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Assume that you have a Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2014 project. When you try to add a custom connection manager by using SSIS Designer, you receive the following error:

The new connection manager could not be created. (Microsoft Visual Studio)
The connection manager '' is not properly installed on this computer. (Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design)
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Program Location:
at Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design.DtsBasePackageDesigner.GetConnectionInfo(String creationName, IServiceProvider serviceProvider)
at Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design.ConnectionManagerDesigner.InitializeConnectionManagerUI()
at Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design.ConnectionManagerDesigner.OnNewConnectionAdded(ConnectionManagerUIArgs connectionUIArg)
at Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design.DtsConnectionService.CreateConnection(String connectionType, ConnectionManagerUIArgs connectionUIArg)"


Service pack information

To resolve this issue, obtain Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2014.

For more information about SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1), see bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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