Package Properties Dialog Box

Package Properties Dialog Box


Use the Package Properties dialog box to view properties for packages that are stored on the Integration Services server.

For more information, see Integration Services (SSIS) Server.

What do you want to do?

  1. In SQL Server Management Studio, connect to the Integration Services server.

    You’re connecting to the instance of the SQL Server Database Engine that hosts the SSISDB database.

  2. In Object Explorer, expand the tree to display the Integration Services Catalogs node.

  3. Expand the SSISDB node.

  4. Expand the folder that contains the package you want to view properties for.

  5. Right-click the package, and then select Properties.

Use the General page to view the properties of the selected package.

All properties on the General page are read-only.


Displays the name of the package.


Lists the package ID.

Entry Point

The value of True indicates that the package is started directly. The value of False indicates that the package is started by another package using the Execute Package task. The default value is True.

You set this property in SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for both the parent package and the child packages by right-clicking the package in Solution Explorer and then clicking Entry-point Package.


Displays the optional description of the package.

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