Import Package

Use the Import Package dialog box, available in SQL Server Management Studio, to import a Integration Services package and to set or modify the protection level of the package.

Package location

Select the type of storage location to import the package to. The following options are available:

SQL Server

File System

SSIS Package Store


Type a server name or select a server from the list.


Select Windows Authentication or SQL Server Authentication. This option is available only if the storage location is SQL Server.

Important noteImportant

Whenever possible, use Windows Authentication.

Authentication type

Select an authentication type.

User name

If using SQL Server Authentication, provide a user name.


If using SQL Server Authentication, provide a password.

Package path

Type the package path, or click the browse button (…) and locate the package.

Package name

Optionally, rename the package. The default name is the name of the package to import.

Protection level

Click the browse button (…) and, in the Package Protection Level dialog box, update the protection level. For more information, see Package Protection Level.

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