Execute DTS 2000 Package Task Editor (Outer Variables Page)

Use the Outer Variable page of the Execute DTS 2000 Package Task Editor dialog box to configure the outer variables that the task uses. Outer variables are variables that the calling package defines and that have values that you want to pass to the DTS package.

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).


  • Name
    Select a system or user-defined variable in the list, or click <New variable> to create a new user-defined variable.

    Related Topics:Integration Services Variables, Add Variable.

  • New
    Add a new outer variable to the list.

  • Delete
    Select an outer variable, and then click Delete.