Consider the following scenario:

  • You install the stand-alone version of SQL Server 2016 Management Studio (SSMS 2016), and there is no instance of SQL Server installed.

  • You export a database by using SQL Server Import and Export Wizard.

  • You try to select the Save SSIS Package option.

In this scenario, you can't select the Save SSIS Package option and receive the following error message:

In SQL Server Express, Web, or Workgroup, you can run the package that the Import and Export Wizard creates, but cannot save it. To save packages that the wizard creates, you must upgrade to SQL Server Standard, Enterprise, Developer or Evaluation.


Cumulative Update information

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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

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