SSIS in SSMS Version 18: Try SSIS in Azure Data Factory

There’s a new option when you right-click the Integration Services Catalogs node in SSMS v18: “Try SSIS in Azure Data Factory”: Clicking the “Try SSIS in Azure Data Factory” option in SSMS v18 opens the (new) Integration Runtime Creation Wizard (ISIRCreationWizard.exe, which is found in the <installation drive>:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 18\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSIS\150\Binn directory): …
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SSIS in SSMS Version 18

Version 18 of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) has been out for a few weeks now, but I just now had the opportunity to install it and tinker. There are a lot of new features! Here’s a list of SSIS-related features: Added support to allow customers to schedule SSIS packages on Azure-SSIS IRs that are …
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New Trusted Site Required when Connecting to Azure SQL DB

I got pinged about a new trusted site requirement when I tried to connect to Azure SQL DB this morning. https://aadcdn.msftauth.net is the URL. I added the URL to Internet Explorer’s Trusted Sites: I was then able to connect to Azure SQL DB and add a rule for my IP using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

Change to the SSMS Create Catalog Dialog

I’m glad to see a change in the Create Catalog dialog for creating an instance of an SSIS Catalog using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) version 17.9. The “Enable this server as SSIS scale out master” checkbox is now unchecked by default: I’m not sure if this changed in SSMS version 17.9 or an earlier …
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