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theboyholty
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  11:18:03  Show Profile  Visit theboyholty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I'm doing an import of around 1300 excel files. I can get it to work but occasionally a spreadsheet will not have been formed properly.

My SSIS package looks for the worksheet called 'YieldData', but one or two have the default worksheets called Sheet1, Sheet2, Sheet3.

As it happens, these excel files are blank so what I'd like to do is ignore these altogether. Is it possible to set up my SSIS package so it ignores files that would otherwise cause the package to fail, and to carry on with the rest regardless?

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visakh16
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  11:33:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
yes...its possible. make the onerror action to ignore failure inside data flow task.

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theboyholty
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Posted - 02/19/2013 :  04:42:27  Show Profile  Visit theboyholty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks. Where do I set that property?

By default, the FailPackageOnFailure and FailParentOnFailure are set to False and I can't find an onerror property.

btw, I'm using SSIS 2008.

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visakh16
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Posted - 02/19/2013 :  05:13:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by theboyholty

Thanks. Where do I set that property?

By default, the FailPackageOnFailure and FailParentOnFailure are set to False and I can't find an onerror property.

btw, I'm using SSIS 2008.

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thats inside the properties window of data flow task excel source

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