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Passing value from a child Package to the Parent package that calls it in ssis

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server



I am interested in Passing value from a child Package variable to the Parent package that calls it in ssis.


I am able to call the Child package using the execute package task and use Configurations to pass values from the parent variable to the child, but I am not able to pass the value from the child to the parent.


I have a variable called datasetId in both the parent and child. it gets computed in the child and needs to be passed to the parent...



Any suggestions?


Thanks for any help in advance..



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