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Migrating Shares and folders on same Win 2016 server

Need to migrate hundreds of shares and folders from one drive to another.
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patrickmiller

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Was not sure how to move the shares from   the G drive to the H Drive.     I have do it before between servers when the drive letter is the same, but not when I was changing drive letters.      There are hundreds of user folders (not profiles) and shares that need to be moved.
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arnold

are the drives read/write?

create the folder in the new location.
Set the persmissions on the front end.
to speed the process along, you can use backup restror to populate the new location.
you can use robocopy to copy data from one to the other
you can use power shell to migrate the share from pointing to drive D and not point to drive G.

Virtuan environment where the shares are on a new drive, an option can be to change drive letter.
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patrickmiller

Thanks for the help.
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