SQL: (SQL Server) The certificate chain was issued by an authority that is not trusted

Are you trying to connect to a SQL Server instance and ending up with the error: The certificate chain was issued by an authority that is not trusted You aren't alone. SQL Server 2005 introduced authentication encryption (by default) in the SQL Native Access Client (SNAC). SQL Server will self-generate a certificate that's then used … Continue reading SQL: (SQL Server) The certificate chain was issued by an authority that is not trusted