How do I import MS access database into sql server 2005

I want to load data from an MS Access database using SSIS however, I have not found sufficient documentation that provides a step by step process for doing it. I want the entire process automated
sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAsked:
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Eugene ZConnect With a Mentor Commented:
this "step-by-step" can help you:

Simple step by step process to import MS Access data into SQL Server using SSIS
http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/2656/simple-step-by-step-process-to-import-ms-access-data-into-sql-server-using-ssis/
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)PresidentCommented:
Is this a one time deal or a process?   The SQL Server Migration assistant is a far better tool for migration.

What is it exactly your tring to do?  Convert your Access based DB to SQL or move data as part of processing?

Jim.
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
it is a process that I would like repeated
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Tony303Commented:
The quickest way is to get the SQL import wizard to build the SSIS for you.

In your SSMS, right click the Database you want to import to, Tasks, Import Data.
The source here will be the key.
Choose MS Access.

Follow the steps through and your data will be imported to SQL.

Have a few practice runs.
There could be some data type issues perhaps (Access Memo maybe)

Have fun.
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I want to convert the access database to SQL server
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Tony303Commented:
Migration tool is what you need.
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
even if i want to repeat the conversion I will have a access database sent via ftp to the Window server to be loaded into sql server once a week
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)Connect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
This is what you need:

Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant for Access v5.2  
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28763

 You will easily be able to repeat the process, but no migration process will be fully automated unless you write one yourself.

Jim.
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
oh ok thanks
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PatHartmanConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I needed to automate a FoxPro to SQL Server process and I found a pretty good tool.  It is named Full Convert 6.  Examine the options carefully and you'll see how flexible it is.  It cost around $299 and has been worth every penny.   If your manager complains, tell him how much he has spent so far.  I was having a lot of trouble trying to automate this via Access and I'm not good enough with stored procedures to do it there given I know basically nothing about FoxPro to begin with.

The tool converts 16 file types from and to each other.

http://www.spectralcore.com/fullconvert/?app=fc-ent&trial=0&from=helpweb
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks I finally was able to create a package and get it to work
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