FIX: Incorrect prompt to restart SQL Server 2017 on Linux when not required

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on Linux

Symptoms


Assume that you use SQL Server 2017 on Linux. When you use the mssql-conf script to configure one or more of the following settings, you are prompted to restart SQL Server for the setting to take effect. However, you do not have to restart SQL Server in this scenario.

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Resolution


This fix is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server 2017:

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2017

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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