Note : Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.

Information on what is included in the Email Verification service (BB718926)

Once you have been notified that the file is completed, download the file from FTP (BB45967) into a location you can easily remember such as to your desktop and unzip the file.

1. Create an address attribute (BB515) called Email Verification with a data type of Text
2. Have all other users exit and sign out (BB16633) of The Raiser's Edge
3. Import the address attribute
a. On the Navigation bar, click Admin and select Import
b. Under Constituent, double-click Constituent Address Attribute
c. Select to Import new records and mark the Create new table entries checkbox under Options
d. In the Import file field, browse to the unzipped Email Verification file that was downloaded from the FTP site
e. Select the Use Import ID and Delimited Characters separate the fields options
f. Select the Summary tab
g. Mark the Create exception file of records not updated/imported check box and name the file C:\Exceptions.txt
h. Mark the Create an output query of the records imported box
i. Mark the Create control report checkbox and select the Preview option
j. Leave all other options and tabs set to the defaults
k. Click Import Now to import the Address Attribute