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Direct 2.0

August 3, 2018

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:


Updated Customer Reference Text REST parameter data type cardinality to up to 5x, for all products in all versions.

Custom Product Service, Compliance Verification Service, Financial Product Service, Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated APIs to suppress Financial aggregate when Modeled Data is returned from GSRL7.

Custom Product Service, Compliance Verification Service, Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled Registration Number Type with Priority Order for the following countries: India, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Update Principal Position literals based on position codes for the country; Portugal.

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-v162.zipAugust 3, 2018 

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