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File Exists Check in SSIS

Couple of weeks back I was working with a SSIS package development. My requirement is to check whether the file exists before I start importing the data. If it doesn’t exist then the package should update the db table. When I heard this requirement I thought I can make use of the “File System Task” in SSIS toolbox. When I start the work I came to know that you can’t get this piece of information from that task. It’s really weird for me as you can move\copy a file or folder using this task however checking the file existence is not possible with that task as shown below.

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