How to change or reset the SA password for MSSQL in Linux

How to change or reset the SA password for MSSQL in Linux

To  reset SA password execute:

First you need to stop  mssql-server  using this command

 sudo systemctl stop myssql-server

sudo /opt/mssql/bin/mssql-conf setup

Setting up Microsoft SQL Server

Enter the new SQL Server system administrator password:

Confirm the new SQL Server system administrator password:

Starting Microsoft SQL Server…

Enabling Microsoft SQL Server to run at boot…

Setup completed successfully.

To change MSSQL SA password

Login to MSSQL by executing these commands.

    cd /opt/mssql-tools/bin/

    ./sqlcmd -S srv01 -U sa 

To change MSSQL sa account password, execute these commands.

EXEC sp_password NULL, 'Mssql@12345','sa'

go

 

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