DTSXMLValidationType Enumeration


Specifies the type of validation that the operation uses. This enumeration is only used when the OperationType is Validate. The default is an XML Schema, which is a value of XSD.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Tasks.XMLTask
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.XMLTask (in Microsoft.SqlServer.XMLTask.dll)

public enum DTSXMLValidationType

Member nameDescription

Specifies that the validating parser is to retrieve the document type definition (DTD) and ensure that the document conforms to the grammar that the DTD describes.


Default. Specifies that the document is validated by using the XML Schema validation services.

The following code example shows this enumeration being used to set the ValidationType for the task.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Tasks.XMLTask;

namespace XMLTask_API
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
                        // Set up the objects and tasks.
                        Package pkg = new Package();
                        Executable exec1 = pkg.Executables.Add("STOCK:XMLTask");
                        TaskHost th = exec1 as TaskHost;
                        // You can cast the InnerObject to the XmlTask,
                        // but it is advised that you work with tasks
                        // through the TaskHost and its Properties.
                        // XMLTask myTask = th.InnerObject as XMLTask;

                        // Create a variable and a FILE connection
                         // manager to books.xml.
                        Variable resultVar = pkg.Variables.Add("resultVariable", false, "", "Variable for the result");
                        ConnectionManager connMgr = pkg.Connections.Add("FILE");
                        connMgr.Name = "XMLConnectionManager";
                        // The file is stored on the C:\ drive.
                        connMgr.ConnectionString = @"c:\books.xml";

                        // Set the XMLTask properties.
                        // The first property to set is the
                         // OperationType. Depending on the
                        // OperationType, different properties are
                         // valid.
                        // The operation type in this example is 
                        // VALIDATE.
                        th.Properties["OperationType"].SetValue(th, DTSXMLOperation.Validate);
                        th.Properties["SourceType"].SetValue(th, DTSXMLSourceType.FileConnection);
                        th.Properties["Source"].SetValue(th, connMgr.Name);
                        th.Properties["OverwriteDestination"].SetValue(th, true);
                        th.Properties["SaveOperationResult"].SetValue(th, true);
                        th.Properties["DestinationType"].SetValue(th, DTSXMLSaveResultTo.Variable);
                        th.Properties["Destination"].SetValue(th, resultVar.Name);
                        th.Properties["SecondOperandType"].SetValue(th, DTSXMLSourceType.DirectInput);
                        th.Properties["SecondOperand"].SetValue(th, "<x></x>");
                        th.Properties["ValidationType"].SetValue(th, DTSXMLValidationType.DTD);
                        th.Properties["FailOnValidationFaile"].SetValue(th, true);
                        DTSExecResult valResults = pkg.Validate(pkg.Connections, pkg.Variables, null, null);
                        Console.WriteLine("RESULTS: {0}", valResults);

Sample Output:

RESULTS: Success

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