troubleshooting Question

Need to copy files from one hard drive to another, and want to retain same security and share permissions.

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I need to copy folders and files that have been 'shared', from one hard drive to another (on the same pc) because they are running out of disk space on the 'old' hard drive.  I want to retain the same security and share permissions on the destination hard drive as part of the copy procedure.

I need to retain the permissions because, after I am done copying, I need to map the domain users to the 'same' shared folders on the new hard drive (I will remove the share from the 'old' shares on the old hard drive, and create new shares with the same share name on the 'new' hard drive.)

Note that there are login script GPOs that map the domain users to these shares upon login.  

Also, are there any other GOTCHAs that I should anticipate?  I have to do this at a client, and then travel across country for 10 days, so I will not be able to do any followup troubleshooting if problems occur.

Ludovick Lagrevol

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