Solved

Copy Netware files, and keep their trustees, access rights, ...

Posted on 1998-02-12
5
286 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I'm trying to move a series of Netware directories to another location.  Trouble is that these files (and dire ctories) loose all their trustees and access rights.  Has someone any idea about how to copy them, and keeping all the settings ?

Thanks,

Filip
0
Comment
Question by:fideba
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:jstegall
ID: 1591739
What do you mean annother location? The answer is different based on where you are moving them to.  A different server, different
volume on the same server, a different directory on the same volume, all would require a different technique, and the NOS
is a factor.  What is the NOS 3.12 or 4.xx?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
paulnic earned 100 total points
ID: 1591740
Filip,

Jstegall's questions are good ones.  In the last few months Novell has released some unsupported utilities to do what you want.  They seem to work with various Netware versions and destination locations.  You can read more about them and download them at the links below.  

The first one will copy trustee rights directly...I assume you use it after XCOPYing or NCOPYing the files and directories.  The second utility lets you back up and restore trustee rights, by creating a series of commands which will grant the rights which existed previously.

Hope one of them works well for you!

Peace^^Paul   (see links below)

TCOPY1.EXE
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/patlstfind.cgi?2931658

TBACK2.EXE
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/patlstfind.cgi?2931697

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:fideba
ID: 1591741
Works perfect ! Thanks a lot.

Filip
0
 

Expert Comment

by:jdong
ID: 1591742
You can try a software called nwcopy. It'll carry all your rights and attributes, and also VERY FAST.

Jason
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:paulnic
ID: 1591743
Jason,

Thanks for the lead.  Searching NWCOPY led me to a new (to me) source of utils....
http://www.novell.com/nwc/resources/

Paul
0

Featured Post

Active Directory Webinar

We all know we need to protect and secure our privileges, but where to start? Join Experts Exchange and ManageEngine on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:00 AM PDT to learn how to track and secure privileged users in Active Directory.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
inter vlan communication 4 426
420 TCP write error 3 1,296
Arcserve 11r Netware 4 563
Remove Novell client remotely 4 271
If you are looking at this article, you have most likely been hit by some version of ransomware and are trying to find out if there is anything you can do, or what way you should react - READ ON!
Read about why it is more lucrative for an IT company to participate in government projects.
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question