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scripting a file/folder copy on windows server

Posted on 2011-03-10
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Hi

I need help writing a script to copy a bunch of files.  I am trying to relocate users' my documents folders.

currently they are stored in this location:
"\\servername\username\" (each user is shared individually.  all username folders have the same "documents" label because of the desktop.ini file -very confusing)

i would like to move them all to:
"\\servername\sharename\username\my documents\"

so far i have this running as a loggoff script but it isnt ideal:
robocopy "\\servername\%username%" "\\servername\newshare\%username%\My documents" /mir /sec

what would be the best way to move the files directly on the server without using logon/off scripts?  

thanks for help
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you could try something like this:
for /F "tokens=*" %i in ('dir /B /A:D') do xcopy "%i\Documents" "D:\newshare\%i\My Documents" /K
 /O /X /Y /E /H
this has to be run on the folder where are stored all the users folders (by example D:\Home)
you should test it before.
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the script worked in my test setup! not sure what all switches do though, but thanks
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