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  • Question

  • I'm having trouble find the download for ms sql native client for server 2012. I want to use it to access a ms sql server database.

    Thanks

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:11 PM

Answers

  • https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=29065

    Instal Instructions:

    MICROSOFT SQL SERVER CONNECTIVITY FEATURE PACK COMPONENTS



      Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Native Client   
           Microsoft SQL Server Native Client (SQL Server Native Client) is a single dynamic-link library (DLL) containing both the SQL OLE DB provider and SQL ODBC driver. It contains run-time support for applications using native-code APIs (ODBC, OLE DB and ADO) to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and SQL Server 2012. SQL Server Native Client should be used to create new applications or enhance existing applications that need to take advantage of new SQL Server 2012 features. This redistributable installer for SQL Server Native Client installs the client components needed during run time to take advantage of new SQL Server code name ‘Denali’ features, and optionally installs the header files needed to develop an application that uses the SQL Server Native Client API.



    vibi6

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:44 PM
  • Hi.

    Perhaps because the package is already installed.


    vibi6

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 6:06 PM
  • Hello,

    Open Control Panel -> Programs and Features and you may find it listed among the programs installed.

    Hope this helps.

    Regards,

    Alberto Morillo
    SQLCoffee.com

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 6:22 PM
    Moderator

All replies

  • https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=29065

    Instal Instructions:

    MICROSOFT SQL SERVER CONNECTIVITY FEATURE PACK COMPONENTS



      Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Native Client   
           Microsoft SQL Server Native Client (SQL Server Native Client) is a single dynamic-link library (DLL) containing both the SQL OLE DB provider and SQL ODBC driver. It contains run-time support for applications using native-code APIs (ODBC, OLE DB and ADO) to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and SQL Server 2012. SQL Server Native Client should be used to create new applications or enhance existing applications that need to take advantage of new SQL Server 2012 features. This redistributable installer for SQL Server Native Client installs the client components needed during run time to take advantage of new SQL Server code name ‘Denali’ features, and optionally installs the header files needed to develop an application that uses the SQL Server Native Client API.



    vibi6

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:44 PM
  • Thanks for the reply, I downloaded the package you listed but it didn't install a sql client that I could find. What am I missing?
    Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:47 PM
  • Hi.

    Perhaps because the package is already installed.


    vibi6

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 6:06 PM
  • Hello,

    Open Control Panel -> Programs and Features and you may find it listed among the programs installed.

    Hope this helps.

    Regards,

    Alberto Morillo
    SQLCoffee.com

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 6:22 PM
    Moderator