Solved

copy files without losing original permissons

Posted on 2013-01-29
4
327 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-30
Hi,

I need to copy data from a trusted domain to my local domain and I need to save the original permissions from the source.

I've tried some options from internet (robocopy) without success.

Thanks in advanced.
/Miguel
0
Comment
Question by:ecemibm
4 Comments
 
LVL 42

Expert Comment

by:sedgwick
ID: 38830216
this i basically what u need to do:
icacls <source-folder> /save AclFile /T
- Will save the ACLs for all files under c:\windows
 and its subdirectories to AclFile.

icacls <target-folder> /restore AclFile
- Will restore the Acls for every file within
 AclFile that exists in c:\windows and its subdirectories.

check here:
copy files while retaining security permissions
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Tomislavj
ID: 38830658
try with good old xcopy and /o /x switches
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Sarang Tinguria earned 500 total points
ID: 38832620
Try this on RichCopy  ...its a GUI and have much more improvements over robocopy

http://technet.microsoft.com/hi-in/magazine/2009.04.utilityspotlight(en-us).aspx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ecemibm
ID: 38835538
really good and easy.
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
This article runs through the process of deploying a single EXE application selectively to a group of user.
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through configuring a drive on a Windows Server 2008 to perform shadow copies in order to quickly recover deleted files and folders. Click on Start and then select Computer to view the available drives on the se…

786 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question