Create a contact import definition

post

/api/bulk/2.0/contacts/imports

Creates a new contact import definition. See the tutorial for details on how to import data.

Request

Supported Media Types
Body ()
The request body contains details of the contact import definition.
Root Schema : ContactImportIndividual
Type: object
Title: ContactImportIndividual
The request body defines the details of the contact import definition.
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Nested Schema : fields
Type: array
Title: fields
List of fields to be included in the operation.
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Nested Schema : syncActions
Type: array
Title: syncActions
Specifies operations to perform during the sync with a maximum of 10 actions. See Sync actions parameters for a list of sync actions. For more information about this parameter, see the Oracle Eloqua Developer Help Center. There currently are not any sync actions available for Events.
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Response

Supported Media Types

201 Response

Success.
Body ()
Root Schema : ContactImportIndividualResponse
Type: object
Title: ContactImportIndividualResponse
The response body includes information about the contact import definition.
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Nested Schema : fields
Type: array
Title: fields
List of fields to be included in the operation.
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Nested Schema : syncActions
Type: array
Title: syncActions
Specifies operations to perform during the sync with a maximum of 10 actions. See Sync actions parameters for a list of sync actions. For more information about this parameter, see the Oracle Eloqua Developer Help Center. There currently are not any sync actions available for Events.
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400 Response

Bad request. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

401 Response

Unauthorized. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

403 Response

Forbidden. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

404 Response

The requested resource was not found. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

409 Response

There was a conflict. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

410 Response

The requested resource is no longer available. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

412 Response

The resource you are attempting to delete has dependencies, and cannot be deleted. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

413 Response

Storage space exceeded. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

500 Response

The service has encountered an internal server error. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.

503 Response

There was a timeout processing the request. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.
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Examples

The following examples demonstrate how to create a new contact import definition using an HTTP request and cURL. For more information on requests, see API requests.

HTTP Request Example

Create a new contact import definition to export a list of lead scoring fields from the lead scoring model with id#1 and email addresses:


POST /contacts/imports
Content-Type: application/json 
			

Request body:


{
   "name":"Contact Name Import",
   "fields":{
      "FirstName":"{{Contact.Field(C_FirstName)}}"
   },
  "identifierFieldName": "FirstName"
}
			

Response:


{
    "name":"Contact Name Import",
    "fields":{
        "FirstName":"{{Contact.Field(C_FirstName)}}"
    },
    "identifierFieldName":"FirstName",
    "isSyncTriggeredOnImport":false,
    "dataRetentionDuration":"P7D",
    "isUpdatingMultipleMatchedRecords":false,
    "uri":"/contacts/imports/29686",
    "createdBy":"API.User",
    "createdAt":"2015-08-21T20:07:05.9198818Z",
    "updatedBy":"API.User",
    "updatedAt":"2015-08-21T20:07:05.9198818Z"
}
			

cURL Example

Here is the same example in cURL given an instance with the name APITest, username API.User, and POD of 3.


curl --user "APITest\API.User" --header "Content-Type: application/json" --request POST --data '{"name":"Contact Name Import","fields":{"FirstName":"{{Contact.Field(C_FirstName)}}"},"identifierFieldName":"FirstName"}' https://secure.p03.eloqua.com/api/bulk/2.0/contacts/imports
			
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