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Does MCC Test account needs approval for developer token?

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I've a MCC test account and a child test account. I've set billing information on both accounts (using same CC) and the system is not asking any more information and no errors or notices appear.

 

But when I access the child account using the Developer token of the MCC account, I'm getting QUOTA CHECK ACCOUNT_INACTIVE error, which generally comes when billing information is not set.

 

I'd set this info yesterday, and i've tried unlinking and linking them back, still i'm getting same error message.

I'm using PHP sdk, and i've set the developer token, customer client id, oauth2 client id and secret and also the refresh token in my auth.ini

 

Please tell me where i'm going wrong. Or if there is anything i need to do more. Does mcc test accounts needs to be approved before the developer token can be used?

 

Thanks,

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Re: Does MCC Test account needs approval for developer token?

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Following is the soap request and response

 


[Aug 29 2013 11:07:37.000000 - ERROR] POST /api/adwords/cm/v201306/CampaignService?access_token=ya29.A*********************************************BjcIxqNtNzWZRgjvz0rz HTTP/1.1
Host: adwords.google.com
Connection: Keep-Alive
User-Agent: PHP-SOAP/5.4.14, gzip
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Content-Encoding: gzip
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
SOAPAction: ""
Content-Length: 521

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SOAP-ENV:Envelope xmlnsSmiley FrustratedOAP-ENV="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:ns1="https://adwords.google.com/api/adwords/cm/v201306">
  <SOAP-ENV:Header>
    <ns1:RequestHeader>
      <ns1:clientCustomerId>511-***-6051</ns1:clientCustomerId>
      <ns1:developerToken>tl7Y****************iA</ns1:developerToken>
      <ns1:userAgent>th******th sy*****ms (AwApi-PHP/4.5.1, Common-PHP/5.0.0, PHP/5.4.14)</ns1:userAgent>
    </ns1:RequestHeader>
  </SOAP-ENV:Header>
  <SOAP-ENV:Body>
    <ns1:get>
      <ns1:serviceSelector>
        <ns1:fields>Id</ns1:fields>
        <ns1:fields>Name</ns1:fields>
        <ns1:fields>Impressions</ns1:fields>
        <ns1:fields>Clicks</ns1:fields>
        <ns1:fields>Cost</ns1:fields>
        <ns1:fields>Ctr</ns1:fields>
        <ns1Smiley Tongueredicates>
          <ns1:field>Impressions</ns1:field>
          <ns1Smiley Surprisedperator>GREATER_THAN</ns1Smiley Surprisedperator>
          <ns1:values>0</ns1:values>
        </ns1Smiley Tongueredicates>
        <ns1:dateRange>
          <ns1:min>20130822</ns1:min>
          <ns1:max>20130828</ns1:max>
        </ns1:dateRange>
        <ns1Smiley Tongueaging>
          <ns1:startIndex>0</ns1:startIndex>
          <ns1:numberResults>500</ns1:numberResults>
        </ns1Smiley Tongueaging>
      </ns1:serviceSelector>
    </ns1:get>
  </SOAP-ENV:Body>
</SOAP-ENV:Envelope>

HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=UTF-8
Content-Encoding: gzip
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 05:37:47 GMT
Expires: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 05:37:47 GMT
Cache-Control: private, max-age=0
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN
X-XSS-Protection: 1; mode=block
Content-Length: 503
Server: GSE

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Header>
    <ResponseHeader xmlns="https://adwords.google.com/api/adwords/cm/v201306">
      <requestId>0004e50f*****************000031df</requestId>
      <serviceName>CampaignService</serviceName>
      <methodName>get</methodName>
      <operations>0</operations>
      <responseTime>49</responseTime>
    </ResponseHeader>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <soap:Fault>
      <faultcode>soapSmiley Frustratederver</faultcode>
      <faultstring>[QuotaCheckError.ACCOUNT_INACTIVE @ ; trigger:'&lt;null&gt;']</faultstring>
      <detail>
        <ApiExceptionFault xmlns="https://adwords.google.com/api/adwords/cm/v201306">
          <message>[QuotaCheckError.ACCOUNT_INACTIVE @ ; trigger:'&lt;null&gt;']</message>
          <ApplicationException.Type>ApiException</ApplicationException.Type>
          <errors xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:type="QuotaCheckError">
            <fieldPath/>
            <trigger>&lt;null&gt;</trigger>
            <errorString>QuotaCheckError.ACCOUNT_INACTIVE</errorString>
            <ApiError.Type>QuotaCheckError</ApiError.Type>
            <reason>ACCOUNT_INACTIVE</reason>
          </errors>
        </ApiExceptionFault>
      </detail>
    </soap:Fault>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

Re: Does MCC Test account needs approval for developer token?

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Hi,

This question will probably be better served in the dedicated AdWords API Forum here: https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/adwords-api

-Tommy

Edit: this thread is addressing your question https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!topic/adwords-api/ZGik2y3-uZQ
Tommy Sands, AdWords Top Contributor | Community Profile | Twitter | Philly Marketing Labs
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