Saving a Package Programmatically

Saving a Package Programmatically


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

After building a new package programmatically, or modifying an existing one, you usually want to save your changes.

All of the methods used in this topic to save packages require a reference to the Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS assembly. After you add the reference in a new project, import the Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime namespace with a using or Imports statement.

To save a package programmatically, call one of the following methods of the Integration Services Application class:

Storage Location

Method to Call



SSIS Package Store


SQL Server





The methods of the Application class for working with the SSIS Package Store only support "." or the server name for the local server. You cannot use "(local)" or "localhost".

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