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Multiple Flat Files Connection manager - unexpected behavior when using wildcard

Posted By:      Posted Date: November 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 

Hi 

I want to import multiple text files into a destination file.  This works fine when I point the connection manager directly to the 3 files that I need to import. However, these 3 files will change and sometimes there may be more or less files. Therefore I planned to use a wildcard (*). However, when I use a wildcard in the connection manager I get unexpected results - some of the records get duplicated in the output.  I have demonstrated this issue in  this short video clip. Apologies for the slight buzz / hum on the audio (you can just turn the audio off). 

Any help or advice would be appreciated. 

Thanks 

Steve 




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