Double Click for Advertisers (DFA) Account Set-Up

You should get the client’s DFA account information out of Google Drive or from the client prior to beginning the configuration process.

Configuring Double Click for Advertisers (DFA) requires that you log out of any Google account in the browser you are using to configure DFA. This includes your Apmetrix email.

  1. Navigate to
  1. Login with the client’s user name and password.

Note: You likely will land on the Project Dashboard.

  1. To create a new project, click the < Projects link.

      4.  Click the Create Project button.

A New Project window displays.

      5.  Enter a project name in the Project Name field.

Note: The project ID defaults from Google and once accepted is not something that a user can change.

       6.  Click the Create button.

      7.  If prompted, accept the Terms of Service.

      8.  Click the APIs and auth

      9.  Click the APIs


A list of available APIs displays.

     10. Click the On/Off Status toggle for DFA Reporting API.

Note: When you complete this step, the toggle should display ON.

     11. If prompted, accept the Terms of Service.

     12. Click the Credentials

     13. Click the Create New Client ID


Create Client ID details displays.

     14. Ensure that the Web Application radio button is active.

     15. Enter appropriate Apmetrix URIs in the Authorized redirect URI

     16. Click the Create Client ID


     17. Copy the client ID and client secret for use in setting up the DFA task in Apmetrix.

     18. Log into

Note: If the account has been upgraded to DoubleClick Campaign Manager, you will need to follow the on-screen prompts to access account details.

     19. Click the Reporting link.

     20. Click the user name.

     21. Copy the appropriate profile ID number.

Note: The profile ID is the number between the forward slash and the percent sign.

     22. Return to Trafficking.

Note: Depending on browser settings, this may mean clicking the Trafficking link or closing the Reporting tab or window.

     23. Click the Advertisers tab and select Advertisers on the drop-down-menu.

     24. Copy the appropriate Advertising ID.

Increase Quota Limit


Ten (10) is the maximum ‘free’ quota limit increase from Google. If you still receive a dailyLimitExceeded message from Google, you will need to contact Google to buy / license a higher quota limit.

  1. Click the APIs and auth link.

A list of available APIs displays.

  1. Click the DFA Reporting API link.

      3.  Click the Quota link.

A Traffic Controls window display.

      4.  Click the Set per-user limits… button.

A Set Per-user Limits window displays.

      5.  Enter at least 10 in the DFA Reporting API field. 

      6.  Click the Update project button.




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