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Awin: Authentication and reauthentication guide

This guide will walk you through how to authenticate or reauthenticate Awin with Google Sheets, Data Studio, and Excel. 


Before you begin

To connect Supermetrics to Awin, you need:


Main features

With Awin, you can:

  • Fetch all your affiliate marketing metrics.
  • Check which publishers are making the biggest impact and which advertisers are bringing in the most revenue by referrals.

Query types

  • Publisher report - shows the performance like impressions and transactions per advertiser. 
  • Creative report - helps to analyze these split by publisher.

Data protection agreement 

If you have any questions about how Supermetrics handles and secures your data, read our policy on data privacy and security.

Instructions


Google Sheets Data Studio  Excel Data integrations
Before you can authenticate the data source in Google Sheets, you need to install the Supermetrics add-on.
  1. Open a new Google Sheets file. 
  2. Click Add-ons → Supermetrics → Launch to open the sidebar.
  3. Under Data source, select Awin.
  4. Enter your account name and API key and click Start.
  5. Under Select accounts, select the accounts.
  6. Navigate to Report configuration.
  7. Under Select query type, select the query type.
  8. Depending on the query type you choose, there will be additional filters (Timezone, Date type, Region).


Reauthenticate

Learn how to reauthenticate the data source with Supermetrics in Google Sheets.

Next steps

Learn how to create your first Supermetrics query with Awin.

Troubleshooting

  • If you encounter an authentication error such as “authentication failed”, “you need to reauthenticate” or similar, see this guide
  • If you encounter a permission error such as “user permission denied” or similar, follow this guide.

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