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Posted Monday, April 15, 2013 1:30 PM
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I want to skip or ignore those files that have a "unmatching" pattern in them (i.e, a_unmatched_b.xlsx, b_c_unmatched.xlsx, and so on). Is it possible to do this in SSIS?
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kpann (4/15/2013)
I want to skip or ignore those files that have a "unmatching" pattern in them (i.e, a_unmatched_b.xlsx, b_c_unmatched.xlsx, and so on). Is it possible to do this in SSIS?



Hi
Yes it is possible.
I'd first match those with *unmatched* in the name and change their extensions to "xls" for example, and then filter out all other with extension "xlsx".

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IgorMi
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If you are looping through a folder using a for each container you could use a script task to check for the substring and set an appropriate condition for whether to process or not in a connector if you didnt want to alter filenames.

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