Robocopy across unshared drives

Can Robocopy Copy across unshared drives
like rsync
Allan_FernandesAsked:
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:
Hi

You can do this. Using the admin share of the drive \\server\driveletter$\rootfolder\sunfolder etc.
dinoosCommented:
I found this a long time ago and it works great
ROBOCOPY "C:\Folder" "G:\Folder" /PURGE /S /E /ZB /COPYALL /R:2 /W:2 /NP /LOG:C:\Robocopy\logs\Data.log
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
RoboCopy needs access the same way Explorer or cmd.exe does: A mapped or local drive, or UNC path. Other ways to copy data always require a service - FTP, SSH, etc., and RoboCopy cannot use them.

If you have FTP access, you can mount a "FTP drive" like you would do with a network drive (see http://www.ferrobackup.com/map-ftp-as-disk.html). Then RoboCopy is able to be used, with some restrictions (security info cannot be copied, for example).

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