I'm upgrading my SAM 4.0.1 installation to 4.0.2. Under the section, Confirm the Configuration of the existing SQL Server Database, it wants me to confirm that SQL Server 2012 Native Client is installed. Should I install the SQL Server 2012 Native Client if we are using SQL Server 2008?
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Yes, download and install the SQL Server 2012 native client even if you are using SQL Server 2008 as your database management system.
SQL Server 2012 native client is backward compatible with SQL Server 2008.
See this link for more detailed information on the SQL Server 2012 native client: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj730314(v=sql.1).aspx