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January 27, 2017

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:

ServiceVersionInterface(s)Change(s)
Compliance Verification Service1.0, 1.1RESTREST format has been updated.
Firmographic Product Service6.1SOAP/RESTNew element, FamilyTreeHierarchyLevel, has been added to Detailed Company Profile (DCP_PREM).
Investigation Service2.0SOAP/RESTUpdated handling of asterisks (*) in Investigation Placement so that asterisks do not get passed.
Linkage Product ServiceALLSOAP/RESTTerritoryOfficialName response value has been updated.

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 27, 2019.

ServiceVersionExplanation
Firmographics6.0Upgraded to version 6.1

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-v136.zipJanuary 27, 2017 

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