Friday, March 01, 2013 4:03 PM
This coming weekend I will be taking a Windows Server 2003 x32 file server and moving it to a windows server 2008 r2.
I was thinking of using xcopy but everything ive been reading say its outdated.
What i want to accomplish is copying all data from \\oldserver\d$ to \\newserver\d$ and keep share and security permissions.
I was going to use the following command
xcopy \\oldserver\d$ \\newserver\d$\ /s /e /x /c /q /h /k /i /r /Y - It worked in test with some small files but everything i read states its slow and i want to copy this overnight without having to watch it. The file size is just over 150gb.
Friday, March 01, 2013 6:00 PM
use robocopy its mus faster and you have lot of swithches as well.
Friday, March 01, 2013 6:11 PM
This sounds like it could work..
robocopy \\oldserver\sharename \\netserver\newsharename /S /E /COPY:DATS