In this blog today, let’s configure AD (Active Directory) authentication for SQL Server containers running on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Same steps can be followed for SQL Server containers deployed on other kubernetes environments as well.
Create an Azure Vnet and add a virtual machine to the network as a domain controller. We will use another machine (in this case, an Ubuntu machine) that is added to the above-mentioned network and joined to the domain to create the required keytab file for SQL Server container. Then, create an Azure kubernetes service cluster with network plugin set to Azure