ODBC Driver 18.2 for SQL Server Released

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Version 18.2 of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 18 for SQL Server has been released. Version 18.2 brings Windows ARM64 support and several fixes to the driver.



  • Support for Windows ARM64


  • Fix VBS-NONE enclave attestation protocol
  • Fix error when retrieving numeric column with Regional=Yes
  • Fix intermittent lack of error when server is stopped during bcp out operation
  • Fix error when stored procedure call contains unquoted string parameter
  • Fix a memory leak upon reconnect
  • Fix a crash when receiving invalid data from server
  • Correct error message when Dedicated Administrative Connections (DAC) fail


Next steps

For Windows installations, you can directly download the Microsoft ODBC Driver 18 for SQL Server.

Linux and macOS packages are also available. For installation details see the online instructions.



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David Engel

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