catalog.create_environment (SSISDB Database)

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

Creates an environment in the Integration Services catalog.


create_environment [ @folder_name = ] folder_name  
     , [ @environment_name = ] environment_name  
  [  , [ @environment_description = ] environment_description ]  


[ @folder_name = ] folder_name
The name of the folder that will contain the environment. The folder_name is nvarchar(128).

[ @environment_name = ] environment_name
The name of the environment. The environment_name is nvarchar(128).

[ @environment_description= ] environment_description
An optional description of the environment. The environment_description is nvarchar(1024).

Return Code Value

0 (success)

Result Sets



This stored procedure requires one of the following permissions:

  • READ and MODIFY permissions on the folder

  • Membership to the ssis_admin database role

  • database role

  • Membership to the sysadmin server role

Errors and Warnings

The following list describes some conditions that may raise an error or warning:

  • The folder name cannot be found

  • An environment that has the same name already exists in the specified folder


The environment name must be unique within the folder.