Application.SaveToXml Method

Saves the XML definition of a package to a file.

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

Public Sub SaveToXml ( _
	fileName As String, _
	package As Package, _
	events As IDTSEvents _
Dim instance As Application
Dim fileName As String
Dim package As Package
Dim events As IDTSEvents

instance.SaveToXml(fileName, package, _


Type: System.String
The name of the file to save.
Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.Package
The package object to save.
Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.IDTSEvents
An IDTSEvents object.

A package file normally has the extension, .dtsx.

If the file name specified in the fileName parameter does not exist, it will be created.

The following example saves the .dtsx package in XML format with the name myXMLPackage.dtsx.

Shared  Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            ' The variable pkg points to the location
            ' of the ExecuteProcess package sample 
            ' that is installed with the SSIS 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 p As Package =  app.LoadPackage(pkg,Nothing) 
            app.SaveToXml("myXMLPackage.dtsx", p, Nothing)
End Sub

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