Use the Extract method to extract a package to the Marketing Cloud FTP site. Specify the File Transfer Location only when the intent is to deliver the file to a different FTP site.

Marketing Cloud recommends extracting data during evening hours to decrease database impact.

This method has the following parameters.

NameData TypeDescription
RequestIDStringMarketing Cloud's unique identifier for every request.
RequestsExtractRequest[]The requests specifying execution properties for a method.
ResultsExtractResult[]&The results of a method execution returned as an output parameter.

Sample Java Code in Java

This example extracts all sends from a Marketing Cloud account into a file named SendJobs and outputs the file as a ZIP file on the Marketing Cloud FTP site. The stubs in this example come from Axis 1.4.

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