Migrate Home and Group NTFS folder to Netapp SAN

Posted on 2012-09-14
Last Modified: 2012-09-18
What is the best way to migrate HOME and Group folder to the SAN and retain the NTFS and share permissions. We current have a MS 2003 File server and implementing NetApp FAS SAN.
Question by:NathanTheall
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    Standup a Netapp CIFS share, create the top level folder then use robocopy with the /copyall switch to copy all data over and migrate all permissions on the Netapp.  We typically do this during the day with /MIR switch then at cutover do one more time and change all login scripts to new destination if you are using login scripts.

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    Thank you

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