Retroactively importing data into an eVar after it has been set

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andylunsford1

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andylunsford1

andylunsford1

26-08-2020

Hello!

 

I have a unique use-case that I've been trying to solve.  We have a public facing website, where we capture an identifier for a user through an email that contains the user ID in the link.  When a user comes to the site through the link, we can capture all future data as being tied to the user through the eVar, but we are unable to tie it to the user in the past if the date range doesn't include when it was set for the user.

 

Is there a way to insert data into an eVar that was previously unspecified in the past that has now been identified?  I've looked at the Data Repair API, and it seems like when it's out of beta could assist here, but I wanted to confirm I wasn't overlooking a simpler approach in the interim.

 

Thanks!

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ishans52004352
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26-08-2020

Hi @andylunsford1 ,

You can use Full Processing Data Sources to import data into historical date ranges.

https://docs.adobe.com/content/help/en/analytics/import/data-sources/datasrc-home.html

Data Repair API is to correct the historical data which might not be a suitable use case here (moreover the ability to repair data for evar isn't rolled out yet).

Thanks!