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SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - Delete Remote File using FTP Task in SSIS Package

Posted by Karthikeyan Anbarasan Articles | SQL Server March 31, 2011
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - Delete Remote File using FTP Task in SSIS Package
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Introduction

In this article we are going to see how to use a FTP task in SSIS package to delete a remote file using FTP Task in SSIS packaging.

To follow my series of articles on SSIS packages refer to my profile for the links.

Steps:

Follow steps 1 to 3 in my first article to open the BIDS project and select the right project to work on an integration services project. Once the project is created, we will see how to use the FTP task container. Drag and drop the FTP task as shown in the screen below.



Now double-click on the task to open the property window and set the properties as shown in the screen below.



The above image is for setting the FTP Connection; the end user needs to provide the correct connection settings and can click on Test Connection to confirm that the connection is valid. 

Now in the file transfer tab we need to set the property since in our example we are going to delete some files in the remote server we need to set as below. Here an input variable is used to get the path where we need to delete the files remotely.


Here once you have given valid credentials by running directly, the package will delete the files in the remote server using the FTP Task.

Conclusion

So in this article we have seen how to delete the files in the remote server.

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