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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearQuest
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 3, 2020

ClearQuest support for ODBC V17 driver for SQL Server

Currently ClearQuest only supports the SQL Server ODBC driver v13. We are required to use ODBC driver v13 due to a requirement to use TLS 1.2 and up. The driver that ships with ClearQuest doesn't support it. Our information security team has requested that we move up to the current version provided by Microsoft, version 17. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56567

Idea priority High
Use Case
Disable TLS 1.0/1.1 on either the client or the SQL server. Attempt to connect via the ClearQuest client. If ODBC driver v17 is installed, there is no MS_DRIVER value that allow ClearQuest to find and use that driver. The latest version allowed is v13.
RFE ID 144394
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational ClearQuest
  • Guest
    Aug 18, 2020

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.