Windows 2003 Server migration - File Shares

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Whats the most reliable way of moving our file shares (including permissions security) over from server to server?

I recall we used BE2010 from tape last time... possibly...
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helpfinderIT Consultant
try using xcopy command, or robocopy
Easier way is to use File server migration toolkit.
Leon FesterSenior Solutions Architect
Robocopy is a good tool to help you copy the data and permissions.

Then use the following KB article to move your actual shared folders

You could also consider creating a DFS namespace with the two servers are targets.


Not had change, nor get change in next few months, but will certainly try it nearer the time...

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