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Direct 2.0

August 26, 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 D&B Direct 2.0 API:

All ServicesAllSOAP/RESTNew Country Names and Country Codes have been added to reflect global changes, such as new countries forming, and existing countries consolidating or dissolving. Please refer to the Country Code Update page for more information.
All ServicesAllSOAP/RESTGlobal Availability and WSDL schema have been updated for every service to reflect Country Codes changes; not including EntityList service.
FirmographicsAllSOAP/RESTError Code message PD016 has been updated to display "Requested Product is not available since the requested DUNS is deleted or transferred to a new DUNS".
Linkage ServiceAllSOAP/RESTDocumentation has been updated to include more detail around Full Family Tree (LNK_FF) and Upward Linkage (LNK_UPF) products.
MonitoringAllSOAP/RESTThe new multicondition expression Element Previous has been added as an operand to the monitoring service enabling rules to be defined for both new and old values.
MonitoringAllSOAP/RESTChange Reason Text aggregate has been added to Monitoring service to add meaning to change notices.
MonitoringAllSOAP/RESTMulticondition for Create Monitoring Profile features now supports up to ten change conditions.
MonitoringVersion 6.1SOAP/RESTIn Date Status Text and Unreachable Indicator response elements have been added to Monitoring service.
MonitoringVersion 6.1SOAP/RESTCustomer Reference Text and Organization Name request elements have been added for List Change Notice monitoring service.

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...

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
Directional-Data-Primer-v126.zipAugust 26, 2016 

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