troubleshooting Question

RoboCopy

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Windows Server 2003Windows OSMicrosoft Legacy OS
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I wanted to copy a certain folder with lots of child folders and different permissions from one server shared resource to another server with more shared resource space.  I am thinking that RoboCopy is best for this process.  I want to make sure it copies all root and child contents with the same exact permissions.  

I just downleaded Microsoft Robocopy gui on the target server.  for the source path i used \\servername\folder and target path d:\folder.  clicked on copy options tab and checked /s, /sec, /move and /copyall.  Clicked on run and it immediately said, job finished but only copied 1/2 the contents.  I thought it was still running in the background so i waited.  

1.  is there a way to see a progress bar?  i saw lots of articles reprogamming the program.
2.  I waited a while and it seems to have gotten stuck and did not move the whole thing.  does it not like the \\servername\folder?  does it prefer a mapped drive?
working on Windows Server 2003
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Don S.

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