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ROBO Copy does not copy everything as expected

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I am using robo copy using the following syntax, for some reason it does not copy everything and somethings are copied as 0 file size ? Am I using the correct syntax ? All I would like to do is make an exact copy of a folder to another location.

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GISVPN
C:\MY_TEST BACKUP_%filedate%\FileShare /E /V /TEE

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add this to your options:
/R:5 /W:5 /ZB

It will allow for limited retries on locked files, but will give up after 5x5 seconds, and continue to copy.

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Yes I think your right, its some of the file are being used by a process and therefore are not copying correctly !..

Thanks for the post.

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