Progress DataDirect for ODBC for SAP S/4HANA

    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 8.0.1

      • 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 support SAP BW/4HANA and other SAP ODATA V2 services exposed through the SAP NetWeaver Gateway. Refer to Supported SQL statements and extensions for details.
      • The driver has been enhanced to support CDS views that require parameters. Refer to CDS views for details.
      • The driver has been enhanced to support HTTP Header authentication for use with the S/4HANA sandbox hosted at Refer to HTTP header authentication for details.
      • The driver has been enhanced to determine the maximum size of VARCHAR columns within the result set metadata using the new Maximum Varchar Size connection option. Refer to Maximum Varchar Size for details.
      • The driver has been enhanced to support a default value of 100000 for the Web Service Fetch Size connection option. Refer to Web Service Fetch Size for details.
      • The curl library files that are installed with the product have been upgraded to version 7.75.0, which fixes a number of potential security vulnerabilities. For more information on the vulnerabilities resolved by this enhancement, refer to: This upgrade is available starting in build 08.02.0239 of the curl library files.
      Changed Behavior
      • The product package no longer includes the ODBC Cursor library file ( because it has some known security vulnerabilities that could potentially expose you to security risks.*
        Note: The installer program cannot remove the ODBC Cursor library file automatically while installing a new version of the driver. Remove it manually.
      • The installer program has been updated to no longer install common components for drivers that do not use them. As a result, the installer program no longer installs the following common components for the SAP S/4HANA driver:*
        • OpenSSL library files, such as,,, and openssl.cnf.
        • Curl library files, such as and

        If the files are not used by any other DataDirect driver on your machine, you can safely remove them from existing product directories.

      Version 8.0.0





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