Server 2008 moving directories across servers and keep permissions

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How do I move directories across servers and keep permissions.

On server1, I create dir TDIR, add user USER1 with permissions. In explorer, I cut TDIR and paste to server2, when I go into the permissions - it has default permissions instead of original permissions.

I need to move several directories between servers, what is the best way to do it and keep permissions?
Question by:freshgrill
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    Use Robocopy to maintain permissions.

    If you need help with the exact parameters to use, let me know.


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