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)

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

instance.SaveToXml(fileName, package, _
	events)

Parameters

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