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Script or Software to Copy files from Remote Unix Server

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I have a Unix server (i don't administer) which has Samba shares that Windows Workstations access. I need to copy all the data from one share to my Windows 2003 Server every night. I would like to run a script or a software from my Windows 2003 server which will do this and give me a log.

Any ideas
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Use Robocopy with the /V option.  Robocopy comes with the Resource

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9D467A69-57FF-4AE7-96EE-B18C4790CFFD&displaylang=en

Do an robocopy /? for command line options.

You could also do an: Xcopy sourcefile destination>c:\mylog.log
this will redirect the screen output to a log file.
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can i use robocopy with a UNC path as a source?
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You bet.  
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Robocopy \\samba_server\share \\windows_server\share /log:c:\yourlogfile.log

The /mir option is good for what you are trying to do...
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