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A Robocopy job to copy files from VM Windows 2003 to a windows 2008 DFS Share over WAN

I have the following in a bat file running as a scheduled task on the VM Windows 2003 server robocopy "d:\Folder\Sub folder" "\\prod.local\shareddata\Loc\Folder\SubFolder" /S /R:0 /W:5 /NP /NS /NFL ...
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Is file copying limited by free space on C drive?

I have some Windows Server 2003 and 2008 boxes that have files I need to copy that are in the range of 20 GB to 80 GB ranges. The 20 GB files transfer without a problem from one server to another ...
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Robocopy Server 2003 does not support the /mt option

I am doing a rather large transfer (8TB) from inside our network to another network share. Most of the files are ranging anywhere to .1 MB to 15 MB. The machine that I need to do the copying on is ...
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Exceptional slowdown of robocopy copying from VM to DFS array

I've got an old win 2003 VM (VMware) on a blade cluster of VMs that I'm moving a considerable amount of files to our new DFS array. There are two main folders with about 1.7 million and half a million ...
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Can Robocopy be made to skip open files?

We are using Robocopy to redistribute files which arrive via FTP in a drop folder. Ideally we want Robocopy to leave files alone if they are still being FTPd. Having tried various switches, Robocopy ...
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User home directory being deleted from the target

Okay so to follow up my first question: User home directory being deleted from the source, we are now running into the issue where the home drives disappear on the target, so far it only (and I use ...
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User home directory being deleted from the source

Here is our scenario, we used robocopy to copy over our file server to a new & improved server. We changed the home directory path in AD to reflect the changes. We updated our AD to reflect new ...
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Robocopy and permissions

I have this issue, I am trying to copy home directory from one server to another using robocopy. Now, my issue is, would robocopy be able to bring over all the permissions as well? Here is the ...
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Full backup, files copy or VSS for disk replacement on a Windows 2003 server?

I have to replace all disks of a Raid 5 volume for more space on a Windows 2003. I want to see what is the more reliable method to backup or move data of this volume (about 800 Gb). In first I was ...
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Is it possible to use robocopy to sync host files across multiple Windows servers?

Would it be possible to use robocopy to copy the host file from one server to multiple servers (less than 10 total)? We have servers that rely on having identical host files and this would be ...
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Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error

I'm trying to schedule a file-sync between two dedicated servers on a LAN. The remote machine is running Windows Server 2003 and the local machine is running Windows Server 2008. I mounted the remote ...
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what is the best way to copy and replicate data

I have two HP Proliant DL160 G5s. One is currently in production (we'll call it NAS01) and the other (we'll call it NAS02) is built to the same config and almost ready to go. What I will be doing is ...
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Alternative to robocopy /MIR

We run a number of web apps that store a lot of local data in small xml files. One part of our backup / recovery strategy is to produce a local mirror of the file system via a VPN to the hosting ...
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Copying files with permissions

We have a new Windows 2008 server and want to transfer over our old files. Tried using Robocopy with /E /SEC /COPYALL, but did not do anything, RichCopy copies the files between the computers but does ...
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Where can I find ready to use windows scripts that used robocopy?

We are installing the Windows Resource Kit, and that installs RoboCopy. We want to have access to a few windows scripts that uses RoboCopy so we can start from those to build something else. Any ...