Prerequisites of Using D&B Connector

You need valid credentials of either the Direct 2.0 or Direct+ D&B products, and so on, to use the D&B Connector.

The following are the prerequisites to using D&B Connector:

  • Valid D&B credentials obtained through D&B by purchasing the licenses for D&B products.
  • Any of the following Direct 2.0 or Direct+ products:
    Direct 2.0 Product Direct+ Products
    • DCP_PREM
    • LNK_UPF (for family tree)
    • CMPELF
    • CMPELK
  • D&B Connector currently supports the default Account 360 data model available through Reltio Account 360 accelerator. The following attributes need to be available in the data model for Customer Tenant (CT) and Data Tenant (DT):
    Attribute Tenant Required Operation Description
    DUNSNumber CT, DT Y On Demand, batch Each entity type must have a DUNS Number attribute for processing by the connector
    entityURI CT, DT Y On Demand, match Part of the match rule on DT to view and merge potential matches from DT to CT through the DTSS service
    DnBSource CT N On Demand, batch Information attribute
    DtssCustomerTenantId DT Y On Demand, match Security attribute used so that the customer views potential matches for their own tenants and not view matches of other customers in case of a shared DT
    AutoMatchFlag CT, DT Y On Demand, match Part of the match rule for auto merge potential matches from DT to CT through the DTSS service
    SuspectMatchFlag CT, DT Y On Demand, match Part of suspect match rule for potential matches from DT to CT through DTSS service
    VendorVerificationDate CT N On Demand, batch Indicates the current date
    VendorVerificationStatus CT N On Demand, batch Indicates the status of operation
    configuration/relationTypes/DnBHierarchy CT Y On Demand, batch Connector creates a hierarchy for the target entity using the relation type DnBHierarchy. The CT must have such a relation available for target types. By default the DnBHierarchy relation connects the Organization type.
  • Reltio data model must have the following attributes:
    • IsPrimary attribute for Address
    • Address Type must be Billing or Shipping