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Direct 2.0

January 23, 2015

If you need assistance implementing these changes, or have questions regarding the new features or business elements, please contact the D&B Direct Customer Support team at (866) 465-3829 or submit an online request for assistance.

Service Changes/Additions

The following changes were implemented to the (Undefined variable: DNBVariableSet.D&BDirect) 2.0 API:

Assessment Product Service5.0
SOAP/RESTAddition of three new D&B Triple Play score products.
Firmographic Product Service4.0

Best FEIN Indicator now delivered as a boolean in PreferredOrganizationIdentificationNumberIndicator XPATH for DCP_STD, DCP_ENH, DCP_PREM and Custom Products.

Printer-Friendly Release Notes

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Deprecated Service Versions

The following versions of the services listed have been upgraded with newer versions, however the older versions are still available and will be supported until January 30, 2017.

Assessment Product Service4.0Upgraded to version 5.0
Firmographic Product Service3.2Upgraded to version 4.0

Data Primer

This Microsoft Exceltm spreadsheet identifies the business elements and data fields delivered by each D&B Data product, along with the data types and definitions. Also available is a chart showing what countries have data available for each D&B Data product. More details...

This version includes updates for Assessment v5.0.

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
DnBDirect2-Data-Primer-v108.zipJanuary 23, 2015January 30, 2015

*These files are periodically refreshed with the latest business element definitions, and to incorporate any adjustments/minor corrections made to the services.