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Posted - 05/01/2003 :  01:37:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dear all,

How to executing DTS from stored procedure??



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Posted - 05/01/2003 :  03:15:17  Show Profile  Visit Merkin's Homepage  Reply with Quote

There are two basic ways to do this.

1. Use XP_CmdShell to run the DTSRUN.exe program. I wouldn't recommend that as it means giving SA access.

2. Create a job that runs the DTS package, but don't give it a schedule. Then use the sp_start_job proc from the MSDB database to run the job.

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Posted - 05/01/2003 :  09:59:19  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Can also use sp_oacreate
sp_oacreate Load DTS

Only really useful if you want to change some properties from the SP before running the package.

Cursors are useful if you don't know sql.
DTS can be used in a similar way.
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