Hotfix: JDBC Driver 8.4.1 for SQL Server Released

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We recently released an update to Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server, version 8.4.1. The update addresses a few issues that are important to our customers.


Fixed issues

  • Fixed issue with SQLServerConnectionPoolProxy not being compatible with delayLoadingLobs #1403
  • Fixed a potential NullPointerException issue with delayLoadingLobs #1403
  • Fixed issue with decrypting column encryption keys using Windows Certificate Store


Getting the latest release

The latest bits are available to download from Microsoft, from the GitHub repository, and via Maven Central.

Add the JDBC 8.4 RTW driver to your Maven project by adding the following code to your POM file to include it as a dependency in your project (choose .jre8, .jre11, or .jre13 for your required Java version).



<dependency> <groupId></groupId> <artifactId>mssql-jdbc</artifactId> <version>8.4.1.jre11</version> </dependency>



Help us improve the JDBC Driver by taking our survey, filing issues on GitHub or contributing to the project.

Please also check out our tutorials to get started with developing apps in your programming language of choice and SQL Server.

David Engel

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