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SSIS Flat File Export

Can someone point me in the right direction for building a flat file? I have to build a flat files made up of fields based on a source codes. I can have up to 10 different source codes and need to export the records from a table based on the source code. Ex: 1st flat file will be named sourcecode1, 2nd flat file sourcecode2, etc. Script is: Select * from table1 where sourcecode = 'sourcecode1' for first flat file and then Select * from table1 where sourcecode = 'sourcecode2', etc. Is there a way to make the table a variable and then have SSIS loop through all sourcecodes in the table building each flat file. I have the package set up now where the sourcecode is a variable but I have to change this variable each time as well as the name of the flat file. I would like an automated approach where it reads all sourcecodes and exports data for each flat file based on this criteria. Thanks!
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asked Oct 11, 2011 at 08:45 AM in Default

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You'll need a for/each loop container with a variable for the current sourcecode. The loop will have the flatfile output which you'll need to configure with an expression for the filename so you can get the sourcecode into the file name.

Here is an almost exact step by step walk-through of what you're looking to do - [http://bi-polar23.blogspot.com/2008/02/dynamic-flat-file-destinations.html][1]

[1]: http://bi-polar23.blogspot.com/2008/02/dynamic-flat-file-destinations.html
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answered Oct 11, 2011 at 09:41 AM

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