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2682852 - Microsoft ODBC 17 for SQL Server support for Crystal Reports, BusinessObjects Enterprise and Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio


  • Is Microsoft ODBC 17 for SQL Server driver supported?
  • When using the Microsoft ODBC 17 for SQL Server driver Crystal Reports may generate an error or some data types may not be displayed



  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2
  • SAP Crystal Reports developer for Visual Studio
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server (Version: 2017.171.00.01 (, MSODBCSQL17.DLL,  Date: 4/3/2018)


SAP Crystal Reports 2016


ODBC 17, CRD, CR for VS , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , BI-RA-CR-DB , Database and Data Connection , Product Enhancement

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