Folder copy in Window 2008

We try to copy some folders from a remote NAS to a local Window 2008 server. However, it prompt out that the file can't be copied between the folder path is too long.

Is there any solution to backup long folder path in Window ? I try to use Window backup but it can't backup remote folder.

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helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
can you make ISCSI LUN on your NAS? e.g. on my Synology NAS I can. if you can then make a iSCSI LUN and in Windows server use iSCSI Initiator to connect this drive. Drive such this you can backup using Windows backup
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
No, it doesn't support...
helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
can you provide NAS brand and model?
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Simon FothersgillSenior Systems EngineerCommented:
You could try using Robocopy - that should be able to handle long file paths
Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
Try wit powershell:

Copy-Item -Path "\\nas\folder" -Destination "c:\folder"  -Recurse -force
FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Axishk,
Drag and drop with long filenames in the path will not work in your scenario.
Make sure you use the robocopy switches /MIR and /COPYALL so that you retain timestamps , security, attributes, etc. when copying over your folder


http://superuser.com/questions/349531/how-to-prevent-long-file-name-error-copying-from-an-external-drive

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