How to install MSSQL Server on CentOS and RHEL
This post helps you to install MSSQL Server on CentOS and RHEL. The supported filesystems are XFS and Ext4. Also, please note that you need to enable the port 1433 on your server firewall.
The MSSQL server needs 4GB RAM to work properly on Linux platform.
Please check the installation steps below:
Microsoft is already providing the repo for installing MSSQL.
cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/rhel/7/mssql-server.repo wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/rhel/7/prod.repo yum install mssql-server mssql-tools
Once the installation gets completed, configure Microsoft SQL Server using the following command:
Just accept the license terms and provide the desired administrator password. Then you need to start the MSSQL service.
systemctl start mssql-server
Run the following command to enable MSSQL service once the system boots
systemctl enable mssql-server
Please enable the port 1433 on your server firewall.
firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=1433/tcp firewall-cmd --reload
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