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Direct 2.0

November 10, 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:


Enabled IDS to GSRL migration for Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and Taiwan case countries.


Enabled NORDIC case countries migration from IDSX to GSRL.

Assessment Product Service, Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Class Score response element description.

Financial Product Service4.0SOAP/REST

Enhanced FIN_ST_PLUS product to include new elements to deliver granular financial data for US companies.

Financial Product Service4.0SOAP/REST

Enabled Specific Reason Code when requesting a product from the Financial Service in order to meet the German regulations for a German D-U-N-S.

Linkage Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled LNK_FF_MNRT product in the Linkage Service for Onboard API.

Monitoring ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved MQ error in GME GLR Trigger Job.

Monitoring ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved Push Notification retry for HTTP callback failures with 40X Return Code, Return Codes other than 40x, and File Delivery.

Upgraded Service Versions

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

Financial Product Service3.1Upgraded to version 4.0

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-v150.zipNovember 10, 2017 

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