SSIS - Data encoding when getting data from flat file to OLE DB destination

Diogo Pedro Melo 1 Reputation point

I have a "Flat file" from which I'm getting data to pass to "Destination DB" through an "SSIS Data Flow". Once I run the package, and query the DB destination I realize there're wrong data values on the destination. (schema attached and wrong value marked in yellow)
For example, when IDCLIENT=1000 I get NAME ='AntÃ'nio' and I should get NAME = 'Antônio' as it is in the source.
I know is an encoding-related issue. but don't know how to fix it. Any help will be very appreciated!!200051-screenshot-2022-05-08-202341.jpg

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  1. Yitzhak Khabinsky 25,731 Reputation points

    Hi @Diogo Pedro Melo ,

    Go to the Flat File Connection Manager.
    It has three options to control data encoding and Unicode characters:

    • Code page (most important setting)
    • Locale dropdown
    • Unicode checkbox.

    Please see below.


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  2. ZoeHui-MSFT 35,226 Reputation points

    Hi @Diogo Pedro Melo ,

    Please configure the Flat File connection manager.

    Specify the file, locale, and code page to use. The locale is used to interpret locale-sensitive data such as dates, and the code page is used to convert string data to Unicode.




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