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COPYING FILES OVER NETWORK

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CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME A QUICK SCRIPT OR SOLUTION ON HOW TO COPY A FOLDER FROM ONE COMPUTER TO ANOTHER OVER THE NETWORK...
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xcopy c:\myfolder\*.* /e /s /v \\myserver\sharename
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is there anyway to automate this script... And does this have to be run from DOS?
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And i need to do it between two different machines..
Example:
Copy company folder in server2 to backup folder in server3
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Create a script:

-----bakitup.cmd-----
@xcopy c:\myfolder\*.* /e /s /v \\myserver\share
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Customize it for both - save it under %systemroot%\system32 (i.e. c:\windows\system32)

Now, simply schedule it from control panel - scheduled tasks to run when you need it to...
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by:rhandels
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Hello,

The option given by sirbounty is the correct one in dos. The only one to automate it. What you can do is create a file in notepad and name it copy.bat where the bat file is important. This is a batch file. In the bat field put the xcopy..... frase. You can use the scheduled task feature to schedule the batch file copy.bat. And then it is a "windows" feature....
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rhandels,
Good explanation - except you shouldn't name a batch/script file the same as any internal command...it'll only cause problems later... :D

How will your system know to run copy.bat versus the internal copy in the command interpreter?  The internal one will be seen first and give you a syntax error...
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by:rhandels
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you're right.... eh what else is new here. Points to you sirbounty......
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I tried the whole scheduled task thing after creating the .bat script but doesn't seem to be working.. i get a 0X4 result...
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Try this:

CMD /K xcopy c:\myfolder\*.* /e /s /v \\myserver\share

It should leave a window open and you can diagnose for any errors...
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