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I want to rename a file that is a variable to a fixed file name in a specific folder in SQL Server System Integration Services using the File System Task Editor.
Example: File1.txt to Users.txt or File2 to Users.txt.    The source file is a variable the destination file is not. Here is an example of the File System Task Editor

File System Task Editor
Properties                              Value
Destination Connection
IsDestinationPathVariable       True
DestinationVariable                User::ArchivePath
OverWriteDestination              True
Name                                    Rename a file
Description                            File System Task
Operation                             Rename file
Source Connection
IsSourcePathVariable           True
SourceVariable                     User::ImportFilePath

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