Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.0 Preview 2

Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.0 Preview 2 has been released. This release contains improvements and updates to the Microsoft.Data.SqlClient data provider for SQL Server.

Our plan is to provide GA releases twice a year with two or three preview releases in between. This cadence should provide time for feedback and allow us to deliver features and fixes in a timely manner. This second 5.0 preview includes fixes and changes over the previous preview release.


Breaking changes over v5.0.0-preview1 Dropped support for .NET Framework 4.6.1 #1574 Fixed Don’t force Certificate Revocation List (CRL) check during authentication #1559 Changed Updated Microsoft.Data.SqlClient.SNI (.NET Framework dependency) and Microsoft.Data.SqlClient.SNI.runtime (.NET Core/Standard dependency) version