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Can I change the date format when moving a flat file to SQL?

I am trying to copy a flat file into a table in SQL using DTS, but the flat file has been generated by an AS/400 system and the date is formatted like this (yymmdd=051206). At the time of conversion I want it to be formatted into the datetime SQL datatype format. I am developing in VB.NET. Thank you for you assistance on this.

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I would recommend reviewing the CAST and CONVERT syntax in order to properly format the date.

This was first published in December 2005

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