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Invalid Email

Summary

The Invalid Email API allows our client to mark a customer Email Address as invalid for a brand.

Base Resource URI

For Production, use: https://ows.omeda.com/webservices/rest/brand/{brandAbbreviation}/email/invalid/*

For Testing, use: https://ows.omedastaging.com/webservices/rest/brand/{brandAbbreviation}/email/invalid/*
brandAbbreviation
is the abbreviation for the brand who is posting the data.

Technical Requirements

The HTTP header must contain the following elements:

x-omeda-appid
a unique id provided to you by Omeda to access your data. The request will fail without a valid id.
content-type
a content type supported by this resource. See Supported Content Types for more details. If omitted, the default content type is application/json.

Supported Content Types

There are three content types supported. If omitted, the default content type is application/json.

JSON
application/json

JSON is the preferred data exchange format, because it is lightweight and, in most cases, faster to process and utilizes less bandwidth. There are many available open-source JSON libraries available. See json.org for details.

Supported HTTP Methods

There is one HTTP method supported:

POST
See W3C’s POST specs for details.

Field Definition

The following tables describe the data elements that can be included in the POST method to store data in the database.

DeploymentTypeOptIn Elements

Attribute Name Required? Data Type Description
EmailAddress required string String element containing the email address that will be marked as invalid.

JSON Example

{
    "EmailAddress": "test@test.com"
}

Response Examples

Two responses are possible: a successful POST (200 OK Status) or a failed POST (400 Bad Request/403 Forbidden/404 Not Found/405 Method Not Allowed Statuses). See W3C’s Status Codes.

Successful Submission

A successful POST submission will create BounceStatus entries for all customers with the EmailAddress provided.

JSON Example

The following is an example of the response that is returned from a successful POST submission:

{  
   "EmailAddress":"test@test.com",
   "OmedaCustomerIds":[  
      1100000000,
      1100000001
   ],
   "Success":"Email Address has been marked as Invalid for customers"
}

Failed Submission

A failed POST submission may be due to several factors:

Status Description
400 Bad Request Typically, this error occurs when the request does not follow the specifications.
403 Forbidden Typically, this error occurs when the credentials are erroneous. Potentially, an incorrect x-omeda-appid.
404 Not Found Typically, this error occurs with a malformed URL or the resource that is searched for is not found.
405 Method Not Allowed Typically, this error occurs when the resource accessed is not allowed by the HTTP Method utilized. Make sure you employ the correct HTTP Method (POST) for this request.

This is not an exhaustive list of errors, but common ones. If an error occurs repeatedly, please contact your Omeda representative.

JSON Example

The following is an example of a response that might be returned from a failed POST submission:

{  
   "Errors":[  
      {  
         "Error":"Email address test@test.com was not found."
      }
   ],
   "SubmissionId":"853295f9-de02-4c86-8321-caeea8403cd5"
}
Last Updated On November 30, 2018
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