Package.EnableConfigurations Property

Indicates whether the package loads configurations.

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

public bool EnableConfigurations { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true indicates that configuration files are loaded when the package is loaded.

If this property is set to false, the persisted values in the package will be used, rather than overwritten by the loaded configurations.

When deploying the package, you can set this to false with the last configuration. Then, when the package is first run after deployment, the package values will be overwritten once by the configuration values. For more information about configurations used by a package, see Creating Package Configurations.

The following example creates a new package, and then sets the EnableConfigurations to true, as well as the ExportConfigurationFile property. The example then adds a new configuration to the package and sets the value of several properties.

            Package pkg = new Package();
            pkg.EnableConfigurations = true;
            // Create a variable object and add it to the 
            // package Variables collection.
            Variable varPkg = pkg.Variables.Add("var", false, "", 100);
            varPkg.Value = 1;
            string packagePathToVariable = varPkg.GetPackagePath();

            Configuration config = pkg.Configurations.Add();
            config.ConfigurationString = "conf.xml";
            config.ConfigurationType = DTSConfigurationType.ConfigFile;
            config.PackagePath = packagePathToVariable;
            // more code here.

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