4.11.1 Check Availability using the Optimizer

To set the Forcecast Mode please also read  3.1.5.2 Slot sizes.

Availability Check  behavior 


  • When the campaign item level start date is in the past we now submit start date "start now" with Forecast by Prospective LineItem to DFP
  • When the campaign item level start date is in the future we submit the actual start date with Forecast by Prospective LineItem to DFP

Campaign item has been transferred to the DFP

Type of Forecast
CI start date in the future
CI start date in the past
Add Itemn/an/a
optimize/change Item (Edit over LineItem)Forecast by Prospective LineItemStart now Forecast by Prospective LineItem
optimize/change Item (Optimizer)Forecast by Prospective LineItemStart now Forecast by Prospective LineItem
Add Item over OptimizerForecast by Prospective LineItemStart now Forecast by Prospective LineItem


Campaign item has not been transferred to DFP

Type of Forecast
CI start date in the future
CI start date in the past
Add ItemForecast by Prospective LineItemUse immediately plus Warning 
optimize/change Item (Optimizer)Forecast by Prospective LineItemStart now Forecast by Prospective LineItem
Add Item over OptimizerForecast by Prospective LineItemStart now Forecast by Prospective LineItem
optimize/change Item (Edit over LineItem)Forecast by Prospective LineItemUse immediately plus Warning