Connect to an MSSQL Database running on a Docker Container

Running an MSSQL Database inside a Linux Docker Container can be done for many reasons. You might want to host your dockerize your whole web application or even the DB part of it. When using such a Container you want to have an easy way to see the content of the Database. For that we can use the SQL Server Management Studio tool.

Define localhost ( then comma and then the port number of your Container. Use the login and password that you defined when creating the Container:

Connect to an SQL Database running on a Docker Container

If the authentication is successful then you are going to have access to the MSSQL server running in the Container.

As a reference on how to create an MSSQL Container check this documentation from Microsoft.

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