catalog.packages (SSISDB Database)

Applies to: SQL Server SSIS Integration Runtime in Azure Data Factory

Displays the details for all packages that appear in the SSISDB catalog.

Column name Data type Description
package_id bigint The unique identifier (ID) of the package.
name nvarchar(256) The unique name of the package.
package_guid uniqueidentifier The globally unique identifier (GUID) that identifies the package.
description nvarchar(1024) An optional description of the package.
package_format_version int The version of SQL Server that was used to develop the package.
version_major int The major version of the package.
version_minor int The minor version of the package.
version_build int The build version of the package.
version_comments nvarchar(1024) Optional comments on the version of the package.
version_guid uniqueidentifier The GUID that uniquely identifies the version of the package.
project_id bigint The unique ID of the project.
entry_point bit The value of 1 signifies that the package is meant to be started directly. The value of 0 signifies that the package is meant to be started by another package with the Execute Package task. The default value is 1.
validation_status char(1) The status of the validation.
last_validation_time datetimeoffset(7) The time of the last validation.


This view displays a row for each package in the catalog.


This view requires one of the following permissions:

  • READ permission on the corresponding project

  • Membership to the ssis_admin database role

  • Membership to the sysadmin server role.


If you have READ permission on a project, you also have READ permission on all of the packages and environment references associated with that project. Row-level security is enforced; only rows that you have permission to view are displayed.