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Direct 2.0

January 8, 2016

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:

Linkage Product Service4.0SOAP/RESTThe request element AttachCompressedProductIndicator and response elements ObjectAttachment, ContentObject, ObjectFormatTypeText are added to support compressed product for Linkage full family tree.
Monitoring Service5.0SOAP/RESTThe input parameter CompressedProductIndicator is added to CreateNotificationProfileRequest and UpdateNotificationProfileRequest. AttachCompressedProductIndicator is added to GetMonitoringProduct Request.

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 8, 2018.

Linkage Product Service3.1Upgraded to version 4.0
Monitoring Service4.2Upgraded to version 5.0

This version includes the additional business elements included in the Firmographic service.

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...

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
DnBDirect2-Data-Primer-v118.zipJanuary 8, 2016January 19, 2016

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