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Official images for Microsoft SQL Server Command Line Tools (sqlcmd/bcp) on Linux
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About the image

Official image for Microsoft SQL Server command line tools (sqlcmd/bcp) in a Linux container.


docker pull

How to use this image

Pull the Docker image:
docker pull

Run a container in interactive mode:
docker run -it

Try out sqlcmd/bcp:
root@1396d2e50672:/# sqlcmd

Microsoft (R) SQL Server Command Line Tool
Version 13.1.0007.0 Linux
Copyright (c) 2012 Microsoft. All rights reserved.

usage: sqlcmd [-U login id] [-P password]
[-S server or Dsn if -D is provided]
[-H hostname] [-E trusted connection]
[-N Encrypt Connection][-C Trust Server Certificate]
[-d use database name] [-l login timeout] [-t query timeout]
[-h headers] [-s colseparator] [-w screen width]
[-a packetsize] [-e echo input] [-I Enable Quoted Identifiers]
[-c cmdend]
[-q "cmdline query"] [-Q "cmdline query" and exit]
[-m errorlevel] [-V severitylevel] [-W remove trailing spaces]
[-u unicode output] [-r[0|1] msgs to stderr]
[-i inputfile] [-o outputfile]
[-k[1|2] remove[replace] control characters]
[-y variable length type display width]
[-Y fixed length type display width]
[-p[1] print statistics[colon format]]
[-R use client regional setting]
[-K application intent]
[-M multisubnet failover]
[-b On error batch abort]
[-D Dsn flag, indicate -S is Dsn]
[-X[1] disable commands, startup script, environment variables [and exit]]
[-x disable variable substitution]
[-? show syntax summary]

# sqlcmd -S -U sa -P MyPassword100
> select @@version
> go


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Related Images

SQL Server for Linux Containers: microsoft/mssql-server-linux
SQL Server Developer Edition for Windows Containers: microsoft/mssql-server-windows-developer
SQL Server Express Edition for Windows Containers: microsoft/mssql-server-windows-express


By using this Docker image, I confirm that I agree to the SQL Server Command Line Utilities license terms located here.

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