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HTTP Download Task


The HTTP Download File Task is used to retrieve files using the HTTP protocol and the SSIS HTTP Connection Manager.



 HTTP Connection Manager -  The HTTP Connection Manager drop down will contain any SSIS HTTP Connection Manager that are part of your package. You can create a new connection manager by selecting "Create New HTTP Connection" which will show the HTTP Connection Manager Editor.

 Stop Package On Task Failure?

 File To Download

o   Where is the path to the file stored? - Select where the file to be downloaded is

  Text Value - Enter the URL to the file

  Expression - Use an expression to build the URL to the file

  Variable - Select a variable that contains the URL to the file

o  Enter Path to File to Download - This field's description will change depending on where the path to the file is stored.

  Local File - This section is used to tell the Download File Task where to store the downloaded file locally.

o  Where is the path to the file stored? - There are four options for creating the path to the local file.

 Text - Enter the URL to the file

 Expression - Use an expression to build the URL to the file

 Variable - Select a variable that contains the URL to the file

 Connection Manager - Configure a file connection manager to point to a local file

o  Enter File Path For Local File - This property will be change depending on where the path to the file is stored.

o  Overwrite Local File? - Set this property to true if the Download File Task should overwrite the local file with the file that is downloaded. Setting it to false will cause the task to fail if the local file exists already.