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How to generate an excel and send it as email attachment in SSIS 2005 Script Task Component?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am using a "Script Task" component. I am trying with following three simple steps:

1) Obtain the excel content in HTML

Dim reportInHtml As String = GenerateHTMLReport()

2) Generate an excel with below code:

Dim message As MailMessage

message = New MailMessage(fromAddress, toAddress, subject, String.Empty)

Using memoryStream As MemoryStream = New MemoryStream()

        Dim contentAsBytes As Byte() = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(reportInHtml)
        memoryStream.Write(contentAsBytes, 0, contentAsBytes.Length)
        memoryStream.Seek(0, SeekOrigin.Begin)

        Dim contentType As ContentType = New ContentType()
        contentType.MediaType = "application/ms-excel"
        contentType.Name = "Excel_Report.xls"

        Dim excelAttachment

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