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Direct 2.0

October 9, 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 Additions and Changes

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

Firmographic Product Service5.1SOAP/REST

State of Incorporation has been added to DCP_PREM.

Linkage Update Date has been added to Custom Products and DCP_WB1784.

Metropolitan FIPS Code has been added to the SDMR Product.

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

Assessment Serviceand Custom Product Service

V3.0 and V4.0 V2.0 and V3.0

SOAP/RESTThe space between the second and third digit of the SIC Code is removed for SBCRP; PBR_FSS_V5.0, 6.0, and 7.1; PPR_CCS_V7, and CP1-6 (if Dunslink is configured for SIC).
Custom Product ServiceV2.0 and V3.0SOAP/RESTEmployee Quantity Reliability Text has been added for CP1, 2 and 6.
Custom Product Service, Financial Product Service, and Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/RESTOpal-GDP Currency translations for Mexico and Uruguay are added for CST_PRD_1 through CST_PRD_7, FIN_ST_PLUS, PAC_PLUS MON_PCM_GDP and MON_PCM_GDP_V2.
Firmographic Product Service V3.0SOAP/RESTEmployee Quantity Growth Rate, Ownership Ethnicity Type, Financial Statement Period, and Total Equity Amount are added to DCP_ALT_PREM.
Employee Quantity Growth Rate, Financial Statement Period, and Total Equity Amount are added to DCP_ALT_ENH.
ALLSOAP/RESTTrade-up functionality is added for DCP_PREM, DCP_ENH, DCP_STD, DCP_SDMR and DCP_WB1784.
Monitoring ServiceV3.0 and V4.1SOAP/RESTThe limit of returned candidates is increased from 100 to 1,000 for List Change Notice.

Deprecated Service Versions

No service versions were deprecated as a part of this release.

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 the additional business elements included in the Firmographic service, along with updated Custom report details.

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
DnBDirect2-Data-Primer-v112.zipOctober 9, 2015November 4, 2015

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

Documentation Updates

  • Possible values for Monitoring Change Notice (PUSH) field AssociationTypeText have been added.
  • Country details on Reference Data Availability are available.
  • A revised Criteria Prioritization chart on Match pages has been added to reflect the higher priority of certain search scenarios.
  • Information is added for developers consuming PUSH notifications that ChangeNotice definition can be found in Monitoring.xsd under the ListChangeNotice operation.
  • The possible values for InvestigationPriorityText in ListPortfolioAsset are available.
  • Explanations have been added for BIR HTML Reports reference resources on and Password Lockout Rules.
  • Clarification has been added for multiple Token usage and/or multiple server access – all of which are limited by single QPS.
  • Country Availability sections are now available as filterable tables.