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Can no longer edit a maintenance plan in SSMS

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I have a SQL Server 2005 instance (the entire stack) installed and am using maintenance plans for backups, etc.  I performed a side-by-side installation of SQL Server 2008 (the entire stack).  All appeared well.

However, no longer see the maintenance plans under the maintenance plan folder in SSMS (neither SSMS 2k5 or SSMS 2k8).  I can see the plans if I connect to Integration services.  The maintenance plans execute sucessfully.

I am not 100% sure this behavior was not present before the 2k8 install, but I really have no reason to think otherwise, either.  I just did not pay close attention to it.

Is this an intended behavior?  Now, to edit the plans I have to export them from Integration Services, edit them in BIDS/VS and re-import them (unless I am missing something).  Not a show stopper but it is a hassle.  It is also something that will cause my customers to shake their heads and wonder what is going on.

Any ideas?


Greg Wilkerson

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