Solved

SSIS Import/Export Wizard

Posted on 2011-03-14
7
441 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I want to use SSIS Import/Export Wizard to append data to an already existing table. I tried the suggestions in my original question, however, When I am at the Destination selection screen it does not give me a chance to choose a table, only a database. It automatically gives the table the same name as the source. On the Edit Mappings there is an option to append, but it is greyed out. What do I need to do to make this work?
0
Comment
Question by:qbjgqbjg
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
ewangoya earned 167 total points
ID: 35131838

You first have to select the database you are importing data to first, then select the destinationation tables as shown here.

If Append Data is grayed out, it means the field types in your tables do not march
SelectTables.PNG
0
 
LVL 57

Assisted Solution

by:Raja Jegan R
Raja Jegan R earned 333 total points
ID: 35135377
>> When I am at the Destination selection screen it does not give me a chance to choose a table, only a database.

First, Make sure that the login under which you are trying have Permissions to connect to that database and have SELECT/ INSERT privileges on the tables involved to get it work..
0
 

Author Comment

by:qbjgqbjg
ID: 35137821
OK, I will check on the permissiuns. I created that database, if that matters. It let me create the table with the wizard as a new table, copying data to it. Automatically named it the same as the Source.
0
The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

 

Author Comment

by:qbjgqbjg
ID: 35137918
I tried a different database, where I have used insert (in SQL) but it does the same thing. Would this be because my source is Excel?
0
 
LVL 57

Assisted Solution

by:Raja Jegan R
Raja Jegan R earned 333 total points
ID: 35143985
Have you applied SP4 for SQL Server 2005. If not, then apply it and try after that once..
0
 

Author Comment

by:qbjgqbjg
ID: 35149168
I am checking on it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:qbjgqbjg
ID: 35156826
Thanks
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

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

When writing XML code a very difficult part is when we like to remove all the elements or attributes from the XML that have no data. I would like to share a set of recursive MSSQL stored procedures that I have made to remove those elements from …
In this article I will describe the Backup & Restore method as one possible migration process and I will add the extra tasks needed for an upgrade when and where is applied so it will cover all.
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

776 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