System Requirements (Linux and macOS)

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This topic lists the requirements to use the Microsoft ODBC Driver for SQL Server on Linux and macOS.

SQL version compatibility

The Linux and macOS drivers SQL version compatibility is the same as the Windows drivers SQL version compatibility.

Operating system support

Versions 18, 17, 13.1, and 13 of the Linux and macOS drivers are supported on the x64 architecture of the following operating systems. The ARM64 architecture on macOS is supported starting with version 17.8. The ARM64 architecture on Red Hat 8, 9, Debian 11, and Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04 are supported starting with version 18.1.

Driver version →
↓ Operating System
18.1 18.0 17.10 17.9 17.8 17.7 17.6 17.5 17.4 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.0 13.1 13
Apple OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 10.12 (Sierra) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 10.14 (Mojave) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 10.15 (Catalina) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 11.0 (Big Sur) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple macOS 12.0 (Monterey) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alpine Linux 3.11 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alpine Linux 3.12 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alpine Linux 3.13 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alpine Linux 3.14 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alpine Linux 3.15 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Debian Linux 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Debian Linux 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Debian Linux 10 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Debian Linux 11 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oracle Linux 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oracle Linux 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Yes Yes
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 111 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Linux 18.04 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Linux 20.04 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Linux 22.04 Yes Yes

1 ODBC Driver 17 supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 only

The installation packages for the Microsoft ODBC Driver 13, 13.1, and 17 for SQL Server on Linux and macOS resolve the driver's dependencies automatically when installed using the package management system of your distribution, as described in Install the ODBC Driver (Linux) and Install the ODBC Driver (macOS).

Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server

See Also

Installing the Driver Manager
Known Issues in this Version of the Driver
Release Notes