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October 5, 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:

ServiceVersionInterface(s)Change(s)
All Applicable ProductsALLSOAP/REST

Resolved schema validation errors for all services and products to ensure data quality and consistency.

All Applicable ProductsALLSOAP/REST

Updated DNB Standard Rating element to contain a code value instead of a description, i.e., “Foreign Brnch” has been changed to “FB”.

All Applicable ProductsALLSOAP/REST

Updated Paydex Score History date format to ensure data consistency for the following elements: Twenty Four Months Paydex Date, Twelve Months Paydex Date.

Compliance Verification ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated data sufficiency check for all newly introduced products.

Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Raw Score element in schema to be displayed as an integer, and not as a decimal.

Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Score Commentary elements in GBR aggregate to match schema.

Custom Product Service, Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved issue of SIC codes missing applicable zeros in the response.

Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated DUNS Self Request Indicator description in all versions.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Enabled Business Information Report (BIR) product delivery in PDF format as an attachment in REST flows.

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-v165.zipOctober 5, 2018October 12, 2018

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