Released: Update to Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18 for SQL Server

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Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18.6.3 for SQL Server was released this week to fix a couple minor issues.



  • Issue where empty fixed char fields being padded with zeroes during BCP import.


  • Removed all dependencies on vcruntime140_1.dll.

  • Enabled reading of the server SPN from connection metadata.


For more details, see the release notes.


The updated driver can be downloaded directly from Microsoft.

David Engel

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