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How to Schedule and Run a SSIS package ( DTS ) Job in SQL Server 2005

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How to Schedule and Run a SSIS package ( DTS ) Job in SQL Server 2005
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Introduction

How to Schedule and Run a SSIS package ( DTS ) Job

 

In the SQL Server 2005, after you create a SSIS package ( DTS), you want to create a job and schedule to run it. You will get the error to prevent you to run the job. What is the problem?

 

Here is why: SQL Server 2005 is quite different from SQL Server 2000. In SQL Server 2000, you can create the job and run it without problem. In SQL Server 2005, you need to go through the security layer in order to run the job.

 

The logic is like this:

Ø      The job executor account needs the roles of sysadmin,  SQLAgentUserRole, SQLAgentReaderRole,  SQLAgentOperatorRole

Ø      The job needs to be run under Proxy account

Ø      The job executor account is better to be used to create SSIS package and so you are sure the job executor account has the right to run this SSIS package.

 

The following steps can be followed to get the job done.

The work environment is MS SQL Server Management Studio and you log in as sa.

 

I. Create job executor account

Highlight Security->New Login, say to make login as devlogin, type your password, default database can be your target database.

Server roles: check “sysadmin

User mapping: your target database

Msdb database: you make sure to include SQLAgentUserRole, SQLAgentReaderRole,  SQLAgentOperatorRole

Then click OK

 

II. Create SQL proxy account and associate proxy account with job executor account

Here is the code and run it the query window.

 

Use master

CREATE CREDENTIAL [MyCredential] WITH IDENTITY = 'yourdomain\myWindowAccount', secret = 'WindowLoginPassword'

Use msdb

Sp_add_proxy @proxy_name='MyProxy', @credential_name='MyCredential'

Sp_grant_login_to_proxy @login_name=' devlogin', @proxy_name='MyProxy'

Sp_grant_proxy_to_subsystem @proxy_name='MyProxy', @subsystem_name='SSIS'

 

III. Create SSIS package

In MS SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio, you use job executor account devlogin to create the SSIS package (DTS) and make sure you can execute this package in SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio. Compile/build this package.

 

IV. Create the job, schedule the job and run the job

In SQL Server Management Studio, highlight SQL Server Agent -> Start. Highlight Job ->New Job…, name it , myJob.

Under Steps, New Step, name it, Step1,

Type: SQL Server Integration Service Package

Run as: myProxy

Package source: File System

Browse to select your package file xxx.dtsx

Click Ok

Schedule your job and enable it

 

Now you can run your job.

 

If you think this is very helpful, please leave your comments online. If you have any questions or suggestions, please email me at hong_wei_li@yahoo.com.

 

Happy SQLing!

 

- Hongwei Li

 

 

 

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Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionPerfect! PinmemberMember 368331728-May-14 14:29 
QuestionThis just saved me from madness Pinmemberglynrb16-Jan-13 1:22 
GeneralMembers of sysadmin server role are allowed to use any proxy. PinmemberMohammed Raheem23-Jul-12 2:55 
QuestionCreate SSIS with job executor, how? Pinmemberzhuangrich17-Jul-11 21:39 
GeneralThanks a lot - Muchas Gracias PinmemberMember 358032614-Jan-11 9:23 
IT works...thank you
 
Muchas Gracias.
GeneralWow... Thanks its works Pinmemberanakbinus17-Aug-09 18:40 
GeneralGreat help! PinmemberOmoba28-Apr-09 6:07 
Generalfaster extraction and loading on SSIS. Pinmemberblackpower2k725-Apr-09 20:54 
GeneralSSIS execution from SQL agent Pinmembermmohsin20-Jan-09 7:40 
QuestionDo I need a NT account for creating an credential? PinmemberChris sc Lee9-Dec-08 15:55 
GeneralSSIS OLE DB Source oracle proc call PinmemberWTurcios27-Aug-08 10:49 
GeneralOMG Thank you so much Pinmemberanvie1-Aug-08 7:32 
GeneralGreat working solution - I think there may be more though PinmemberJames Towell31-Jul-08 4:00 
GeneralDTS to SSIS conversion PinmemberSayCode24-Jul-08 5:50 
GeneralRunning an SSIS package PinmemberStevie G22-May-08 2:02 
GeneralGood Job Man! PinmemberJonCR6-May-08 12:30 
QuestionHow do I resolve error after following Step 1? [modified] PinmemberPaul Cho7-Feb-08 11:16 
AnswerRe: How do I resolve error after following Step 1? PinmemberPaul Cho19-Feb-08 12:56 
GeneralGreat PinmemberCool_rajdevil12-Jul-07 4:40 
GeneralI am not able to find the option: Package Source: File System. PinmemberWadeDing29-May-07 8:23 
GeneralRe: I am not able to find the option: Package Source: File System. Pinmemberhong_wei_li@yahoo.com29-May-07 19:40 
GeneralRe: I am not able to find the option: Package Source: File System. PinmemberWadeDing30-May-07 3:29 
GeneralRe: I am not able to find the option: Package Source: File System. PinmemberWadeDing30-May-07 6:34 
QuestionSQL Server Integration Service Package Type [modified] PinmemberAunty B13-Feb-07 5:46 
AnswerRe: SQL Server Integration Service Package Type PinmemberAunty B13-Feb-07 6:25 
GeneralVerify SSIS Account Pinmemberjlminer5-Jan-07 11:41 
GeneralMicrosoft - An SSIS package does not run when you call the SSIS package from a SQL Server Agent job step Pinmembercoby cai26-Sep-06 18:21 
GeneralA Tip Pinmembercoby cai26-Sep-06 18:18 
GeneralIncomplete solution Pinmembermahmudaq25-Aug-06 4:22 
QuestionSQL Sever DTS [modified] Pinmember| Muhammad Waqas Butt |9-Jun-06 23:07 

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