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SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - FTP Task Operations in SSIS Package

Posted by Karthikeyan Anbarasan Articles | SQL Server March 31, 2011
Here you will see SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - FTP Task Operations in SSIS Package.
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Introduction

In this article we are going to see the different FTP Task operations available in SSIS package. To follow my series of articles on SSIS packages refer to my profile for the links.

Steps:

In this article we are going to see the different FTP task operations available. Before starting with the operations we will see why are using the FTP Task operation. FTP task downloads and uploads some data file and manages servers on the remote server or even in the local server.
 
FTP Operations here means the list of operations the task supports in order to achieve some tasks like sending the file, receiving the file, looping through folder and selecting some files, looping through the folder and deleting some files, managing a directory etc.
 
The table shown below shows the list of operations available.
 
Task Operation Task Operation Description
Send Files This operation is used to send some files to remote location
Receive files This operation is used to download some files from remote location
Create local directory This operation create a new folder on a local server
Create remote directory This operation create a new folder on the remote server
Remove local directory This operation delete a folder in the local server
Remove remote directory This operation delete a folder on the remote server
Delete local files
This operation delete a file in the local server
Delete remote files This operation delete a file on the remote server
 
S0 based on these task operations we need to select the best which suits our requirements and makes use of them based on the configuration. The dynamic operation properties available for each of these task operations are as follows:
 
Task Operation Dynamic Properties
Send Files LocalVariable, LocalPath RemoteVariable and RemotePath
Receive files LocalVariable, LocalPath RemoteVariable and RemotePath
Create local directory LocalVariable and LocalPath
Create remote directory RemoteVariable and RemotelPath
Remove local directory LocalVariable and LocalPath
Remove remote directory RemoteVariable and RemotePath
Delete local files
LocalVariable and LocalPath
Delete remote files RemoteVariable and RemotePath

Conclusion

So in this article we have seen the list of operations available for the FTP task and the properties of each operation.

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