I received an e-mail from Mark, with this question:

We would like to be able to test new banners in Revive Adserver and see them on the website to make sure that they work. That would enable us to verify that the ads (often Flash ads) do not interfere with other flash content on the pages. However, until we have completed our checks, we don’t want the visitors of the site to see them yet. Is there a way to do this?

Here is the reply I sent to Mark:

This is not at all difficult, it involves making use of the targeting feature in Revive Adserver to ensure the ad will only be visible to you. There are actually multiple ways to do this, including:

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