Importing Excel XLS to SQL SSIS error

While trying to execute an SSIS import package on a customer’s Excel file, SQL Server 2008 SP1 was returning a “truncated” error. Although, the SSIS package was set to ignore these, the execution halted and data was not written to the SQL table.

There were a number of posts including David Klein’s and Waxtadpoles regarding SQL 2005 and the “TypeGuessRows” setting in the registry.  Their suggestion was to set the value to 0 (zero), in order to force ...

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