Roaming profile migration

nav2567 used Ask the Experts™

I need to migrate a lot of roaming user profile folders from an old server shared to a new server.  

I login to the old server as a domain admin but I do not have permission to the folders unless I take the ownership.  

What is the best way to copy the folders to the new server?

Please advise.  

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Top Expert 2010
I would use Robocopy and rename the new server to the old server's name and IP address.

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Migrating Roaming Profiles to new server
Pete LongTechnical Consultant

I've not use them for a while but why not use the Microsoft File server migration tools
Olivier MARCHETTACitrix Support and Infrastructure Engineer

Robocopy is probably the best tool to use in this case.

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