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Last Modified: 2020-09-28
1. I need to automate the download of certain types of attachments from Outlook email and import to a SQL database
  a. Connecting to the outlook mailbox / inbox
  b. Filter for specific Subjects / Senders
  c. Determine whether emails unread
  d. Download EXCEL and XML attachments
  e. Save to a folder
  f. Import / Append to appropriate tables in SQL database
  g. Cannot use exchange API, but must connect to Outlook

2. it must be accomplished inside of an SSIS package, i understand the options are a VB or C# script, or a Powershell script

My SSIS experience is good but my scripting knowledge is very rudimentary and I can do very simple scripts. Help and guidance to accomplish this will be appreciated
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Máté FarkasSQL Server Consultant

Sorry but this seems a complex project and not a simply unique problem.
You should hire somebody to implement the mail downloader script in SSIS.
Can you please specify why you cannot use exchange API?



I understand that it is complex. I do not need to hire someone for the entire project and quite happy to hire someone for the script, but then I will never learn.

As to Exchange, the client wants to use Outlook. From what i see, the process differs and an installation of the EWS.api is needed, which they would like to avoid. 
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