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RoboCopy command

Posted on 2015-01-07
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Last Modified: 2015-01-07
I have a directory on a server \\server\folder\folder\folder\folder and I want to copy that folder to Y:\folder
I'm trying to use robocopy I'm doing the following:
robocopy \\server\folder\folder\folder\folder Y:\folder /E /S /ZB /Copyall /TEE

Is this correct?
Question by:WellingtonIS
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Paul MacDonald earned 2000 total points
ID: 40535677
The /E and /S switches are mutually exclusive.   Use one or the other, but not both.  The /COPYALL switch is redundant with either /E or /S so it's not needed at all.

This will probably do just fine:
robocopy \\server\folder\folder\folder\folder Y:\folder /E /ZB /TEE

Author Comment

ID: 40535682
thanks.  This won't deleted anything right?
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by:Paul MacDonald
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It may over-write something on the destination, if that file already exists there.  It won't delete anything from the source.
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Author Comment

ID: 40535712
OK thanks I'll try this and see what happens

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by:Paul MacDonald
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Happy to help!

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