Configure SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04 to use Active Directory Authentication


In this article, we will review how to join a Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Microsoft Active Directory Domain, install SQL Server, and configure the SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04 to use Microsoft Active Directory Authentication. The following are the steps involved in configuring the SQL Server to use Microsoft Active Directory authentication on the Ubuntu 16.04 server.

Join the Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Microsoft Active Directory Domain Installing the SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Server Creating a key tab file for Kerberos authentication Creating a Windows login in the SQL Server

Let’s go over these steps one by one.