File Properties

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File Properties Task


The "File Properties Task" is used to read the properties of a file and set package variable values based on the settings provided.



  Task Settings

o   Source path is a - Select either Variable or Connection Manager

o   Select Variable - Available if the source path is a variable. The drop down list will populate with all the string variables in the package.

o   Select Connection Manager - Available if the source path is a connection manager. The drop down list will populate with all of the File Connection Managers in the package.

  Properties Grid  - The properties grid is used to assign file properties that will be populated during execution. To set a value, click on the right side of the grid and the drop down menu will appear with a list of variables or the option to create a new variable.


Users should note the "Compressed" property under Operational Data determines if a file is using NTFS compression.