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robocopy /ipg:n sysntax and understanding 101

Posted on 2011-10-20
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm trying to get a better understanding of how /ipg:n works.
I know N is a variable in millsecs so if I put it to 0 will it run as fast as possible or is there more to it than that?
Question by:GoHuskers
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by:Amitabh Singh
ID: 37000293
in robocopy "/ipg:n" is a Inter-Packet Gap parameter , if you put 0 it miens their is no  gap between packet.
its same as you do not put  "/ipg:n"  parameter !

for more information regarding robocopy switch can be found in fallowing link


Author Comment

ID: 37000379
thanks but I have looked at those links in the past but I feel they are not  informative enough.
I guess maybe my question should be changed to "how can I make this run as fast as possible?"
Is the /ipg default set to no delay then? Should I just leave it alone?

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Amitabh Singh earned 2000 total points
ID: 37000459
Yes just do not use /ipg switch and robocopy will run as fast and possible ,

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