Notices: This section not yet converted to new layout. Download stats are rolling back out.

Task Factory


Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/29/2019.

Task Factory

Task Factory offers over 45 essential, high-performance components and tasks for SSIS that eliminate the need for programming. Task Factory includes a 14-day free trial or enter your license key to access the full featured SSIS tasks and components.

"Using the Salesforce Source and Destination alone was worth the purchase of Task Factory." - Satisfied Task Factory User

Task Factory Highlights


Allows you to pull information using SSIS from platforms such as Hadoop, SharePoint, Salesforce, Facebook, Twitter and much more.


Increase productivity and decrease development time by eliminating the need to program custom tasks using our efficient components.


Task Factory components are optimized to run much faster than the native SSIS components.

To install Task Factory, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install taskfactory

To upgrade Task Factory, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade taskfactory


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'taskfactory'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs    = "/quiet /norestart"
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
      softwareName  = 'task-factory*'
      checksum = '8F811615083B976F40EF3B9CFE32D1D97C7ABBF18577D39A8F900E34FA89C8DA'
      checksumType = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'taskfactory'
    $softwareName = 'Task Factory*'
    $installerType = 'MSI'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet /norestart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
    $uninstalled = $false
    $local_key     = 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $machine_key   = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $machine_key6432 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $key = Get-ItemProperty -Path @($machine_key6432,$machine_key, $local_key) `
                            -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue `
             | ? { $_.DisplayName -like "$softwareName" }
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
          $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"
          $file = ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Pragmatic Works Software


© 2016


Release Notes

Task Factory version 2018.2.4.503

New Features

16092: Improved the Unpacked Transform's ability to handle errors when NULL or empty data is passed into it
16265: Added a select all columns option to the Error Output Description.

Updated Features

16064: SFTP Task has been updated to the latest version of ChilKat


15093: LinkedIn Social OAuth Connection Manager is out of date
15696: Advanced Conditional Split Transform does not save column description
15705: Advanced Email and SMS task is truncating emails with top-level domains longer than 4 characters
15718: Fact Table Destination fails when mapping multiple destination columns to single lookup
15765: Salesforce Destination throws "component has detected potential metadata corruption" when upgrading from BIDS 2008 to SSDT 2017
16007: Task Factory does not install within the correct directories for Visual Studio / SSDT 2017
16010: Unpack Data Transform throws HRESULT: 0xC00470B2 error when selected a column containing packed data
16038: Unpacker converts values to Date format before setting to a string data type
16046: Password fields in legacy Task Factory connection managers cause Visual Studio to freeze before resolving cursor in password field
16050: Advanced Email and SMS task doesn't save the connection manager information when renamed
16078: LinkedIn / REST OAuth 2.0 connection manager proxy information is not copied to the Get Token form
16080: NULL Handler Transform does not allow XML as a replacement value
16238: Dynamics Destination does not display an error when there are no column mappings
16271: SharePoint Source and Destination throws Object Reference Error when selecting a list before a connection manager
16272: Fact Destination closes when clicking the destination column mappings before a connection manager
16274: Marketo Destination throws "Object Reference Error" when selecting a destination object before a connection manager
16286: Pagination Settings continue to make calls to endpoint when Last Page Detection is set to 'End when result set contains zero rows' and no rows are returned to REST Source
16292: LinkedIn Source's "View Api Document" link no longer directs users to an invalid webpage.
16308: Fact Table Destination throws an ArgumentException error when using a variable to do a lookup more than once
16417: Packdata Transform inconsistent output between DTTEXT and DTNTEXT
16972: SharePoint Source throws an "Unable to cast object" error when more than one filter is applied
16988: Data Validation Transform throws Object Reference Error when opening the component
17067: Hash Transform does not keep the algorithm when adding a new Output Column or clicking OK

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Task Factory 2018.2.3.412-beta 117 Thursday, April 12, 2018 exempted
Task Factory 2018.2.2.302-beta 143 Friday, March 2, 2018 exempted
Task Factory 2018.1.4.208 177 Thursday, February 8, 2018 approved
Task Factory 2018.1.4.129-beta 164 Monday, January 29, 2018 exempted
Task Factory 2018.1.3.122-beta 146 Monday, January 22, 2018 exempted
Task Factory 2018.1.2.1206-beta 169 Wednesday, December 6, 2017 approved
Task Factory 2018.1.1.1030-beta 191 Monday, October 30, 2017 approved
Task Factory 2017.4.6.1107 202 Tuesday, November 7, 2017 approved
Show More

Discussion for the Task Factory Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Task Factory and the Task Factory package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Task Factory, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.