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