Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server

The Microsoft Drivers 4.0, 3.2, 3.1, and 3.0 for PHP for SQL Server provide connectivity to Microsoft SQL Server from PHP applications.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.

    4.0 and older

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      The Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server are PHP extensions that allow for the reading and writing of SQL Server data from within PHP scripts. The SQLSRV extension provides a procedural interface while the PDO_SQLSRV extension implements PDO for accessing data in all editions of SQL Server 2008 and later.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2

    • Perform the following steps to download and install the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server (example below for 4.0 version):
      1. Download SQLSRV40.EXE to a temporary directory
      2. Run SQLSRV40.EXE
      3. When prompted, enter the path to the PHP extensions directory
      4. After extracting the files, read the Installation section of the SQLSRV_Readme.htm file for next steps

      For Linux, follow the instructions in Lunx_4.0_Install_Instructions.pdf
      Additional information

      Community Support: SQL Server PHP Driver forum
      Submit Feedback: SQL Server Feedback Center
      Documentation: MSDN Online Documentation.
      Team Blog: Browse our blog for comments from the team in the team blog.
    • Please note that the 2.0 Driver ise deprecated.