Solved

How to create UDF file to be use by Microsoft data link

Posted on 2008-06-18
2
958 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I'm in the midst of creating my dts packages for data export and I would like to know when I choose for "Microsoft Data Link" in connection properties, what should be written in *.UDL? sorry never know how UDL file look alike and the format
0
Comment
Question by:motioneye
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
nmcdermaid earned 500 total points
ID: 21827912
Simply do the following:

1. Create a blank text file
2. Rename the text file extension to .UDL
3. Double click the file (it will open in the UDL editor) and fill in the property pages.

If you open the UDL file in Notepad you'll see the connection string that it has built.

Its a standard connection string
0

Featured Post

How Do You Stack Up Against Your Peers?

With today’s modern enterprise so dependent on digital infrastructures, the impact of major incidents has increased dramatically. Grab the report now to gain insight into how your organization ranks against your peers and learn best-in-class strategies to resolve incidents.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SQL Time out only from one specific computer client 15 49
On Update Trigger to ingore a column 6 30
Removing SCCM 2016 4 44
Format Output of Select Statement 2 35
Introduction SQL Server Integration Services can read XML files, that’s known by every BI developer.  (If you didn’t, don’t worry, I’m aiming this article at newcomers as well.) But how far can you go?  When does the XML Source component become …
Why is this different from all of the other step by step guides?  Because I make a living as a DBA and not as a writer and I lived through this experience. Defining the name: When I talk to people they say different names on this subject stuff l…
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.
Viewers will learn how to use the UPDATE and DELETE statements to change or remove existing data from their tables. Make a table: Update a specific column given a specific row using the UPDATE statement: Remove a set of values using the DELETE s…

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question