Lesson 4-1: Copy the Lesson 3 package

In this task, you create a copy of the Lesson 3.dtsx package from Lesson 3. If you did not complete lesson 3, you can add the completed lesson 3 package that is included with the tutorial to the project, and then make a copy of it to work with. You use this new copy throughout the rest of Lesson 4.

Create the Lesson 4 package

Use this procedure if you're copying the completed Lesson 3. To copy the sample Lesson 3, see the next section.

  1. If SQL Server Data Tools isn't already open, select Start > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2017, and then select SQL Server Data Tools.

  2. On the File menu, select Open > Project/Solution, select the SSIS Tutorial folder and select Open, and then double-click SSIS Tutorial.sln.

  3. In Solution Explorer, right-click Lesson 3.dtsx, and then select Copy.

  4. In Solution Explorer, right-click SSIS Packages, and then select Paste.

    By default, the name of the copied package is Lesson 4.dtsx.

  5. In Solution Explorer, double-click Lesson 4.dtsx to open the package

  6. Right-click anywhere in the background of the Control Flow design surface and select Properties.

  7. In the Properties window, change the Name property to Lesson 4.

  8. Select the box for the ID property, select the drop-down arrow, and then select <Generate New ID>.

Add the completed Lesson 3 package

  1. Open SQL Server Data Tools and open the SSIS Tutorial project.

  2. In Solution Explorer, right-click SSIS Packages and select Add Existing Package.

  3. In the Add Copy of Existing Package dialog box, in Package location, select File system.

  4. Select the browse (...) button, navigate to Lesson 3.dtsx on your machine, and then select Open.

  5. Copy and paste the Lesson 3 package as described in steps 3-8 in the previous section.

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