While trying to connect to a database at work I encountered a few hurdles. There were a few moving parts that had to come together in order for me to finally run a single query on the database tables.

Those parts were:

  • The database was a SQL Server instance
  • The SQL Server was on-premise
  • Authentication was done via Active Directory using Domain Credentials
  • I’d be connecting to the SQL Server from my laptop running macOS

Once my Active Directory account was granted access to the database I encountered my first roadblock when trying to configure a connection to the database…

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