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Package Configuration Wizard UI Reference

Use the Package Configuration Wizard to create configurations that update the properties of an Integration Services package and its objects at run time. This wizard runs when you add a new configuration or modify an existing one in the Package Configurations Organizer dialog box. To open the Package Configurations Organizer dialog box, select Package Configurations on the SSIS menu in SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT). For more information, see Create Package Configurations.

Note Note

Configurations are available for the package deployment model. Parameters are used in place of configurations for the project deployment model. The project deployment model enables you to deploy Integration Services projects to the Integration Services server. For more information about the deployment models, see Deployment of Projects and Packages.

The following sections describe pages of the Wizard.

Use the SSIS Configuration Wizard to create configurations that update the properties of a package and its objects at run time.

Options

Don't show this page again

Skip the welcome page the next time you open the wizard.

Next

Go the next page in the wizard.

Use the Select Configuration Type page to specify the type of configuration to create.

If you need additional information to determine which type of configuration to use, see Package Configurations.

Static Options

Configuration type

Select the type of source in which to store the configuration, using the following options:

Value

Description

XML configuration file

Store the configuration as an XML file. Selecting this value displays the dynamic options in the section, Configuration Type.

Environment variable

Store the configuration in one of the environment variables. Selecting this value displays the dynamic options in the section, Configuration Type.

Registry entry

Store the configuration in the Registry. Selecting this value displays the dynamic options in the section, Configuration Type.

Parent package variable

Store the configuration as a variable in the package that contains the task. Selecting this value displays the dynamic options in the section, Configuration Type.

SQL Server

Store the configuration in a table in SQL Server. Selecting this value displays the dynamic options in the section, Configuration Type.

Next

View the next page in the wizard sequence.

Dynamic Options

Configuration Type Option = XML Configuration File

Specify configuration settings directly

Use to specify settings directly.

Value

Description

Configuration file name

Type the path of the configuration file that the wizard generates.

Browse

Use the Select Configuration File Location dialog box to specify the path of the configuration file that the wizard generates. If the file does not exist, it is created by the wizard.

Configuration location is stored in an environment variable

Use to specify the environment variable in which to store the configuration.

Value

Description

Environment variable

Select an environment variable from the list.

Configuration Type Option = Environment Variable

Environment variable

Select the environment variable that contains the configuration information.

Configuration Type Option = Registry Entry

Specify configuration settings directly

Use to specify settings directly.

Value

Description

Registry entry

Type the Registry key that contains the configuration information. The format is <registry key>.

The Registry key must already exist in HKEY_CURRENT_USER and have a value named Value. The value can be a DWORD or a string.

If you want to use a Registry key is not at the root of HKEY_CURRENT_USER, use the format <Registry key\registry key\...> to identify the key.

Configuration location is stored in an environment variable

Use to specify the environment variable to store the configuration in.

Value

Description

Environment variable

Select an environment variable from the list.

Configuration Type Option = Parent Package Variable

Specify configuration settings directly

Use to specify settings directly.

Value

Description

Parent variable

Specify the variable in the parent package that contains the configuration information.

Configuration location is stored in an environment variable

Use to specify the environment variable that stores the configuration.

Value

Description

Environment variable

Select an environment variable from the list.

Configuration Type Options = SQL Server

Specify configuration settings directly

Use to specify settings directly.

Value

Description

Connection

Select a connection from the list, or click New to create a new connection.

Configuration table

Select an existing table, or click New to write a SQL statement that creates a new table.

Configuration filter

Select an existing configuration name or type a new name.

Many SQL Server configurations can be stored in the same table, and each configuration can include multiple configuration items.

This user-defined value is stored in the table to identify configuration items that belong to a particular configuration

Configuration location is stored in an environment variable

Use to specify the environment variable where the configuration is stored.

Value

Description

Environment variable

Select an environment variable from the list.

Use the Select Target Property or Select Properties to Export page to specify the object properties that the configuration contains. The ability to select multiple properties is available only if you select the XML configuration type.

Options

Objects

Expand the package hierarchy and select the properties to export.

Property attributes

View the attributes of a property.

Next

Go to the next page in the wizard.

Use the Completing the Wizard page to provide a name for the configuration and view settings used by the wizard to create the configuration. After the wizard completes, the Package Configurations Organizer is displayed, which lists all configurations for the package.

Options

Configuration name

Type the name of the configuration.

Preview

View the settings used by the wizard to create the configuration.

Finish

Create the configuration and exit the Package Configuration Wizard.

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