IDTSComponentEvents.FireError Method

Raises an event when an error occurs.

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

bool FireError (
	int errorCode,
	string subComponent,
	string description,
	string helpFile,
	int helpContext
boolean FireError (
	int errorCode, 
	String subComponent, 
	String description, 
	String helpFile, 
	int helpContext
function FireError (
	errorCode : int, 
	subComponent : String, 
	description : String, 
	helpFile : String, 
	helpContext : int
) : boolean



An Integer that identifies the error message.


A String that contains more detail about the event source.


The text of the message.


The path to the Help file that contains detailed information.


The identifier of the topic in the Help file.

Return Value

A Boolean that indicates whether the event should continue firing or stop firing. A value of true indicates that the event should continue firing.

Updated text: 15 September 2007

Several of the events have a subComponent parameter that allows for even greater granularity in event source identification.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



15 September 2007

Changed content:
  • Added a description of the return value.

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