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SSIS 2012 Unquoted Semicolons

If you’re getting this error:

Error saving YourPackage.dtsx: The connection string components cannot contain unquoted semicolons. If the value must contain a semicolon, enclose the entire value in quotes. This error occurs when values in the connection string contain unquoted semicolons, such as the InitialCatalog property.

you may have a semicolon in your password. If you’re trying to implement Project Parameters in 2012 SQL Server Data Tools, simply encapsulate your password parameter value in double quotes, such as “my;Password”:

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