUID), and an authenticated state ID to the ID service. As shown in the code sample, separate the DPID and DPUUID with the non-printing control character,
%01
.
DPID and DPUUID
In the
d_cid
parameter, assign each related DPID and DPUUID combination to the same
d_cid
parameter. This lets you return multiple ID sets in a single request. Also, separate the DPID, DPUUID, and optional authentication flag with the non-printing control character,
%01
. In the examples below, the provider and user IDs are highlighted in
bold
text.
  • Syntax:
    ...d_cid=DPID%01DPUUID%01authentication state...
  • Example:
    ...d_cid=123%01456%011...
Authentication State
This is an optional ID in the
d_cid
parameter. Expressed as an integer, it identifies users according to their authentication status as shown below:
  • 0
    (Unknown)
  • 1
    (Authenticated)
  • 2
    (Logged out)
To specify an authentication state, you set this flag after the user ID (UUID) variable. Separate the UUID and authentication flag with the non-printing control character,
%01
. In the examples below, the authentication IDs are highlighted in
bold
text.
Syntax:
...d_cid=DPID%01DPUUID%01authentication state
Examples:
  • Unknown:
    ...d_cid=123%01456%010...
  • Authenticated:
    ...d_cid=123%01456%011...
  • Logged out:
    ...d_cid=123%01456%012...
dcs_region
The ID service is a geographically distributed and load-balanced system. The ID identifies the region of the data center handling the call. See DCS Region IDs, Locations, and Host Names .
d_cb
(Optional)
A callback parameter that lets you execute a JavaScript function in the request body.
d_blob
An encrypted chunk of JavaScript metadata. Size constraints limit the blob to 512 bytes or less.
d_ver
Required. This sets the API version number. Leave this set as
d_ver=2
.
Response Parameters
Some response parameters are part of the request and have been defined in the section above.
Parameter
Description
id_sync_ttl
The re-synchronization interval, specified in seconds. The default interval is 604,800 seconds (7-days).