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Powershell copy folder, attributes, and hidden files.

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I would to create a powershell command to copy the  folder, attributes, and hidden files. After copying the  folder, attributes, and hidden files, next time the command run, it should only copy the new files, attributes, and hidden files for that folder. In addition, It should create logs progress info.

so far this is what I have.

$source = "C:\VeraSMART Data\Archives"
$filter = "*.arc"
$date = (get-date)
$destination = "\\file4\d$\eCASBackup\eCASBak"
$logProgress = 'c:\crmz3\logs\backupLog.txt'
$size = 0
$num = 0
ls -path $source -fi $filter | sort-object LastWriteTime | select-object -last 1 | foreach {
$fileobj = $_
copy $fileobj.fullname -recurse $destination -errorAction silentlyContinue -ErrorVariable err 2> "$(get-date -f yyyy-MM-dd)-Logfile.txt"
if($? -eq $false){echo "$date $source failed backup to $destination" | out-file -append $logProgress}
$size += $fileobj.Length
$num += 1
echo "$date $source Backup is successfully copied to $destination" | out-file -append $logProgress}
echo "Total size of files is:  $size" | out-file -append $logProgress
echo "Total num of folder is:  $num" | out-file -append $logProgress}
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