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How to send email using SSIS package whenever there is failure in package execution

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Hi experts ....need help
I have a case scenario

When a package fails, I must immediately send email messages that identify the task that failed and describe the error in detail.

how to build package in SSIS
need details steps plus some screenshots if possible
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by:jimtpowers
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Assuming you will run the SSIS package as an agent job, setup the job to email you when the job execution fails. The log from the job will tell you where it failed.
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thanks for your reply


Is there any way that i can do it using the event handler in SSIS  and creating the flow? what could be the steps and waht different tasks i need to use and how
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When you have your "successfull" flow developed, you'll notice when you click on a control flow object, another green arrow shows up. Link that to your send mail task then right-click it and select failure. Then, drag the green arrow from the send mail task and link that to the next task in your original flow.

This is just book knowledge. I have not actually done this since I rely on the logs to tell me where my SSIS package failed. Example
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by:sqlcurious
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hi expert

 
This is my first time in creating ssis package and doing error handling
how to setup to run ssis package to run as an agent job

As per your first suggestion how to setup the job to email me ,when the job execution fails.The project req is----- even if the package execution fails for particular task,the package should run for the remaining tasks and should send  en email where the execution failed.

please provide me in detail


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by:sqlcurious
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i have attached the screenshot of my package flow
packagescreenshot.docx
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I just found another article you may want to take a look at. This author does a little more than I get the impression you are looking to do but should give you all of the detail you are looking for.

Handling Errors in SSIS
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