ODBC Driver 18.0 for SQL Server Released

Version 18.0 of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 18 for SQL Server has been released. Version 18.0 brings several changes, new features, and fixes to the driver.



Added compatibility with OpenSSL 3.0 Ability to send long types as max types Support for TDS 8.0 Compatibility extensions for SQLGetData Support for Ubuntu 21.10 Support for Debian 11


BREAKING CHANGE – Default Encrypt to Yes/Mandatory. BREAKING CHANGE – Changed certificate validation behavior to validate when encryption is negotiated from either the client or the server side, not just the client side.


Fixed UI issues where text was cut off and position of items