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"No description found" when adding new connection to package connections collection (2005)

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

Hi -- This is driving me bananas.  I've got some VB.NET 2005 code that tries to create a new SSIS package programmatically.  Problem is, the code is failing when a connection (of any type) is added to package connections collection.  Here's a code excerpt:

Private connMgr As ConnectionManager

  Public Function AddConnection(ByVal pkg As Package, ByVal connType As String) As ConnectionManager
    <strong>connMgr = pkg.Connections.Add(connType)</strong>
    Return connMgr
  End Function

If I try to pass in the package I'm building with, for example, "OLEDB" as the connection type, the .Add method raises this error:

    Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.DtsRuntimeException: {"No description found"}
    Data: {System.Collecti

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