How to clear all contents in a table before exporting data to that table using SSIS package?

Posted on 2007-11-15
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
Hi all,

I want to export data from a SQL database table to a Access database table. However, I want the Destination table to be cleared everytime before the exporting takes place. Can anyone advise me on this? Thks alot.
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add an Execute SQL task then put

DELETE your_Table_name

in the SQL Statement box. click ok

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Glad for the fast response!

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Hi cezarf,
One more question. After i execute this package, the fields will show #DELETE. I need to refresh manually to see the new data. How is it possible to let it refresh automatically?
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where do you see that and from where do you run the package?

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I saw that in my Access database. I need to press F5 for the newly inserted data to appear.
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sorry, but i have no idea how to make it auto refresh.

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