Symptoms

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:

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The new connection manager could not be created. (Microsoft Visual Studio)
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The connection manager '' is not properly installed on this computer. (Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design)
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For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft%C2%AE%20Visual%20Studio%C2%AE%202013&ProdVer=12.0.21005.1&EvtSrc=Microsoft.DataTransformationServices.Design.SR&EvtID=ConnectionManagerNotInstalled&LinkId=20476
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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)"

Resolution

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.

Status

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

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