Confluence ships with the 1.2.2 jtds driver. This was released in 2007 and there is a newer one 1.3.1 that was released in 2013. Does anyone know if there is a reason Confluence ships with 1.2.2? Has anyone tried using the 1.3.1 driver? If so, thoughts? Thanks.
The reason why we do not ship that driver version is because it was not fully tested with Confluence, we do have a feature request and if possible please vote up for the feature and add your thoughts in there so we can increase it's relevance:
For your second question, as a MSSQL Server user, I used that driver in a couple scenarios and I did not had problems on Confluence. The main reason I used that driver version was to make Confluence to connect on MSSQL using windows authentication.
Hope it helps.
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