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how can i export/import maintenance plans from 2005 to 2008?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have this link http://sqlservernewbie.blogspot.com/2008/10/how-to-importexport-sql-server.html However, it is not the solution for me. When I expand SERVERNAME (Integration Services), all I can see it is Running packages and Stored packages, and I cannot expand any deeper. And the scripting way which described in the link above, seems is not finished. It just tells you about the select...JulieShop

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