Your achievements

Level 1

0% to

Level 2

Tip /
Sign in

Sign in to Community

to gain points, level up, and earn exciting badges like the new
BedrockMission!

Learn More

View all

Sign in to view all badges

Ability to exclude IP ranges (and domains) in Adobe Analytics

Avatar

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 2
miikkal3149476
Level 2

Likes

13 likes

Total Posts

9 posts

Correct Reply

0 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Boost 5
Boost 3
Boost 10
Boost 1
View profile

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 2
miikkal3149476
Level 2

Likes

13 likes

Total Posts

9 posts

Correct Reply

0 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Boost 5
Boost 3
Boost 10
Boost 1
View profile
miikkal3149476
Level 2

05-09-2019

Currently it is impossible to define IP ranges to be excluded in reporting. You can use wildcards like 1.1.1.* but you can't use ranges like 1.1.1.[15-120] this is a big problem for us. Now you have to add all IP's separately and there is the limit of IP's after you cannot exclude any.

Also would be nice if you could exclude domain behind the IP's that would be good alternative for IP range exclusion.

I know that I could buy Adobe consulting to do VISTA rules, but hey, it's 2019, this kind of self-service should be possible and included in price of the tool.

3 Comments

Avatar

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 4
brentrad
Level 4

Likes

50 likes

Total Posts

77 posts

Correct Reply

15 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Contributor
Shape 1
Give Back
Boost 50
View profile

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 4
brentrad
Level 4

Likes

50 likes

Total Posts

77 posts

Correct Reply

15 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Contributor
Shape 1
Give Back
Boost 50
View profile
brentrad
Level 4

05-09-2019

You can include ranges via a VISTA rule. Unfortunately, this isn't free and has to be setup by Adobe.

Avatar

Avatar
Validate 10
Level 5
David-123
Level 5

Likes

110 likes

Total Posts

130 posts

Correct Reply

17 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 10
Validate 1
Contributor
Give Back 5
Give Back 3
View profile

Avatar
Validate 10
Level 5
David-123
Level 5

Likes

110 likes

Total Posts

130 posts

Correct Reply

17 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 10
Validate 1
Contributor
Give Back 5
Give Back 3
View profile
David-123
Level 5

08-09-2019

Hi there,

Not sure if this helps, but hopefully it will. We have virtual report suites to filter our data.

In here if there is a domain (such as Amazon AWS) which is sending bots to our site, we add a segment to remove the domain here. I have recently discovered it is not perfect, however it's a great start for automated.

Hopefully that helps.

Avatar

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 2
miikkal3149476
Level 2

Likes

13 likes

Total Posts

9 posts

Correct Reply

0 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Boost 5
Boost 3
Boost 10
Boost 1
View profile

Avatar
Validate 1
Level 2
miikkal3149476
Level 2

Likes

13 likes

Total Posts

9 posts

Correct Reply

0 solutions
Top badges earned
Validate 1
Boost 5
Boost 3
Boost 10
Boost 1
View profile
miikkal3149476
Level 2

10-09-2019

Thanks for your comment. True, we could use domain dimension in virtual report suites, but there still are some IP ranges that we would need to block. If the IP dimension would be available in segment builder, then we could do everything. Would most likely solve the issue for many cases, but Virtual Report suites have some limitations, so I'd rather have this possible in real report suite.