Biml Language Reference
ADONETSource Element
The ADO.NET Source reads data from a ADO.NET-compliant database that uses a database table or view.
  Attribute API Type Default Description
AllowImplicitStringConversion Boolean
This value indicates wehther non-string external columns are alloed to be implicitly converted to strings at the output columns.

[.NET API Property: AllowImplicitStringConversion]

ConnectionName AstAdoNetConnectionNode
This value specifies the ADO.NET connection to use when connecting to a data source.

[.NET API Property: Connection]

LocaleId Language
This value specifies which locale is used by the dataflow task.

[.NET API Property: LocaleId]

Name String
Specifies the name of the object. This name can be used to reference this object from anywhere else in the program.

[.NET API Property: Name]

Timeout Int32
This value specifies how many seconds to wait for task completion before the task is terminated. If the value is 0, then no timeout will occur. The default value is 0.

[.NET API Property: Timeout]

ValidateExternalMetadata Boolean
This value specifies whether the data flow transformation is validated against columns that originated in external data sources. When server assets such as tables and stored procedures are created during processing, ValidateExternalMetadata is normally set to False, which prevents validation from completing at compile time.

[.NET API Property: ValidateExternalMetadata]

Singleton Children
  Child API Type Description
<DirectInput /> AstDirectResourceNode
This value specifies the SQL query to use to load data from the specified connection.

[.NET API Property: Query]

<TableInput /> AstTableResourceNode
<ExternalTableInput /> AstUnmanagedTableResourceNode
<ErrorHandling /> AstComponentErrorHandlingNode
This value specifies how errors are handled by default in columns processed by the component. This can be overriden at the component or column level for specific cases.

[.NET API Property: ErrorHandling]

Collection Children
  Child API Type Description
    <Annotation />
This is a collection of annotation items that can be used to specify documentation, tags, or other information. Annotations are particularly useful for storing information about nodes that can be used by BimlScript code.

[.NET API Property: Annotations]

    <Column />
This is a collection of mapping nodes from source columns prior to sending them to the output path.

[.NET API Property: Columns]

    Multiple Choices...
Provides a collection of objects to override properties of the component, its input paths, its output paths, and its consituent dataflow columns.

[.NET API Property: DataflowOverrides]