When robocopying shared folder NTFS security permissions copy but when I share it again they all get wiped out

I am trying to copy over a file share (called groups) from a 2008 r2 server to another server 2012 and robocopy (see command below) works well for it and copies over everything and maintains the NTFS permissions. However, when I try to share the root folder out again  it resets all the ntfs permissions on all the folders again. How can I do the copying of the share (without unsharing it first at the course as it is a live folder) and then share it on another server with the same name without losing the original ntfs group permissions for all the folders in it?


robocopy "\\tghfs1\e$\groups" "d:\groups" /TEE /LOG+:c:\robolog.txt /MIR /copyall /zb /w:1 /r:2 /E
(executed on the new server - so copying from tghfs1)
Laszlo DenesAsked:
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
Share Permissions and NTFS are two different things.  Robocopy does not copy over the shared permissions.
NTFS is always being applied whether the folder is shared or not.
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Dariusz TykaICT Infrastructure Specialist Senior Commented:
In addition if you do not want to recreate shares on destination server you can export shares config and import it on tagret machine as per this MS KB:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/125996/saving-and-restoring-existing-windows-shares
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Laszlo DenesAuthor Commented:
Server is different o/s and hardware so that might not be an option.
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Dariusz TykaICT Infrastructure Specialist Senior Commented:
Different hardware doesn't matter. Different OS may - but I was able to export import shares between Windows 2003R2 and Windows 2008R2 using this method so you may give it a try.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
It's a shame that my comment did not warrant any points. :(
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