ODBC Driver release notes for 2022

This article contains the release notes for the ODBC Driver, including the following when applicable:

  • Behavior changes

  • New features

  • Customer-facing bug fixes

Snowflake uses semantic versioning for ODBC Driver updates.

Version 2.25.7 (December 13, 2022)

Documentation-only update

This month’s update includes only changes to the ODBC documentation and does not contain any software updates.

Version 2.25.7 (October 28, 2022)

BCR (Behavior Change Release) change


Version 2.25.7 of the Snowflake ODBC driver included updates to match functionality described in the ODBC Driver documentation. Snowflake recommends that you do not install this version into a production environment before testing.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which proxy settings in the connection parameters could incorrectly impact other connections.

  • Fixed an issue where GET command calls might corrupt files.

Version 2.25.6 (October 12, 2022)

New features

  • Updated supported versions for the following libraries:

    • Updated openssl to version 1.1.1q.

    • Updated curl to version 7.84.0.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a stage binding issue caused the application to crash.

  • Fixed an issue with the pathname for the Macintosh arm64 processor installation package.

Version 2.25.5 (August 23, 2022)

New features

  • Added support for the new OKTA Identity Engine (OIE).

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issues for catalog functions with names that contain special characters.

  • Fixed an issue with connection failures that occurred when the validateSessionParam configuration parameter is enabled and a database name contains a hyphen.

  • Fixed an issue where corrupted files occasionally occurred with GET downloads.

  • Fixed upload failures for files larger than 2 GB.

Version 2.25.4 (August 1, 2022)

Bug fixes

  • Improved performance for parameter array binding.

Version 2.25.3 (June 21, 2022)

New features

  • Added support for Arm64 on Linux.

Version 2.25.2 (June 01, 2022)

New features

  • Added support for a new SecondaryRoles parameter.

  • Improved parameter binding performance.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue with using user-defined formats for TIMESTAMP_INPUT_FORMAT during stage binding by always using the default format for TIMESTAMP_INPUT_FORMAT for stage binding.

Version 2.25.0 (May 09, 2022)

New features

  • Added Arm64 support for M1 Macintosh systems.

  • Upgraded the openssl library from version 1.1.1l to 1.1.1n.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where stage binding failed with timestamp and date data types.

  • Fixed an issue that caused a crash when changing the result format during a query.

  • Fixed an issue that caused SQLSetConnectAttr(SQL_ATTR_CURRENT_CATALOG) to fail when the database name used lowercase letters.

Version 2.24.7 (March 17, 2022)

New features

  • Added support for Snowflake server-side encryption.

  • Added support for non-ascii characters in the catalog function filters.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the SQLGetData() function.

  • Removed extraneous XML files from the installation package.

  • Fixed an issue with the encryption key size for PUT and GET calls.

  • Fixed an invalid database error.

Version 2.24.6 (February 21, 2022)

Bug fixes

  • Improved performance for TIMESTAMP_TZ and TIMESTAMP_LTZ on Windows.

  • Enabled support for the undocumented CLIENT_TELEMETRY_ENABLED parameter.

Version 2.24.5 (January 20, 2022)

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the test button crashed

  • Fixed an issue where loading an OCSP cache file always failed.

  • Fixed an issue with Invalid arrow chunks when retrying a query.