I am currently wanting to build a package to extract data from Oracle 9i to SQL Server 2008 R2. I started by going to the start menu and then selecting "Import and Export Data (64-bit)" option from SQL 2008 menu items. I connect my source to "Oracle Provider for OLE DB" I enter data source and my credentials and connectivity tests OK. I proceed to my SQL Server destination select my table to extract and everything works just fine. All rows transferred. I also saved the package to use it inside of BIDS.
Now the problem. I open a new project and import my newly created package into a new solution. When I try to check on my Oracle "SourceConnectionOLDB" I get the following message: "The specific provider is not supported" and also when I test the connection I get "The 'OraOLEDB.Oracle.1' provider is not registered on the local machine."
Another interesting issue is when I go to my solution and attempt to add datasources I do not see in the drop down the source "Oracle Provider for OLE DB" that I get to see when I run "Import and Export Data (64-bit)" option from the start menu.
I can connect fine and get my data from Oracle using "Import and Export Data (64-bit)" but when I use that same package from BIDS I get all the connection errors.
Any ideas on how to get BIDS to see the proper "Oracle Provider for OLE DB"?
Windows Server 2008 R2 ENT
SQL Server 2008 R2 ENT
Oracle 11g 11.2 64-bit client