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Activating, pausing, or restarting line items

Change the status of your line items as necessary. You can:

Line item statuses

Status Indicates You may change the status to...
Pending The line item is created, but not yet approved. Active (if it has a future start date) or Running (if its start date has already passed)
Active The line item is approved, but has a future start date. Pending
Running The line item is approved and its start date has already passed. (OpenX Ad ServerA complete digital advertising platform where publishers sell, manage, and deliver their advertising inventory across all digital formats. automatically changes an Active line item's status to Running when it reaches its start date.) Paused
Paused The line item is temporarily suspended. Running
Expired The line item's end date has passed. Pending, if the container order is active (click the icon next to the line item).

You can pause an individual line item, or pause multiple line items at once.

To activate line items:

  1. Open the view order screen for the container order for the line item you want to activate.

  2. In the list of line items, click in the row for the line item you want to activate, and in the Status list, select Active.

  3. Click Save Changes.

To pause line items:

  1. Open the view order screen for the container order for the line item you want to pause.

  2. In the list of line items, click in the row for the line item you want to pause, and in the Status list, select Paused.

  3. Click Save Changes.

To restart line items:

  1. Open the view order screen for the container order for the line item you want to restart.

    Note: You can restart line items within active orders only.

  2. In the list of line items, click the recycle icon for the line item you want to restart.

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

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