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SSIS Dynamic Column Mapping


SSIS Dynamic Column Mapping

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Hi,

I am a newbie to SSIS and have been tasked to move a 2000 dts package to ssis.

The issue is that i need to dynamically map columns with each file I load.

See each source file posts to the same destination table - but the column order in the source files is not the same.

Any pointers
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Are the amount of columns the same? Is the flat file delimited or fixed width?



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Its multiple file types with multiple delimiters and varying column orders.

The column order is stored in a separate table per file.
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Instead of making your life very difficult, I would make a seperate data flow for each type of flat file.



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