filepath Not available in sql server2012

Posted on 2014-03-04
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Last Modified: 2014-03-05
User FilePath variable is not in the list of values for Expression

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Question by:Rayne
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ID: 39905238
I can’t see the user file path as one of the options for system variables – am I missing anything or this is changed for 2012?

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ID: 39905254
When i manually type in the filepath I get this
Expression cannot be evaluated.

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The variable "User::FilePath" was not found in the Variables collection. The variable might not exist in the correct scope.

Attempt to parse the expression "@[User::FilePath]" failed and returned error code 0xC00470A6. The expression cannot be parsed. It might contain invalid elements or it might not be well-formed. There may also be an out-of-memory error.


Accepted Solution

Sreedhar Vengala earned 2000 total points
ID: 39905337
What is the scope of the "User::FilePath", is it at component level or package level.  If is at package level then it can be accessed from all the components within the package.  If it is at component level then can be accessed only within that component.

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ID: 39905466
Here is the dtsx text on notepad

Author Comment

ID: 39905754
Looks like we all need to know how to first create user variables and then reference them in our for each container - that rings the bell
Usefull Link to consider for starters

once the user variables are set up, then all else happens

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