Installing SQL Server Integration Services by Using Setup

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For detailed information about how to use the SQL Server Installation Wizard to install Microsoft SQL Server components, we recommend that you review How to: Install SQL Server (Setup).

This topic contains only information specific to the installation of Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services by using the SQL Server Installation Wizard.

You can also add Integration Services to an existing installation of SQL Server. For more information, see How to: Add Integration Services to an Existing Instance of SQL Server.

Some SQL Server components that you may select for installation on the Components to Install page or the Feature Selection page of the SQL Server Installation Wizard install a partial subset of Integration Services components. These components are useful for specific tasks, but the functionality of Integration Services will be limited. For example, the Database Engine option installs the Integration Services components that are required for the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard. The Business Intelligence Development Studio option installs the Integration Services components that are required to design a package, but there are limitations: the Integration Services service is not installed, the Message Queue task is not functional, and you cannot run packages outside BI Development Studio. To ensure a complete installation of Integration Services, you must select Integration Services on the Components to Install page.

For information about SQL Server features installed on a 64-bit computer, see Integration Services Considerations on 64-bit Computers.

Although you can install Integration Services alone, many data warehouse solutions require the installation of additional SQL Server components to enable the development, deployment, and administration of Integration Services packages. The following table describes these additional or optional SQL Server components.

Component For the Administrator For the Developer For Optional Use
Connectivity Components

Components for communication between clients and servers, including network libraries for DB-Library, ODBC, and OLE DB.



Management Tools

Interactive tools for managing SQL Server, including SQL Server Configuration Manager, SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server Profiler, and Replication Monitor.


Business Intelligence Development Studio

The integrated development environment for business intelligence projects.


Software Development Kit

Software that assists developers in creating custom solutions for SQL Server.


SQL Server Database Services

The SQL Server Database Engine and tools for managing relational and XML data, replication, and full-text search.


SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server Analysis Services and tools used to support online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining.


SQL Server Reporting Services

The Report Server, for managing, executing, rendering, and distributing reports, and the Report Manager, a Web-based user interface that provides access to SQL Server Reporting Services components, including administrative tools and a user interface for viewing reports.


Documentation and Samples

SQL Server Books Online documentation, programming reference material, and samples for all SQL Server components.




Installing Selected Components

You can install Integration Services alone or with additional SQL Server components, as described in the following procedures.

  • On the Components to Install page of the SQL Server Installation Wizard, select only Integration Services.

    If you choose to install only Integration Services, then SQL Server client components, including command-line tools, connectivity components, programming models, management and development tools, documentation, and samples, are not installed by default.

  • On the Components to Install page, select the check boxes for those components that you want to add and clear the check boxes for those components that you want to remove.

    Selecting the Workstation components, Books Online and development tools installation option on the Components to Install page does not select the sample databases and programming samples. To install sample databases and programming samples, you must select these options manually on the Feature Selection page.

  1. On the Components to Install page, click Advanced.

  2. On the Feature Selection page, select the check boxes for those components that you want to add and clear the check boxes for those components that you want to remove.

    The Feature Selection page is a good way to view a detailed list of installation options in the SQL Server Installation Wizard, including the components previously listed in this topic.

SQL Server Setup puts Integration Services program files and shared files in several locations. The default folder locations for Integration Services files are listed in the following table.

Integration Services files Default location

Integration Services core components and the dtexec command prompt utility

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\Binn

Integration Services connection managers

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\Connections

Integration Services enumerators

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\ForEachEnumerators

Files in XML format that map data types from one database version or system to another (for example, from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server, or from SQL Server to Oracle). These mapping files are used by the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard.

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\MappingFiles

Integration Services data flow components, consisting of sources, transformations, and destinations

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\PipelineComponents

Integration Services run-time tasks

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS\Tasks

Components that are shared by all instances of SQL Server components

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS \Shared

This folder cannot be changed during installation.

Tools, documentation, and samples

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SSIS \Tools

A single set of tools and documentation is installed for all instances of Analysis Services and other SQL Server components.

  1. On the Components to Install page, click Advanced.

  2. On the Feature Selection page, click a feature that supports a non-default installation path, and then click Browse.

  3. In the Installation path box of the Change Folders page, enter a new file location.

You now have the option on the Feature Selection page to install certain SQL Server components to a location other than the default location of %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\100. This option is available for SQL Server Integration Services and Workstation Components (client tools, documentation, and samples). The corresponding switch to use when you install from the command prompt is installsqlshareddir.

Integration Services installs the Integration Services service, a new feature that provides several enhancements and that has no equivalent in SQL Server 2000 Data Transformation Services. The Integration Services service allows you to do the following in SQL Server Management Studio:

  • Monitor the execution of all Integration Services packages that are running on a computer.
  • Display a hierarchical view of Integration Services packages and folders that are stored in different physical locations.
This service is not required to create, store, and execute SSIS packages.

The Integration Services service is installed and enabled by default when you select the SQL Server Integration Services component on the Components to Install page. You can only install one instance of the service on a computer.

The service is registered to run under the Network Service account. (On Windows 2000, the service runs under the Local System account.) This setting cannot be modified through the SQL Server Installation Wizard, and is not affected by any selections that you make on the Service Account page of the wizard.

The service runs in its own process, and is not dependent upon the SQL Server Agent process.

The service is configured by default to store packages that are stored in SQL Server in the local, default instance of the Database Engine. If you want to store packages in a named instance or on another server, you have to edit the service's configuration file. For more information, see Configuring the Integration Services Service.

To manage the service, use SQL Server Configuration Manager, or use the Services snap-in for Microsoft Management Console (MMC) by opening Administrative Tools in Control Panel. For more information, see Managing the Integration Services Service.

When you select Integration Services for installation, Setup also installs support for SQL Server 2000 Data Transformation Services (DTS) packages, including the DTS runtime and DTS package enumeration in SQL Server Management Studio. Run-time support has been updated to allow DTS packages to access SQL Server data sources. If you are not installing Integration Services, but you need support for DTS packages, then you need to make sure that Legacy Components is selected on the Feature Selection page.

The backward compatibility files that are installed also include the SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Processing task and its dependency, Decision Support Objects (DSO). However they do not include the SQL Server 2000 Data Mining Prediction Query task.

SQL Server does not install the DTS package designer for editing DTS packages. For more information, see SQL Server Integration Services Backward Compatibility. DTS packages cannot be opened or edited in BI Development Studio.

When you select Integration Services for installation, the Package Migration Wizard is also installed. You can optionally use the Package Migration Wizard to upgrade SQL Server 2000 DTS packages to the Integration Services format. During migration, the wizard copies the DTS packages and then re-creates them in the Integration Services format. The source packages are left intact and are not modified. For more information, see Migrating Data Transformation Services Packages.

The Package Migration Wizard is available in the Standard, Enterprise, and Developer Editions of SQL Server.