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Copy open file by command line

Posted on 2013-05-11
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Hi,

We need to copy some files/directory that are in use (open) using command line in Windows Server 2008

What is the best and free way to do it?

Regards
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Createing a shadow copy (using VSS), as shown in the first link above, is the only way to copy open files. RoboCopy can't do that, it will only allow for retrying to copy files with might be unavailable for a short time only.
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Actually http://www.runtime.org/shadow-copy.htm is the best product I know to do what you need ,and it is free.
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