User Service

Version 2.0 (API) / 2.2 (Service)

All D&B Direct customers are entitled to utilize this service, and no usage fees will be incurred when invoking the operations.


This D&B Direct service includes the following functionality. The respective SOAP and/or REST pages provide technical details including input parameters, responses and sample requests.

Function Operation / SOAP Resource / REST

Notification Preferences

CreatePreference() POST userpreference
  UpdatePreference() POST userpreference
  ListPreference() GET userpreference

The User Preference operations (Create/Update/List) allow various delivery protocol options to be defined. These preferences are designated in the Notification Profiles that are part of the Monitoring process.

Interfaces & Endpoints

D&B Direct implements version control at the web service level, in addition to the API level. This D&B Direct 2.0 {version} of the User Service is 2.2, and the table below explains the access points for both the SOAP and REST interfaces.


*There may be operations defined in the WSDL that are not available to D&B Direct customers at this time.

CreatePreference POST{version}/userpreference
UpdatePreference POST{version}/userpreference
ListPreference GET{version}/userpreference

D&B Direct API calls must be made using Secured Socket Layers (SSL) as reflected in the preceding table(s).

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