Moving NTFS directory structure to different RAID array.
Posted on 2006-11-24
I have a Windows 2000 Sever that hosts a departmentally sorted file structure. I am running out of space on that SAN array and would like to move the directory structure (about 400Gb) to a different SAN array which is a different logical drive. I have tried a few things including backup and restore, but I simply don't have a time window for full backup then full restore. I tried the Resource tool robocopy without success - Even though I am the network administrator I don't have permission to all the files/folders. Surely some of you guys have encountered this problem before. I am trying to clone a specific part of the directory tree in the least painful and most timely fashion possible. I am runningout of ideas. I do not want to take ownership of everything in the tree and then have to go back after I transfer and reset permissions on some 400, 000 files.