Tuesday, January 5, 2016

RoboCopy job to copy share folder with share permissions

robocopy <source dir> <des dir> /E /ZB /DCOPY:T /COPYALL /R:1 /W:1 /V /TEE /LOG:CopyLog.log

    source :: Source Directory (drive:\path or \\server\share\path).
    destination :: Destination Dir  (drive:\path or \\server\share\path).
    /E :: copy subdirectories, including Empty ones.
    /ZB :: use restartable mode; if access denied use Backup mode.
    /DCOPY:T :: COPY Directory Timestamps.
    /COPYALL :: COPY ALL file info (equivalent to /COPY:DATSOU).  Copies the Data, Attributes, Timestamps, Ownser, Permissions and Auditing info
    /R:n :: number of Retries on failed copies: default is 1 million but I set this to only retry once.
    /W:n :: Wait time between retries: default is 30 seconds but I set this to 1 second.
    /V :: produce Verbose output, showing skipped files.
    /TEE :: output to console window, as well as the log file.
    /LOG:file :: output status to LOG file (overwrite existing log).


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