FIX: AD authentication fails to connect to SQL Server 2017

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


When you use Active Directory (AD) Authentication to connect to SQL Server 2017 on Linux, you may notice that the AD authentication fails with the following error message:

Could not obtain information about Windows NT group/user 'UserName', error code 0x80090304. (.Net SqlClient Data Provider)

Note This fix addresses/renews the SQL Server service account Kerberos ticket expiration problem.


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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