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Problem copy, move data from a restored data to another location in Windows Server 2008

Hi There,

I am facing problem with moving data. This data has all the restricted files and folders.
Its was backed up on a tape drive and restored to another location from where it was supposed to be picked up and organized in diff locations.

1)Copy has problems of long file names.
2)Move is giving problem with access denied.

Please help.

Regards,
Fahad
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Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
use robocopy, this will keep the NTFS permissions when you copy
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Fahad30Author Commented:
Vinchenzo,

I was able to copy some folders directly, will that loose the NTFS permissions.

Fahad
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Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
Yes if its on a different drive.  It will inherit from the target root folder.
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TroyHrehirchukCommented:
As long as you are moving the files from one NTFS drive to another the security and permissions will propagate to the new drive and or share.
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Fahad30Author Commented:
Dear Vinchenzo & TroyHrehirchuk,

Apologies for the delay.

Thank you both for the clarificaiton on my 2nd question. Its really helpful information.

Vinchenzo: Robocopy tip is a very good option you provided, for copying the data, for my main question.

What I really need is a mechanism with which I can move the data in win server 2008, w/o any problem, w/o effecting the security  & heirarchical structure of he data.

Regards,
Fahad30
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Fahad30Author Commented:
Hi,

Anybody has any solution to this.

Regards,
Fahad30
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TroyHrehirchukCommented:
Can you go back to your tape drive archive and try pushing to the specific directory that its originally target was intended for? Perhaps a migration from tape drives to a hard drive based backup archive array far less expensive than tapes and much quicker...
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Fahad30Author Commented:
The solution was partial, so can't give  A.
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