Thursday, May 10, 2012

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    Peter Diamant <> May 08 06:46PM -0700  

    I'm developing an application to create AdSense Reports
    automatically. As we want to run this as a service, we do not want to
    have a User manually logging in to Authenticate, so we need to run it
    using a "Service Account".
    I have read on another post that Service Account Authentication isn't
    yet available for the AdSense Management API. Can you confirm whether
    or not this is correct? And if so, when will Service Accounts be
    avaialble to use with the Adsense management API? We need to have our
    service up and running within the month.
    If Service Accounts can be used, can I use the latest Google APIs
    Client Library for .NET to access the AdSense API with a Service


    "Sérgio Gomes" <> May 09 06:59AM -0700  

    Hi Peter,
    I'm afraid you can't use service accounts with the AdSense Management API,
    since it accesses protected user data.
    You'll need to use the standard web-based or installed OAuth 2.0 flows
    instead, and run through the authorisation flow once. You can, however,
    save your authentication data for subsequent runs, so that you only need to
    perform the authentication step once.
    You can take a look at the AuthorizationManager class used by the .NET
    samples to get an idea of how to persist your credential data between
    Hope this helps!
    Sérgio Gomes
    Developer Relations
    Google UK Limited
    Registered Office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W
    Registered in England Number: 3977902
    On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 2:46:21 AM UTC+1, Peter Diamant wrote:


    carl0s <> May 08 04:08PM -0700  

    Thanks Sérgio. I will have a look, although I had already searched very
    extensively before posting on here.
    I can't help thinking these guys must have "special" treatment from Google,
    much like Dell do/did. They are suppliers of questionable-ish home/search
    hijacking software aimed at kids. It's
    I am wondering if they are actually closely linked to, or part of
    LabPixies, who were acquired by Google a year or two ago. That might
    explain the apparent special treatment.
    Or, I could be totally wrong, and it's just not mentioned in the CSE API
    Anyway, I'm surprised that the Adsense API doesn't cater for retrieval of
    adverts for displaying on websites though.
    On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 3:53:28 PM UTC+1, Sérgio Gomes wrote:


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