robocopy question

Posted on 2016-08-09
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Last Modified: 2016-08-13
Hi experts

i am trying to migrate old file server to new one and i am using robocopy  this command

robocopy "\\Source server\folder\" "\\Target server\folder\" /MIR /COPY:DATSOU /ZB /R:1 /W:10 /TEE /log:<log path.txt>

my question i have file system and inside this file system there is some data even domain admin has no permissions to read them and i am using domain admin user to migrate these data

so my point robocopy will copy these data from source to the detestation or not   in case not what the alternative solution to my case

Question by:sword12

Expert Comment

by:Nico S
ID: 41749886
If possible,  on the root folder,  security permission add full control  for domain admins.

Author Comment

ID: 41749894
HI Member_2_7965308

and in case under this root folder there is special folder that the inheriting permissions disabled

you think add full control on the top folder is enough  ?
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Accepted Solution

Antzs earned 2000 total points
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I would suggest you run robocopy for at least twice.  Then review the latest logs for any failed copy log.

Then, grant the necessary access to copy those files which failed initially.

It would save time in checking all the folders for any no-inheriting permissions.

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