In this article we are going to see how to use a FTP task in SSIS package to delete a remote folder using FTP Task in SSIS packaging.
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Follow steps 1 to 3 in my first article to open the BIDS project and select the right project to work on integration services project. Once the project is created, we will see how to use 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 the 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 a folder in the remote server we need to set as below. Here input variable is used to get the path where we need to delete the folders remotely.
Here once you have given valid credentials by running directly, the package will delete the folder in the remote server using the FTP Task.
ConclusionSo in this article we have seen how to delete the folder in the remote server.