Install SQL Server Agent on SUSE
Today I will show you, you will see that installation is pretty simple and fast, it cointains only two commands. SQL Server Agent is responsible for scheduled jobs. I have already installed SQL Server 2017. My version of SUSE is "openSUSE Leap 42.3 "
"First of all, you have to connect as root user on your Linux machine!"
Run following comands:
1) Following commands provide installation of SQL Server Agent on SUSE:
In my case, my output looks like this:
If you get following message, you have probably new version of SQL Server CU4 and above, mssql-server-agent is included in installation SQL Server, but SQL Server Agent service is disable by deafult.
My version of SQL Server is "Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (RTM-CU13) (KB4466404) - 14.0.3048.4 (X64) Nov 30 2018 12:57:58 Copyright (C) 2017 Microsoft Corporation Developer Edition (64-bit) on Linux (openSUSE Leap 42.3)"
As you can see below, in Management Studio I can see that SQL Server Agent is disabled:
Run the following command for ENABLE SQL Server Agent and restart SQL Server service:
When you check SQL Server Agent in SSMS, we can see that Agent is enabled successfully.
Now we check if new update of SQL Server Agent exists, run following commands: