Marketing Automation Engine

Abstract

Overview of Sitecore Marketing Automation Engine supported infrastructure, references, scaling, and privacy and security.

The Marketing Automation Engine role processes campaign and activity enrollments, and moves contacts through campaigns.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the Marketing Automation Engine role on:

  • Windows Service

  • Azure WebJob

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The Marketing Automation Engine role has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the Marketing Automation Engine role's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The Marketing Automation Engine role is not referenced by other roles.

References

The Marketing Automation Engine role references the following roles:

Storage roles

Role name

Connection string name

Port

Type

Notes

xDB Reference Data database

xdb.referencedata

1443

SQL

Marketing Automation database

xdb.marketingautomation

1443

SQL

Message Bus

messaging

1433

SQL

If you install Sitecore using SIF, SQL is the default provider.

Application roles

Role name

Connection string name

Port

Type

Notes

xConnect Collection Search service

xconnect.collection

443

HTTPS

Privacy and security

The Marketing Automation Engine role handles personal data in the following ways:

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