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What is the best way to create a “flat file connection” to a password protected folder?


What is the best way to create a “flat file connection” to a password protected folder?

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Chris Schmidt
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We have a password protected Samba drive we need to retrieve our ETL flat files from.

Currently we are running a batch file in the ssis to map to the drives using the userid and password.

This has worked successfully in the past, however it has been failing for the last 2 weeks. I have another post with some more details about this.

But the reality is, in my opinion, is that this is just a work around in the first place. The million dollar question is:

What is the best way to create a “flat file connection” to a password protected folder?
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