Script ALL DTS packages on server to text files

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This VB script allows you to search DTS packages for keywords, etc. It is also useful for quickly locating what server a given package is on. This is very useful for debugging. Example - you want to know the name of every DTS package the touches a certain table. The text files generated contain the text of every task (including the full text of execute SQL tasks and activex scripts, transformations, etc.) within a DTS package. This script could be run stand alone, or from an activex task within a DTS package or agent job. I personally created a new single DTS package with one copy of this script for each server I want to script. I scheduled it to run nightly. The date is included in the destination folder. This allows me to easily check what has changed in a package over time (i.e. versioning).


'**********************************************************************
'  Author:	Darren Gordon
'  Purpose: 	To script all of your DTS packages out to text files.  
'		This is useful if you want to search all packages to find
'		a specific string.  All text from execute SQL tasks and
'		activex scripts is included in the output files.
'
'  Notes:	Set your servername and output folder at the top of
'		the script.  Also set integrated security on or off.
'************************************************************************

Function Main()

dim sServername
sServername = "YOUR_SERVER_NAME"  '<<<<<<<<<<<<< SET YOUR SERVERNAME HERE! <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
dim DestinationFolder	     '<<<<<<<<<<<<< Specify an output folder! <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
DestinationFolder = "C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR_USER_NAME\My Documents\SQL BACKUPS\DTS\" & sServername & "\" & GetDate(Now, "")  & "\"
dim bIntegratedSecurity	     
bIntegratedSecurity=TRUE     '***NOTE: If you use standard security, set this to false and specify a username and password below
dim sLogin
sLogin = ""		
dim sPassword
sPassword = ""

	dim DocFilename
	Dim FileSys
	set FileSys = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
	MakeSureDirectoryTreeExists(DestinationFolder)
	Dim Docfile
	Dim oApplication   ' As DTS.Application
	Dim oPackageSQLServer  ' As DTS.PackageSQLServer
	Dim oPackageInfos   ' As DTS.PackageInfos
	Dim oPackageInfo     ' As DTS.PackageInfo
	Dim oPackage           ' As DTS.Package

	Set oApplication = CreateObject("DTS.Application")
	if bIntegratedSecurity then
		Set oPackageSQLServer = oApplication.GetPackageSQLServer(sServername,"" ,"" , DTSSQLStgFlag_UseTrustedConnection)
	else
		Set oPackageSQLServer = oApplication.GetPackageSQLServer(sServername, sLogin, sPassword, 0)
	end if

	Set oPackageInfos = oPackageSQLServer.EnumPackageInfos("", True, "")

	Set oPackageInfo = oPackageInfos.Next

'Note: It is IMPORTANT that oPackage be instantiated and destroyed within the loop. Otherwise,
'previous package info will be carried over and snowballed into a bigger package every time
'this loop is run. That is NOT what you want.
	Do Until oPackageInfos.EOF
		Set oPackage = CreateObject("DTS.Package2")
		'**** INTEGRATED SECURITY METHOD
		if bIntegratedSecurity then
			oPackage.LoadFromSQLServer sServername, , ,DTSSQLStgFlag_UseTrustedConnection , , , , oPackageInfo.Name
		else
			'**** STANDARD SECURITY METHOD
			oPackage.LoadFromSQLServer sServername, sLogin, sPassword,DTSSQLStgFlag_Default , , , , oPackageInfo.Name
		end if
		DocFilename = DestinationFolder & oPackageInfo.Name & ".txt"
		If  FileSys.FileExists(DocFileName) Then FileSys.DeleteFile(DocFileName)
		FileSys.CreateTextFile (DocFileName)

		set Docfile = FileSys.OpenTextFile (DocFileName,2)
		dim oTasks, oProperties
		Set oTasks = oPackage.Tasks
		For each oTask in oTasks
			DocFile.write (vbCrLf)
			DocFile.write (vbCrLf)
			DocFile.write ("-----TaskDescription:"  & oTask.Description) 
			Set oProperties = oTask.Properties
			For Each oProperty In oProperties
				   DocFile.write (vbCrLf)
				   DocFile.write ("PropertyName: " &  oProperty.Name & " Value="  & oProperty.Value)
			Next 
		Next	
		DocFile.close
		Set DocFile = Nothing
		Set oTasks = Nothing
		Set oProperties = Nothing

		'**** If you want to actually do something to each package (like turn on logging for example) and save them, you could do this here
		'oPackage.LogToSQLServer = True
		'oPackage.LogServerName = sServername
		'oPackage.LogServerUserName = sLogin
		'oPackage.LogServerPassword = sPassword
		'oPackage.LogServerFlags = 0
		'oPackage.SaveToSQLServer sServername, sLogin, sPassword, DTSSQLStgFlag_Default

		Set oPackage = Nothing
		Set oPackageInfo = oPackageInfos.Next
	Loop

'Clean up and free resources
	Set oApplication = Nothing
	Set oPackageSQLServer = Nothing
	Set oPackageInfos = Nothing
	Set oPackageInfo = Nothing
	Set oPackage = Nothing
	Set FileSys = Nothing

	Main = DTSTaskExecResult_Success
End Function

Function GetDate(dateVal, delimiter)

	'To comply with Option Explict
	Dim dateMonth, dateDay
	
	dateVal = CDate(dateVal) 
		' Converts the dateVal parameter to a date.
		' This will cause an error and cause the function 
		' to exit if the value passed is not a real date.
		
	delimiter = CStr(delimiter)
		' Converts the delimiter parameter, which designates
		' the delimiting character between the datepart values
		' to a string value.  If you don't want a delimiting 
		' character, (such as / or -) then you'd simply pass
		' in an empty string for this parameter. 
		
	
	dateMonth = Month(dateVal)
 	dateDay   = Day(dateVal)
	
	GetDate = CStr(Year(dateVal)) & delimiter
	
	If dateMonth < 10 Then
		GetDate = GetDate & "0" 
	End If
	
	GetDate = GetDate & CStr(dateMonth) & delimiter

	If dateDay < 10 Then
		GetDate = GetDate & "0"
	End If
	
	GetDate = GetDate & CStr(dateDay)
	
End Function 

'**********************************************************************
Function MakeSureDirectoryTreeExists(dirName)
'**********************************************************************
	Dim oFS, aFolders, newFolder, i
	Set oFS = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

	' Check the folder's existence
	If Not oFS.FolderExists(dirName) Then
		' Split the various components of the folder's name
		aFolders = split(dirName, "\")

		' Get the root of the drive
		newFolder = oFS.BuildPath(aFolders(0), "\")

		' Scan the various folder and create them
		For i = 1 To UBound(aFolders)
			newFolder = oFS.BuildPath(newFolder, aFolders(i))

			If Not oFS.FolderExists(newFolder) Then
				oFS.CreateFolder newFolder
			End If
		Next
	End If

	Set oFS = Nothing

End Function

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