Execute DTS 2000 Package Task Editor (General Page)
Use the General page of the Execute DTS 2000 Package Task Editor dialog box to specify the SQL Server 2000 package that the task runs.
To learn about this task, see Execute DTS 2000 Package Task.
The Execute DTS 2000 Package task is provided only for purposes of backward compatibility with the deprecated component, Data Transformation Services (DTS). For more information, see Data Transformation Services (DTS).
SQL Server 2008 does not install run-time support for DTS packages. You have to install this run-time support before you can run DTS packages. For information about how to install support for DTS, see How to: Install Support for Data Transformation Services Packages.
Provide a unique name for the Execute DTS 2000 Package task. This name is used as the label in the task icon.
Task names must be unique within a package.
Type a description of the Execute DTS 2000 Package task.
Select the storage location type of the child package. This property has the options listed in the following table.
The storage location is an instance of SQL Server. Selecting this option displays the dynamic options, SQLServer, AuthenticationMode, UserName, and Password.
Structured Storage File
The storage location is a structured storage file. Selecting this option displays the dynamic option, File.
Embedded in Task
The storage location is within the Execute DTS 2000 Package task.
Type the name of the SQL Server 2000 package, or click the ellipsis (…) and locate the package.
If the SQL Server 2000 DTS package is password protected, provide the password.
Optionally, update the unique identifier of the package version.
Click to open the DTS 2000 package designer in which you can view or modify the DTS package.
Neither SQL Server 2008, nor SQL Server 2005, installs the DTS package designer. If the DTS 2000 package designer is not installed and you click Edit Package, a warning message prompts you to install the designer. For information about how to install design-time support for DTS packages, see How to: Install Support for Data Transformation Services Packages.
The DTS package designer works with the SQL Server 2008 tools, but the designer's features have not been updated for SQL Server 2008.
Load DTS2000 Package Internally
Click to store the DTS package inside the Integration Services parent package.