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SSIS file import


SSIS file import

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Hi,

I would like to build a package that imports a file from a file server on a daily basis. the file is a .txt file and is saved as "Filename_20120102.txt", when importing this file I would like my package to ignore the date and just pickup the file using the file name.

Please assist.
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I'd just use a For Each File Loop with Filename*.txt as its filter.

There's a tutorial here - it was written for 2005, but the process is the same for 2008
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Thanks Howard, i'm on it will let you know how it goes
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Hi Howard,

I tried it but my enumerator configuration is empty. could it be because I don't hav a full version of visual studio installed?
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I think it's a UI bug. You have to drop down the Enumerator Selection and re-select "Foreach File Enumerator" and the options will appear.
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Hi Howard,

Thanks, I got it right now and I managed to import the files.
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