Robocopy is a command line file copy utility for Windows-based operating systems.

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Exclude only some files with the same name when copying using robocopy

I have a directory structure like this: folder1\ help.txt folder2\ help.txt folder3\ help.txt ... I want to copy the contents of folder1 using robocopy. For example: ...
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1GBit copy throughput, protocol independent

I've a question which bothers me since quite some time now. I have several environments and servers. All of them are connected to 1 Gbit ethernet swiches (e.g. Cisco 3560). My understanding is, that ...
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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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The Job and Monitoring Options of RoboCopy

What does the Job Options of RoboCopy do? And what exactly does the /MON and /MOT switches do? How can I use them? I don't understand them, and can't find any examples on how to use them. ...
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Why does RoboCopy create a hidden system folder?

I thought I would try out RoboCopy for mirroring the contents of a folder to another harddrive. And seems like it worked. But, for some reason, to see the destination folder I have to both enable Show ...
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Schedule robocopy run

I have Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I need to copy files from network folder, I connected as a Z: drive. I need to schedule the copy. In scheduler I run it every 5 minutes. robocopy.exe Z:\ ...
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robocopy transfer file and not folder

I'm trying to use robocopy to tranfer a single file from one location to another but robocopy seems to think I'm always specifying a folder. Here is an example: robocopy "c:\transfer_this.txt" ...
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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 ...
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Robust file-copying utility

I'm looking for a file copy utility that allows me to control what files and directories are to be copied specifying rules like: IF source-file-date IS GREATER THAN target-file-date THEN overwrite IF ...
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How to avoid locking mysql tables with Robocopy

Some clients of ours complained about robocopy failing badly and locking tables, has anyone had any experience with running robocopy on a potentially active database? Could anyone explain the /b ...