Last updated on October 18, 2016

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In OpenX Ad ServerA complete digital advertising platform where publishers sell, manage, and deliver their advertising inventory across all digital formats., you need to create an account for each of your businesses or business relationships and specify various account attributes. Specific account attributes, such as account typeIndicates the intended purpose of an account, which determines what objects it can contain and influences what users logged in to the account can do in OpenX. For example, advertiser accounts contain orders, publisher accounts contain inventory, and ad networks contain other accounts., managing accountThe account relationship established between a container account (parent) and its sub-accounts (children), which provides the parent account full read and write access its managed accounts., and account experience, when combined with user capabilities, determine what tasks a user can perform on the account, and what access the account has to other accounts.

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The main view of the Accounts tab contains the list of accounts to which you have access. You can filter, search, and edit this list, and perform bulk operations for multiple accounts in the list. Each account you have access to appears as a link in the Account Name column.

Additional columns for account details include:

  • Status. The status of the account.

  • Account Type. The type of account.

  • Managing Account. The primary account that this account belongs to.

  • Actions. Icons for quickly performing common tasks.

This topic applies to Ad Server. This topic applies to SSP. Most SSP activities are completed by OpenX.