Early technical preview of JDBC Driver 11.1.1 for SQL Server released

We have released a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server which contains several additions and changes.


Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central.


Encrypt = strict

There is one breaking change in the 11.1 preview over version 10.x. To support the new TDS 8.0 protocol where TLS encryption is negotiated before TDS, a new Encrypt option has been added, « strict ». This required changing the getEncrypt() API to return a string instead of just a Boolean. Setting Encrypt to « strict » causes the driver to negotiate a TLS connection to the server first, instead