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Hi there,

I have this Robocopy command line that needs to be "fixed".

Robocopy "!BasePath_Source!" "!BasePath_Dest!" * /TEE /ETA /E /COPYALL /MIR /NP /ZB /LOG+:"%File_LOG_Mirror%_temp.TXT" /XF Thumbs.db ~*.* *.swp *.dmp *.tmp pagefile.sys hiberfil.sys /XD MCAF*.TMP "$VAULT$.AVG" "_RESTORE" "MSOCache" "Recycled" "RECYCLER" "Temporary Internet Files" "System Volume Information" "Virtual Machines *" "temp" ISO

PROBLEM:
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The LOG file stores all the files = NO GOOD

I need that the LOG file only logs the new, or changed files = GOOD

Thanks for your help,
Rene


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Do you mean you want the copy itself to only copy the new or changed files, or that you still want it to copy all files, but only log the new and changed files?

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Hey bp!

The mirror part does it good.

My focus here is the log file.

I only want to log the copied or changed files.

Thanks,
Rene
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Hmm, a little confused.  When I ran a test with the /MIR option, it only listed the file names of the files it copied, see attached.  What am I missing?

~bp
[c:\temp]robocopy c:\temp\xxcopy c:\temp2\xxcopy /mir
 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ROBOCOPY     ::     Robust File Copy for Windows
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
  Started : Fri Aug 27 18:14:23 2010
 
   Source : c:\temp\xxcopy\
     Dest : c:\temp2\xxcopy\
 
    Files : *.*
 
  Options : *.* /S /E /COPY:DAT /PURGE /MIR /R:1000000 /W:30
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
          New Dir          6    c:\temp\xxcopy\
100%        New File                2026        UIXXCOPY.BAT
100%        New File              146936        XXCONSOLE.EXE
100%        New File              911751        XXCOPY.CHM
100%        New File              499248        XXCOPY.EXE
100%        New File              499248        XXCOPYSU.EXE
100%        New File               69632        XXPBAR.EXE
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
               Total    Copied   Skipped  Mismatch    FAILED    Extras
    Dirs :         1         1         0         0         0         0
   Files :         6         6         0         0         0         0
   Bytes :    2.03 m    2.03 m         0         0         0         0
   Times :   0:00:00   0:00:00                       0:00:00   0:00:00
 
 
   Speed :             3235320 Bytes/sec.
   Speed :             185.126 MegaBytes/min.
 
   Ended : Fri Aug 27 18:14:24 2010
 
[c:\temp]robocopy c:\temp\xxcopy c:\temp2\xxcopy /mir
 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ROBOCOPY     ::     Robust File Copy for Windows
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
  Started : Fri Aug 27 18:14:33 2010
 
   Source : c:\temp\xxcopy\
     Dest : c:\temp2\xxcopy\
 
    Files : *.*
 
  Options : *.* /S /E /COPY:DAT /PURGE /MIR /R:1000000 /W:30
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
                           6    c:\temp\xxcopy\
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
               Total    Copied   Skipped  Mismatch    FAILED    Extras
    Dirs :         1         0         1         0         0         0
   Files :         6         0         6         0         0         0
   Bytes :    2.03 m         0    2.03 m         0         0         0
   Times :   0:00:00   0:00:00                       0:00:00   0:00:00
 
   Ended : Fri Aug 27 18:14:33 2010

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Me, it also lists all bunch of non changed folders.
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Add the following options to your command.
     /NDL    Exclude directory names (listing)
     /XO     Exclude Old files
     /XX      Exclude Extra files (files in the destination, but not in the original source)
You may want to use this option, but most likely not.
     /XL     Exclude Lonely (Unique files are not copied)
New command:
Robocopy "!BasePath_Source!" "!BasePath_Dest!" * /NDL /XX /XO /TEE /ETA /E /COPYALL /MIR /NP /ZB /LOG+:"%File_LOG_Mirror%_temp.TXT" /XF Thumbs.db ~*.* *.swp *.dmp *.tmp pagefile.sys hiberfil.sys /XD MCAF*.TMP "$VAULT$.AVG" "_RESTORE" "MSOCache" "Recycled" "RECYCLER" "Temporary Internet Files" "System Volume Information" "Virtual Machines *" "temp" ISO
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Yes, I think /NDL is what you are after.

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/NDL was indeed the solution.

Thanks guys!!!

Cheers,
Rene
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