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Coffee Break: Join us on Wednesday, April 5th at 10am PT to chat with Ben Gaines, Director of Product Management for Adobe Analytics. Ben will be online to answer your Analytics and Adobe Summit questions.

API for Virtual Report Suites with component curation


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The new improvements for the virtual report suites VRSare really great. what i love the most is the ability to create VRS with component curation - this way the user just sees those dimension/metrics that i want, and i can even rename the components in a way the business understands.

but: setting up the VRS for different users/user groups can end in a big effort by creating a bunch of VRS just to meet all the business requirements.

Idea: add API function to create and change VRS.

possivle solution: having a normal VRS im already able to get the settings (GetSettings | Adobe Developer Connection ). it would be great if i have an option to change the metrics/dimension of the VRS by a single API call the same way as i can do with the normal report suites





We actually do have a method already for programmatically creating and updating VRS. There's a little bit of a bug in our developer site which presents it from being shown (because it is at the bottom of the list of methods), but here is a direct link to the doc:

SaveVirtualReportSuite | Adobe Developer Connection


Community Advisor


hi BenjaminGaines

thanks for the link to the function. but there is no option for „component curation“ within the function.

i have no pain with creating the VRS. the pain is selecting the components for „component curation“ either when i create or when i maintain the VRS. what i am looking for is an easy way to download the VRS components as well as change them.

therefore i would love to see that the function mentioned by you could be expanded by an additional parameter „components“ which can be used for the desired „component curation“