FIX: Can't create a login based on a user that belongs to the parent domain in SQL Server 2017 on Linux

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

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on a Linux host that is joined to an Active Directory child domain. When you try to create a login that is based on a Windows domain user that belongs to the parent domain, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

Resolution


This fix is included in Cumulative Update 4 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


Active Directory authentication with SQL Server on Linux

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