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Reasons why Robocopy would skip a folder and not write it to the log file

I'm in the process of trying to troubleshoot a Robocopy job on Windows 2008 R2 SP 1 where the job states that a folder was skipped in the copy process (at the end of the copy job) yet does not show 1) ...
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What is the efficient way to backup large files?

I have the schedule job of backing large files in Windows Server and it takes almost 2 hours to finish. For now, I only use copy command in the .bat and copy the large files to another folder. I'm ...
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Batch file problems

I have created a batch file to copy and zip up an entire drive of data on my server. I have selected the D:\ drive to be copied and zipped. However, I have one problem. When I run the batch file, only ...
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Copying over 600GB from one windows 2003 ESX VM to another

I need to copy 650GB-isg from one VM to another both server instances are on a VMware ESX cluster and both run Windows server 2003 x86 (on the same LAN). One server is our file server and the other is ...
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Move a Database that is in restore mode

I have a database which is the recipient of a logshipping process. The database is in 'restoring'. Is it possible to move this database? EDIT Just to clarify what I meant by move. I mean to make a ...
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Getting Linux copy to handle failing links

I just started using the nifty rsnapshot utility for backups to our NAS. I really like the tool (which uses rsync and links unchanged files to keep the backup size down), but I'm running into ...
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Making backup by copying /mysql/data folder is ok as long as both source and target mysql are of the same version?

If there are only MyISAM databases, the backup and restoration is possible by simply copying pasting the data folder, regardless of the versions? But if there are INNODB databases, and we are sure ...
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RichCopy - Suppress Splash Screen and Run Quiet?

RichCopy looks to be a great tool with some features that RoboCopy lacks. I'm trying to use it to back up media on a Home Media Server project I'm working on so I need to be able to run it from ...
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VMWare - transfer data store and compare copies

With ESXi, short of using the "hack" console, the only way I found to transfer files is with the VSphere client. It appears we have several systems properly configured and running as VM's now. To ...