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Direct 2.0

October 6, 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:

Assessment Product Service, Trade Detail Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled PBPR_STD, and PIAP_STD products for Direct Onboard API.

Compliance Verification ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated country applicability for GBO product.

Compliance Verification ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated response elements and country code limitations for CMP_VRF_RPT.

Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled Unit Of Size Text element to be considered in the monitoring process for all Custom Products.

Entity List Service6.4SOAP/REST

Updated possible values for Sort Basis Text request element in Find Company feature.

Linkage Product Service4.0SOAP/REST

Resolved defect in compressed and non-compressed JSON responses for LNK_FF.

Monitoring ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled Update Monitoring Profile for GBO, CMP_VRF_ID and CMP_VRF_RPT.

Upgraded Service Versions

The following versions of the services listed have been upgraded with newer versions.

Entity List Service6.3Upgraded to version 6.4

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-v149.zipOctober 6, 2017 

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