catalog.environments (SSISDB Database)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2012)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Displays the environment details for all environments in the Integration Services catalog. Environments contain variables that can be referenced by Integration Services projects.

Column name Data type Description
environment_id bigint The unique identifier (ID) of the environment.
name sysname The name of the environment.
folder_id bigint The unique ID of the folder in which the environment resides.
description nvarchar(1024) The description of the environment. This value is optional.
created_by_sid varbinary(85) The security identifier (SID) of the user who created the environment.
created_by_name nvarchar(128) The name of the user who created the environment.
created_time datetimeoffset The date and time at which the environment was created.


This view displays a row for each environment in the catalog. Environment names are only unique with respect to the folder in which they are located. For example, an environment named E1 can exist in more than one folder in the catalog, but each folder can have only one environment named E1.


This view requires one of the following permissions:

  • READ permission on the environment

  • Membership to the ssis_admin database role

  • Membership to the sysadmin server role


Row-level security is enforced; only rows that you have permission to view are displayed.