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BUG #: 53390 (SQLBUG_70)
If you run a Data Transformation Services (DTS) package using the user password instead of the owner password, DTSRun will not report a failure unless the package is set to fail on the first failed step.
This problem occurs because the user does not have permission to read the package status after it is run. This is not the case if it is scheduled with an owner password. This can be easily seen if the package is scheduled, but also happens in a batch job if you look for errorlevel after the run.
To work around this problem, set the DTS package to report a failure on the first failed step, by doing the following:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232570For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232570/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0