troubleshooting Question

How to transfer long file names

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Thomas AnthonyFlag for United States of America asked on
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A client has a large data folder that he was using with OneDrive at one time and apparently had issues with long file names. The syncing to Onedrive gave him obvious errors that wouldn't allow him to successfully sync so he stopped syncing and continued to keep his data on his local machine. Supposedly he has renamed the offending files but I suspect there will be many that are still longer than Windows allows.

Fast forward to now and he wants to install a Synology NAS for his local file sharing. Is there a good file transfer program that will allow data transfer and log the files it cannot move due to things such as file names etc?  Also that would not stop when it comes across errors?

Please, let's not make this about the good or bad of Synology or Onedrive.

Thanks so much.
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