Enabling Azure Key Vault for SQL Server on Linux

Enhancing Security with EKM using Azure Key Vault in SQL Server on Linux:


We’re excited to announce that Extensible Key Management (EKM) using Azure Key Vault in SQL Server on Linux is now generally available from SQL Server 2022 CU12 onwards, which allows you to manage encryption keys outside of SQL Server using Azure Key Vaults.

In this blog post, we’ll explore how to leverage Azure Key Vault as an EKM provider for SQL Server on Linux.

Azure Key Vault: The Bridge to Enhanced Security

is a cloud-based service that securely stores keys, secrets, and certificates. By integrating Azure Key