Progress DataDirect for ODBC for Microsoft Dynamics 365

    An asterisk (*) indicates support that was added in a hotfix or software patch subsequent to a release.

    Refer to the following resources for additional information:

    • Product Compatibility Guide: Provides the latest data source and platform support information. 
    • Fixes: Describes the issues resolved since general availability.  

    Version 8.0.0

    • The driver has been enhanced to support fetching data from all the companies to which the user has access. Earlier, the driver supported fetching data only from the default company of the user. You can configure this functionality using the new Cross Company (CrossCompany) connection option.*
      • Available: Driver version (B1227, U1070)-J2178
    • The installer program has been enhanced to support Azul Zulu JRE 11. As a result of this change, the installer has ended support for platforms that do not support Java SE 8 or higher. The installer supports the following operating systems after the enhancement:
      • Windows 8.1 or higher
      • Windows Server 2012 RC2 or higher
      • UNIX/Linux: Any operating system on a machine using a JRE that is Java SE 8 or higher (LTS version), including Oracle JDK, OpenJDK, and IBM SDK (Java) distributions.
      Important: These changes do not affect the operating system requirements of the driver.*
    • The driver has been enhanced to allow you to configure whether requests to web services timeout when the service is unresponsive. You can configure this functionality using the new Web Service Timeout (WSTimeout) connection option.*
    Changed Behavior
    • The following connection options have been removed from the driver: Connection Retry Count (ConnectionRetryCount), Connection Retry Delay (ConnectionRetryDelay), LoginTimeout (LoginTimeout), and Query Timeout (QueryTimeout).*
    • The driver supports SQL read-write access to the following Microsoft Dynamics 365 apps:
      • CRM apps
        • Customer Service
        • Field Service
        • Marketing
        • Project Service Automation
        • Sales
      • ERP apps
        • Finance
        • Retail
        • Supply Chain Management
        • Talent
    • The driver supports all ODBC Core and Level 1 functions and some Level 1 and Level 2 features.
    • The driver supports OAuth 2.0 authentication.
    • The driver supports NTLM authentication.
    • The driver supports the handling of large result sets with paging and the Fetch Size (FetchSize) connection option.
    • The driver supports optimizing insert, update, and delete operations with the Batch Update Chunk Size (BatchUpdateChunkSize) connection option.
    • On Windows platforms, the driver includes the DataDirect ODBC Driver Configuration Manager for quick configuration and testing of your driver. This Configuration Manager allows you to:
      • Configure data sources
      • Generate and edit connection URLs
      • Test connect data sources and connection URLs
      • Execute SQL commands for testing;
      • Fetch OAuth tokens
      • Access connection property descriptions and the full product documentation


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