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Jun 19, 2006


I need help for Connection string:

Requirement: When we create SSIS Pacakge using Businessinteligence studio.Each Source and Destination or whatever we using the Control required DB Connection.

we connect theDB server and Database Table through manaully .Instead of Manual i need dynamic Global varible for Connection String .How to achieve this connection string.

because suppose we create SSIS Package in Developement Server Latter We change the Server from Developement to Another Testing Server . at that time we dont requierd for changing manulay.any one pls reply me.

Same as in Dotnet we give configiration XML file .we gave the Connection strng. how to in SSIS we do?

Thanks & Regards


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