Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Background Need a GUI to access Microsoft SQL Server Instances on my freshly minted Linux box. Outline Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download Artifact Installation Use Trial Usage Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download and install Azure Data Studio Link Platform File Type URL Windows User Installer Link System Installer Link Zip File Link MacOS .zip Link … Continue reading Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

My Work Laptop Needing to do some work. But, I don't have my nice work laptop. It is running Windows 10 and the  Cisco VPN Client is installed and configured. Cheers up to our capable IT Desktop Support. Home Laptop Linux At home I have a Laptop running Linux. Linux computers and I are like … Continue reading Cisco – AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client – Installation on Linux

Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

Background There is a bit of an annoying error that I get whenever I issue yum commands against my Linux CentOS host. Error The error reads :- Image Textual Troubleshooting Yum Repository /etc/yum.repos.d Objective Let us look into our /etc/yum.repos.d folder and see which files reference packages-microsoft-com-prod Command Syntax Sample Output Output - Image Output … Continue reading Yum – Warning – “Repository packages-microsoft-com-prod is listed more than once in the configuration”

SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux

Background Let us upgrade our Microsoft SQL Server v2017 running on Linux. We will be upgrading it to v2019/RC1. Outline Repositories Current Repository List Current Repository files Map Repository Files to Repositories Update Repository Add Repository File for MS SQL Server v2019 Upgrade SQL Server Upgrade SQL Server - Engine Restart SQL Server Service Validate … Continue reading SQL Server – Upgrade – v2017 to v2019/CTP – Linux

Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

Background Here is how to use Samba to perform name resolution from a Linux Host to MS Windows computers. Lineage Windows WINS Installing & Configuring WINS Link Linux Samba Samba – Host Name Resolution Link Steps Outline Package Installation samba-winbind Network Configuration Names Service Switch /etc/nsswitch.conf Samba etc/smb.conf Firewall Configuration Firewall - firewalld Allow tcp/137 … Continue reading Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

Linux :- ODBC / SQL Server – Configuration

Background On our Linux box, wanted to configure a Database Source to a SQL Server Instance. Lineage In a previous post, we installed SQL Server Command Line Tools and ODBC Development Tools. That post is :- SQL Server On Linux – Installing Command Line Tools Link ODBC Manager Here are some of the ODBC Managers … Continue reading Linux :- ODBC / SQL Server – Configuration

SQL Server On Linux – Installing Command Line Tools

Background It is time to start playing around with command line client tools for SQL Server On Linux. os Each os has its own installation platform. Our os is CentOS and so that is the os we singularly target. Components Here are the actual components that are part of SQL Server Client Tools :- sqlcmd … Continue reading SQL Server On Linux – Installing Command Line Tools