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LoadFromSqlServer Method

Application.LoadFromSqlServer Method

Loads a package from SQL Server by specifying the server name, user name, and password.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS.dll)

'Declaration
Public Function LoadFromSqlServer ( _
	packagePath As String, _
	serverName As String, _
	serverUserName As String, _
	serverPassword As String, _
	events As IDTSEvents _
) As Package
'Usage
Dim instance As Application
Dim packagePath As String
Dim serverName As String
Dim serverUserName As String
Dim serverPassword As String
Dim events As IDTSEvents
Dim returnValue As Package

returnValue = instance.LoadFromSqlServer(packagePath, _
	serverName, serverUserName, serverPassword, _
	events)

Parameters

packagePath
Type: System.String
The name and path of the package to load.
serverName
Type: System.String
The name of the instance of SQL Server that the package is loaded from.
serverUserName
Type: System.String
The SQL Server login name if you use SQL Server Authentication to log into the server; otherwise, Nothing if you use Windows Authentication.
serverPassword
Type: System.String
The SQL Server login password if you use SQL Server Authentication to log into the server; otherwise, Nothing if you use Windows Authentication.
events
Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.IDTSEvents
An IDTSEvents interface.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.Package
The package that was loaded.

The following code example loads a sample package, which was previously saved to the File System.

Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Text
Imports Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
 
Namespace LoadFromSQLServerTest
    Class Program
        Shared  Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            ' The variable, pkg, points to the location
            ' of the ExecuteProcess sample installed with
            ' the SSIS package samples.
            Dim pkg As String =  "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Samples\Integration Services\Package Samples\ExecuteProcess Sample\ExecuteProcess\UsingExecuteProcess.dtsx" 
            Dim app As Application =  New Application() 
            Dim loadedPkg As Package =  app.LoadPackage(pkg,Nothing) 
 
            ' Save the package to SQL Server.
            app.SaveToSqlServer(loadedPkg, Nothing, "yourserver", Nothing, Nothing)
 
            ' The package can now be viewed in the 
            ' Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, in the 
            ' Integration Services / Stored Packages / MSDB folder,
            ' with a name of UsingExecuteProcess.
            Dim pkgIn As Package = New Package() 
            pkgIn = app.LoadFromSqlServer("\\UsingExecuteProcess", "yourserver", Nothing, Nothing, Nothing)
            Dim pkgCreation As DateTime =  pkgIn.CreationDate 
            Console.WriteLine("Creation Date = {0}", pkgCreation)
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace

Sample Output:

Creation Date = 5/5/2003 5:46:00 PM

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